Category: Personal Growth

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 / 0 / 25th Apr 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
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
PLC Newsletter: Does “Magic” Exist in Business?

Does “Magic” Exist in Business? I often hear the word “magic” to describe how someone desires a situation to be in the world of work. I heard it so often that I felt that I needed to take it upon myself to set people straight and take a stance...

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Shamis Pitts / 0 / 04th Oct 2023
How To Listen Effectively To Succeed Personally And Professionally: An Interview With Doug Noll

The article, Shamis Pitts of Pitts Leadership Consulting (PLC) On How To Listen Effectively To Succeed Personally And Professionally, An Interview with Doug Noll, originally appeared in Authority Magazine. https://medium.com/authority-magazine Copyright © March 2023. Reprinted with permission.   It’s hard to be a good listener. We are programmed to...

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Shamis Pitts / 0 / 03rd Apr 2023
What I Learned About Myself: 2009-2019

My sister-in-law asked me if I was ready for 2020. I was thinking, “There are still several months left in 2019, people!” Then, I started to get curious about why everyone was so concerned with 2020’s arrival. Back in September 2019, my sister-in-law asked me if I was ready...

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Shamis Pitts / 0 / 29th Dec 2019