At the end of last year, I was fortunate to be a podcast guest with Chris Lin of Leading People First. Our conversation was a delightful exchange focused on communication skills, creative marketing, the importance of self-care, as well as tools to engage your teams, clients, and partners. Below is a brief clip from the […]
Have you ever given yourself a pat on the back for doing the right thing? Yes! Me too! A few weeks ago I made the right call telling myself to ask for help and for further insight. It meant bravely asking for support and resources and I knew I had to muster a little courage […]
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 […]
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.
Too often, some leaders need a gentle reminder. Yes, I include myself too. As leaders, we do not realize that we are giving others permission to shine and showcase their talents when the opportunity emerges. This quote by Marianne Williamson really does say it all, right? But, what does it mean to shine as a […]