Tag: Conversation

Link Love: The Skin Deep {THE AND} Series

Link Love: The Skin Deep {THE AND} Series

| March 7, 2017

I love this series. For the last few nights, I’ve been watching these conversations and becoming really inspired. I think it’s so important to open up and be vulnerable. For some it’s easier than others, but no matter how long it takes – we should try. This has forced me to think about my own […]

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What Jada Pinkett Smith Taught Me About Leadership

What Jada Pinkett Smith Taught Me About Leadership

| January 25, 2016

It takes a lot of guts to do what she did. As long as I’ve been following Jada’s life and career, I’ve never witnessed this bold and beautiful woman back down from an opportunity to speak up and speak out. She undeniably possesses a fierce confidence and continues to dazzle us with #blackgirlmagic moments. When […]

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Yes, You Can Sit With Me: My Lunch Date with 20 Beautiful Toronto Businesswomen

Yes, You Can Sit With Me: My Lunch Date with 20 Beautiful Toronto Businesswomen

| November 26, 2015

On Sunday, I teamed up with Tracey & Raquel Moore, Founders of Moore Beauty Inc to co-host a private lunch. We had this idea of bringing together 20 women who exemplified qualities of a #girlboss. We carefully selected women we admired and wanted to learn more about because often times (and I’m sure you feel […]

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The Biggest Struggle I Experience As A Young Christian Woman Today

The Biggest Struggle I Experience As A Young Christian Woman Today

| November 25, 2015

I think this photo is beautiful. My friend Cris is a photographer and always has meaningful images on her Instagram. One that really spoke to me was this photo of a man praying next to his cab. My first thought was how much I admire his dedication to what or who he believes in and […]

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Talking Shame + Stock Culture with Lorna Dueck

Talking Shame + Stock Culture with Lorna Dueck

| October 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

The feeling never escapes me. I’ve been in this same scenario many times before yet the nervousness always feels like the first time. But sitting down with my dear friend Lorna Dueck helped me push through this difficult conversation around my past and how I recovered from feeling ashamed and embarrassed of my choices. I never regret […]

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[EVENT ALERT] Dealing with the Unexpected: 7 Strategies to Help Turn Opposition Into Opportunity

[EVENT ALERT] Dealing with the Unexpected: 7 Strategies to Help Turn Opposition Into Opportunity

| May 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Remember being young, brave and full of dreams? There was no one who could convince you that you weren’t going to be an astronaut, a doctor, a pop star or whatever goals that your mind could imagine. Fast forward some years and doubt, fear and uncertainty crept in. With less confidence in our abilities, a […]

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[photos] Teaching Ladies On The Rise The Importance of Self-Love, Self-Respect & High Standards

[photos] Teaching Ladies On The Rise The Importance of Self-Love, Self-Respect & High Standards

| April 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

This, by far, will probably remain one of my favorite memories for 2015. Look at us. We are smiling so big and bright because we just finished an incredible girl talk about what a healthy relationship looks like. Founded by Marcia Brown, Ladies on the Rise is an after-school program which provides girls ages 12 […]

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How To Meet People & Make New Friends

How To Meet People & Make New Friends

| March 2, 2015 | 2 Comments

Meet my some members of my crew. (left) Sherlyn, Aaron, and Samantha. The common thread between us is social media. That’s how we all connected. We are all hustlers; young professionals with big dreams. How I met Sherlyn: I reached out to her via email a few years ago and asked her on a coffee […]

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