By Linda Caporali, TSYS Account Executive “What men and women need is encouragement. Their natural resisting powers should be strengthened, not weakened…. Instead of always harping on a man’s faults, tell him of his virtues. Try to pull him out of his rut of bad habits. Hold up to him his better self, his REAL […]
By Dr. Marci Catlett, Deputy Superintendent of Fredericksburg City Public Schools This is my first blog experience ever. As I contemplated on what I should post, I thought about the reasons why I selected March as the month to volunteer to step out of my comfort zone and try something new and different. March is […]
by Beth Williams, Vice President of Human Resources at Hilldrup “You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself.” Jim Rohn
by Cara G. Parker, President/CEO of C Parker Consulting, Inc. (CPC) Do you remember the 1980s movie starring Shelley Long and Tom Hanks, “The Money Pit?” If not, check it out. The famous line from that movie is…”two weeks!” The premise was that any question asked in the movie had one answer – “it will […]
by Jen Monroe, UMW College of Business Class of 2018 and Leadership Colloquium intern My phone rings and is the reason I get woken up, I can’t remember the last Saturday or Sunday that I slept in. Every weekend since the days when I had a flip phone, my dad will call me and say […]
by Sara Branner, Colloquium Advisory Board Member Often my family, friends and colleagues will comment on my busy lifestyle and “how do you get it all done?” I think about my time management frequently and how it impacts my work production, effectiveness and overall quality of life. I don’t like when I hear others say, […]
by Martha Hutzel, Library Director, Central Rappahannock Regional Library As a librarian, and a library director, I am a lover of books of all kinds. I read fiction and nonfiction, magazines, comics, the newspaper, and plenty of online articles. I grew up loving books and the printed word. I recently read The Women Who Made […]
We hear too many anecdotes about women who have very negative experiences working with other women, especially when the supervisor is a woman. Ladies, we can do better than this!
By Maddie Morris, Business Major at UMW Student Board Member, Women’s Leadership Colloquium @ UMW Wellness is important in our personal lives, but what about in the workplace? I am the Group Fitness Student Administrator at UMW, and I am a business major with a math minor. Recently, I have really struggled with connecting my […]
We live in a world where information is pushed to us around the clock. Talking heads on cable news networks fill air time while a breaking-news ticker scrolls by, often recycling headlines that are hours old.