Patti LaBelle taught me something about leadership in Kansas City
Training Kansas City Youth to be successful

Training Kansas City Youth for Success

I’m a better “aunt” than “mom” …when it comes to other people’s kids, that is. Allow me to offer some context. Training Kansas City Youth is my skill; ongoing opportunities and supports are not. Over the years, I have developed a great reputation for  delivering engaging, effective and…

Dressing inappropriately for job interview

Dressing inappropriately for job interview

Dressing inappropriately for a job interview should not be a  fatal career mishap. I felt so badly.  I almost couldn’t rebound from that lurking, heavy, dark sense of regret. It was like a gray cloud looming over my training and I couldn’t seem to shake…

Conversation Starters for Networking

5 Top Conversation Starters for Networking

Looking for conversation starters for networking? Some people would rather stick a skewer in their left eye than enter a room full of strangers. I’m not that bad, but I am a little introverted. Most people who know or have met me wouldn’t believe it,…

Distractions at work

Handling Workplace Distractions

Workplace distractions can be so…distracting! Here are a few examples: People chatting while you’re trying to concentrate. Your boss conspicuously walking around talking to you. The incessant roar of conversation outside your cubical. The copier. That person playing her music across the hall. I could…