The case for leadership

The following blog post was based on an initial article I wrote for Marketplace Matters. I’m honored to serve along side other Christ-followers who find purpose in their work and recognize the true meaning of leadership. It is fair to say that we will all read a book or an article, at least once inContinue reading “The case for leadership”

The restart of my vocational story

My vocational story hit a restart button with a huge change for me and my family. Moving to the US was not easy and my second real job provided a challenge that shaped who I am today.

Lessons from my first job

In my previous post I shared about the beginning of my vocational journey. Working at Hill & Knowlton allowed me to use my passion for storytelling on a daily basis. It also provided me with two professional lessons that have been instrumental in my career. I will unpack each one of these lessons with theContinue reading “Lessons from my first job”

The beginning of my vocational story

Work has long been a connecting point between me and others. I’ve enjoyed sharing experiences with professionals who are vulnerable about their wins and their losses. I recently blogged about my view of work and how we have transitioned from a vocational model to an occupational point of view. This recognition of a shifting realityContinue reading “The beginning of my vocational story”

Balancing life through priorities

The following blog post was first published on the Hope Community Church website as part of the Marketplace Matters Ministry. I’m honored to serve along side other Christ-followers who find purpose in their work. If you live in Raleigh-Durham, I encourage you to visit us and attend one of our monthly networking and leadership events.Continue reading “Balancing life through priorities”

Remembering your mid-year review (Infographic)

  After completing my 3-part series on the importance of a mid-year review, I decided to create an infographic that embraced creativity in a visual reminder of the key focus points. The symbolism of technology is based on how we live our lives connected and how we should do the same with our goals, directionContinue reading “Remembering your mid-year review (Infographic)”

Have you completed your mid-year review? (Part 3 – Legacy)

In my last post on a mid-year review I want to come full circle and dive in to the investments we make towards achieving our goals. Knowing where and how we use our time and resources is important. Our mission creates a platform for priorities. Staying with my yearly beach vacation as a backdrop, thereContinue reading “Have you completed your mid-year review? (Part 3 – Legacy)”

Have you completed your mid-year review? (Part 2 – Plans)

In my second installment on the subject of a personal mid-year review I want to focus on the steps taken towards achieving our goals. My yearly beach vacation provides pure moments of introspection which lead to a clear sense of direction. Why walks on the beach are easy Each time I go to the beach thereContinue reading “Have you completed your mid-year review? (Part 2 – Plans)”

Learning from your connections

I’ve often heard successful leaders say: recognize and connect with people smarter than you. In fact, one of the most common traits in successful leaders is how they expand their circles of influence by connecting with people. Stephen Covey recognized it as One of Seven. Leaders know that connecting with others allows them to beContinue reading “Learning from your connections”