The PDC Messenger is e-published eight times a year on months our flagship The PDC Post does not appear. Like The Post, The Messenger provides useful information empowering professionals to advance their careers.
How have you been making an impact during COVID?
(Hint: It’s all about combining your talents and passions plus developing skills that strengthen your message and your contribution to the community.) As an educator, career coach, and entrepreneur, I marvel at the creativity and innovation of the many professionals with whom I’ve worked. They demonstrate they can assist their communities in navigating the […]
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People By Stephen R. Covey Simon & Schuster, 1st published 1989 Classic self-help book continues to provide timely and meaningful professional and life advice My mom used to say “times change, people don’t.” I interpret her comment to mean human nature doesn’t change. But the world is changing due […]
Two views of how to overwhelm racism with dignity and professional strength
Emerson Foster stepped into the company foyer looking ready to step directly into a management position. Dressed in a new suit, crisp white shirt, blue tie, Emerson sat down to wait, his shined shoes glowing with dignified luster. There were two other men in the lobby, both white. One was watering plants and the other, […]
Drive Your Career: 9 High-Impact Ways to Take Responsibility for Your Own Success
Drive Your Career By Ed Evarts Excellius Press, 2020 This book is focused on enabling you to be the driver of your career – and show you through simple, easy-to-implement behaviors how to shift from the passenger seat to the driver’s seat. Each chapter explores one of nine ideas – tips to put into action […]