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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 …

If You Stay Ready, You Don’t Have to Get Ready!

Cupcakes and Conversations with Nicki Sanders Recap – March 2020 Episode “If You Stay Ready, You Don’t Have to Get Ready?“ In order to get ready, evaluate the following to determine threats to becoming job or career ready:  Health and Wellness National Disasters Recession or Depression Lay-Offs or Terminations Other Threats to Your Career Be …

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 …

Winning on Wednesdays

What is so special about Wednesdays? WEEKLY – New Articles New articles are posted on this website every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday but Wednesday are the days that I get to connect with you just a bit more. WEEKLY – Nicki’s Notes Nicki’s Notes is delivered to your inbox weekly on Wednesdays. Nicki’s Notes allows …

I Celebrated National Cupcake Day on December 15th

You already know how much I love Cupcakes! I don’t need a special occasion to eat them, but since December 15th is National Cupcake Day and since cupcakes are my favorite dessert, I couldn’t resist celebrating them today. How much do you love the single serving cake baked in a paper or aluminum cup and topped with …

Creating Sisterhood and Sacred Spaces

Years ago, competition was the “Big C”. We were all competing to get to the “top”.  Competition showed up in many ways from unnecessary academic pressure put on students to nonprofit organizations fighting over small amounts of funding that generated little impact, to women not trusting other women in the workplace. Today, the “Big C” …

Selecting a Good Cupcake is like Hiring a Good Employee

On Sunday, September 22, I attended the Sweet Summer “Bakers & Treat Makers” Expo. The first Bakers Are Kreating Expo was a day to “experience all things sugar from shopping to eating to learning to competing”. Baltimore’s first dessert expo brought together sweet lover, sugar enthusiasts, bakers, cake makers, and sugar artist to indulge themselves …

Cupcakes and Conversations with Nicki Sanders Launches on 10/9/19

GET READY!! Cupcakes and Conversations with Nicki Sanders launches on Wednesday, October 9, 2019. Boss Ladies, IT’S TIME to elevate your confidence, competence, and credibility as a woman in leadership! Cupcakes and Conversations with Nicki Sanders is a FREE monthly virtual networking session on Facebook live for professional women. Each month I will facilitate a virtual …