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.
Submitted by Linda Clevenger, Organization Direct Everyone wants to be more productive. Between work, life, outside activities and other obligations, the feeling of trying to get it all done and keep up with “life” stress can begin to take over – and this is not healthy.
Submitted by Stephanie Lyles, Business Development Officer at NSWC Federal Credit Union It always amazes me when I go to a network meeting and there are people sitting around playing with their phone, waiting for the program to start. I want to go up to them and ask them what are they doing there?