Fostering Diversity & Inclusion in Design

Course Length:  1.0 hour | Date: Thursday, June 17, 2021 | Time: 12:30pm CDT Description: Join us for a session lead by Aarti Khatter (P&W), Jordan Conway (P&W), Rebekah Gandy (G), and Khoi Hoang (G), panelists from the Diversity & Inclusion Committees at Perkins & Will and Gensler. They will talk about their company DE&I programsContinue reading “Fostering Diversity & Inclusion in Design”

The Dos and Don’ts of Business Contracts

RSVP today: sdadallassuccess@gmail.com   Course Length:  1.0 hour | Date: Wednesday, May 26, 2021 | Time: 12:00pm CDT Description: Join us for a session lead by David Cicotte, Esq, a licensed attorney with seven years experience in the legal industry. David is currently licensed in Texas, New York, and New Jersey. Learning Objectives: During the session, attendeesContinue reading “The Dos and Don’ts of Business Contracts”

Work-Life, Home-Life Integration

We are now in a position to pursue work-life balance now more than ever. Having a healthy balance of ample personal time and productive work time is not a myth. You may have to re-train your brain that work is a part of life. Think of it as “work-life, home-life integration”. It’s the integration betweenContinue reading “Work-Life, Home-Life Integration”

How to Grow Your Grit

I recently learned about the passing of my company’s founder, Art Gensler. The stories I heard from colleagues showed how passionate he was about the industry and about people. A fellow administrator on the West Coast told me he would make a point at large company social events to sit with and get to knowContinue reading “How to Grow Your Grit”

Managing Stress & Anxiety at Work – Friday, April 23, 2021

Register today on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/managing-stress-anxiety-at-work-tickets-150742718529 **Program Details provided after purchase. Course Length:  1.0 hour | Date: Friday, April 23, 2021 | Time: 12:30pm CST Description: Self-care is not selfish. Over the past year, we’ve all had to adjust to lock down and now we’re going to need to manage how we come out of it. SomeContinue reading “Managing Stress & Anxiety at Work – Friday, April 23, 2021”

An Introduction to InDesign Interactive Elements – Thursday, March 25, 2021

Description: Interactive is the new black. Gone are the days of static documents and stale PDFs. Our companies and clients want more, and they’re beginning to expect it. Marketing materials today are often digitally based, so why not take it to the next level? If you’re looking to learn the basics of utilizing some of theContinue reading “An Introduction to InDesign Interactive Elements – Thursday, March 25, 2021”

On Grief Leadership

We are almost at the end of Q1, and after finally reaching the end of a tumultuous and dare I say “unprecedented year” there was a lot of hope for the New Year. The last couple of months however, have been far from ideal and nothing like a “new beginning” we were all praying for.Continue reading “On Grief Leadership”

Cross-Team Meetings Don’t Have to Be a Waste of Time

Working across silos is fraught with challenges, especially when it comes to meetings. Turf wars, internal politics, and lack of focus all interfere with a productive conversation, leading to wasted time and frustration. Fortunately, there are ways to solve problems faster, reduce repetition, and be more productive through a technique called claiming… Read on for moreContinue reading “Cross-Team Meetings Don’t Have to Be a Waste of Time”

7 Reasons Why Traditions Are So Important

Reflecting on our Presidential Inauguration, the topic of traditions came to mind. Many of us during our conversion to a virtual world were wondering how to keep up with company (and even our family) traditions over the holiday and other special events. We often have discussions on company culture as well. It makes me realizeContinue reading “7 Reasons Why Traditions Are So Important”

Rethinking Resolutions – Prioritizing for the New Year

While it is still January, some may still be reflecting on New Year’s Resolutions. I found the attached article interesting and love the rock, pebbles, and sand analysis. Enjoy and take care! Rethinking Resolutions — Prioritizing for the New Year | Purpose in Leadership This Talking Tuesday is recommended by: Sherie Russell