Leadership! Why is it so hard?

Denise Cooper Achieving Goals, Career Success, Employee engagement, Leadership, Managing Diversity 0 Comments

It’s just that simple. You matter and relationships matters in big and small ways. Every time you think I am not getting enough from my people, My team is not aligned, I am withholding my contribution(s) because I don’t feel appreciated… or I’m misunderstood or feel attacked; I can’t get anyone to buy into my ideas, hire, promote or pay …

Please Don’t Say “Happy Kwanzaa”

Denise Cooper Career Success, Empathy and Communication, Managing Diversity 0 Comments

This time of the year people can get a bit of off centered.  And in the midst of a huge celebration called Christmas and trying to figure out what to do to ring in the New Year many in the Black community are celebrating Kwanzaa which means first fruits. The problem is folks want to be “culturally or politically” correct. …