The folks at Charlotte Agenda were kind enough to encourage me to share my Charlotte story with a wider audience, so I wrote a little recap that was posted today. The six years I spent in Charlotte were impactful for me for many different reasons, and it felt really good to look back with intention and remember how … Continue reading A tribute to Charlotte
A few weeks after I started working with Charlotte Center City Partners, our CEO Michael stopped me on the street and gave me this piece of advice: “I want you to develop your own voice. Don’t just expand on what we’ve done before or try to assimilate to what exists here. Your perspective is unique … Continue reading A new path
A couple of weeks ago, I was honored to attend the Charlotte Businesswoman of the Year award luncheon honoring Laura Schulte of Wells Fargo. North Carolina's newly-appointed secretary of commerce Sharon Decker offered the keynote address. She talked about lessons she has learned from Charlotte's great leaders, including Joan Zimmerman, Bill Lee, a homeless woman and … Continue reading Learning from Charlotte leaders
I am plugging along in school, and I wanted to share with you a snapshot of a typical evening at Queens. Tonight in my comm601 class, which is really the introductory class to this program, we are expanding our digital literacy through a blogging workshop. Here you see fellow student Jennifer sharing her expertise. We … Continue reading Digital learning: a snapshot
As part of the Organizational and Employee Identity course that I am just about to wrap up (through the MACOMM program at Queens University - which I think you can tell that I love so far), we were challenged to create a "visual representation of your professional identity by creating a personal infographic 'resume' and … Continue reading Representing Me, Visually
During this season of thanks and celebration, I am thrilled to announce that today I am joining an extremely talented team at Goodwill Industries of the Southern Piedmont as their newest Public Relations and Promotions Manager. I look forward to helping tell the story of Goodwill's commitment to changing lives through the power of work. … Continue reading A New Path
I've been on a journey of self-exploration for several months now. And during that journey I've discovered a few things, and become frustrated, and I've run in circles trying to "figure it out" like some math problem that I can't solve. I realized I've been focusing on the wrong question - What do I want … Continue reading Would you hire yourself?