You Don’t Know the Whole Story

You Don’t Know the Whole Story

Tears of sadness filled my eyes as Clarence shared his story of being diagnosed with advanced colon cancer at the age of 31! They turned to relief as he relayed the news of his remission. Then the questions flooded my mind, “What?! When?! How?!” After quickly doing...
Slow Down! Networking is Not a Race

Slow Down! Networking is Not a Race

Slow Down! Networking is Not a Race It’s easy to feel more professionally connected than ever. Linked-In broadcasts our resume, accomplishments and career goals to the world. New connections are a few clicks away. But, virtual relationships pale in comparison to...
Show More Kindness

Show More Kindness

One of my favorite childhood memories is breaking out the Sears and JCPenney holiday catalogs and poring over them to make my Christmas list. So many decisions to make! I still love the holidays but my list has gotten shorter and easier to make, especially this year....
Taking Time to Celebrate!

Taking Time to Celebrate!

‘Tis the season for graduation celebrations and Leadership Oakland is no exception. Earlier this month, 54 members of LOXXVI – the self-proclaimed “Best Class … Period!” – officially graduated from the Cornerstone program. In a...