When the Right Thing is Also the Smart Thing: the Supplier Diversity Win-Win

2022-06-21T01:20:58-04:00

When the Right Thing is Also the Smart Thing: the Supplier Diversity Win-Win While a very strong ethical case can be made around the ability (and need) for large companies to use their power and influence to help address racial injustice through actively diversifying their vendor pools, equally strong arguments can be made for the [...]

When the Right Thing is Also the Smart Thing: the Supplier Diversity Win-Win2022-06-21T01:20:58-04:00

Become a Better Storyteller to Be a More Effective Leader

2022-06-25T11:31:11-04:00

Become a Better Storyteller to Be a More Effective Leader It was a beautiful Sunday afternoon in Atlanta and I was, once again, stuck indoors hunched over my computer crunching numbers to create the financial report my boss would present on Monday morning. A friend invited me for a walk, but I reluctantly declined, spending [...]

Become a Better Storyteller to Be a More Effective Leader2022-06-25T11:31:11-04:00

Juneteenth is Time to Reflect on Progress Made and Progress Needed

2022-06-10T10:22:30-04:00

Juneteenth is Time to Reflect on Progress Made and Progress Needed The oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the end of slavery in the United States, Juneteenth, or African American Emancipation Day, marks the freeing of the last enslaved people more than two years after the end of the Civil War and adoption of the Emancipation [...]

Juneteenth is Time to Reflect on Progress Made and Progress Needed2022-06-10T10:22:30-04:00

Anticipate and Address Challenges of the Hybrid Workplace

2022-06-01T18:36:37-04:00

Anticipate and Address Challenges of the Hybrid Workplace  Forced into creating work-from-home options during the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses small to large must now figure out what aspects to keep and how to manage the increased complexity. What are the rules and who has to follow them? Managing and nurturing remote workers, especially [...]

Anticipate and Address Challenges of the Hybrid Workplace2022-06-01T18:36:37-04:00

Summer is Perfect Time to Hone a Key Leadership Habit: Reading

2022-05-31T08:52:40-04:00

Summer is Perfect Time to Hone a Key Leadership Habit: Reading If you’re of a certain age, you may remember the ad campaign Reading is FUNdamental that the nation’s largest non-profit children’s literacy organization used for years to educate parents that reading is a key skill for school success, and to convince kids reading could [...]

Summer is Perfect Time to Hone a Key Leadership Habit: Reading2022-05-31T08:52:40-04:00

To Choose Your Focus You Have to Choose What to Neglect

2022-05-24T02:09:59-04:00

To Choose Your Focus You Have to Choose What to Neglect Despite what every efficiency expert claims, you cannot get everything done. No matter how hard you work, how efficient you are, or even how much you’re able to delegate, you will never do all the things you’d like to because your energy, time and [...]

To Choose Your Focus You Have to Choose What to Neglect2022-05-24T02:09:59-04:00

Borrow Money From Family and Friends and Keep Relationships Intact

2022-04-19T04:58:44-04:00

Borrow Money From Family and Friends and Keep Relationships Intact It’s so fun to watch a fellow entrepreneur win investment on Shark Tank to make her dream business into a reality. Likewise, every time a small startup is selected by the likes of Y Combinator or Techstars, hope rises for all founders. But actually, the [...]

Borrow Money From Family and Friends and Keep Relationships Intact2022-04-19T04:58:44-04:00

Searching for Your Blue Ocean Opportunities

2022-04-11T04:17:59-04:00

Searching for Your Blue Ocean Opportunities Many new businesses revolve around upstart competitors bent on carving out a piece of an existing market with a slightly differentiated product or service, or one that’s cheaper or easier to access. The focus is on capturing customers from the competition to get your piece of the pie. A [...]

Searching for Your Blue Ocean Opportunities2022-04-11T04:17:59-04:00

Leave Your Job with Contacts, Connections Intact

2022-04-05T01:15:43-04:00

Leave Your Job with Contacts, Connections Intact Once you’ve made the big decision to leave your current position to pursue another opportunity or start your own business, the way you leave can greatly impact your ability to benefit from those relationships in the future. Well beyond not burning bridges, by actively building on them, you [...]

Leave Your Job with Contacts, Connections Intact2022-04-05T01:15:43-04:00

Letting Go of Self-Limiting Beliefs

2022-03-27T17:02:49-04:00

Celebrate Women’s History Month Letting Go of Self-Limiting Beliefs Each of us arrives in the workplace with all the learnings and cultural norms that define our life experience and make us who we are. But not everything you’ve learned to this point will serve you well in building a business or advancing in your career. [...]

Letting Go of Self-Limiting Beliefs2022-03-27T17:02:49-04:00
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