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Take-A-Lesson with Today’s Diverse Leaders

Take-A-Lesson with Today’s Diverse Leaders

  Take-A-Lesson: Uncovering Hidden Mentors For Diverse Leaders We profile today’s... More »

Open Manholes

Open Manholes

“It happens an instant.  One minute you are walking and whistling, the next you are wide-eyed... More »

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Objects in the mirror are closer than they appear

Objects in the mirror are closer than they appear

When we launched The Compact Series earlier this year, it was because we read the vital signs of the traditional resume and made a prognosis: with Linkedin approaching 30 billion page views for 2011 it makes sense the company would focus on replacing things like Resume’s, business cards and rolodexes... Read More »

The tapestry called you!

The tapestry called you!

I’ve worked in several business industries: technology, consumer goods, professional services, banking (credit unions, savings & loans), entertainment & media, retail, automotive, etc.  Each role required that I acquire some new skill–for example:  programming, testing & writing... Read More »

Your career has been cancelled

Your career has been cancelled

“I would advise all of them if they find another career, take it and do not look back”.  This statement came from a Captain in a local police force.  He was referencing the layoffs that had hampered the police department in a large east coast city.  Close to 200 officers had been laid off and... Read More »

Hurt vs. Harm

Hurt vs. Harm

I love Skittles. I ate on average a bag a day for months. Fast forward six months later; I’m at the dentist office. “Ms. Adams you have three cavities that need filling and tooth #3 needs a root canal.” Yikes! Here’s the point: eating these tasty treats did not hurt me; however, the Skittle-abuse... Read More »

HiPo or PoPo – You Can Choose!

HiPo or PoPo – You Can Choose!

September / October issue available for sale — buy now! In this issue… Shhhhhh, you have been identified as a High-Potential! In this issue of Altruistic Leadership, we are examining the notation that High-Potential assignment is solely in the hands of the employer.  Instead of being Passed-over... Read More »

Such is life

Such is life

These are my folks: Annie Lois Adams and Theonza Alvin Adams—in their younger years.  They have been gone for quite some time.  I was 7 when my Dad passed away, 21 at my Mother’s passing.  However, the lessons they taught me are lived-out every day. Bad news, good feelings Yesterday I received... Read More »

If you’ve never failed, you’ve never lived!

If you’ve never failed, you’ve never lived!

Why should a birthday be important?

Why should a birthday be important?

We all have heard the public announcement that informs you when the time changes (daylight saving time), change the batteries in your smoke detectors.  Some do and some don’t.  We have also heard that around the end of the year, we are to make sure that we create New Year’s resolutions.  There... Read More »

Are you interested?

Are you interested?

By now, everyone who reads my blogs knows that I am a LinkedIn evangelist; and, the best type—they don’t pay me for it—hmm?  (Pause….) Anyway, this morning while updating my profile, adding more connections to the group I manage, I noticed my feed had something I hadn’t seen before.   Nice!... Read More »

Guess what—you’re not special!

Guess what—you’re not special!

 “You are not special. You are not a beautiful or unique snowflake.  You are the same decaying organic matter as everything else.” – Tyler Durden. And, to some degree, he’s right.  HOWEVER, creating a personal brand in today’s competitive workplace, distinguishing you significantly from... Read More »

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