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Archives for May 2022

May30, 2022

You Have the Power to Survive a Bad Boss

May 30, 2022|

3. You Have the Power to Survive a Bad Boss It Started Great I worked at Microsoft for 7 years, from 2004 to 2011. And I did well from the start. My hard work and contributions were appreciated. It showed in the promotions I received, along with increased responsibilities. Everything was fantastic, and I was on a fast-tracked upward trajectory. You can probably tell where this is going. Undoubtedly, you know something went wrong.  A Sudden Shift Things turned for the worse with a change in leadership. I knew my worth at the time, so ...

May23, 2022

You Have the Power to Create Wealth

May 23, 2022|

2. You Have the Power to Create Wealth The Money Talk My mother once told me, “You can’t spend every dime you make. You must save something for a rainy day.” The good news is that I took her advice to heart: I’ve been a saver since I got my first job at age 15. The bad news? That was the only talk my parents, who were not financially literate, ever had with me about money. Other than that, we children were told to “stay out of grown folks’ business.” “Financial illiteracy is not an ...

May16, 2022

You Have the Power to Defy Your Beginnings

May 16, 2022|

1. You Have the Power to Defy Your Beginnings My Family's Humble Beginnings Marion Lester As far as humble beginnings are concerned, mine was almost as modest as they come. Like so many others in this country who descended from slavery, my ancestry is a mystery to me. But I do have a few old, faded family photos. While I can’t look as far back as some people can, I can tell you a few things about my parents, JT and Marion Lester. JT Lester They were both born in Georgia ...

May9, 2022

Does Personal Coaching Really Work?

May 9, 2022|

Does Personal Coaching Really Work? Yes, Coaching Works! If you are ready to invest in yourself and your future, coaching might be the very best investment you can make. Why? I firmly believe that personal coaching is the fastest way to move, or ascend, from where you are to where you truly want to be. How long does it take? That depends on the unique path you are walking. Just one session may be enough to break through the barriers holding you back. Or you may experience incremental progress over several months. There will be ...

May2, 2022

‘Self-Made’ is Not a Thing: It Takes a Team

May 2, 2022|

‘Self-Made’ is Not a Thing: It Takes a Team We hear a description all the time about successful, and usually incredibly wealthy, people: self-made. It sounds impressive, but can it really be true? Can an individual achieve their wildest dreams without the assistance of another soul? Personally, I think not. Keep reading to find out why! There’s No Such Thing as Self-Made The dictionary defines self-made as “made such by one's own actions especially having achieved success or prominence by one's own efforts.” Many people have co-opted the expression to proudly describe themselves – a self-made ...

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