Is there such a thing as job security? I pondered this question for some time as I considered leaving the stability of my corporate job to step full time into my training business. The more I thought about it, the more I realized that job security is really a myth. Growing up, I’d hear Bahamian parents … Continue reading The Power Of Job Stability
Mark Murphy in his interview with Dan Schawbel, contributing writing for Forbes, said that “When our research tracked 20,000 new hires, 46% of them failed within 18 months. But even more surprising than the failure rate, was that when new hires failed, 89% of the time was for attitudinal reasons and only 11% of the … Continue reading Hiring The Right Fit
Melody Beattie explains how I feel about gratitude best. She says that “Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.” As I started to reshape my life with the guidance of my mentor, there were so many experiences and people I was grateful for. Another way my … Continue reading What Was Designed To Kill You Can……
Yes yes I know. We’ve been conditioned from very young to seek someone to complete us. As a part of our play routines, we played with tea sets, dolls, and watched happily ever after fairy tales. We were taught how to cook, to sew, to clean – essentially all the things that “people” thought were … Continue reading Sister, The Love You Long For…….
It was Fall of 2015. I vividly recall that hot summer afternoon. We were sitting in the den. I’d just walked into the cool air-conditioned room and felt the perspiration begin to evaporate off of my skin. My mentor was sitting behind his desk writing on a yellow legal pad. He looked up and said “you’re ready”. My mind began … Continue reading It Was The Fall of 2015
Setbacks position you to come back stronger than before. Continue reading Where Did It Come From?
“Nelson Mandela – was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, politician, and philanthropist, who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. In 1962, he was arrested, convicted of conspiracy to overthrow the state, and sentenced to life imprisonment in the Rivonia Trial. Mandela served 27 years in prison. An international campaign lobbied for … Continue reading Are You Willing To Be Inconvenienced?
Harriet Tubman reminds us that “Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember you have within you the strength, the patience and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.” It’s a great reminder that YOU possess the necessary skills to begin chasing your dreams. At the Put Your Dreams … Continue reading You Can Do It! Yes YOU Can!
A few months back, I had the most unpleasant travel experience on American Airlines. I needed to return home a day earlier than initially booked and so I purchased a business class one way ticket to ensure I was able to arrive home as needed. Well to make a long story short after NUMEROUS delays … Continue reading Make Customer Recovery Customer Friendly
Unhappy! That’s the adjective I’d use to describe it. It’s the feeling you get when you realize you are working at a job, in a position, that’s draining the life out of you. There are many reasons people experience this sense of despair: Some were sold dreams and the reality of the organization or the … Continue reading Unhappy?