It is a painful thing to look at your own trouble and know that you yourself and no one else has made it. ~ Sophocles I make great decisions and then there are times I make some not so great ones. It is easy to play the blame game, but I know when it is… Continue reading Taking Responsibilities for My Own Actions
Never underestimate the power of a good resume. A resume provides a quick summary of your skills, abilities and accomplishments. It is your first introduction to your potential new boss. First impressions have a lasting impression, so make sure your resume is a true representation of you and your skill set. Your resume should grab… Continue reading Is Your Resume Opening or Closing Doors?
Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it. ~William Arthur Ward When my life is in turmoil, I find it so easy to overlook all of the positive things in my life. I forget that God has blessed me with good health, a wonderful family and great friends. My… Continue reading Being Thankful
Online training allows you to access training from anywhere in the world, at any time, allowing for more work-life balance. Here are five of the top reasons online training is so popular: Remain Competitive. Online training provides you a convenient solution to continuing your education. Continuing education can increase your marketability in the job market. … Continue reading Why is Online Training So Popular?
An open mind leaves a chance for someone to drop a worthwhile thought in it. ~ M. Twain I believe that one’s morals and beliefs are shaped by how they are raised. When something seems contrary to those beliefs, we dismiss it out of hand or find ways to find fault with it. I am guilty… Continue reading Opening My Heart and Mind
Recently a fellow member of the board of directors of the African American Black Employees Network (AABEN) reached out to me asking if I would allow one of his co-workers to shadow me at work. His co-worker works in customer service, but she has a criminal justice degree and also has an interest in corporate… Continue reading How a Simple Request for Help Turned into a Mentoring Opportunity
Life can be a battle, sometimes only within myself, but like most battles, they can be won.
As a solopreneur or entrepreneur just starting your business, the majority of your time should be spent bringing in new business and building relationships that will help your business grow. Your focus should be on the big picture. You can’t do that if you are spending most of your time on administrative or organizational tasks. … Continue reading 5 Cost Effective Ways Entrepreneurs Can Outsource Tasks
oes this sound familiar? You work long hours but never seem to complete anything. You feel like a failure because you are not meeting expectations at home or work or both. To compensate, you work harder and sleep less and you are now stressed out and exhausted. Then when you share how stressed you are… Continue reading Can Taking a Break Actually Increase Your Productivity?
I recently got an invite to meet for coffee. It was from a woman that I met when we served together on a nonprofit board of directors. Other than discussing board business, we never really spoke to each other. We follow each other on Instagram and I have found her posts to be engaging and… Continue reading When “Let’s Meet For Coffee” Means Much More Than a Cup of Coffee