Category: To The Graduates

How Do You Break Down Advice To Determine How It Applies To You?

Leadership Lesson: Advice doesn’t need to be accepted all-or-nothing. Break down advice to identify what may apply to your goals and needs before dismissing or accepting advice completely.

Working in leadership and talent development, one can hear musings go back and forth as to the credibility or reliability of pieces of advice.

Follow your passion. Just be yourself. Everything happens for a reason. Fake it…


Do Your Best To Provide Fresh Perspective And Break The Cycle In Your Environments

Whether you are entering a new endeavor or navigating your established workplace, be aware of and try to resist falling into the quick sand of environments which are perpetuated by using the same approach without any adjustment in course or method.

Because they don’t adjust, these environments tend to miss out on and lack the results that could be possible for all stakeholders…


Is Your Workplace Busy Being Reactive Or Proactive?

Leadership Lesson: Always monitor the environments you enter, in order to remain aware of whether or not those players are proactively anticipating and tackling the issues around them or merely reacting — and battling — fires that keep popping up.

As you enter the workforce for the first time or as you transition into a new job in general, be aware of what the…


Another Instance Where A Leader Lacks Leadership “Muscle”

Racial tensions have grown in the United States at an alarming and seemingly exponential rate in the last year. Stories have continued to reach the headlines on a regular basis with the tension and public outcry the same but with a different locations as the backdrop.

The irony in one particular story in this turbulent year, from…


Now That You’ve Graduated, How Are You Going to Strategize Your Steps?

This is a message to all those newly minted college graduates, whether they are first-time graduates who are ready to begin their career or graduate students ready to tackle the world again with education-refreshed eyes:

“Every day is an opportunity to execute tactic and strategy, no matter how big or small your actions are in scale.”

Below are some…


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