Tag: inspiration

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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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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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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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 Glow, Girl: Rupi Kaur

You Glow, Girl: Rupi Kaur

| December 29, 2016

“i’ve had a lot of success in the past year. and some folks made me feel like it was an accident. the imposter syndrome kicks in. but that’s not true at all…i have a lot of books in me. and they’re going to come out because i said so…” – Flare Magazine my heart woke […]

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[Podcast: Season 2, Episode 4-5] Life Lessons I’ve Learned from Playing Chess + Productivity Hacks that Work

[Podcast: Season 2, Episode 4-5] Life Lessons I’ve Learned from Playing Chess + Productivity Hacks that Work

| December 28, 2016

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Ask Big and Be Specific

Ask Big and Be Specific

| November 9, 2016

I recently submitted my application to the 2017 Forbes 30 under 30 class nominations otherwise known as the world’s greatest roll call of young entrepreneurs and game-changers. I clicked “submit” with confidence and I did it because I know I deserve it. In a few days, I turn 29 years-old. I have one more year […]

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7 Productivity Hacks I’ve Learned From Being A Personal Assistant to C-Level Executives

7 Productivity Hacks I’ve Learned From Being A Personal Assistant to C-Level Executives

| October 24, 2016

In addition to founding and operating 3 successful brands, what most people don’t know is that I still have a nine to five (that I love btw). When I tell people this, they are always surprised. One of my friends asked, “when do you sleep?” Another friend commented, “I would’ve never known because you run […]

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GIRL ON TOP: Writer & Communications Strategist, Safia Bartholomew Talks Self-Discover & Why It’s Important to Invest in Yourself

GIRL ON TOP: Writer & Communications Strategist, Safia Bartholomew Talks Self-Discover & Why It’s Important to Invest in Yourself

| October 23, 2016

Safia Bartholomew has the heart of an angel. I’ve known her for years and what I love about her the most is that she illustrates the true qualities of what it means to be a friend. She is one of the reasons I am where I am in my career today. A lover of people, […]

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