During this past week, I have run into women that I haven’t seen in a while and they are doing great and amazing things in their lives but they wrap every conversation with a request for me to “keep it on the low.” I have to say that listening to the way they are preparing […]
Job interviews can drive some of us to the brink of insanity. Between choosing an outfit and making sure our hair is permed, braided or naturally hooked up, we practice and role play over and over trying to ensure that we can answer whatever question is thrown at us. In a recent survey for Everest […]
Know anyone who goes shopping for school supplies in the supply closet at the office? How about someone who insists on and for my Sistah Girls on NOT buying coffee because there’s tons of it in the Break Room?
Almost every leadership training in the world promotes the benefits of getting employees “offsite” to focus on the work. The idea that stepping away from it all is not a new one and for those in the business of organizing “play”, it’s a lucrative one. As I have dabbled in planning corporate events, I could […]
Hmmm….when I scan my brain and reflect on the many supervisors that I’ve come in contact with over the past few years, I can’t deny that there are a few that deserve a back alley meeting.
I realize that some are insanely addicted to discussing Kim Kardashian’s Butt and her #breaktheinternet campaign yet, I however choose to focus on 5 “buts” not related to Kim Kardashian. I’m focused on those buts that can stall progress, projects and passions. And the nominees are: I’m not trying to be mean but…. I hate […]
If my calculations are correct, you should be receiving that big fat income tax return check in a week or so. That’s if you filed electronically before April 15. Some of you did your taxes as soon as those W-2 Forms were ready way back in February so by now…. your cash may be […]
One of my colleagues told me that at the end of this month, she will have to meet with her supervisor to discuss last year’s performance and goals. She sounded like she was preparing for a root canal. The truth is, she has met many of the performance goals set out for her but she […]
If you work for a company or for yourself…you are in the business of attending meetings. They run the gamut from being highly engaging to being highly annoying. It depends on the agenda and who’s leading the meeting. I go to a lot of meetings for work and recently, I’ve been going to a lot […]