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.
Newsflash! Leadership is a term tossed around and used widely without people understanding that it goes beyond a title or position of authority. Authentic leadership is simply about mindful service to others. This is a fundamental concept for leaders who know the importance of service. But, you might be surprised if you look around at those who […]
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was a catalyst for change. This year, Dr. King would have been 90 years old. His legacy was pivotal and dynamic at a time in history to bring about greater commitment to democracy. It is not about how we look back at his accomplishments. On the contrary, it is […]
Leaders have an important job. That is simply this: Be courageous. In every aspect of serving others, leaders are challenged to step up, lean in, and rise beyond fear. There is an obligation and the world is waiting! So, this year I am sharing more lessons learned and observations about how leaders step into that […]
It was an eventful year for many reasons. Specifically, it was a year of women making an impression in leadership positions throughout the nation. Everywhere women were speaking up, standing up, sitting in, and demanding change and respect. With the march in Washington, DC and a flurry of activity, it seems appropriate to look back […]