I haven't posted in a while, but I've had some too-long-to-tweet thoughts knocking around my brain so I decided to put them here. A lot of this is old news but I assume you all come to this site for my sparkling commentary. Mo'Nique and Netflix So here's the Cliff's Notes, in case you missed … Continue reading Soundbites
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I’m a lawyer, but I’m still terrified by the police.
About two years ago, I experienced police intimidation firsthand. Prior to that date, I had only been pulled over by a cop once and didn’t actually get a ticket because he didn’t have his speed gun out to know how fast I was going. (#Blessed.) I had been in the car once before when my … Continue reading I’m a lawyer, but I’m still terrified by the police.
Be Pro, Not Anti
I started to title this post "Nobody Cares What You Hate", then decided to scrap it because it would completely negate my point. I still think it's catchy though. Anyway, the internet has basically become a free for all when it comes to people's opinions. And whether it's due to a natural cognitive bias, or … Continue reading Be Pro, Not Anti
How to Lose an Employee
Every other week there's an article about how Millennial employees are all lazy, entitled brats. Well, the truth is that sometimes the problem is a little higher up the food chain. Below are the best practices for running off anyone in your organization who wants to see it succeed... Be unclear about your expectations. Whenever … Continue reading How to Lose an Employee
What Not To Wear
My social media feeds have been lit up this week over an issue that combines my hometown, fashion, and talking about professionalism--three of my favorite things! So let's get to it. An Atlanta teacher went viral after pictures of her posing in the classroom set off a huge debate about whether her outfits were professional. After … Continue reading What Not To Wear
Get mad when it counts
There are a lot of valid reasons for black people to be angry: Police brutality. Disproportionate unemployment. The school to prison pipeline. That being said, I've seen a lot of outrage over trivial issues. Sure, human beings are both frivolous and profound. But there is so much anguish wasted on the WRONG DAMN THINGS! For … Continue reading Get mad when it counts