This Is The Right Time To Invest In Yourself



If been there, done that, and have the T-shirt to prove it was a person, it would be me.

I know what it’s like to be ready for something new or different but feel like you don’t know what you should do next.

I know what it’s like to find yourself in similar situations once you’ve landed in new spaces.

I know what it’s like to stand still and play small, so you feel like you have control of your life.

I know what it’s like to know EXACTLY what you want but be too afraid to go get it. To disguise fear with planning, thinking, and preparing.

I know the feelings all too well…and they super suck!

Fine was never fine. Average seemed mediocre. Routine was boring.

No matter how many times you tried to bury them, the urges to do more, be more, and have more never disappeared.

I knew I was meant for more and so do you.

I followed the formula…humble, patient, helpful, polite…but what I ended up with was fear, stagnation, and exhaustion.

There was a time when I waited for an invitation or permission to transition into my next season.

Even though I tweaked the rules for my individual circumstances, I still bought into the idea that there was a rule book to be followed.

Even when I stepped up, I didn’t go all in. Baby steps became another form of avoidance.

I had mastered delayed gratification, long-suffering, and analysis paralysis…Enough was enough.

I decided not only to break up with “let’s see how it goes” and partner with “let’s make it do what it do”, but also to initiate my own seasons of transition. I gave myself permission to thrive on my own terms. I became all of me!

Today I honor my authenticity, my purpose, my desires, and they are all leading me directly to you.

Leading me to offer you an opportunity to tap into your true desires, show up for yourself, and leverage your assets to embrace and initiate change.

To treasure this season of transition instead of fighting it or losing yourself under the weight of it.

To develop new habits that lead to greater wellness. To do work that you love, in a way that you love, with a schedule and salary that you love.

It’s time to do you and be you for you!

If you’re ready to walk confidently and cheerfully into the best season of your life, let’s hop on a call and map out a new authentic strategy. Schedule a 15-minute consultation

ANNOUNCEMENT: Today is September 6, 2023. I’m on a mission to help 5 high-performing women of color opt out of uncertainty and embrace change to welcome new opportunities in the next 60 days. Who’s in? Leave a COMMENT if it’s you!


Nicki Sanders, MSW, supports high-performing women of color in social work leadership in developing careers that feed their hearts, minds, and wallets. As Founder and CEO of Nicki Sanders Leadership Consulting, her mission is simple – to eliminate toxic workplaces by developing skilled, empathetic, and goal-oriented leaders who have the vision, support, and resources to create a culture where business prospers, and employees thrive individually and collectively. Nicki has an extensive background in nonprofit management leading high-functioning, multi-disciplinary teams, volunteer recruitment and retention, and social impact programming. She is an accomplished professor, coach, trainer, and group facilitator who has combined her gift for authentic relationships, Master of Social Work degree, and over 20 years of diverse work experience to create a life and career aligned with her values and purpose. Nicki is a lover of cupcakes, travel, and 80’s hip hop and R&B music.

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