Women In Leadership + Capacity Building + Strategic Initiatives + Social Impact Programs

If you're building a people-centered company based on your values and commitment to justice, sustainability, and positive profitability, I invite you to check out my operations, capacity building, and program management services. I am here to support you on your business journey.

Strategic Career Management is the lifelong process of investing resources into your career to maintain or increase your value in the workplace, undertake work that is personally satisfying, strive for work/life balance, and achieve financial security. If you're ready to become a more bold, authentic, effective, and powerful leader, I invite you to explore my strategic career management services for every phase of your career.

Career Activation Strategy Session

My Career Activation Strategy Session allows you 60 minutes of uninterrupted time with me to develop strategies to accelerate your career. You and I will work together to generate ideas and creative solutions to your employment questions, issues or interests while developing customized strategies to help you reach your next career goal.

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Uplevel Your Position Program

If you want to elevate your career confidence and competence, my Uplevel Your Position Program takes a deep dive into seven proven career acceleration strategies. The program will go beyond the surface to help you eliminate frustration and confusion that career planning can produce.

 

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Uplevel Your Position Intensive

One three-hour individual coaching session for alumnae of the Uplevel Your Position Career Development Program. This is a collaborative process to support you in focusing and implementing specific Uplevel Your Position Program strategies into your individual career plan.

 

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We are all in the people business!

My Mission

At Nicki Sanders Leadership Consulting, our mission is simple – to eliminate toxic workplaces by developing skilled, empathetic, and goal-oriented leaders who have the vision, support, and resources to create a culture where employees thrive individually and collectively.

I am privileged to serve as a Career and Empowerment Strategist for Women of Color in Social Work and Human Services Leadership and a Consultant to the companies who want to keep them on board.

leaders create more leaders

Clarity | Credibility | Congruency

Women of Color Deserve Equal Pay for Equal Work

October 22, 2021

  Do Latinas really lose more than $1,000,000 in a lifetime?! Latinas’ Equal Pay Day, the day that Latinas must work just to make as much as their white, non-Hispanic male counterparts made in the previous year was yesterday, October 21st. A Latina would need to work until she is nearly 90 years old (eight …

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Set Boundaries: Make Yourself Your Priority

October 20, 2021

  Set Boundaries: Make Yourself Your Priority Remember that we agreed to dedicate the month of October to discovering and eliminating our limiting beliefs! Today we are focusing on our self-perception which can often lead to silencing ourselves, people-pleasing, and loose boundaries. Healthy boundaries are important in both our personal and professional lives. Healthy boundaries …

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2021 Pack A Purse™ Drive Without A Purse Packing Party

October 18, 2021

  My 100-acre dream includes a Foster Youth Resource Center where Pack A Purse™ Drive and Pack A Backpack™ Drive donations can be collected and distributed year-round. In addition to connecting youth and young adults who are at risk of aging out of foster care or have aged out of foster care with community resources, …

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Another Reason to Do Work That You Love!

October 15, 2021

  I used Zoom at least monthly for coaching before the coronavirus pandemic. Since the pandemic I have been saying that I am “Zoomed Out” – which includes Google Meet and Microsoft Teams. Video conferences wear me out. Quite often I don’t even turn on my camera. Enough already! Before my vacation last month, I …

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Why Do We Continue to Push This Limited View of Social Work?

October 13, 2021

  For the entire month of October, I am working to actively uncover and eliminate limiting beliefs that are weighing me down as I pursue my next level in my career. Today I am discussing two of the limited views of my chosen career field – social work. Social workers don’t need to be paid …

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Listen To Yourself

October 11, 2021

  The world is a loud, noisy place. Noise is not only distracting, but noise is also deceiving. Noise will cause you to look outward for insight and answers. Noise will cause you to believe that things must happen a certain way and by a certain time.  Noise makes it easy to overlook or avoid …

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Limit Your Limiting Beliefs to Conquer Your Limitations

October 8, 2021

  Limiting beliefs are subconscious thoughts that determine how we see ourselves, the world, and what is possible for us. Limiting beliefs can affect our health, well-being, and success by putting boundaries around what we consider appropriate behavior, who we connect to, and what opportunities we pursue. Limiting beliefs can make you feel less than, …

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The Social Media Outage is Relevant to Your Career

October 6, 2021

  We live in a highly technological world! How did you make it through the big social media outage of 2021? Everyone from retired grandparents to middle school students to solopreneurs to Fortune 500 companies were impacted by these major social media sites going down today. Was it hackers, a whistleblower, the military, the CIA, Mark …

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How Do They Show Up For You?

October 4, 2021

We all have them. Mine are likely different from yours, but we all have them. Their behavior can be unpredictable and even shocking. They come and go it seems as they please and often times they show up unannounced. We put them in their place and they may behave for quite some time but return …

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Welcome to October and Quarter 4

October 1, 2021

  Goodbye September! Hello October! Welcome to Quarter 4! There are just 3 more months left in 2021 but you still have time to reach your goals! “A goal without a plan is just a wish.” Success is individual and always an inside job. Use these 5 steps to achieve your version of success this …

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Last Day to Schedule Your Fall Harvest Brainstorming Session

September 29, 2021

  I was talking to one of my best friends (who is not an entrepreneur) today about my realization that I am still dimming my light and sharing that I was challenged to uncover the roots of the fear that I have allowed to stop me from being a six-figure entrepreneur – because the truth …

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There’s Still Time to Schedule Your Fall Harvest Brainstorming Session

September 27, 2021

  Video: Why Gabrielle Union Chose to Reveal Vulnerability in “You Got Anything Stronger?” | The View In her appearance on The View to promote her new book, Gabrielle Union mentions the feelings of aloneness and the need for community several times. That struck a chord with me because building community is one of my …

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Career Tip: Take Your Paid Time Off

September 24, 2021

  September is Self-Care Awareness Month! How do you vacation? Do you wake up at the crack of dawn and hit the streets for a full day of activities and exploration or do you use vacation as a time to rest and rest some more or a combination? It actually doesn’t matter how you vacation, …

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Schedule Your Fall Harvest Brainstorming Session

September 22, 2021

  Welcome to Autumn!! What’s your favorite season? I super love summer, but fall is here! Instead of whining about the shorter days and cooler temperatures with the season change, I’m launching a special to celebrate autumn TODAY. Where do you see your career in the next 5, 10, 15 years? What about the next …

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Do You Have a Love/Hate Relationship with Your Job?

September 20, 2021

  I see you! Even as you try to shrink from the spotlight. I get you! You know you deserve more but you aren’t sure how to attain it. I understand you! Your fear has joined forces with your emotional attachment, but you want to leave your job…most of the time but not all the …

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Annual Pack A Backpack™ Drive 2021 Gratitude

September 17, 2021

  May was National Foster Care Month. Coronavirus was still an active health threat at that time. Although the plan was to host my Annual Pack A Backpack™ Drive from April 30, 2021 – May 30, 2021, the Pack A Backpack™ Drive concluded its final delivery in September. Our Pack A Backpack™ Drive 2021 goal …

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No, I’m Not An Ambivert

September 15, 2021

  We are all born with an innate temperament which is the way that we gain energy and prefer to interact with the world. An extrovert is someone who has a personality type that is social and outgoing. An introvert is often thought of as a shy, quiet, reserved, and thoughtful individual. An ambivert is a …

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I’ve Learned to Embrace Ease and Flow

September 13, 2021

  People tend to confuse overworking with having a strong work ethic. I am not a workaholic and don’t want to be. I work hard and have a strong work ethic. Some days I work longer and harder than other days, but I do not subscribe to the idea that the only way to attain …

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Are You Really Showing Up For Yourself?

September 10, 2021

  What limiting beliefs, baggage, or hang-ups do you need to release to level up in your career? Confession (in my Usher voice): At my last job, our office dress was casual if we did not have meetings or were not out in the field. If an ‘important’ person showed up at our office unexpectedly …

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Did You Miss the Enrollment Deadline for the Uplevel Your Position Program?

September 8, 2021

  Are you ready to go to the next level in your career? What if you could develop power over your inner critic? Do you need to leave a toxic work environment? What if you had proven career development strategies at your fingertips? The Uplevel Your Position Program Career Development Program can help you chart a clear path …

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Uplevel Your Position Program Frequently Asked Questions

September 6, 2021

  I created the Uplevel Your Position Career Development Program to help you go from overworked, underpaid, and unappreciated to energized, well-paid, and appreciated. If you want to elevate your career confidence and competence, join the Uplevel Your Position Program. Frequently Asked Questions Q: How does this process work? A: Complete your registration and receive your enrollment application and …

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