I can feel the joyful bliss of a new season beginning . The evening is becoming an earlier phenomenon , back to school pictures are permeating social media and inspiring quotes are readily available . I can smell the freshness of expensive planners and I can see the smiles of…

We are just days away from colleges and universities opening their respective campuses to students at various stages of their academic journey . From the poised first year student to the overwhelmed graduate student who has heard their family ask the daunting question all summer long , “ when will…

The other day while I was resting from the weight of work and life , I was transported to a somber scene via my dreams. I was in the congregation of mourners of a man whom I ironically did not know . One of the man’s children was heading to…

When the night has come
And the land is dark
And the moon is the only light we’ll see
No, I won’t be afraid
Oh, I won’t be afraid
Just as long as you stand, stand by me — “
Stand By Me” , Ben E. King

There is a warm…

I love music from the 70’s ! You have hits like Don’t Stop t’ll You Get Enough , Dancing Queen , Best of My Love and the iconic Lean On Me . Nested in the mix of smooth harmonies and melodies is the radiant voice of George Benson . I…

Last December I made the commitment to write a weekly Wednesday blog about life , work , leadership and other interesting topics . I am excited that I have made it to week 29 ! Some weeks have challenged me to find inspiration in unlikely places . I want to…

The marketplace has thousands of positions available across all industries and job categories . You may have applied for one of these positions and could possibly be in the candidacy phase . Before you go any further in the search process you should answer these 3 questions ;

  1. What environmental…

In 2019 , there were 157 million people in the United States workforce . Worldwide there are about 3 billion workers that constitute the global workforce . If everyone of those workers worked for 30 hours a week ( I recognize that this number is arbitrary and that some of…

I love a good question ! In my estimation , good questions provoke transformation , innovation and community . The work of dignity aims to spotlight the inherent value of each individual and centers that value as prominent to all interactions . In order to create a culture of dignity…

“I have the audacity to believe that peoples everywhere can have three meals a day for their bodies, education and culture for their minds, and dignity, equality, and freedom for their spirits.” — Martin Luther King Jr.

Dignity researcher and scholar Donna Hicks defines dignity as ;

“the glue that…

Marcellus C. Taylor

Dr. Marcellus C. Taylor is a Co-Founder and CEO of Blossburg & Cedar LLC , a leadership and learning consultancy firm based in Harrisburg, PA.

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