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Race to the Top: Is a dual-degree for me?.

Q. I have been working for a few years and I am thinking about going back to school. Should I get a dual degree? A. Most likely, the answer is “no,” but let’s take a step back. You say you have been working for a “few years,” whi ...

Spiritually Speaking… Time to Eat.

There’s something to be said for being truly hungry for the Word of God. I’m reminded that in my “church-hopping” days there were a lot of anointed man and women capable of delivering a powerful message. I am blessed to live in a region of ...

Race to the Top: Planning for a Great 2017.

Q. I want to make sure that 2017 is a great year for me at work. How should I get started? A. The beginning of a new year is the perfect time to plan, so good for you – making a commitment to own your career is so important. Start the process by evaluat ...

Race to the Top: The Holiday Job Search.

Q: I’ve decided to look for a new job, but everyone is telling me that this is a bad time of year to start a job search. Should I wait until after the new year? A: Overall, it is harder to find a new job during the holiday season, in large part because ...

Race to the Top: The Political Pop-up.

This fall, this column tackled the topic of politics at work. If you missed it, the short version of the story is that it should be avoided. But, the column noted that even if you try to avoid politics, sometimes, it just finds you, which means you end up ...

Want to Win? Well, Get On The Black Team.

You know, I love history. I love all kinds of history. For the sake of this article, however, let’s look at the history of sports; specifically, the sport of baseball. Baseball is often referred to as ‘America’s favorite pastime’ and is extremely ...