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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 »

MYCDS Career Management

MYCDS Career Management

Managing Your Career Diversity Style (myCDS) is a succession management & career coaching... More »

I Am Not Your Negro

I Am Not Your Negro

Filmmaker Raoul Peck  on creating James Baldwin’s  ”I am not your Negro” ... More »

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Wise, Fool, or Evil — What type of leader are you?

Wise, Fool, or Evil —  What type of leader are you?

It’s no secret that I’m a huge fan of Dr. Henry Cloud and I recently viewed (again) this video: Wise, Fools, & Evil. While the title is humorous, sort-of, unfortunately these leadership behaviors exist in organizations today. And if we are deeply honest, we’ve all acted like a fool at... Read More »

What to achieve a goal? Keep your mouth shut!

What to achieve a goal? Keep your mouth shut!

The title read: Who’s in Charge Inside Your Head?

The title read: Who’s in Charge Inside Your Head?

When I saw that headline, I thought, wow that has got to be great article.  We all have that inner voice that carries on a constant banter with us.  Sometimes good and sometimes not so good! Jim Gaffigan who is one of the best comedians today has built a routine around that inner demon or inner coach,... Read More »

Do something for you each and every day

Do something for you each and every day

I got a call a few weeks back from a friend of mine about his daughter.  He was concerned because she was in a job that she did not like and all she does is work and come home and sleep.  Saturday and Sundays were spent with the vast majority of the day being in bed. She would come down and eat, engage... Read More »

Milestones

Milestones

Sometimes in the course of living, we forget how important our lives are in the whole scheme of things. This past week we celebrated the 50th wedding anniversary of one of my cousins.  A really beautiful couple, beautiful kids, beautiful grandkids, everyone did well.  This was kind of a mini family... Read More »

Multitasking Makes You Stupid – Replay

Multitasking Makes You Stupid – Replay

In February of 2003, Sue Shellenbarger wrote an article entitled “New Studies Show Pitfalls Of Doing Too Much at Once.”  As you can imagine, the article went viral the old-fashioned way–it was copied and pass around.  In the article Sue states “A growing body of scientific research... Read More »

Reputation Manager…thy name is Google

Reputation Manager…thy name is Google

In our “Resumes, Bios, and Linkedin–what’s your story” workshop we refer to Google as a reputation manager.  People are becoming more comfortable with starting some type of relationship online.  Pew Research says 57 percent of Internet users use search engines to find information... Read More »

Expose each generation

Expose each generation

What does it mean to be exposed to something?  I watched with pride, this past week the coverage of the Olympics.  I was proud of all the participants who had toiled over the past four years or more to get to this spot. But to see Gabby Davis and Cullen Jones made me as a father especially proud. Cullen... Read More »

Altruistic Leadership Congratulates Gabrielle Douglas

Altruistic Leadership Congratulates Gabrielle Douglas

Gabrielle Douglas Becomes 1st Black Woman To Win Gold In All-Around Event!   ... Read More »

Stocks Perform Better [When] Women Are on Company Boards

Stocks Perform Better [When] Women Are on Company Boards

Tell me something I don’t already know.  Companies with women on their boards performed better in challenging markets than those with all-male boards in a study suggesting that mixing genders may temper risky investment moves and increase return on equity. Check out this video from Bloomberg. ... Read More »

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