Leadership

Conversation with Nicki Sanders: Give Yourself Permission

  “There’s life back in your face.” That’s what my friend and colleague said to me at our first lunch after leaving my job. I wish I could tell you that I didn’t hear the same version of that sentence with everyone I reconnected with. “OMG you look so happy.” “I can see you made …

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What Has Prevented You From Upleveling Your Position?

  A better question is what have you allowed to prevent you from upleveling your position? I serve high-performing women of color in human services leadership because they are me. I’m a firstborn, a thinker, and a student who excelled academically with ease and a first-generation college graduate with an advanced degree. I am the …

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Uplevel Your Position and Become More Than A Boss

Boss – a person who exercises control or authority; a person who is in charge of a worker, group, or organization. Picture a 5-year-old stomping her feet and yelling “you’re not the boss of me”. That’s my internal reaction when someone asks me about my boss. I never use the word boss. I cringe a …

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Conversation with Nicki Sanders and Karen Woodson, First Lady of Overcoming Power Ministries, Inc.

First Lady Karen Woodson is a wife and mother of two children and two dogs. She developed her leadership skills as a young girl born in Washington, DC. Lady Karen’s church upbringing and southern roots strengthened her natural leadership skills. She serves in her home, in her community, and in ministry as Church Administrator and …

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Celebrating Quarantine Creativity During Black Music Month 2021

June is Black Music Appreciation Month The White House: A Proclamation on Black Music Appreciation Month, 2021 From National Day: The United States has been celebrating African-American Music Appreciation Month in June since 1979. The month of June is set aside to appreciate the contributions of African-American musicians, composers, singers, and songwriters in American culture. …

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