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19 Signs of Disengagement

19 Signs of Disengagement

This topic has been top-of-mind for me for some time.  Team members disconnect and disengage, and that’s not good for anyone.  Organizational success — regardless of the type of business — is a 360-degree win when there is high engagement.  Enjoy the show! 19 Signs of a Disengaged Employee from Achievers ... Read More »

Just the facts…Black Male Achievement

Just the facts…Black Male Achievement

What are your dreams?

What are your dreams?

That line was used in the movie Pretty Women during the closing scene.   In a reflective mood, I was asked this question by one of my direct reports last week.  I had noticed that he was in deep thought all week.  Since he came back from vacation, he has throughout the day had what I call the “stare at the wall moments”.... Read More »

Save our sons!

Save our sons!

Dr Steven Perry is the most talked about innovative educator on the scene today.  Perry is the founder and principal of what U.S. News and World Report has cited as one of the top schools in the country, Capital Preparatory Magnet School in Hartford, Connecticut. Capital Prep has sent 100% of its predominantly low-income, minority,... Read More »

Are you out of gas?

Are you out of gas?

 Are you out of gas? Lately it seems that I have come in contact with so many people that are just sputtering along.  What that means is that it appears that they have just run out of gas.  They ones that are working, commute in the same way each morning but the drive is gone. It appears that they want to just coast to their... Read More »

Rise…Dark Girls…Rise

Rise…Dark Girls…Rise

Altruistic Leadership supports Super Sunday on OWN First Look: African-American Women in Hollywood on Oprah’s Next Chapter Oprah sits down for an in-depth conversation with some of Hollywood’s most powerful African-American actresses, including Alfre Woodard, Viola Davis, Phylicia Rashad and Gabrielle Union. During their... Read More »

I’m really not in to this social media stuff

I’m really not in to this social media stuff

“I am not really into this social media stuff”, “I can’t understand this texting thing, just give me a call”.  We create our own image with our words and action.  Whatever we think of our brand it may be totally different as to how we are perceived. I have heard all these statements before from mid-career professionals... Read More »

5 Surefire Ways To Destroy Employee Morale

5 Surefire Ways To Destroy Employee Morale

Thank you AMEX   ... Read More »

Try it, you just might like it

Try it, you just might like it

“Wow that sounds like such an exciting global assignment.  However I would never do that” When I overheard this conversation, I asked them why would you say this?  Never is such a strong word.  Their response was that they would never work out of the country.  They would be too afraid.  My natural response was “afraid... Read More »

Chimamanda Adichie: The danger of a single story

Chimamanda Adichie: The danger of a single story

I’m a storyteller, too.  What’s your story?  The world awaits.  Join us!   ... Read More »

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