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Take The LEAD to Accelerate Your Career

Titles are official representations of control, duties and responsibilities. Titles give positional authority. Leadership, on the other hand, is representative of power and influence. Leadership is about what you say, what you do, how you engage, and how you support others. Leaders can be found making things happen at every level in a company from …

Our Careers Are As Individual As Our Fingerprints

Set aside time for a bit of reflection: What have you been told you “should” do in your career? What vocational limitations have been placed on you by others? What limited career advancement thinking have you adopted? The strategies that I implemented to advance my career may not work for you. What worked for your …

Nicki Sanders: From Director of Programs to Leadership Consultant

Are leaders born or made? Are you a leader if you don’t have followers? I’ve studied leadership and management for over a decade – through formal education, continuing education/professional development, and through independent research sparked by my own curiosity. I’ve studied John Maxwell, Stephen Covey, and other leadership experts to improve my own leadership skills. …

Nicki Sanders: From Internship Supervisor to College Professor

Words have power…choose and use them wisely. Manifestation is real…use it intentionally. God’s favor isn’t fair…accept it graciously. I have always been a teacher. It probably started during my years as a student at Trinity College that I would randomly but frequently say “I’m going to teach a college course one day”. Now, we all …

Nicki Sanders: From Hiring Manager to Career Strategist

‘Bad bosses stifle your learning. Good bosses develop your skills. Great bosses develop your career. Bad bosses tell you what to do. Good bosses ask how you’re doing. Great bosses ask how you want to make a difference.’  -Adam Grant According to Adam Grant, I am a great boss, LOL. In addition to being a …

Grant Grace, Share Resources, and Advance Your Career

There are many individuals and companies that are experiencing increase during this global health pandemic. There are others who are also maintaining the same level of profit. Not everyone is impacted in a negative way by this pandemic.  There was a time when I was so exhausted that while driving I would pray for a …

Yes, You Can Uplevel Your Career During a Pandemic

Very few of us are untouched in some way by the Coronavirus pandemic. What are your greatest questions, concerns, or fears related to advancing your career during this time? If you’re wondering if you really can pivot or progress professionally during this time, the answer is YES.  -YES, you can Get Hired during this coronavirus …

Where Are You Focusing Your Thoughts During The Coronavirus Quarantine?

I am grateful that there has been a slight shift in coronavirus pandemic coverage and mass media is now celebrating all essential workers and sharing more about coronavirus survivors and the good samaritans who are making a difference in their communities.  This pandemic has challenged our definitions of wealth, opportunity, and work/life balance. Although we …

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 …

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 …