Leadership Wisdom from Norine Yukon

At the beginning of October, I had the pleasure of hearing Norine Yukon speak at the Concordia University Speaker Series. Norine Yukon is the CEO of UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Texas, the second largest health insurance provider in the state. Her early career as a caseworker and registered nurse led her to become interested in health Read More …

The Law of Sacrifice

The law of sacrifice states that you cannot get something you want without giving something in return. “In order to obtain something of greater value, you must give up something of lesser value.” I’m guessing that at the time that I am writing this (extremely late at night) that I am giving up the value Read More …

Finding The Perfect Balance

“Balance is paying attention to the things that matter most at the time that they matter most.”-Kollete Hall Priorities are always going to be an issue with people in leadership positions. It is always going to be a juggling act in trying to find the perfect balance between your personal life and professional life.  There Read More …

Leadership and Relationships

It is very important in a leadership role not to place your ego at the foreground and not to judge everything in relationship to how your ego is fed. –Ruth J. Simmons As leaders we are naturally inclined to help others that are in need. From friends, family, to people we mentor, leaders have the Read More …

Do What Moves You

Amanda Quraishi works full-time as an IT professional at Mobile Loaves and Fishes in Austin, Texas. She is also a blogger and an inter-faith activist. I’m a planner.  As a full-time-working-mother-of-two with an overflowing agenda of volunteering and extra-curricular activities, it’s really the only way I can get it all done.  I rely heavily on Read More …