Kelly Hoey, author of build your dream network joins Simone Morris for Episode 9 of the Power of Owning Your Career Podcast. She shares wisdom around owning your career. This includes the formula for owning your career, mindset advice, and resources to leverage to better navigate and own your career.Read More
In Podcast 8, Simone interviews Shante R. Roddy, CEO of Intuitive Risk Management. Shante talks about how her faith allowed her to overcome a tragedy in life and strengthen her resolve and direction as an entrepreneur. In this motivating episode, which is entrepreneur friendly, you’ll be inspired and empowered towards taking ownership of your career.
Key Takeaways from the podcast:
Leverage a SWOT (strength, weakness, opportunities, threats) Analysis to assess your vulnerabilities.
Read Say Yes book by Shonda Rimes to build your YES muscle. Get comfortable with being uncomfortable.
Go Inward to learn your purpose. Shante is a believer in God and shares her experiences about how God has impacted and directed her journey.
Leverage SBA/SBDC as a resource for small business development.
Use the everyone is a gift lens when networking.
Focus on one thing. Master it! Implement! Then choose something else to focus on. A good rule of thumb when deciding which social media site to focus on. Know where to find your audience.
Listen to the latest episode of the Power of Owning Your Career Podcast today.
Every year I get excited when February and March roll around. It’s because of two different identities that I hold a deep connection with. I hold my head a little higher as I walk in the footsteps of those who’ve paved a path for me.
February - Black History Month
March - Women’s History Month
Today, International Women’s Day, I celebrate women everywhere because I know what we are made of.
The following words come to mind:
Take the time today to celebrate the women around you. Give them a high five!
Consistently working hard is a requirement for successfully achieving your goals. This concept can be lovingly referred to as hustling. In this post, steps are provided on how to hustle to achieve your goals.Read More
The time is now to get involved in community conversations about race relations. This article is a recap of the Community Conversation on Elevating our Discussion on Racism held at the South Norwalk Library on July 27, 2018. Panel moderated by Kevin Knight with panelists covering perspectives from corporations, religious leaders, and community activists married with local audience engagement.Read More
A recounting of the 2018 Working Mother Media Multicultural Women’s Conference in NYC. Simone Morris was a facilitator for Same Race Conversations for African American women.Read More
How to turn challenging situations around? The end result is one where you feel good about yourself and that you represented yourself well. As Gloria Estefan sung, you too can turn the beat around.Read More
Investing in your Professional Development is a priority for everyone. When we’re clear on our gaps and opportunties and we create a plan to tackle them, we are setting the stage for success. Learn tips for upping your mindset on the criticality of investing in your own growth.Read More
There's a plethora of Mastermind Groups out there so how do you know what's right for you. Here are five things to consider when deciding to leverage a Mastermind Group as a strategy for success.Read More
Life is precious. Let us all lend a helping hand.Read More
Raw unedited brain dump on the journey to evolving the Simone Morris Enterprises Brand. Have a read and let me know your thoughts.Read More
The following is a list of free resources available at local libraries. Take a look and see what you can take advantage of today.Read More
After a week of receiving multiple rejections (or no thanks), I thought I’d write a post on what to do when rejection knocks on your door or lands in your email or mailbox. You get the idea. You can run but you can’t hide. We all get news that we wish was otherwise at some point. It’s what we do as a next step that demonstrates our resiliency and contributes to our success.Read More
Sometimes life hits you with an imaginary impactful punch that feels like one Mike Tyson might have delivered in his heyday. That’s right, a pretty hard punch. Have you ever had those moments where it felt like there was a conspiracy to knock you off your positive perch? I’ve had those moments more often than not. It really takes work to stay on your path.Read More
Can you help me find the milk is an easy question? Don’t you wish all questions were that easy?Read More
As I exited the studio, I took a minute to celebrate the moment. I had done it. Hurray Me! Somehow it felt like this was the beginning of a new chapter and that there would be more of these moments in my future.Read More
I’m writing this letter to revisit a question you asked me in a recent conversation about running a feature on my book. I responded with feet in mouth struggling to capture a 30 second palatable sound byte or low hanging fruit that had you wanting more or better yet scheduling me for a full blown feature in our local paper.Read More
We are already midway through January 2018 and I want to say to the time, "slow down, you move too fast." Seriously, it is. If you're like me, you're feeling like whoa, I better get a move on to achieve those goals.Read More