Managing a diverse workplace can be difficult if you let it.

Over the past few years, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging have become common words and phrases companies have been using. Organizations who are truly focusing on these words have had to really sit down, with a diverse group of people, to dissect their true goals for the company.

This is difficult and scary. The probability of going against everything you have been taught, the norms that you thought were normal and really take a step back to look at things in another person’s point of view. …

“All I want to do is make the title bigger,” I mutter to myself as I struggle to get the computer to follow my command.

That was a few years ago. Now, having at least 3 websites up and running, the question of which H1 — H6 do I want is a second thought and now, how do I import this email list into my database for a deeper analysis of who’s on my list. And I know excel can’t help me, is my new question.

To those of you who have no idea what I’m talking about, I’m talking…

Get clarity on you. Get to know who you are

This weekend will be the start of 2020 President’s Day and this got me thinking. Being the president of an organization is very important, but it’s more about being a leader. It’s more than just a title. It’s an action, a way to conduct your organization’s direction to their goal.

Leadership is an action that helps a group of people achieve a goal. But, leadership is also how you conduct yourself. It is possible to be your own leader.

Decide, a few things for yourself. Where do you want to…

Simple steps to reaching your goals in 2020

It’s almost 40 days into the new year and what do you have to show for it? If you so eagerly did a vision board, (I updated mine at a party), where are you on that?

If you are not on track, don’t give up. You do have at least 310 odd days to get it together! First, let’s refocus on your goal. What do you want to accomplish?

Let’s say your goal is to have the, “Freedom to work on your own terms.” There are objectives, i.e. steps to get there…

I’ve got a co-worker who’s going through the big change. Not biologically, but career wise. He’s in a profession where he’s gotten his bachelor’s degree in, and now wants to change after about 15 years in the profession.

This is not uncommon. This is actually a very natural phenomena. You wake up one morning and decide I can’t do this anymore. For some it could be being told to do one more dumb repetitive thing and then decide, this is enough.

You evaluate whether you are receiving job satisfaction or are you just pissed off with being told to do…

By now, you know that LinkedIn is the place to go for professional networking. However, there are still some people who are unsure how to use LinkedIn for their benefit.

LinkedIn, like any other social media platform is controlled by you. You decide what you want people to know about you. Visit my post, What Do You Want The To Know About You? The good thing about LinkedIn, is that you can also control who can see your profile and certain areas of your profile.

You Control What & Who You Want To See

For example, if you do not…

My first lesson in how important it is in branding yourself came when I asked someone for a verbal reference. The person giving my reference shared some information about me that totally surprised the person requesting my reference.

Luckily, it is an excellent skill I have, that I had not shared initially, but then I thought, well, maybe I didn’t view this skill the same way as the person providing my reference.

Branding yourself as if you were a company is very important. Why? Because if you’d like to have better opportunities in your industry, or a different industry, you…

“If a man doesn’t know what port he’s steering for, no wind is favorable to him.” Seneca

So many people say they want certain things but don’t do anything to get them there. And, we all know, talk is cheap. Talking and not actually doing wastes so much time, robs the world of so many cool inventions, authors, producers and just great people.

Just Do

To get started, it’s best to just do. Stop talking and do. Find a way to figure out how to do the thing you want to do. …

I’ve grown to really understand the concept of being in tune with your intuition. I’ve also realized that this helps one stay safe and create the life they want to live.

To me, this means getting to the place where you are able to really hear what is said. Being in tune with your hunches, instinct, nudges, inner guidance, whatever you’d like to call it is necessary to be successful and get to your true purpose.

First, in order the hear, you must be quiet. If you are always in a noisy environment, i.e. radio always on, t.v. …

There’s a reason Noah had two of everything. And not just to reproduce more of like animals.

When two or more are gathered, a creation of anything can happen. This is true for anything you want to accomplish.

This group doesn’t have to meet face-to-face, it can be virtual. Basically, you want someone to help hold you accountable for what you need to do to get where you are going.

This group will help you with flushing out your ideas to their optimum potential. You may have an idea about doing something. With your other mind (person) your idea moves…

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