All posts by: Shamis Pitts

PLC Newsletter: Be a Leadership R.E.I.G.nmaker: Year One Reflection

One year ago, PLC launched this “Be a Leadership R.E.I.G.nmaker” newsletter to coincide with the launch of R.E.I.G.n™, our model that focuses on actions and practices to create and sustain organizational health and employee wellbeing. Organizational health matters because in order for an organization to effectively and efficiently function,...

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Shamis Pitts / 0 / 29th May 2024
PLC Newsletter: Be Kind: Moving Beyond Transactional Relationships

I’ve been traveling a lot the past few months. Recently, when I was in the security line at the airport, I said “good morning” to the TSA agent. Nothing unusual. I admittedly am one of those people who says good morning to strangers on the street when I happen...

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Shamis Pitts / 1 / 25th Apr 2024
PLC Newsletter: The Value of Knowing Your Organization’s and Your Personal Values

The Pitts Leadership Consulting team recently celebrated five years in business. We are grateful that we made it to this important milestone. We are not throwing ourselves a big party this year because we are laser-focused on growing the business and positioning ourselves for what is next. That said,...

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Shamis Pitts / 0 / 28th Mar 2024
#OpenToWork: Ideas to Enhance Job Search Success

According to the Bureau of Statistics (BLS), the U.S. economy added 353,000 jobs in January 2024. That sounds fabulous. However, if you are out there looking for a new job, those numbers may just feel like theoretical talking points. There are thousands of people out there #opentowork, hoping to...

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Shamis Pitts / 0 / 28th Feb 2024
#29DaysofMagic! Pausing To Connect with Purpose with Shamis Pitts

I shared some nuggets with Laura Mignott, Host of The Reset Podcast. #29DaysofMagic is all about amplifying Black Women’s voices during Black History Month. I am always happy to share insights from my personal and professional journey to open up possibilities for how others can reframe their opportunities and challenges. Check out the...

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Shamis Pitts / 0 / 18th Feb 2024
PLC Newsletter: Wellbeing in 2024: Let’s Get Back to Basics

I don’t know about you, but 2024 has been challenging for me thus far. My household has been navigating one cootie after another. Combating the germ hamster wheel has this germaphobe fatigued and sick-and-tired of being sick and tired. Alas, there is still a mountain of work to get...

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Shamis Pitts / 0 / 31st Jan 2024
EBN: 10 execs share the best books they read in 2023

Employee Benefit News 10 execs share the best books they read in 2023 by Lee Heffner featuring Shamis Pitts December 15, 2023   From CEOs to heads of HR, today’s leaders know the value of reading for personal and professional growth. EBN asked ten top executives for the books...

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Shamis Pitts / 0 / 15th Dec 2023
ELC Journal: The ROI of Rapport: 4 Steps to Build Your Confidence and Career Trajectory without Telling Everyone All of Your Personal Business

The Winter 2023 edition of The Executive Leadership Council’s A Research Journal for Black Professionals is here! Alongside researchers and scholars who are all dedicated to finding solutions to challenges Black professionals face in corporate America today, it was a pleasure to be the author of, “The ROI of...

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Shamis Pitts / 0 / 14th Dec 2023
PLC Newsletter: Lessons from the Green

Playing golf is my joy. It’s a way for me to leave the challenges of work and life aside and spend quality time outside. I began spending time on the course 13 years ago, first riding alongside my spouse in the cart, watching him play the game he loves...

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Shamis Pitts / 0 / 13th Dec 2023
EBN: 5 steps to crafting a return to office plan employees won’t hate

Employee Benefit News 5 Steps to crafting a return to office plan employees won’t hate by Lee Heffner featuring Shamis Pitts November 14, 2023 There’s no one way to return to the office, says workplace leadership expert Shamis Pitts. But there are some standard steps managers can take that...

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Shamis Pitts / 0 / 14th Nov 2023