Your Dreams Are Waiting: How to Get Yourself Out of a Rut

What are you waiting for? A promotion? A raise? A word of encouragement? A sign? What is holding you back from just starting and moving forward toward your dreams? I bet you could make a whole long list of things that are keeping you in a rut and away from your long-held goals. Some of…

You’re Already Great: How to Overcome Self-Doubt

I’ve worked long and hard my whole life. And I continue to keep on hustling because I’ve got ambitious goals. I’m committed to inspiring people to lead wherever they are in life and with the tools they already have at their disposal so that they can advance to their next level. I want to help…

Body Language for Leaders: 3 Tips to Improve Your Body Talk

Everybody talks. And every body talks, too. We don’t even need to say a thing because our bodies can reveal details about our thoughts and feelings in a flash. As social psychologist Amy Cuddy says, “We make sweeping judgements and inferences from body language.” Good body language–in the form of a calm face or friendly…

Value Yourself Today: 3 Ways to Boost Your Self-Confidence

It’s easy to get bogged down by work and deadlines and place value on everything around you rather than on yourself. But I’m here to remind you that you can’t get to your next professional level without valuing yourself and building self-confidence. Competition can be fierce and unrelenting in professional settings, and so you need…

Mind YOUR Business

The amount of information we encounter on a daily basis is truly endless thanks to the rise of the internet and social media. One minute we learn about an annoying incident a friend had at work via a long, diary-style Facebook post. The next minute we read comments on a news article that tear apart…

Are You A Culture Hater?

We are living in complicated times. Important issues around race, culture, sexuality, and gender have gained mainstream spotlight like never before. We need to have these conversations to move our country, our relationships and ourselves forward, but tensions are high, and respect is often embarrassingly low. No matter who you are, topics around race, culture,…

Just Get Out Of Here!

Summer is coming. And that means (1) warm weather, (2) BBQs, (3) sunsets past 9 PM, and my favorite, (4) vacation. Now that the weather is breaking to reveal warmer, less cloudy days, you might find yourself thinking about an upcoming vacation (like I am) or your dream trip…sunny weather, sandy beaches, the sound of…

I Thought You’d Be Different… In Real Life…

These days, we often spend almost every minute looking at a screen whether it’s our phone, tablet, laptop, office computer, or the TV. We are plugged in like never before–for better, and for worse. While it’s difficult to imagine a time when we weren’t hopping on Facebook or Instagram, checking “likes” and messages as soon…

Dress for YOUR Success!

Whether we like it or not, the world judges us on first impressions. And whether we like it or not, the world perceives the way we look to say and mean something about who we are–or who we aren’t . Before we can even utter a simple “Hello, My name is…” to a new acquaintance…

You Don’t Need Permission To Lead!

When you think of leadership, what comes to mind? Maybe it’s a particular professional position such as the coveted C-suite titles of CEO, COO, CFO, and CIO. Maybe you think of some of the big names in business like Bill Gates, Mary Barra, Mark Zuckerberg, Jeff Bezos, Indra Nooyi, or Sheryl Sandberg. Or perhaps you…