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Pedro Albizu Campos – Lessons in Independence

At some point, everyone dreams of being free - from work, from bosses, from obligations. Only some manage to do it which means the rest of us have something to learn. With September 12th marking the birthday of Puerto Rican independence activist Don Pedro ...

Top 5 Reasons You Don’t Have a Graduate Degree

To all of my friends and future friends who have decided to pursue a graduate degree I say “CONGRATULATIONS!” Going back to school is not easy, but with a clear vision and financial discipline, earning a graduate degree can be a life changing experience, b...

Master Your Morning to Meet Your Goals

Stepping into the A.M. can be a challenge. There are a number of obstacles that face you before your feet even hit the floor. What to wear? What to eat? If you’ve got them, are your kids ready for their day? What’s the morning commute like today? If that weren...

How to Work With A Female Boss

While we don’t know if Hillary will succeed in becoming the biggest boss out there, some of us already live with the reality of having a female boss. Whether you like her or not, she has the power to advance our careers, increase our earnings and improve our...

Professional Ghosting

We live in a world where many of us hide behind screens, anonymous comments, e-mails and pictures of ourselves and our social circles. One of the scariest things to come out of the digital age is that is has made human behavior and connection nuanced at best, ...

How to Answer Dumb Job Interview Questions

By now I think you know that my focus is to work with professionals who want to accelerate their careers, but don’t know how. I do this because people in our community could use the extra boost on how to stand out and move up in their careers. With that said, ...

Why My Immigrant Parents Freaked Out When I Quit My Job

I have quit a job more than once. In my career, I have actually quit three different jobs. Each time I did, my Latino immigrant parents freaked out. What makes this interesting is that Latino values are American values. We care about education, jobs, and fi...
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