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How I Made Over $40,000 from My Side Hustle In 1 Year

How I Made Over $40,000 from My Side Hustle In 1 Year

| March 14, 2017

The actual dollar amount is $41,559.00 – which is the gross income I earned in 2016 (this does not include my income from my corporate career – strictly my side hustles). If you don’t know what gross income means, it is the amount of salary or wages paid to the individual by an employer (my […]

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Why Every Woman Should Have F.U. Money

Why Every Woman Should Have F.U. Money

| March 2, 2017

I have been working in Corporate Canada for nearly a decade. Six of those years, I’ve also been a business owner and this has afforded me additional income. I feel very strongly about women putting themselves in positions to win. Learn how to make money outside of your 9-5 because although your job may determine your […]

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The Craziest Thing I’ve Ever Done To Be Considered For My Dream Job

The Craziest Thing I’ve Ever Done To Be Considered For My Dream Job

| February 28, 2017

I’m not better than anyone, my focus is just different. When I really want something I’m willing to do almost anything to get it especially if it involves something I am most passionate about. No matter what age or stage, goal setting is important. And every time I achieve one, it empowers me to reach […]

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The Stories Behind How I Met My Mentors

The Stories Behind How I Met My Mentors

| February 5, 2017

  My mentors believe in me on days when I find it hard to believe in myself. As a result of dropping out of college during exam week of my second year, I discovered the power of goal setting. I was looking for a way out and a way up because I disliked the college […]

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Hash Tag. GOALS. Why You Need A Plan To Achieve Them.

Hash Tag. GOALS. Why You Need A Plan To Achieve Them.

| December 31, 2016

Positive vibes currently fill my social media timelines. I love the energy and the high-spirited people who are excited to end one year and enter another. Despite what some of us had to endure in 2016, I truly believe that every day is another chance to feel brand new. So I haven’t necessarily been waiting […]

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What To Do When You Think God Has Forgotten You

What To Do When You Think God Has Forgotten You

| December 29, 2016

  I’m not perfect, but every day I’m trying to become a better woman. The last year has been a challenging one. 2016 was filled with many blessings as well as many disappointments, tears and anger. I was left with so many unanswered questions and backslid (again); often neglecting my conversations with God, not attending […]

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My (Very Honest) Income Report + Smart Money Goals That Keep Me Driven

My (Very Honest) Income Report + Smart Money Goals That Keep Me Driven

| December 8, 2016

I have not kept any secrets from you. I’ve shared the worst of times and the best of times when it comes to my relationship with money. You’ve read everything from my frustration with trying to keep up with the Kardashians to my big announcement of homeownership and everything in between. The conversations you have […]

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Normani Kordei from Fifth Harmony Shares Style Influences, Turning 20 & Embracing Black Girl Magic

Normani Kordei from Fifth Harmony Shares Style Influences, Turning 20 & Embracing Black Girl Magic

| November 23, 2016

Normani Kordei is the epitome of black girl magic in it’s truest form. At the young age of just 20, Normani has achieved worldwide success as ⅕ of the global girl group Fifth Harmony. Her talent, beauty, and drive have thus far catapulted her to the height of fame. Though that fame comes at a […]

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[video] The New Stereotype: 7 Women Share What It Means To Be a Beautiful Black Queen

[video] The New Stereotype: 7 Women Share What It Means To Be a Beautiful Black Queen

| August 8, 2016

This installment highlights 7 women as they celebrate body diversity, entrepreneurship, beauty, and sisterhood through the lens of fashion. Featuring: @kellyaugustineb @sankaraxt @_rox.anne_ @thetallsociety @theideagirl_ @msdanidk @queenbsolomon | Photog: @aqut | Director: @mr_northern  

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No, You’re Not “Running Late.” You are Impolite and Selfish

No, You’re Not “Running Late.” You are Impolite and Selfish

| July 29, 2016

My dad is a lieutenant in the Canadian military. According to his watch, if you are on time you are still considered late. If you are early, you are on time. Story of my life. At just 10 years old, I was already a high-performance athlete. A competitive swimmer and an Olympic hopeful, I trained […]

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