Education + X = A Sustainable Life

Recently I attended an educational conference where it was stated that by 2020, the City of Louisville will have a workforce demand for 40,000 additional degreed positions. As part of the conference, the groups gathered together to discuss strategies to ensure that youth go to and graduate from college.  While I adamantly agree that there should be strategies and systems in place to equip youth to further their education, in today‚Äôs society, obtaining a degree is only three-fourths of the task. The other one-fourth, or the unknown factor, encompasses increasing your own value proposition.  By including education with an added …

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#Metoo! How to Build a Workplace Culture Free of Sexual Harassment

Over the past several months, I have seen the attention to sexual harassment in the workplace come to a boiling point. We are seeing companies take action by removing those who have harassed people; and even if the harassment complaints are allegations, companies are still taking action by removing those accused. Some people question its legitimacy, but trust me, sexual harassment in the workplace is as real as waking up and going to work. I have spoken with countless colleagues and friends who have shared their experiences, from men picking a woman up and their hands landing wherever on her …

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