How to Become an Effective Leader of a Team

At some point in our lives, I think a lot of us want to be leaders. When the time comes, and we are presented with the opportunity, we jump at it with open arms. One thing I have learned in being in a leadership position is, just because you want to lead, doesn’t mean you…

Self-Care Sunday: Give Your Goal a “Why”

As we near the end of the first month of 2018, a lot of us are checking in with ourselves and making sure that our goals and intentions for 2018 are still in tact; while most of us have already fallen by the wayside at Week 2. While we all had lofty goals and everything…

Dear Accountability,

It’s January 1 and it’s time to begin the list of goals for this month/year. You’ve done good planning for this moment, and now it’s finally here. So today, celebrate the fact that you’re already on the right track towards keeping yourself accountable. One thing you shouldn’t do is be overly critical of yourself during…

Do Black Lives Matter to Us?

My husband and I were having a discussion about the latest tragedies, where innocent black lives are being taken for no particular reason. I told him how it literally made me sick to think about; to know that yet another man/woman/child is being slain by a white person. I am usually not one to focus…