Leadership Development

Six Slots Open for Private Career Coaching in 2023

  I hear your career horror stories. I respond to your career advancement questions individually. I feel your pain from burnout and stagnation. I know how it feels to walk in your shoes…and I am proof that you can walk a different career path. You can go from overworked, underpaid, and unappreciated to energized, well-paid, …

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You Do Know I’m A Leadership Consultant, Right?

  I have put myself in new and various situations over the last couple of weeks and this willingness to leave my comfort zone has reconfirmed that I only want to do work that I love, work that is intellectually stimulating, and work that is commensurate with my experience. Work that fills my heart, mind, …

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Can We Eliminate the Division and Competition Among Social Workers?

  There’s Pepsi and then there’s Coke. You can choose between Sprite, Sierra Mist, and 7-Up. Would you prefer Sunkist, Fanta Orange, or Orange Crush? These are well-known soda brands, yet every major grocery chain has its own brand of cola, lemon-lime, and orange sodas. The soda market isn’t saturated, there is more than enough …

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Authenticity Requires Instrospection

My word for 2023 is authenticity. Authenticity requires: Self-reflection Self-awareness Self-acceptance Self-advocacy Self-assurance I’ve said before publicly that if you need me, I’m there. I will show up for others, but I have let myself down or sacrificed my own needs and honestly, I thought that I had passed that phase. Nope. In my commitment …

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2023 Word of the Year: Authenticity

  Authentic – the quality or condition of being authentic, trustworthy, or genuine; the quality or state of being authentic; reliability; genuineness; referring to the proven fact that something is legitimate or real ‘Authentic’ has become a buzzword as more people decide to “keep it real”. I started writing a blog on authenticity in mid-2022 but …

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Holiday 2022 Blog Review: We’re Not Afraid of a Recession

  Nicki Sanders Leadership Consulting is CLOSED from December 24, 2022, through January 1, 2023. We will reopen on Monday, January 2, 2023, but I didn’t want to leave you hanging. The recession was a major concern this year, but strategic social workers always have options. Revisit these 3 BLOG POSTS while you take inventory …

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Happy Holidays and Time to Rejuvenate

Merry Christmas, Happy Kwanzaa, and Happy New Year Nicki Sanders Leadership Consulting will be CLOSED for the holidays and much-needed rest and rejuvenation from Saturday, December 24, 2022, through Sunday, January 1, 2023.  I hope that you are also able to take the time to recharge and reset.  My vacation will allow me to return with …

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