Winning in the Fourth Quarter Is a State of Mind

As we enter into the last quarter of 2018 it’s easy to fall into one of two states of mind: State of Mind #1: The year is almost over and I haven’t accomplished nearly as much as I wanted to, so I’ll just wait until the New Year and begin fresh then. State of Mind […]

SUMMER’S OVER. TIME TO HEAD BACK-TO-CAREER-SUCCESS!

Self-Assessment Quiz  — TRUE  OR FALSE: My resume is up to date. I can recite my elevator pitch in my sleep. I regularly attend industry events. I have a game plan and a hit list when I get to the events. The end of summer is fast approaching. Some kids have already started back to […]

CHANGE AT WORK: ARE YOU A PESSIMIST OR OPTIMIST?

Self-Assessment Quiz ─ TRUE or FALSE: I know that change at my job can happen at any time, in any sort of form. I keep myself up-to-date professionally online so that I’m prepared for change. Getting too comfortable in my position can be detrimental to my career growth. You’ve just gotten settled into your new […]

DON’T BE A BASIC B – BEHAVIOURIST, THAT IS!

Self-Assessment Quiz ─ TRUE or FALSE: No one notices me at work; it doesn’t matter if I work hard or not. My boss doesn’t really pay attention to my work and how I do it. Sometimes meetings are called and I’m not included; I don’t bother to tell anyone. Last week, I talked about being […]

PERSONALITY POWER

Self-Assessment Quiz ─ TRUE or FALSE: If I want to be taken seriously at work, I’d better be serious – at all times. Earning trust from my fellow co-workers has nothing to do with how I present myself emotionally day-to-day. I’m aware of how my personality affects those I work with. When things get out […]

ARE HEADHUNTERS CALLING YOU?

If you’re working your butt off being the Diva you are, then YES, headhunters should be calling you. Because that means that you are marketable and visible. For the rest of you Divas not getting those calls, you’ve gotta get your hustle on and sizzle up your game. For most of you, getting in shape […]

CAN YOU TRULY BRING YOUR AUTHENTIC FASHION SELF TO WORK?

Self-Assessment Quiz ─ TRUE or FALSE: I can come straight from the club to work as long as my work is on point. It doesn’t matter that I look different. I’m always respected for my ideas, and that’s what’s important. If Bozoma Saint John (Chief Brand Office, Uber) can show up and show out work […]

DOES YOUR WORK WARDROBE ACCENTUATE YOUR POSITIVE?

Self-Assessment Quiz: True or False Dressing for success is an outdated way of thinking. My style is my style – office culture be damned. Being younger gives me a bit of wiggle room for fashion faux pas at work. Yep, I’m still stuck on talking about how to dress for success. Why? Because I’ve seen […]

CAREER DREAMS? WRITE IT DOWN. BE READY!

Self-Assessment Quiz ─ True or False: I have made a career vision board. I have a mind of my own. If my goal landed in my life today, I’m ready. I spend more time on Facebook reading about others’ successes than working on building my own. There is absolutely no time to waste when it […]

TOP 5 REASONS YOU NEED EVERYTHING IN WRITING!

Self-Assessment Quiz – True or False: When it comes to people I trust, I can take them at their word. Reputable companies don’t give employees the runaround. A verbal agreement is liquid gold in the business world. Did your mama ever tell you “Follow the actions, not the words”? Well, mama knew what she was […]