Monthly Archives: December 2014
This past year was a successful and an insightful one for me. I completed a semester-long sabbatical with Paul Carrick Brunson, a naturally-recognized social entrepreneur who has worked with Oprah Winfrey and is the Host of Black Enterprise’s “Our World … Continue reading 5 Ways That 2014 Changed My Life
When I started my business, I thought of working only with clients in academia- graduate students, postdoctoral professionals, and faculty. After all, this is the world that I have known my entire life. Little did I know that my first … Continue reading Prepared to Be a Pioneer™ Is Open for Business!
I was born in rural Alabama, the home of collard greens, hog jowls, and (baked) macaroni and cheese- the place where you cook with real butter, real sugar, and anything that adds extra grease or calories to a dish. My … Continue reading Confession of a Southern Girl Who Doesn’t Cook Soul Food
For many graduate students and faculty, particularly those who are the first to pursue advanced degrees in their families, holidays can be as stressful as the academic year. Taking a final exam can be a piece of cake compared to … Continue reading Tips for Academics: Interacting with Family over the Holidays