A is for Accountability

Growing up I’ve learned I’ll make mistakes. Growing up most of the time I was around my four brothers they resolved their conflicts by fighting and getting over it and occasionally they would not get over it right away but they got over it. Attending an all-girls university was a new ball game. Women play…

Chief Chaos Coordinating: Are You Happy?

“Fact, the only thing I really figured outIs that I’ll never have it all figured out,” – Big Sean; All Figured Out Recently for the second time in my 34 years of life, I was laid off. That took a minute to digest but it wasn’t in a bad way. It had been seven years,…

Cheers to the Hallway Kids

For a few years, I was a hallway kid. The elementary kid that was so disruptive that I was a conundrum because I knew the work I was just so disruptive that I had a desk in the hallway where I celebrated the Valentine’s Day and the St Patrick’s Day parties by my lonesome in…

What Does Your Internal Mobility Look Like?

Companies that don’t have any internal mobility tend to lose employees as company cultural norms aren’t what they used to be. 30 internal applications in 7 years. Approximately 3 interviews and exactly 30 internal applications were all rejected. Imagine working for a company and these are the statistics that you’re faced with. Once I submitted…

Are People Quiet Quitting Relationships?

On why relationships should be evaluated like careers By now you’ve probably heard of the term “quiet quitting.” Some say this act of not going above and beyond at work is an act of rebellion and others say it’s a reaction to burnout and or hustle culture. Either way, this act of just doing the…

A Dream Deferred: It’s Time to Forgive Student Loans

A deadline is looming and so far over 43 million Americans are holding their breath to find the fate of their student loan debt. The Biden Administration has paused payments again and again because of the pandemic. Interest is not accruing on federal loans and interest to pay said loans is waning as the August…

Congrats to The Class of 2022

Recently I was asked by a Woodland Hills School Board Member to give the commencement speech, I accepted, rearranged my work schedule, and then recently the superintendent rescinded the offer. That doesn’t mean that the students aren’t going to get said speech. I even thought things through to the point of sending the speech in…

In the Neighborhood

One day soon my neighborhood won’t look the same and its current residents, local, state, and the federal government will be the only ones left to blame. So rather it’s a good or a bad change everyone will have a hand in accountabilityWe say the town is resilient we’re strong but people don’t want obstacles…