Eight ways to be a bad colleague

Many of us have a colleague with a few issues.  If you don’t,  then maybe you are that person.  Here is a list of behaviors that may not endear you to your colleagues. Talking unfavorably about someone behind his or her back Everything you do in the dark eventually comes to the light. Tip – Avoid…

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Top 10 Interview Tips for the Novice Interviewee.

Last week, my staff and I interviewed a number of undergraduate students for summer employment positions.  While most of these students were appropriately dressed and carried themselves very well, there were others that did not have a clue.  These students seemed to be lacking a mentor, an advisor, or simply the counsel of someone with…

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The Card – Part 1: Soul Food

Many of us black people always joke about revoking a brother or sister’s “card” if the individual chooses to disengage themselves from historically black actions or behaviors. We box each other in by not allowing one another to explore everything the world has to offer. This topic can cover many areas. I will attempt to…

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Observers

The Problem Many of us stand in silence as our young brothers and sisters spiral down a path of “No Return.”  We have the power of voice, action, and knowledge, yet we choose none of these.  Instead, we choose the most powerful activity of all—silence.                 “Some people would rather die than think.” Bertrand Russell…

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