My father, Donald T. Moss, was born the youngest of nine children in the Jim Crow South, in a small town called Winnfield, Louisiana in 1937 to Lorenza and Frank Moss. By the time he was 5 years old, his mother had succumbed to diabetes. Frank (born in 1886) & Lorenza, my grandparents, were the […]
This is the time of assessing. Looking at your goals and accomplishments, organizational metrics, performance, etc. It is also a good time to begin to scan the environment internally and externally to expand the picture of your current reality. All of this is in preparation for organizational planning for the new year. Some organizations have […]
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.
How do I show up in a way that allows me to impact on my environment with my presence? Just because. It is always an amazing gift to see a leader who commands the room by just being who they are. Their presence shifts the dynamics of any room they enter. Here’s what I’ve observed […]
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 […]