Tag: women

You Glow, Girl: Alex Elle

You Glow, Girl: Alex Elle

| September 25, 2017

via Instagram @Alex_Elle   “Today, my sense of self, peace of mind and understanding starts and ends with me. No matter how long it took, or how many hurdles I will face along the way, my foundation is set, my healthy boundaries are built and I am fulfilled. We all deserve to come home to […]

Continue Reading

Uber Chief Brand Officer, Bozoma Saint John on Bringing Her ‘Whole Self’ to Work

Uber Chief Brand Officer, Bozoma Saint John on Bringing Her ‘Whole Self’ to Work

| August 20, 2017

All kinds of #blackgirlmagic I’m really looking forward to seeing what the future holds for #badassboz. It’s hard not to notice this woman with a killer combination of beauty and brains. Just about every other day, another article, interview, video or podcast scrolls down my timeline and I’ll admit at first I wasn’t paying attention […]

Continue Reading

The Truth Is, I’m Scared To Write Another Book

The Truth Is, I’m Scared To Write Another Book

| August 20, 2017

National Book Lovers Day recently passed and I think it’s only fitting that I talk about the elephant in the room. I probably get asked, “When are you going to write your next book?” at least a few times weekly. Instead of replying with something profound, I awkwardly nod my head and grin. When I released my […]

Continue Reading

How I Became A Contributor on Forbes.com

How I Became A Contributor on Forbes.com

| August 4, 2017

5 years ago, I picked up my first @forbes magazine. Today, I’m the newest contributor at Forbes.com. I report to millennial women about the added value of mentorship, the power of the leapfrog theory and how to be the woman world-class performers actually want to mentor. Nothing just happens. For many of my career wins, […]

Continue Reading

You’ll Never Feel 100% Ready

You’ll Never Feel 100% Ready

| July 24, 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 […]

Continue Reading

You Glow, Girl: Karen Civil

You Glow, Girl: Karen Civil

| July 13, 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 […]

Continue Reading

You Glow, Girl: Rupi Kaur

You Glow, Girl: Rupi Kaur

| July 4, 2017

“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 […]

Continue Reading

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

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

| July 2, 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 […]

Continue Reading

Avoid A Broke Mentality: Why It’s Important To Have a Healthy Relationship with Money

Avoid A Broke Mentality: Why It’s Important To Have a Healthy Relationship with Money

| June 26, 2017

The new cheques I ordered came in the mail today. I smiled when I opened the package because I knew it meant I could start writing more of them to my financial advisor so we can level up my savings account. I’m turning 30 in November, ain’t no times for games. I’m putting all efforts […]

Continue Reading

I haven’t been Blogging Because I’ve Been Actually Living My Life

I haven’t been Blogging Because I’ve Been Actually Living My Life

| June 26, 2017

I needed to take a breath. Not from all things, but some. Blogging is one of them. I’ve been a blogger since 2009 and I’ve been going non stop ever since – there have been pauses in momentum but never an extended time away like as of late. I think it’s healthy to hit the […]

Continue Reading