Astronaut. Ballerina. Chef. Doctor. What do you want to be? Samara and Lyric are cousins who love to visit their grandmother, MeMe. The girls talk about all the wonderful things they want to be. Their self-esteem and confidence grow as they learn about women who have done what they hope to do. Oh, The Things I Can Be When I See Me was inspired by a grandmother’s conversations with her granddaughters. Filled with historical pioneers and modern-day trailblazers, this picture book empowers girls of color by providing examples of successful women who look like them.
“As the mother of two brown girls, I know how important it is for young girls to ‘see’ themselves. Oh, The Things I Can Be When I See Me is an engaging and powerful book, which encourages girls to pursue their dreams.”
—Dr. Karen M. R Townsend, women’s empowerment expert DrKarenTownsend.com
“What better way to start girls thinking about their endless career possibilities than Oh, The Things I Can Be When I See Me? Thank you, Valerie, for this magnificent gift to our girls!” BJsBigDream.com
—Dr. Sonia Cunningham Leverette, best-selling author of BJ’s Big Dream
Passion without purpose leads to frustration.
Purpose without passion leads to procrastination.
Passion with purpose leads to success.
Overnight success—and its delusions of grandeur—have caused many hopefuls to quit pursuing their dreams. Like an iceberg with only 10% of its splendor visible above water, the real magnificence of success is the 90% that occurs below the surface. Sweat equity, failures, sacrifice and discipline are weighty matters that affect success. With stories from medical doctors, entrepreneurs, and educators, The Wait of Success: How to Become an Overnight Success in 7,300 Days provides realistic insight into what it takes to experience tangible, quantifiable success in a fraction of the time. Lamarr's contribution in this bestselling anthology, Success is Not Linear, guides you to define success on your own terms.
“If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far,
Effective leadership utilizes innovative and creative methods to achieve objectives and improve outcomes. Just as you are more than a manager, you increase effectiveness by realizing that you are leading a WHOLE person, not just an employee. Holistic leadership highlights this understanding of guiding a team of whole people to achieve a common goal.
By the end of this workbook, you will be able to:
· Communicate in ways that empower staff and generate value amongst your team.
· Describe how personal issues, past experiences, and cultural barriers influence self-care for you, your team, and others.
· Develop ways to increase functional support and promote collective wellness.
· Clarify your leadership style to improve engagement and develop authentic connections.
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