Tag: Career

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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[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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