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Model the Inclusion You Wish to See

Intention can be the greatest motivation to start a new initiative and achieve a goal. But sometimes plans fail to reach implementation because of…

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10 Principles of Personal Strategic Planning

After presenting recently on the topic of personal strategic planning to a diverse group of about 200 ambitious women, I realized the need to…

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Post-Election Opportunity for Diversity and Inclusion Practitioners

By Dr. Nika White, Vice President, Diversity and Inclusion, Greenville Chamber The current political climate has many questioning the future for those who are often…

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3 Rules of Engagement for Effective Mentorships: How to be a Highly Appreciated Mentor/Mentee

Leadership today is all about connecting. Building relationships is a way to gain influence. Relationships may be the single most powerful weapon a person…

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Debunking the Myths and Illuminating the Excuses

By Nika White, Vice President, Diversity and Inclusion Greenville Chamber Well intentions can be the greatest motivation to start a new initiative. But, sometimes…

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The Impact of Economic Inclusion

The Impact of Economic Inclusion Recently I had the opportunity to serve as keynote speaker for the Florence Chamber of Commerce Diversity Leadership Summit…

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I Take This Personal – Women’s Leadership – Part 3

The topic of advancing women’s leadership is personal to me. I’ve spent a lot of time studying the topic and created a three part…

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Buying Black – The Empowerment Experiment

I had the privilege of introducing the keynote speaker, Margarita (“Maggie”) Anderson, for the Black Expo kick off breakfast event.  Prior to this experience,…

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I Take This Personal – Women’s Leadership – Part 2

The topic of advancing women’s leadership is personal to me. I’ve spent a lot of time studying the topic and created a three part…

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A Lesson from Kiara Kabukuru

I as many others in our community had the distinct pleasure of hearing Kiara Kabukuru give the keynote address at the 10th Annual Upstate…

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