Going forward, Wednesdays will be dedicated to the ladies working hard to make it happen. Whether I have a guest writer or I repost an article focused on women's issues in professional settings, know that you all will have something to look forward to here on The Reader.
I was born in 1987. I went to elementary school and, at the beginning, though I had the most basic Macintosh computers to toy with, I learned everything, from arithmetic to writing, in the traditional fashion. As I progressed to middle school, computers were intertwined in my learning process and I can compute the answer with or without a Macintosh or IBM.
I'm going to preface this by saying that my taste buds and yours are not the same so I'm not saying don't go get the Unicorn. I'm saying that it is overrated. I'm not big in anything too sweet and, contrary to reports that it was super sweet, as someone sensitive to that, it wasn't. … Continue reading Should You Get the Unicorn?
This day and age, leaders (especially those leading people outside their own generation) are often questioned. And, speaking for many millennials (which I hate to do but feel must be done), work-life balance in an industry that can be done outside of the office is becoming nonnegotiable. If expected to be connected at all times … Continue reading Millennials Know We Need to Work
People aren't going to think the way you want them to think because you want them to think that way. Your employees aren't going to learn like you do because you want them to learn that way. Some people love structure. Some people love freedom. The more we learn about human nature, the more we … Continue reading The World Isn’t Yours
You can never stop building your brand (until you stop working and then maybe you can, but I'm nowhere near there and I'm assuming you aren't either if you're reading this so let's settle for the word "never" in this case). Last night I had a beer with a new friend of mine, Doug, who … Continue reading Never Stop Building
Considering decades passed, with the exception of those born with a silver spoon, position in corporate America (when looked at from an equitable point of view) has always been based on time invested in a given field. You found a job, you learned the ins and outs of it over years, gaining experiences and innovating when … Continue reading There’s A Shift In Workplace Culture… And That’s Alright