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Are You Ready for Your Professional Independence Day?

By Nicki Sanders | Jul 4, 2022 | 0 Comments

  Today is the United States of America’s Independence Day. As a Black woman…I’m still waiting for the true freedom that has been promised. July 4, 2018, was significant for me. It was my professional Independence Day when I  wrote my letter of resignation from the longest job I had ever had and a job […]

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Ask Yourself This Important Question to Elevate Your Career

By Nicki Sanders | Jul 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

  Did you check out the blog article, “What Do High-Performing Women of Color in Social Work Leadership Need?“ posted on Wednesday? This is part 2 or maybe part 1 1/2 LOL. One of the key principles of Sesame Street’s half-century of success is repetition. I’m implementing that this week. Click the link below to take […]

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What Do High-Performing Women of Color in Social Work Leadership Need?

By Nicki Sanders | Jun 29, 2022 | 0 Comments

  I am a multi-passionate professional with diverse work experiences which resulted in me sometimes operating my business like a ‘Jill of All Trades” …but no more! I want to see more Women of Color in social work leadership. We need to be at the table making decisions. It’s time we take the lead. Are […]

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June 2022 Cupcakes and Conversations with Nicki Sanders

By Nicki Sanders | Jun 27, 2022 | 0 Comments

  “No one needs me more than I need me!” – Nicki Sanders Last week I decided to take a mini social media and blog hiatus and shared that in a blog and in my newsletter. Even though I didn’t fully disconnect, it was a good week to step back from social media because it […]

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Taking Time for Mid-Year Self-Reflection

By Nicki Sanders | Jun 20, 2022 | 0 Comments

  June marks the completion of the first half of the year as well as the end of the 2nd quarter and the end of the school year in the Washington Metropolitan area. June has been a time for self-evaluation for me for over two decades. Today is also the official Juneteenth federal holiday. Yet, […]

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Are You In Survival Mode?

By Nicki Sanders | Jun 17, 2022 | 0 Comments

  In the Psychology Today article, “Why Survival Mode Isn’t the Best Way to Live“, survival mode involves adaptive physiological changes in our body that help us respond to the stressors that we are faced with. When we experience stress, a sequence of hormonal changes and physiological responses occur in our body that allow us […]

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Your Opportunities for Growth

By Nicki Sanders | Jun 15, 2022 | 0 Comments

Last week I asked the question, “how are you impacting your job”. Did you take some time to think about your answer? Today I want you to think about where your opportunities for growth are. Xavier Becerra is the 25th Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services and the first Latino to hold the […]

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Am I Ready To Upgrade My Faith Again?

By Nicki Sanders | Jun 13, 2022 | 0 Comments

I’ve said for years that “faith is a verb”! The Bible says, “For as the body without the spirit is dead, so faith without works is dead also.” (James 2:26, KJV) I’ve been evaluating my faith a lot over these last couple of weeks and I think it’s time to take another faith walk. If […]

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How Are You Impacting Your Job?

By Nicki Sanders | Jun 10, 2022 | 0 Comments

  Last year I asked the question, “How is your job impacting your life”? We were in the thick of a pandemic, social and political – unrest, return to office ultimatums, supply chains shortages – oh, wait, we’re still there – but I encouraged us all to think about whether our jobs were adding additional […]

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