Mid-Summer Trek To Find The New…

The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide you’re not going to stay where you are J.P. Morgan My youngest turned and asked if we could go on a road trip. Absolutely yessss! Until she said she wanted to go immediately. It was Christmas Day. Brunch with the family was divine. An experience we relived year after year. Thought the little one would be … Continue reading Mid-Summer Trek To Find The New…

Where’s Your Dream Travel Destination?

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Paris, Santorini, Dubai tops the list! Where do you wish to travel in the next 1-3 years? Which destination tops your list? Do you dream of traveling to enjoy the culture of others near or far? Traveling to learn about other people in distant lands? Like Cavity, in the movie Eat. Pray. Love; Julia Roberts Imagination ran wild when she decided… Continue reading Where’s Your Dream Travel Destination?

Why People Accept Jobs: 9 Reasons…

Is Your Organization Selling what employees want to buy? The question Gallup posed most certainly creates a pause for both the employer who is searching for top talent and the job hunter who comes with his or her own fair share of what they will or will not accept. 9 Reasons Employees Accept Job Offers Here are a few things that top talent seek in … Continue reading Why People Accept Jobs: 9 Reasons…

What Does Success Mean To You?

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Get an education. Become a lawyer, doctor, get a cool career! Marry Prince/Princess Charming. Buy that nice big house. Have the perfect kids. These are some of the wishes that moms and dads often want for their children to Jolt them to success or to Restart. But I have always stressed that you should not let anyone define what success means… Continue reading What Does Success Mean To You?

Fatherhood On Father’s Day…

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OSGThAR5Q8w How Do Dads Do Things Differently? CNN Headline news posed the question to fathers. Tune into my Conversation with Senior IT Expert Daveyton Blake who is a Father, Coach and Community young adult Mentor. Dads of all kinds will be intrigued by the intense truths explored in this interview. Listen in now and share with a dad this Father’s… Continue reading Fatherhood On Father’s Day…

Career Transition: Bezos Minimization Framework…

The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide that you are not going to stay where you are. J.P. Morgan The Regret Minimization Framework is a simple mental model to minimize the number of regrets in the long run. Jeff Bezos after a conversation with his boss asked himself what he would regret more when he was 80 years old: Trying to build something … Continue reading Career Transition: Bezos Minimization Framework…

7 Job Interview Red Flags…

Opportunities don’t happen, you create them Chris Grosser Harvard Business Reviews top Job Interview Red Flags by Rebecca Zucker . Here are my top 7 favs. Constant rescheduling and disorganization Disrespecting others Values conflict Lack of clarity or consistency in answers to your questions Bait and switch – job starts to sound different from job description Resistance to change (they say they want to change … Continue reading 7 Job Interview Red Flags…

22 Companies Celebrating Juneteenth: America’s Newest Holiday

On June 17, 2021, Juneteenth became an official federal holiday. Federal employees will have it as a paid day off. Many companies are taking steps to officially recognize this day to support people of color following the protests of systemic racism and inequality in the U.S. Here are a list of early forerunners taking the lead on this from 2021-2022: Companies Recognizing Juneteenth Nike Target … Continue reading 22 Companies Celebrating Juneteenth: America’s Newest Holiday

Celebrate Achiever, Celebrate in 13 Ways

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The most beautiful things are not associated with money; they are memories and moments. If you don’t celebrate those, they can pass you by. – Alek Wek I love challenges. I set goals, and do everything to accomplish them. Then when I do, I move on to the next goal. As the head of Head of Human Resources for many… Continue reading Celebrate Achiever, Celebrate in 13 Ways

Plan A Solo Day…

If you never go, you will never know Unknown Plan a Solo Day. Yep, a Getaway all by yourself. Unaccompanied. But be very careful though, you may become a solo convert. A Solo Getaway can be used for well needed Relaxation. A Writers retreat. To reflect on a major decision; to Plan or Strategize a Career Move or Entrepreneurship venture You may also like tips … Continue reading Plan A Solo Day…

21 Leadership Habits To Avoid

Follow the leader, leader, leader. Not always. Here are Marshall Goldsmith’s 21 habits that derail effective leadership. The need to win at all costs Adding too much value (the desire to add to every discussion) Passing Judgment Making destructive comments Starting with “no”, “but” or “however” (conveys I’m right, you’re wrong) Telling the world how smart we are Speaking when angry Negativity (let me explain … Continue reading 21 Leadership Habits To Avoid