National Volunteer Week

April 18 – April 24, is National Volunteer Week  ”What is the essence of life? To serve others and to do good.” – Aristotle ”Volunteers do not necessarily have the time; they just have the heart.” – Elizabeth Andrew ”I’ve learnt that you shouldn’t go through life with a catcher’s mitt on both hands. You need toContinue reading “National Volunteer Week”

Open Doors, Step Inside

Installing air traffic control systems and equipment at the Seattle TRACON and Tower was a rewarding experience in team work, applying knowledge and learning new skills. I was the lone woman on a team of eight for 14 months from July 2013 through August 2014. This job was a great opportunity for my personal andContinue reading “Open Doors, Step Inside”

Self Awareness

As part of a Mentor Program, I had an assignment to take the Clifton Strengths Finder Assessment. My top five strengths are listed below and are aligned with my values: Lifelong Learner Strategic Intellectual Self Awareness ,Maximizer I find this article interesting on leadership from the Harvard Business Review, Self-Awareness Can Help Leaders More ThanContinue reading “Self Awareness”

Mentoring Benefits

Mentors Having mentors throughout my career has been an enlightening experience for me. Mentoring others has been equally rewarding. Mentoring can be within a formal program or occur informally. A mentor – mentee relationship is a commitment between two people. The role of a mentor is to encourage the personal and professional development of aContinue reading “Mentoring Benefits”