Don’t skip the party!

I must admit; Tip #6 is one I have struggled with in my career. The topic for this week in the “Money & Career:  On the Job” article from the May 2017 issue of Essence magazine is regarding attendance at office...
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You posted THAT?!

Career tips continue this week with Tip #5 in the “Money & Power:  On the Job” article from the May 2017 issue of Essence Magazine.  Social Media faux paus…oh my!  Think twice before posting. “Even if you adjust your account settings...
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You said WHAT?!

“Loose lips sink ships.”  Tip #4 in the “Money & Power:  On the Job” article in the May 2017 issue of Essence Magazine is definite “no-no!”  Gossip and bad talk is like a boomerang.  It always comes back to you. “It...
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Think before you speak…

You have probably heard the phrase “It’s not what you say.  It’s how you say it.”  Coming from the perspective of a person who errs on the side of “direct communication,” I believe both what you say AND how you...
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Are you moody?

In the May 2017 issue of Essence Magazine, the article “Money & Power:  On the Job” offers tips to avoid “stunting your career growth.”  Tip #2 addresses mood swings.  Interesting…take a read. “Employers pick up on your energy and any...
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If you don’t tell them, who will?

In the May 2017 issue of Essence magazine, there is a great article on ten bad habits to avoid to keep you from “stunting your career growth or earning potential.”  As a career woman, I found these to be highly...
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Fox19 News Interview with Author Christy Demetrakis

Cincinnati News, FOX19-WXIX TV
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What does taking the Lord’s name in vain really mean?

As I was reading my bible the other day, I decided to read about the ten commandments.  One of the commandments is “Don’t take the name of the Lord your God in vain.”  Even though I have read this many...
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What’s really important?

I’m excited about the upcoming launch of my new book, Faith to Conquer Fear:  The Journey.  Here is an excerpt from one of the chapters. Every now and then, we need to slow down and assess what is really important. ...
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Inspiration to face your fears…

As I was perusing the world wide web, I came across this inspirational animal story on Better Life Coaching’s blog.  It is a story worth sharing.  Be inspired! One day, on the plains of Africa, a young buffalo named Walter...
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