Bits of Advice to Southern Ladies
Pay attention to politics and world news. When people are talking, you’ll be able to sound intelligent about what is happening in the world around you. Especially pay attention to local politics. If you run into someone who is running for office, smile, shake hands, and introduce yourself. You’ll learn that who you know is almost as important than what you know and what skill set of bring to the table. Just think about Celebrity Apprentice. This season one contestant, Keisha Knight who played Ruby Huxtable on The Cosby Show, ciuld have won a challenge get for her team had she called and asked BILL Cosby for a donation. Now she did the classy thing by not, because she justified her actions by saying she hadn’t spoken to him in years, but this is an example of how who you know can be a game changer for you.
Learn your city political happenings as well as state, nation, and world. You never know how this knowledge may impact you.