Thrive: One Size Doesn’t Fit All!

Have you ever seen a one size fits all tag on an article of clothing and immediately gotten a picture in your mind of a person who could not fit that clothing?! That’s the space I’m in with the uniform coronavirus business and career advice. Nothing fits everyone. There are best practices, but no hard …

CEOs, Is Corona Keeping You Up At Night?

Stay at home orders, layoffs, telework, homeschooling, bills, shopping, uncertainty, anxiety… Small Business Owners, we see you. Decrease your level of struggle and worry during this turbulent time with premium business support.  Profitable CEO believes in small businesses so much that the company is offering 14.9 million dollars in scholarships during the global coronavirus pandemic. …

12 Important Career Lessons Most People Learn Too Late in Life

12 Important Career Lessons Most People Learn Too Late in Life Here are the 12 best career lessons everyone should take to heart early in their careers. By Lolly Daskal If there’s one thing we all have in common, it’s that we all make mistakes along the way (and hopefully learn valuable lessons from them). But …

Power Of The Pack: Women Who Support Women Are More Successful

Power Of The Pack: Women Who Support Women Are More Successful Shelley Zalis | ForbesWomen I always say a woman alone has power; collectively we have impact. Traditionally we have been taught to be competitive with one another, because there was such a scarcity of jobs at the top. It’s so clear that strategy doesn’t …

Clarity, Credibility, and Congruency

Nicki Sanders Leadership Consulting: Clarity, Credibility, and Congruency “You are a brand and your career is your business.” 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. Clarity …

20 Things I’m Grateful for in 2020

Finally brethren, whatever things are true, whatever things are noble, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report, if there is any virtue and if there is anything praiseworthy – meditate on those things. -Philippians 4:8 We had so many great hopes and plans in …

Pack A Backpack Drive 2020 Postponed Due to Covid-19

March is National Social Work Month.  April is Child Abuse Prevention Month and National Volunteer Month. May is National Foster Care Awareness Month. According to Boys & Girls Aid, children in foster care face the constant risk of being moved. A child entering foster care will likely live in more than four homes during the …

5 Things I Learned About Career Advancement from Sesame Street

I was a Sesame Street Kid who grew up to be a Sesame Street parent and adult. I absolutely love the television and the impact it has made on our society. In addition to numbers, letters, and colors, there are 5 important lessons I learned about Career Advancement from watching Sesame Street. Do What You …

5 Tips to Make Telework Work for You and Your Team

Over the past 20 years, I’ve either been an employee working offsite or creating my own work schedule or supervising staff who work offsite or across various sites. I have also supervised various consultants who did not work from our home/main office. Remote work, video and telephone conferences and creative supervision were a regular part …

Social Work Month Interview with Shante Johnson, MSW, Founder of Rising to Thrive, LLC

As a young girl, Shante Johnson wanted to be a fashion designer. During her high school years she decided to become a psychiatrist. She applied to Norfolk State University and started college as a psychology major. When she learned about the Interdisciplinary Studies major, she changed her major and decided to combine social work and …