Tag: inspire

How I Prepare for A Business Trip

How I Prepare for A Business Trip

| May 15, 2017

I love to travel. Fortunately for me, my speaking career has afforded me the opportunity to travel quite frequently to the states. Sometimes for a quick 24-hour trip and other times, I go for a few days. Regardless, if it’s business, it’s very important to me to have a game plan before I take off. […]

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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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5 Things I Do Every Day To Stay Mentally Strong

5 Things I Do Every Day To Stay Mentally Strong

| April 15, 2017

Most days are okay. I can cope with life’s rapid changes and rise to the occasional challenge. I have lived with depression and anxiety since I was a child and over a period of more than a decade, I have noticed a significant decrease in my panic attacks, mood swings and urges to harm myself. Girl, […]

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Dating for Fun: Why I Have Thrown Out My Lists & Master Plans

Dating for Fun: Why I Have Thrown Out My Lists & Master Plans

| April 3, 2017

Years ago I made a list of qualities I wanted in a partner. He had to be intelligent, family oriented and sit with me during reruns of Seinfeld (whether he liked it or not). The list that started as a few short things quickly evolved into pages of what I believed was a perfectly curated […]

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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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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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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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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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Hash Tag. GOALS. Why You Need A Plan To Achieve Them.

Hash Tag. GOALS. Why You Need A Plan To Achieve Them.

| December 31, 2016

Positive vibes currently fill my social media timelines. I love the energy and the high-spirited people who are excited to end one year and enter another. Despite what some of us had to endure in 2016, I truly believe that every day is another chance to feel brand new. So I haven’t necessarily been waiting […]

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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

| December 8, 2016

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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