DISCUSSIONS MATTER: CRACK THE FOUNDATION 2

I have participated in daily discussions during the past two weeks, both virtually and via telephone, as well as with members of my own household, around the topics of race, equity, diversity, inclusion, law enforcement, legislation, and general perspective/opinion exchanges. I’ve been intentionally seeking knowledge by attending virtual-live events, featuring panels representing different, and opposing, […]

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DISCUSSIONS MATTER: CRACK THE FOUNDATION

DISCUSSIONS MATTER isn’t new. In fact, those pictured – Asian, Hispanic, Black, White, Bi-racial, have supported DISCUSSIONS MATTER for several years. Discussions have always mattered. And every day, they matter more. It’s a universal fact. What can we do to begin breaking the chains of racism? We can start by TALKING about it, LISTENING to […]

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CAPTAIN LEADERSHIP: Superhuman & Invincible!

This picture of my grandson triggered thoughts of how we sometimes view leaders – as superheroes with superhuman abilities. I am a leader. I have studied leadership, served leaders, been served by leaders. I have collaborated with leaders. I have hierarchically reported to leaders, been a leader with direct reports. I have coached, and been […]

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Life is short. Have Discussions.

It’s the weekend! You made it. You’ve worked hard, participated in multiple meetings and phone calls, achieved goals, completed projects, had a few stressful interactions, and ready to exhale and prepare for next week. WAIT…Life is short. Have discussions. Intentional discussions. With a family member, friend, or other individual you’ve been “meaning to call” in […]

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Sadness in the silence…

Tragedy has reared its ugly head once again in these United States of America. El Paso, Texas. Dayton, Ohio. Monday comes, and everyone returns to their regularly scheduled program, attending scheduled meetings, working toward important deadlines, re-focusing on critical success factors, initiatives and projects. The exchanges between people of, “did you hear”?; “so sad”; “I […]

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Seek Your Best Life

The search for the right opportunity, after experiencing a misaligned opportunity, can be daunting, but also an exciting season. After 25+ years of a progressive and fruitful HR career, I find myself seeking with patient ambition.  This is not a season of ‘find a job’; this is a season of finding my next best life, […]

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Never Sacrifice Your Identity to Identify

Know Thy Value and Bring It! I believe in the power of situational leadership – understanding which leadership styles to leverage based on the needs of individuals with whom you interact.  At the same time, I believe that if you are spending 75% of your day conforming to a version of yourself to identify with […]

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