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From The Archives: Grace Makes Room For Space

From The Archives: Grace Makes Room For Space

We've all met people who we are certain that we will not like or get along with - based on the clothes they are wearing, how much they remind us of someone else we had a bad experience with, etc. And as women of color, we have stereotypes thrust upon us regularly.

"Grace Makes Room For Space" was one of the most popular articles on our blog from 2016. It speaks to the need for us to not judge a book by its cover, and to allow for the space for others to surprise us.

For those of you who may have missed it, we're republishing it today.

Negotiation Tips for Your Next Performance Review

Negotiation Tips for Your Next Performance Review

As we move into the end of the year, many of you will be having your annual assessments at work. Your annual assessment is a great time to review your performance over the past year, discuss your goals for the upcoming year, and perhaps more importantly is often the perfect time to negotiate for yourself! Read more to learn how to make your next negotiation a win-win.

From The Archives: Job Searching For The Gainfully Employed

From The Archives: Job Searching For The Gainfully Employed

Let’s face it, no one likes applying for jobs; it’s intimidating, labor-intensive, and tends to draw on our deepest insecurities-so obviously we only throw ourselves into the competitive fighting pits when we have to. But that’s also why the best time to look for jobs is when you don’t have to, while you're gainfully employed.
 

From The Archives: "I Did it on My Own"

From The Archives: "I Did it on My Own"

I didn’t start out planning to be a single, working mother. In fact, I grew up imagining a huge family: meeting the man of my dreams in college and getting married soon after; I’d have my first child of five by the time I was 24, and then start my career as a stay-at-home mom. Easy. No worries.

Except, the old adage that life doesn’t usually work out the way we plan… it applies more often than not.