Living Versus Existing

We all know that it is crucial to maintain a work-life balance, but how many of us actually take full advantage of our vacation days? For me, I do not feel shame or even one ounce of guilt for taking time off work to do what I love, which is traveling. Traveling...

#Adulting: The Gray Area

Every day, we put on our adult pants and go to our adult jobs, so that we can pay for our adult things. But there are days when it’s just hard to “adult.” It takes a bit more effort than usual to get out of bed as we brace ourselves for the day ahead. We’ve all been...

Building a Diverse Leadership Pipeline

More and more companies are looking to diversify their leadership teams, in part because doing so has been shown to breed business benefits and innovation; many studies support this conclusion, including one from Harvard Business Review. This continually emerging...

A Culture of Achieving Dreams

“Company culture” is a term that’s getting a lot of airtime these days. Whether positive or negative, every company has a culture. To ensure happiness and a sense of fulfillment, it’s critical for employees to seek-out and work for companies that share their values....

Business & Dating

Finding the right job or the right business partner is very much like finding the right date or the right life partner; it’s not simple. As a person who has a passion for connecting the dots, it’s easy for me to see parallels between what I witness occurring in my...

A Call for Diversity at the Table

When you think of a well-known, respected, and influential executive in corporate America, what is the image that comes to mind? Does this person fit a certain mold in terms of gender, race, experience, or personality? Now imagine a boardroom and multiply the image of...