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The photo above is Dr. King’s Birth Home. I took it when I visited Atlanta in 2018. If this trip sounds familiar to you, it is because I mentioned it in the post What Will You Do with Your Power? I purposely chose Atlanta for a trip because I felt the need for inspiration, andContinue reading “True Excellence”
As the world evolves, how do you pivot with it? In the last edition of the Life’s Work series, I found out how Angel Edmond was keeping up with the pace of changing times in Life’s Work: Focusing on Faith and Justice. For this edition, I reconnected with my friend Grace Barut. Originally, we metContinue reading “Life’s Work: Reinventing Yourself”
You have not heard from me in seven weeks because I have been on a hamster wheel. Like many of you, I have been busy and continue to be busy in many areas of my life. Still I am forcing myself off of the hamster wheel so I can absorb and process everything that hasContinue reading “Forcing Myself Off of the Hamster Wheel”
When I was pursuing my EdM in Higher Education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education, one of my courses was on immigration and education in the United States. The professor for that class was one of my favorites. One day, we were having a large group discussion about the barriers in government policy thatContinue reading “Success Is a Two-Way Street”
Where do you place your faith these days? Last week, I continued the Life’s Work series with the life’s journey and faith of Gabriela Murillo in Life’s Work: Being Present. Since then, I had an overdue phone call with my friend Angel Edmond, whom I met at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. In fact,Continue reading “Life’s Work: Focusing on Faith and Justice”
What does life’s work mean to someone early on in a career path? What did it mean to you when you were in that stage? Last week, I continued the Life’s Work series with the colorful, adventurous, and winding professional trajectory of Dr. Montserrat Andreys, DC, MS, in Life’s Work: Striving for Understanding. Since then,Continue reading “Life’s Work: Being Present”
Since the George Floyd case, support for Black Lives Matter has been on the rise globally. More and more people are starting to understand that racism is a public health issue. This might be news to some people, but it is not to me. In fact, I attended the Boston Civic Leaders Summit last year,Continue reading “How Will Your Employer Advance DEI?”
Given the pandemic and state of reckoning with racism around the world, now is likely a time in which you are redefining what career and leadership development mean to you. You may have been laid off, furloughed, or redeployed by your employer. Your employer may have instituted a hiring freeze, pay freeze, or it mayContinue reading “Career and Leadership Development in Challenging Times”
Since the COVID-19 pandemic started, I have had conversations with many people stressed out about their work life (or lack thereof). This week alone, I heard from a couple people that I used to career coach. One person was laid off, and another individual’s job offer was canceled; they both lost these employment opportunities dueContinue reading “Manage Job (or Job Offer) Loss”
Last week, I continued the Life’s Work series and shared with you the story of my colleague and mentor Inés Maturana Sendoya in Life’s Work: Bridging Worldviews. This week, I am moving forward in this series with a profile on Dr. Montserrat Andreys, DC, MS. Of all the people I presented to you thus far,Continue reading “Life’s Work: Striving for Understanding”
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