Black Lives Matter at Work

Black Lives Matter at Work
This has been a tough season for Black people for sure, and it is a moment of reckoning for the nation, even our world. Sustained mass protests calling for reform or radical reshaping of racist structures have caught the nation’s attention. The clarion call proclaiming “Black lives matter,” is a demand to transform the institutions that have rendered Black lives as inconsequential at the hands of out-of-control policing. Structural or systemic racism, ...

“I Bring the Voices of My People: A Womanist Vision For Racial Reconciliation”– My Summary

“I Bring the Voices of My People:  A Womanist Vision For Racial Reconciliation”– My Summary
Note: On my blog site last week, I had committed to my readers to post a series of summaries of books on anti-racism and social justice.  I noted that people who have previously been silent are now asking how to learn more about racism. Others are reaching out asking how to deal with their anger and disappointment over the repeated instances of unarmed Black people being killed by police.  Others have asked how to even t...

CHANGE

CHANGE
I have been a little snarky lately. I had to admit that to my hubby just yesterday. I blamed my attitude on the seemingly overwhelming events that have occurred in my life over the past three months. Eight funerals since January often tagged on to business trips. And then last week after my trip from New York, I came home to a flooded basement. And that was with a new sump pump. The plumber said a rock got lodged into the sump pump and threw it out of comm...

Lead From the Inside Out: 5 Books to Transform The Leader Within You

Lead From the Inside Out: 5 Books to Transform The Leader Within You
Recently a colleague asked me what my favorite leadership books were. I have so many favorite leadership books that i couldn't answer right away! Today I thought I'd start with my top 5 favorites that deal with the inner world of the leader. These books will help you transform your mindset, heart and soul! Strengthening The Soul of your Leadership: Seeking God in the Crucible of Ministry by Ruth Haley Barton Ruth Haley Barton challenges us to "pay