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Doctoral Studies Checklist

I shared this same post on my RokAdviser blog and found it to be beneficial for career transitioners and leaders as well. Many times, as professionals move forward in life, they decide that it is time for an advanced degree. Regardless of the profession, there seems to be a rise in talk about getting doctorate degrees. Everyone has his or her own reason for getting … Continue reading Doctoral Studies Checklist

Meet Your Career Goals by Planning Backwards

When I was younger, I loved the game of M.A.S.H. Some of you might remember it, right? It’s where you list your future in different categories and then find out how your life will end up. It was always fun to find out what my career would be, where I’d live, and by what age I’d meet all of my goals. But of course, that … Continue reading Meet Your Career Goals by Planning Backwards

A Fearless Leader

Happy Sunday everyone!  Today’s post features a local leader who has taken something that was once a dream and brought it to fruition. I also had the pleasure of interviewing this woman who is a leader in her community and in her organization, Joy Nelson Thomas. Joy is Founder and Executive Director of LEAD Girls of NC, a nonprofit that started with a dream of … Continue reading A Fearless Leader

3 Traits of Leaders

There are many definitions of everyday leadership and they usually revolve around the standard leader in a company; however, if we’re talking about being an everyday leader in the home, in the community, on the job, or just in one’s own life, the definition changes and it should. In this case, an everyday leader would be: The person who makes an intentional effort to positively … Continue reading 3 Traits of Leaders