April

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Proximity can be an aspiration killer. When I was running my agency, I recall putting a policy in place for interns that they could not immediately be hired on to my staff until they joined another agency. Then they could boomerang if they’d like, but only after experiencing another work environment. They didn’t understand it. In fact, one of my intern’s parents called and tried to talk me…no,…

How to secure a sponsor

Have 10-20 years experience under your belt and are at least at the director level? Let’s talk sponsorship! In this 6-part series on Assembling and Activating Your Tribe, I discuss all the components of your personal board of directors to make it effective and how to activate it. Today, I drop two tips–how to initiate getting sponsors on board, and, conversely, how to make it happen more organically.…

UNT Honors LMS

It’s incredible to be recognized by a university you’ve never actually attended, but I have employed their graduates over the years and contributed as a keynote speaker at conferences on campus and as a guest lecturer at the University of North Texas. So it is an honor to receive the UNT Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism Career Service Recognition Award next week, honoring my contributions…

How to boss up, from a bee 🐝

When Kim Nelson-Ingram graduated from Florida A&M University, she wanted to be in TV, but little did she know that her first job search would land her in some incredible roles in the world of radio, making history too, and eventually as a children’s book author with a vision for more. Her message is simple, and she’s lived by it: You can BEE anything. It’s a mantra that…

Workplace trauma lurking in your subconscious?

Did you know that forgiveness is a powerful tool in leadership arsenal? You discuss the merits on Sundays and sometimes even Wednesday night, but why haven’t you allowed it into your workplace? I speak with clients everyday who are taking on new roles, but expressing angst about moving forward based on something that happened to them in the past. So we work on what it takes to truly…

Are your positive affirmations not quite curling over?

They could be your undoing. “Wait, what, LMS??” You say. I know. All of my content engages positive psychology with positive affirmations as a core tool. I’ve included them as the very basis of my books as an effective way to overcome some of the negative self-talk that causes leaders to get stuck. So, yes, I believe in them. And yes, they could make things worse if you…

Do you let the Internet get into your head?

  Who else is exhausted with the Internet relationship gurus and all their advice? 🙄 👻 Ghosting 🍞 Breadcrumbing 💣 Love bombing 👩‍❤️‍👨 Attachment styles 📈 High-value-this 📉 Low-value-that 🦁 Alpha Males (*huge eye-roll*) 🧲 Feminine v. Masculine Energy 🤪 Narcissists 🪄 Manifest this… 🪄 Manifest that… You can ever see tarot cards flying… Tik Tok seems to have sprouted a garden variety of so-called relationship experts and…

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