When you’ve been working as an executive as long as I have, you are often approached to be a mentor. Behind closed doors, my friends and I swap stories about mentees that have gotten those requests all wrong. There are a few fatal conditions that are death to a successful mentor-mentee relationship. Let me pull [...]
I’ve watched plenty of friends whose lives have been enriched by the solo trek experience, and when I took a recent leap – quitting a successful job to go on sabbatical – I knew an extended international solo trip would be the capstone of my mid-career break. I planned for months, down to the right [...]
Acclaimed Director and beautiful soul Ava DuVernay, is always sharing powerful thoughts on success, achievement, and the courage to start. 1.If your dream only includes you, its too small. 2.Stop asking. Start doing. 3.Ignore the glass ceiling and do your work. If you're focusing on the glass ceiling, focusing on what you don't have, focusing [...]
It is important to remember that we are all different. Some women find baby weight drops off very fast while others are left with unwanted rolls that can be hard to shift. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is key and this isn’t hard if you know how! Get out and about It is important that you [...]
Amidst the maelstrom of Harvey, Denise Hamilton shows us the meaning of leadership for community. Her recent my.harveneeds.org initiative, a website that connects people in need directly with people who want to help, is a testament to not only her selfless dedication to the city she calls home, but also exemplifies how creative, and integrous [...]
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