Ayyeeeeeee, Sarah said knock y'all out! I'm gonna knock y'all out! Alright, lets get down to the matter at hand. #BlackBlogsMatter Challenge is back for 2019 thanks to the Creator Sarah Morgan. Last year was my first time being part of the movement and I'm so excited it's time again. While we can always share… Continue reading #BlackBlogsMatter Week 1 — Yup, We Still Matter!
I'm sure you've heard someone say this or maybe you've felt this way at least once before. I'm too busy, I can't take off. I have things to do. It's the beginning of the year! I have reports to complete, new team member paperwork to do, except E-Verify because you know ... shutdown. Accounts to… Continue reading I’m Too Busy to Use Sick Days
If you follow me on twitter (which you should, my gif game is 🔥🔥) you might've seen me post this exact statement in a tweet a few days ago. Job boards really suck. I'm not saying they aren't necessary, I'm not saying they don't have a few good qualities, I actually do like LinkedIn. What… Continue reading Job Boards Really Suck! Here Are 5 Tips to Help Navigate Them
2019 is officially here. My last tweet of 2018 was about ice cream and that pretty much sums up my life. I was also in bed by 9pm last night so I rang the New Year in deep under the covers! Many of us take time to reflect on the previous year and envision the… Continue reading Your Next Chapter is Waiting … 2019
Yup, you're going to get it! The lessons I learned and valued the most in 2018! Another of those end of year list that gives you all the information that will make 2019 better and also make you realize how much you procrastinated and allowed your laziness to ruin 2018. Grab some popcorn and let's… Continue reading My 8 Lessons from 2018
In a few days, and probably already written, New Year resolutions will be started. People will be headed to the gym, starting new diets, positions, journaling, etc. I did a vision board for 2018, so I understand the pull. But, I have one primary request for 2019, as people (and especially companies) go into the… Continue reading My 2019 Request …
Honesty is key! And being honest with yourself means admitting to the horrible practices you hold when it comes to being in charge of others. Now, wait a minute, it doesn't mean you can't turn it around and it doesn't mean you're doing it on purpose. Working in retail and food service industry, I've found… Continue reading Are YOU The Horrible Boss?
#MondayMotivation Quick Read "Leadership is also a mindset-you've either decided that you are leadership-ready, or you decided that you are willing to be led and have someone else control your destiny" Author - Margaret Spence. Last week was pretty busy for most, I planned on doing a lot of work to get ready for some… Continue reading Are You Ready to Lead?
Recently, I was given the opportunity to speak as a panelist for a webinar on The Value and Impact of Recognition on Human Resources Today website, sponsored by impraise, both great websites you should visit! The recording is now available, if you'd like to go back and watch. Recognition in the workplace can hold a… Continue reading Recognition in the Workplace – 4 Steps to Getting It Right
Loyalty is interesting, it comes in many forms. You might be loyal to a relationship, a family member, a friendship, or in this case, an organization. But, what you need to understand is, are they loyal to you? I'm loyal to a fault when it comes to organizations. I think about how my departure will… Continue reading End of the Year Check – Who Is Loyal to YOU?