Fall brings an amazing energy shift from the lazy heat of summer to the brisk breeze of “get it done” energy that epitomizes fall. By now, you know where you are for the year and what is left undone. And you still have time to make it happen. When you look at your annual goals, you know that you have a limited time to address that thing you haven’t given attention to all year.
American society teaches us that it is better to give than to receive. There is the social political irony about a slave society teaching this kind of logic so that Black people would be honored to give without it being reciprocal. And a few generations later it has created this aversion to receiving. Well, for […]
Habari Gani! What’s the news! Kujichagulia (Self-Determination) I saw that one of my coaching groups was looking for someone to write about Kwanzaa as part of their diversity newsletter. I remember going to my kids’ elementary schools every year to do the Kwanzaa presentation for their classes and have them write about one of the […]
December is here. Let’s be clear, Christmas is my all-time favorite holiday! All the songs, Hallmark movies, baking, eating, decorating, and celebrating and then opening presents. And during those two weeks before the end of the year, I am also putting the finishing touches on my plan and strategy for the new year. This year […]
2019 was a whirlwind of travel, work and adventure. The year went way too fast. This New Year has already started off in a good way. Rest, family, travel, and work. We were literally on the plane from Iowa to Cleveland on Day 2 of the New Year. So what helped us keep our sanity […]