Queens, 2017 is proving to be a test to my patience, sanity and very last nerve. 2016 was a rough one, but you read my last post – I’ve been optimistic about this year! I’ve been saying my positive affirmations and living life in the (fake) NYC winter. Drinking green and berry smoothies. Doing my… Continue reading Speaking your truth in the age of fake news
It sounds cliche, but I’m for real ready for a new me in 2017. I think we can all agree – 2016 was rough emotionally, politically and for some, personally. For me, 2016 was a year of immense growth. I took on a lot more responsibility at my job, committed to running my 501(c)3 nonprofit,… Continue reading 2017, let me introduce you to a new me!
When I started CMB Professional Development Agency, who knew we would be blessed enough to start a mentor program. I started CMB when I was 25 years old. All of my close friends were out of school; and I had reached that awkward age where I didn’t have any close friends still in college… I… Continue reading Calling all fly college + career millennial women to this awesome opportunity!
Yesssss!!! 2016 has been a year of women running the world. Ask Beyonce. Ask Hilary. Ask Taraji. Tell yourself and embrace it! It is our time ladies and it feels great. You may have even found yourself finding a mentor in your field. Yay! Awesome! Go, you! Having a mentor can be an amazing professional… Continue reading The Networking Secret Every Millennial Should Know about Their Mentor
Guess what everyone?! I just got a promotion! Wooooo hoooooo! I went from associate to associate director of human resources and administration. It has a nice ring to it, doesn’t it? Even though I knew I deserved the promotion, I was still really surprised when my supervisor gave me the news. The news came at… Continue reading 5 Hacks to Prepare for Your Promotion
When being transgender comes up in conversation in my daily life, I always prepare myself to school someone. Without fail, someone will make an insensitive or ignorant comment. “She used to be a he so I don’t know what to call him.” “Well, I’ll just call him, ‘it.’” Most times people are innocently coming from… Continue reading Embracing the Trans Community in the Workplace and on College Campuses
“I have shoes older than you!” Girl, if I had a nickel for every time I heard a coworker say this very statement to me I wouldn’t be rich but I’d be cruising around in a 2016 BMW fully loaded right now. At work, I’m constantly reminded that I’m a member of the millennial gang. I get… Continue reading #SheLeads Blog Post – “Your Coworkers Have Shoes Older Than Your Career as a Manager”