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!
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 am a proud member of a black greek organization. While taking the steps to join my organization, like others that have completed the journey, I learned a poem that changed my life. I love every line of the poem but one line ignites my core every time. “I am the master of my fate.… Continue reading I’m the CEO of my Destiny!
There are so many jobs available right now! I see scores of postings added to job boards every day. If you’re thinking about leaving a job or if you’re a recent grad that has not found work yet, continue searching because there are positions for you! If you’re at the interviewing phase, congrats! Now it’s time… Continue reading 3 Things to STOP on Job Interviews
As bold and fierce as we are, we sometimes have the tendency to unwittingly undermine our own confidence. This comes out in the way we speak – little subtle phrases that we use unwittingly signal to our audience that we lack confidence. Here are 8 things NOT to say if you want to sound more… Continue reading Confidence at Work: 8 things NOT to say