I hear from too many women I know that they don't hang out with other women because they're too catty. But, if you find the right group of like-minded queens, the sky is the limit. You cannot expect to overthrow a patriarchal society without working alongside other women. George Washington didn't win the Revolutionary War … Continue reading Stop The Cattiness
Success, curiosity, and walking are the topics of this week's key articles.
While I don’t believe in the words “always” or “never” in the year 2017, I do believe that LaRae Quy makes some great points in this article. And, fellas, there is a ton we can take from this piece as well. All around good reading but, ladies, this one’s for you.
In 2017, we all realize that we have implicit biases. It's human nature. As sophisticated as we claim to be, most of us can be very simple-minded. But, when making a decision, especially one as important as hiring and pay grades, a human resources professional and manager should be determined to be objective.
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