Introduce yourself to our audience. Tell us who you are and what you are currently focused on.
Focused, goal-driven and always learning, I actively pursue my success while assisting other women to fast-track their own. My willingness to be mentored and to mentor others has catapulted my success within the Healthcare profession. I am currently relaunching my book Rock Bottom Success; this book is Bold, Honest and Inspiring! As an author I give my readers a Birdseye view of the good, the bad and the ugly of growing up while you level up professionally.
Tell us about your favorite Ellevate Network memory or success story. Why are you a member?
I decided to join Ellevate to connect with a group of professional women who also desire to assist women in reaching their full potential in the workplace.
How would you define your professional mission?
To empower and assist women reach their full potential personally and professionally.
What qualities does it take for someone to be successful in your line of work?
I believe the qualities that are paramount to being successful in Healthcare are passion, integrity and focus!
What is one of your most memorable career accomplishments?
Becoming a Licensed Nursing Home Administrator and assisting with ensuring quality of care is provided. Lastly, evolving into a mature business women and leader that desires to invest in others.
What are some career challenges on your radar?
None at the moment.
What project have you worked on that you’re most proud of? Why?
My book; I named it Rock Bottom Success because I go into detail regarding my poor decisions cause my career spirals out of control leaving me at Rock Bottom.
We’d love to hear more about your career path. What led you to where you are today?
My vow to myself that I would help other women avoid the mistakes I made that landed me in the situation.
What is the most rewarding part of your job?
Providing quality care to patients and residents wherever they call home.
What legacy do you hope to leave through your work?
The spirit and desire to assist others strive and reach success!
What is it about your job that makes you feel it’s the right fit for you?
The inner satisfaction it brings me
Who are your role models?
My mother and my mentors :-)
What is your morning ritual?
Prayer and ten minutes of quiet time for reflection before my day starts with family.
What is your favorite social media site? Why?
Facebook and IG; you have an intergenerational audience.
What would you say your personal superpower is?
God and the willingness to rely and do as he ask.
What does success look like to you?
Be able to care and spend time with my family while continuing to do the work I love each day!
Is work-life balance a problem for you? What is one no-fail tactic you use to create balance?
No. scheduling time for me is a must :-)
What advice would you offer future leading ladies wishing to break into your industry?
Join local Associations and read every magazine/journal within your area of expertise.
What is the best career advice you ever received?
Always be willing to help someone along the way.
What is one piece of advice you’d offer working moms?
Let the guilt go! When you are with your kids and family make it count and LIVE in that moment.
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