Category Archives: Vision, Goals, and Motivation

Strategic Planning for Career Success

Get the insights and advice needed to develop an actionable career plan that aligns with your aspirations. Learn how strategic planning can help maximize your professional growth, no matter what stage of executive development you are in.

3 Keys to Elevating Your Career

There are three crucial components to elevating your career: While some strategies are more general and apply to successful development for any leader, such as building your network or having a mentor, there are nuances to being a Black Woman that many leadership programs do not highlight, and they are rarely taught or shared professionally. Ensuring you […]

Building Confidence & Executive Presence for Black Female Leaders

Developing confidence and executive presence can be a challenging task for Black female leaders. To take control of your leadership journey, it’s important to build the right skills and strategies that will help you feel confident in yourself, your team, and the decisions you make. Here are some tips for building confidence and presence: 1. Define […]

Power Up: Unlock Your Networking Potential

Building a network involves creating and nurturing relationships with people who can provide support, guidance, and opportunities in your personal and professional life. Here are some steps that can help you build your network: Identify your goals: What do you want to achieve, and who can help you get there? Make a list of the people […]

Play to Win!

My daughter, Joi, a high school senior, is an aspiring entrepreneur. She’s been talking about having her own business in the beauty industry since she could talk. She’s drafted a business plan, conducted some research, and is thinking about what’s the next step beyond high school. Since her graduation date will be here sooner than we know it, I […]

5 Steps to Breaking through to Your Goals

Do you have a goal you’d like to achieve but have yet to get around to achieving it? When I graduated with my doctorate in 2008, my first post grad school goal was to write and publish a book, inspired by my research on successful black women leaders. I’d work on the manuscript for a […]

Top 10 Ways to Stay on Top of Your Game during This Pause

On Monday, March 16, 2020, the world as we knew it came to a screeching halt. It’s like someone pressed a pause button that caused a drastic shift in how we live our lives. We typically stay busy from the time we wake up until the time we go to be. We rarely have enough […]

Excerpt from Ebook: Living On Purpose: Keys to Getting Unstuck, Focused and In Action

“Only those who attempt the unreasonable achieve the impossible!” Tamara Lowe We’ve all been there – wanting better and more but unsure how to get it or where to start. You want to have a better career, be a better partner, be a better parent, make more money, spend more time with the people you […]

Third Quarter Check-In: Are You On Track to Achieve Your 2020 Goals?

About this time each year, I start thinking about how to finish the year strong. Although 2020 has been unbelievably disruptive, I’m still determined to end it on a good note. I want to encourage you to do the same, even if that goal is to lose all that quarantine weight you gained (which, as of […]