Feedback, Failure, and Growth

Feedback, Failure, and Growth

When was the last time you received feedback?  How did you respond? We are constantly receiving feedback.  Whether it is explicit through verbal or written communication, or more hidden feedback through gestures or tone of voice, people are always giving you some sort...
Black Women Making History

Black Women Making History

February is Black History Month.  Did you know?  It’s not like October where everything turns pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  But it should be! Black History Month is a month dedicated to recognizing African Americans and their pivotal role in U.S. History. ...
Valentine’s Gifts in a Pandemic

Valentine’s Gifts in a Pandemic

So many of us were able to spend Valentine’s Day in a relatively normal way last year, since the world didn’t really start to shut down until March in a lot of places. We have had to pivot and recalibrate so much about our lives over the last (almost) year.  This...
Self-Promotion: If You’ve Got It, Flaunt It

Self-Promotion: If You’ve Got It, Flaunt It

Have you ever seen a toddler come running into a room and proudly proclaim, “I DID IT ALL BY MYSELF!”?  It’s cute when it’s a little kid, it’s less cute when it’s a grown adult.  But why?  Sometimes our accomplishments are just as impressive as what we achieved and...
Anti-Social Media

Anti-Social Media

Did anyone else watch The Social Dilemma on Netflix?  The film does a deep dive into how social media and social networking sites have actually rewired our brains and how that damages our society and lives as a whole.  This is happening to people of all genders, ages,...