Tag: Career

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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[Podcast: Season 2, Episode 6-7] Men & Non-Negotiables

[Podcast: Season 2, Episode 6-7] Men & Non-Negotiables

| March 13, 2017

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GIRL ON TOP: Co-founder and CEO of Four Brown Girls, Nicole Antoine, Shares How A Painful Life-Changing Experience Helped Her Find Purpose

GIRL ON TOP: Co-founder and CEO of Four Brown Girls, Nicole Antoine, Shares How A Painful Life-Changing Experience Helped Her Find Purpose

| March 8, 2017

The sweetest and most genuine woman you’ll ever meet, Nicole Antoine embodies the qualities you want in a girlfriend. Originally meeting on Instagram, we hit it off right away and in times of need, she has always been there for me. When I learned about her business Four Brown Girls and how passionately she spoke […]

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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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5 Things You Should Do As A New Writer

5 Things You Should Do As A New Writer

| January 28, 2017

  I see it far too often.  Aspiring writers who have big dreams of making it big – but lack consistency, heart and grit. They want all the trimmings but don’t want to work for it. Either that or they haven’t a clue where to start. So I’ve put together a starters kit for budding […]

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How To Use What You Know, To Make Extra Dough': A Guide To Increasing Cash Flow

How To Use What You Know, To Make Extra Dough': A Guide To Increasing Cash Flow

| January 22, 2017 | 2 Comments

One of the biggest pieces of advice that my business mentors have taught me is to have more than one stream of income. This rule of thumb definitely saved my butt last year during a few ‘rainy days’. I’ve been working since I was 13 years old and haven’t stopped hustlin’ since the day I […]

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You’ll Never Feel 100% Ready

You’ll Never Feel 100% Ready

| January 18, 2017

Whenever I am stuck in the grey about a major (or tiny) decision, I have one rule that I follow almost every single time. Feel the fear and do it anyway. Through trial and error, I’ve learned how important it is to listen to your body. Sometimes it’s your heart and you’ll know because it’s beating […]

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