Category «Personal Development»

Happy 91st Birthday Dr. King

There is so much that I want to say about the amazing life, leadership, and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. His words and actions are applicable to discussions about individual self-worth, family, branding, integrity, education, career advancement, leadership, opportunity, purpose, mindset, faith, service, and the list goes on. Dr. King was able …

Career Acceleration Strategy: Never Stop Learning

“Confidence and competence lead to credibility.” – Nicki Sanders, MSW Career Acceleration Strategy: Never Stop Learning (video) Five benefits of professional development: Take charge of your career. Expand your employment opportunities. Improve your performance. Remain relevant or up to date in your profession. Stimulate and exercise your brain. Confidence, competence, and credibility accelerate your path …

Career Acceleration Strategy: Assess Your Assets

An asset is a useful or valuable thing, person, or quality. Your professional skills, talents, knowledge, connections, experiences, degrees and certifications, and opportunities. Assess your assets if you want to Get Promoted. An assessment of your professional assets will help align your career with your values, increase your confidence, identify potential shortcomings, develop goals and …

Where Can You Find Nicki Sanders on Social Media?

I’m a native Washingtonian, an introvert with extrovert tendencies, a first-generation college student, a lover of cupcakes and pancakes, a (former)roller coaster rider, a non-fiction book reader, and a huge fan of New Edition and old school 80’s hip hop. My ultimate life goal is to trade in suburban life for country living. Yes, I …

Welcome to a New Decade!

Happy New Year! I love the magic of new beginnings. January 1, 2020 is the beginning of a new month, a new year, and a new decade. I am grateful for the lessons, opportunities, and accomplishments of 2019 and excited about what 2020 has in store for me both personally and professionally. How did you …

Wishing You A Very Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas!! Merry Christmas!! I love Christmas music! Stevie Wonder, The Jackson 5, and Mary J. Blige all have awesome renditions of the song Someday At Christmas. There is hope and faith in the lyrics. Someday at Christmas [Verse 1] Someday at Christmas, men won’t be boys Playing with bombs like kids play with toys One warm …

Get Promoted With A Career Portfolio

A professional portfolio is an organized collection of important documents that record and highlight your talents, skills, and education, and chronicles your professional path. In addition to your resume, cover letter, and reference letters, a professional portfolio should also contain examples of projects, reports, articles, certificates, awards, publications, and other items that are integral to …

Wishing You A Very Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving! I am grateful that you have joined my community. Wishing you and your family more joy and blessings! Since 2007, JaMai Sanders has organized the Annual Pack A Purse Drive™. Due to generous donors and amazing volunteers, we have collected and delivered 7,101 purses (plus hundreds of wallets and cosmetic bags) to 64 …