The Power of 10% and How it can Change your Life Starting Now. Time is FREE, BUT IT’S PRICELESS. You can’t own it, BUT YOU CAN USE IT. You can’t keep it, BUT YOU CAN SPEND IT. Once you’ve lost it, YOU CAN NEVER GET IT BACK. HARVEY MACKAY Time: A unique system that ties together events, represents a form […]
THE PRELUDE A Personal Case Study of Resilience and Building Team Trust The month of December marks the anniversary of when I was almost fired from Walmart Labs. It represents a milestone in my professional career where I learned how to lead and build team trust, giving me the confidence to create a team culture poised […]
The Corporate Elephant in the Room Throughout my professional career, I’ve been exposed to various organizations both small and large. The smaller the company, the easier it is to communicate a shared set of motives and beliefs. As the company grows, new attitudes and behaviors begin to form, some, creating a toxic work environment. We have […]
One on One meetings are essential towards building trust and establishing a strong communication channel between manager and employee. Without the proper structure, these meetings can quickly become counterproductive leaving employees feeling frustrated. If ran efficiently, these meetings provide a forum to discuss career growth, accomplishments, and areas of improvement. An online survey conducted by Interact/Harris […]
The work environment is fairly complex. On one hand it can be a place where you are valued for your contributions and motivated to excel in your career. On the other it can be stressful, frustrating, and unrewarding. Does the latter sound familiar? Have you ever sat at your desk, face in your hands, and […]
I had the opportunity to moderate a virtual panel discussion, hosted by the Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce, focused on understanding the obstacles and biases that African Americans experience in their professional careers. The discussion was open and honest and we touched on topics surrounding the practice of whitening, discrimination on the job, discrimination within business […]
We are faced with challenging situations daily. And each of these experiences help shape who we are as individuals. It is through the fire we become refined and through this refinement we become who we are destined to be. The Heartbeat of an Entrepreneur is an inspirational keynote I presented at San Diego Startup Week […]
I had the opportunity to speak with Carolina Alban-Stoughton, Communication & Engagement and Editor of the Carlsbad Business Journal, to share insights on how Walmart Labs has transformed the way shopping during COVID-19 and my thoughts on how shopping patterns and customer behaviors may change as we enter into the virtual era of doing business.