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
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.
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
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
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
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