you purchased books. lost your way. googled answers to take-home quizzes. emailed professors for extensions. found your wolf pack. joined a couple clubs. partied. mixed dark and light. got back together with bae. dropped some classes. got serious about your grades. and then you graduated, like a boss. but the pomp and circumstance of it all was short lived.
most of us have written or requested a letter of recommendation before. for some, this started when we were applying to college. for others, your experience with recommendation letters began when you were trying to get a job or applying for an award. and a lot of times, these letters can be just the thing that sets you apart from other candidates. but they have to be executed correctly.
This past year or so has really shined a light on how far we still have to go with cultivating inclusion and diversity in the workplace. And while the evidence supporting the need for change is plentiful, the level of investment put towards eradicating inequality and disempowering historical barriers seems scarce.
we’ve all gone through phases in our lives where we feel ‘less than’. moments where we believe things haven’t gone the way they should have. it feels like we’ve run out of time to right our wrongs and experience a life of true happiness. and nothing makes sense anymore. how does one realign?