Tag: Career

[Podcast] I Was Featured On The E Project

[Podcast] I Was Featured On The E Project

| June 11, 2017

The E Project is a platform that showcases this generation up & coming entrepreneurs. Our goal is to inspire you to follow your purpose. “Pauleanna Reid, is an author and co-founder of an amazing mentoring program “new girl on the block”. She overcame many obstacles to get to where she is today. Pauleanna has achieved […]

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Why Every Aspiring Entrepreneur Should Work a 9-5 Job (and Shut Up About It Too!)

Why Every Aspiring Entrepreneur Should Work a 9-5 Job (and Shut Up About It Too!)

| June 2, 2017

Girl, you’ve got to chill. I can’t take any more complaining about your 9-5 job so I’m about to hand you a reality check and let you know why this season of your life has importance. The reason why you are not happy in your current situation is because you fail to find the beauty […]

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4 Non-Negotiables I Use To Help Me Navigate Relationships with Men in the Business World

4 Non-Negotiables I Use To Help Me Navigate Relationships with Men in the Business World

| May 30, 2017

Girlfriend. Always remember, how you let a man into your space will determine how he behaves once he gets there. Years ago when I worked as a stylist in the music and entertainment industry, I constantly stood at a crossroads between right and wrong. My moral compass was always being tested. Working in a male-dominated industry […]

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8 Easy Strategies To Help Promote Your Brand, Idea & Products

8 Easy Strategies To Help Promote Your Brand, Idea & Products

| May 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

So I’ve taught you how to develop and grow your personal brand, I’ve taught you how to become a savvy Side Hustler, and today I am super excited to share some of my proven strategies to help promote your big ideas and products. In such a competitive market, promotion and marketing is important. Creativity flows […]

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Girl on Top: Erica Francis Talks Mental Health, Career Changes & Ditching The Idea of a 5-Year Plan

Girl on Top: Erica Francis Talks Mental Health, Career Changes & Ditching The Idea of a 5-Year Plan

| May 9, 2017

Erica and I first met at a vision board party. From jump, she showed me the real – big personality, loving character and really open to getting to know me. It was the first time I heard about her dreams and the goals for her brand. Obvi I was impressed and curious. I’ve been following […]

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3 Career Risks Worth Taking in Your 20s

3 Career Risks Worth Taking in Your 20s

| May 4, 2017

I’ve learned to make discomfort my new normal. It’s been a gradual journey, but one I am happy I pursued because I’ve experienced immediate advantages in my career as a result. I used to live my life in fear. I would close my eyes at every turn, I screamed at every bump and tried my best to […]

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Dream, Girl – A Documentary

Dream, Girl – A Documentary

| March 27, 2017

Last week I went to an event held at MaRS which featured a discussion around this film. Most of the women in the room were female founders – really inspiring. But above all else, I participated roundtable discussions about entrepreneurship, gender equality, and the glass ceiling. This film is playing at select events around the country. If interested in hosting […]

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New Girl on the Block: 10 Reasons Why My Mentorship Program is Sicker Than Yo’ Average

New Girl on the Block: 10 Reasons Why My Mentorship Program is Sicker Than Yo’ Average

| March 21, 2017

Mentorship is the greatest contribution I can make with my life. My co-founder, Safia Bartholomew, and I have been operating New Girl on the Block, for over a year and it’s been one hell of a ride. Over 80 women in 5 countries have been positively impacted and the number is growing steadily. By this […]

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You Glow, Girl: Karen Civil

You Glow, Girl: Karen Civil

| March 20, 2017

“When I was in eighth grade, I created a Backstreet Boys fan site. I came in third place in a fan site contest and got to meet them. In high school, I created a fan group for J.D. Williams who played Bodie on The Wire. I had the chance to meet him and he took […]

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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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