How a Simple Request for Help Turned into a Mentoring Opportunity

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

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5 Cost Effective Ways Entrepreneurs Can Outsource Tasks

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

Can Taking a Break Actually Increase Your Productivity?

Does 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?

When “Let’s Meet For Coffee” Means Much More Than a Cup of Coffee

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

The Future is Bright

The most liberating and empowering day of my life was the day I freed myself from my own self-destructive nonsense. ~Dr. Steve Maraboli One cannot move forward without letting go of their past.   I have made several mistakes, have had my heart-broken more than once and at times, I have let that hold me back. … Continue reading The Future is Bright