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Black Lives Matter: Get Into Your Position!

Black Lives Matter all day, every day! I am a Black woman. Unapologetically Black.  I rarely describe myself as African American or a woman or color and never as a brown woman (actually I’m confused by the Black women who call themselves Brown, but that is neither here nor there). I’ve learned how to be …

Conversation with Nicki Sanders and Kahlil M. Kuykendall, Founder and CEO of Mama Yogis Wellness

Kahlil M. Kuykendall defines a leader as a visionary who embodies perseverance, balance and resilience and is willing to grow with each step. She believes in the concept of wellness in the community. She delivers social change and social awareness programs and develops partnerships that facilitate wellness for youth, teens, and families. She is a …

5 Reasons to Leave Your Current Job

Do you see yourself in your current position in 5 years? What factors did you consider in making this determination? One of the reasons that my clients contact me is because they are unsure whether they want to stay in their current position or begin a job search. Some know that they have outgrown their …

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 …

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 …

Task: Review 3 Job Descriptions Similar to Your Dream Job

As a Career Strategist, one of the things that I often recommend to clients is to search for and review job descriptions for jobs they may be interested in. The benefit of this task is two-fold; (1) select relevant keywords for resume and cover letter updates, and (2) as a reminder and confidence booster of …

Have You Found Your Career Sweet Spot?

A career sweet spot is the zone where you are utilizing your unique abilities, qualities, or a combination of both to perform at your best or function most effectively in work that you enjoy. I am a Career Strategist. My career sweet spot is career advancement. It’s what I love and what I do well.  …