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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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Blinded by success! And then it happens

Blinded by success!  And then it happens

“I worked all those years, coming to work every day, doing a great job. Each year there was a raise and eventually more responsibility. I went home at the end of the day and came back the following day. I repeated that cycle all those years until one day, I came in and was let go. During all those... Read More »

This year’s Job Search: Like nothing you have ever seen before

This year’s Job Search: Like nothing you have ever seen before

A job search today is not your Mother or Father’s job search “I have some ideas as to how I am going to approach this and would like for you to take a look and give me your thoughts. My response was as usual, “talk to me first as to what you are thinking and then send me your draft [s].” The... Read More »

Know Your Strengths, Own Your Strengths – Marcus speaks

Know Your Strengths, Own Your Strengths – Marcus speaks

Know Your Strengths, Own Your Strengths To express the best of yourself in life and work, you must identify and channel your unique strengths. ... Read More »

Scheduled maintenance and your career

Scheduled maintenance and your career

The scheduled maintenance light came on, what do I do? As we enter December, which is the end of our calendar year, I thought of my wife’s comments above.  She freaks out every time a light flashes.  My reply was it is time for the scheduled maintenance.  I went online and with a few clicks arranged... Read More »

Yes, it is that serious

Yes, it is that serious

“Can you make the connection for me? I would love to get an opportunity with them based on this article.” The other email read, “could you send a copy of my resume over to her and tell her to “help a brother out.” Friday is a day for me to connect back to the US with the above type request,... Read More »

Marian Wright Edelman president and founder of the Children’s Defense Fund – Rocks!

Marian Wright Edelman president and founder of the Children’s Defense Fund – Rocks!

Continue to rock – Black Girls! ... Read More »

Chill out a bit

Chill out a bit

A little wisdom from Ursula Burns.  Enjoy your development! ... Read More »

What is your career choices based on?

What is your career choices based on?

Is it your family situation, economic collapse or just trying to find a job?  Each choice carries its own strategy and approach. This came clear to me the other day as I was in a coaching session with someone who had to move back home.  She had been very successful in her prior role to the point of... Read More »

Denying self for the sake of the battle

Denying self for the sake of the battle

Julie Chen shared that she widened her ‘Asian Eyes’ under pressure We all have encountered those moments of self-betrayal when under pressure from co-workers, loved-ones, peers, and particularly when encountering racism in the workplace, we act in a way contrary to who we are.  Julie Chen (one... Read More »

If they plan it, will the people come

If they plan it, will the people come

“I was amazed at all the people that showed up, senior executives, managers and my peers”.  “I even received emails from the C-Level, thanking me for the work I did for them.” That was from a young lady who is about 3 years out of college who had resigned her job after a 2 year stint.  She... Read More »

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