One of the many challenges of career professionals who are dealing with the growing demands of their busy career is the struggle to maintain a sense of work life balance. Work life balance isn’t scheduling an equal number of hours for each area of your Continue Reading →
In this video I share how it might be safer to take the risk of going after your dream job than staying at the job that is comfortable.
We’ve heard about the so called “overnight” success stories about people such as Bill Gates, Justin Bieber, or Mark Zuckerberg. Was their success a result of luck or series of daily success habits that they made apart of their life? This video looks into the Continue Reading →
[issuu viewmode=presentation layout=http%3A%2F%2Fskin.issuu.com%2Fv%2Fcolor%2Flayout.xml backgroundcolor=FFFFFF showflipbtn=true pagenumber=31 documentid=101021021452-18b6800aacdb451e93e0c1ffb8538e17 docname=griot_oct10_final username=TheGriot loadinginfotext=The%20Griot%20-%20Fall%202010 showhtmllink=true tag=urban%20league width=420 height=544 unit=px] See my article that was published in the National Urban League New York Young Professional Group Magazine.
The equation is simple. The more we say “no” to in life the more resources we have to say yes to important opportunities. Saying “no” is the simple art of self-care. It allows us to honor our existing obligations and ensure that we are able to Continue Reading →
For many of us, saying no can be one of the hardest things to do because saying yes is so much easier. From birth we are taught that nice people give unselfishly. Saying no would mean risking our good standing in the eyes of others Continue Reading →
“Those who stand for nothing fall for anything.” ~Alex Hamilton Taking a stand for our personal values is simply standing for what matters to us most in life. A life that is out of alignment with our values is one that can create the experience Continue Reading →
One of the hardest things to take is criticism. It can come across as rejection, judgment, disapproval, condemnation, or as an attack. As result one can get defensive or upset, stop listening and try to convince the critic why he or she is wrong. This Continue Reading →
My favorite quote has always been the following: If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at will change. - Wayne Dyer This simply isn’t just a quote about positive thinking. It shares how a fresh new perspective can change Continue Reading →
Many times we hear stories of success and victory. These are stories of how people have set goals, worked hard, and were victorious. They give lessons of character, patience, and virtue. Rarely do we hear of how people have failed. Failing has not been given Continue Reading →