Let's talk about the side of America and the American workplace that no one wants to: the misogynistic side. Just as America was built on the brains and backs of black people, it was birthed from the wombs, works, and wisdom of women. Why do we treat those we owe so much to so poorly? Will that forever be an inherent human flaw?
How often do you take a day not to vacation but to really just enjoy it? Weekends are weekends. They’re for enjoying. But when do you step away, meditate, and really focus on bettering yourself? We all need them and we shouldn’t be ashamed to take them, nor bullied when we do.
I've realized that, in life, you're not going to please everyone. It's not possible. And actually, the easiest way you can disappoint the most important person in your life (this is me speaking before having kids) is to try to please everyone else. Who might that person be? It's you. Do the best you possibly … Continue reading Can’t Please Everybody
Your pride is important. But know when you need to put it to the side and when you need to say "This is something I won't budge on." You cannot not budge on everything and everything cannot go your way. That is juvenile.
PTO is a part of your benefits package and it's free money. Who doesn't take free money from a reputable source? No one I know.
Can you change the culture? Certainly. Should the culture be changed? Possibly, but at what cost?
It's not just about adjusting my style of dress but also the fundraising techniques I employ. It is critical that you know the culture of the organization you're in. The more adaptable your style and personality, the more opportunities will come your way.