A Simple Tool for Comparing Job Options & Offers The only thing worse than turning down a job opportunity you should have accepted is accepting one you should have rejected. Trust me. In the heat of the battle for better … Continue reading The Job Joy Scorecard
After publicly speaking, podcasting, writing, discussing and educating about racism, I’ve observed that an individual’s response to these conversations is an indicator of their true values. The 2 dimensions that have an overwhelming impact are Emotional Intelligence and Racial Awareness. Emotional Intelligence … Continue reading The 5 Most Common Responses to Talking About Racism
It’s time to get unrealistic about confronting racism. Being realistic ain’t working. The realistic leader views racism as a Black issue to manage rather than a White problem to solve. The unrealistic leader knows racism isn’t a season to endure … Continue reading Unrealistic Leadership: 10 Ways to Confront Racism in Your Organization
Perform a quick Google search for advice on exiting or entering a job and you’ll find millions of articles dedicated to helping you make the critical hold ’em or fold ’em decision. Most of this guidance, however, provides a very … Continue reading Career Poker: Knowing When To Cash In Your Chips
Leading people is one of the most critical and challenging skills on this planet. Aside from parenthood – which has many similarities – there aren’t many competencies that universally possess equal amounts of hope and horror depending on how you wield their … Continue reading The Top 7 Distinctions Between Weak and Strong Leaders
Several years ago in New York City I met a young guy doing fairly big things. Only 5 years out of college, he had been handpicked to lead marketing, public relations and advertising for the retail division of Liz Claiborne, … Continue reading 4 Things I Learned From A 26-Year-Old Marketing Director
A few days ago I shared a blog post, What Is The Purpose of Cancer?, inspired by my participation in the LIVESTRONG Challenge bike race. The courage, compassion and unity I witnessed there led me to a second self-inflicted inquiry: … Continue reading Why Does A Good God Allow Bad Cancer?