I come from a family of leaders, preachers, and teachers. So, you can imagine that I’ve spent years informally researching their untold stories and decades of messages of creative leadership. Listening to family storytelling throughout my life, I’ve always been aware of these of my elders and ancestors who have consistently given back to the […]
Some leaders assume that their role and authority means that there is no responsibility. But, the truth is quite the opposite. Leaders have a responsibility to serve others. Leaders must be accountable to themselves and others too. If we pause to reflect about leaders who are the most effective, we might consider those who serve. […]
Find the light in others and hold on. Don’t let go. Trust that it is there. For all we know, it may be your hope that helps another bear. Seek understanding in yourself so that you can share with others. I remember when I was stuck, miserable and severely wounded emotionally. I could not […]
Last year, I interviewed Cynthia Williams-Bey who is a dynamic woman leader, entrepreneur, and owner of Heaven Sent Child Care, LLC. She has been doing some exciting work throughout the community and abroad including publishing books and her new B.E.A.T (Breaking Everyday Average Thinking) program to inspire entrepreneurs. Here is an update and her contact […]
If anyone would have said, “Ask Yolanda, she’s a “natural-born” leader.”Well, never mind. That would never happen. I always did my best to maintain a low profile by ducking out of the way when a search for leadership was underway. From kindergarten to adulthood, I tried my best to hide.