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Fake It Till You Make It

ntly had a conversation with a colleague about when it is okay to “Fake it”.  My philosophy is when I know I’m the minority (whether it is race, gender or age), it’s important that I am always one of … Continue reading

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What Part of Me Don’t You Like?

ntly had a conversation with a friend and colleague in the Organization Development field about bias and discrimination I’ve experienced as a female.  As I began to give examples of times when I have felt discriminated against, I realized … Continue reading

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Are People Intimidated By Me?

assionate about my work and find it important to express that passion when working with my clients. I recently had an interaction with a client where I felt very strongly that the client was not setting up their … Continue reading

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The Help

ler Alert I recently saw The Help and really enjoyed it.  I never read the book, so I was entering into the movie fairly blind.  As I was watching the movie I began thinking about how the movie so eloquently … Continue reading

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Are Introverts or Extraverts more successful?

cess” has a very personal measure. One person’s measure of success may be monetary, while another’s is doing something they love.  However, it is important to know and be aware of your personality type. There are tools that can aid … Continue reading

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Playing “The Game”

you play the game as a black woman in the workplace?  First, you must identify what the game is—every career has a different game.  Are you competing with the white men or women on your team?  Is your … Continue reading

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What’s Your Personal Brand?

oman in today’s workforce, my personal brand is what drives me and is the first thing people think about me.  My personal brand encompasses everything about me from my personality, the way I work, think, even down to … Continue reading

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How Important Is Your Job Title?

s more important: Your job title or your scope of responsibility? As people, especially women, move up their career ladder, is it more important to land a job with a privileged title or a larger scope of responsibility?  As a … Continue reading

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