31st Jan, 2017

#ImpactChamps in the Community: African American Family Day 2016

By | January 31st, 2017|Community outreach, Community service, Inspiration, Leadership, Nonprofit, Social impact, Uncategorized|0 Comments

On Saturday, October 29, 2016, Geena Agbangnin, URG Associate and Outreach Champion, participated as a Social Media Coordinator volunteer for African American Family Day! Check out her reflections on the event! African American Family Day (AAFD) 2016 was an awesome day of fun, food and information, held at Hamilton High [...]

9th Feb, 2016

Something Sweeter than Chocolate this V-Day: 3 Tips to Love Your Neighbor

By | February 9th, 2016|Business advice, Business events, Business insights, Inspiration, Leadership, Social impact, strategy|0 Comments

Larry the Cucumber & Bob the Tomato (Photo Credit: Veggietales.com) As mother of a toddler, my car isn't immune to the tyranny...er, delight, of children's music. Laurie Berkner? Yep! Putumayo African Lullabies? On deck! Last week, my daughter and I were bumping Veggie Tales, fun songs with a [...]

1st Feb, 2016

Your Footprint

By | February 1st, 2016|Business insights, Inspiration, Leadership, Mission, Organizational Leadership, strategy, Women entrepreneurs|0 Comments

Being a leader requires ingenuity, vision and courage! Summon the courage to blaze a new trail in February! What new footprints will you create this month? Please leave a comment below!  

14th Jan, 2016

The Force: Is It Strong in Your Organization?

By | January 14th, 2016|Business advice, Business events, Business insights, Inspiration, Nonprofit, strategy, Women, Women entrepreneurs|0 Comments

Like the nation (and soon, the world), we’ve got Star Wars fever over here at URG! I haven’t seen the newest one just yet (so no spoilers in the comments!), but have binge-watched the classic episodes to get up-to-speed. Besides Darth Vader’s legendary asthmatic wheeze, much of the franchise’s lore is built around this concept of the “Force”. Obi Wan Kenobi speaks of it; galactic swashbuckler Han Solo questions it. But what is it? […]

1st Jan, 2016

Inspiration: Dreaming or Doing in 2016?

By | January 1st, 2016|Business advice, Business insights, Inspiration, strategy, Women entrepreneurs|Comments Off on Inspiration: Dreaming or Doing in 2016?

Which type of person are you? Success as a leader of your own company or in a nonprofit organization requires strategy, action and diligence. in 2016, don't dream, do! Happy New Year!

21st Dec, 2015

Oh, Come All Ye Planners: Planner Shopping & Worksheet for You!

By | December 21st, 2015|Business advice, Business insights, Inspiration, Skills development, strategy|Comments Off on Oh, Come All Ye Planners: Planner Shopping & Worksheet for You!

It should be no secret that I love to plan. I earned a master’s degree in planning. I think in terms of logic models and grids. I even planned my daughter’s birth around the narrow window between two semesters (Ok, I can’t take all the credit for that one -- God [...]