Tag: Writer

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

| May 30, 2017

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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10 Types of Instagram Posts I Use To Grow My Audience

10 Types of Instagram Posts I Use To Grow My Audience

| May 18, 2017

Ah, the world of IG is constantly changing. I try my best to keep up, but at my own pace. Currently, I have about 5000-ish followers and that number climbs daily because I am pretty strategic in my game plan. I understand that it is the first impression of my brand – which I don’t […]

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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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3 Ways I’ve Leveraged My Blog To Build My Online Presence

3 Ways I’ve Leveraged My Blog To Build My Online Presence

| May 8, 2017

I love blogging. It’s been an incredible outlet for me both personally and professionally. I started my blog in 2009 on a free platform called blogspot. Easy to use; very simple to understand. As a result of my mentor encouraging me to start a brand of my own, with very shaky confidence, I created an […]

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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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How I Found The Strength To Walk Away From Emotionally Abusive Boyfriend

How I Found The Strength To Walk Away From Emotionally Abusive Boyfriend

| April 28, 2017

I couldn’t believe I found myself in the same position again. This was the second time around nearly a decade later. The only difference was that he didn’t hit me, choke me or try to kill me. Instead, my boyfriend used words to damage my confidence and self-esteem. We started off like any other couple. […]

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BOOKS: Americanah By – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

BOOKS: Americanah By – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

| April 21, 2017

My thoughts: I first discovered Chimamanda when Beyonce sampled her speech titled “We Should All Be Feminists” in her 2013 single “Flawless.” Then, of course, I started seeing articles, news clips, videos and more so naturally I grew curious. Chimamanda is EVERYTHING y’all. Strong. Beautiful. Smart and more. Synopsis: A powerful, tender story of race and identity […]

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GIRL ON THE TOP: Founder of CurvaceouslyAmbitious, Cassandra Chambers, Talks Launching the Career of Her Dreams After Heartache

GIRL ON THE TOP: Founder of CurvaceouslyAmbitious, Cassandra Chambers, Talks Launching the Career of Her Dreams After Heartache

| April 20, 2017

Cassandra! I love her energy and confidence. This week’s Girl on Top is none other than @curvaceouslyambitious. Based out of Toronto, Canada she is lighting a path that I noticed from afar. I really admire her confidence and positive attitude. There’s something each of use can learn from her, especially her resilience. Launching a blog right […]

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Body Positive: What I Have To Deal with Daily As a Girl with Curves

Body Positive: What I Have To Deal with Daily As a Girl with Curves

| April 17, 2017

I am a size 14. On a good day, a size 12. It took me at least a year to say that comfortably without feeling bad about it. When I hit double-digits a lot of negative experiences came alongside it. So much that it damaged my confidence and self-esteem… like the time a girlfriend asked […]

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GIRL ON TOP: Self-Care Coach Rochelle Ford-Wilson Helps Busy, Burnt-out Millennial Moms Get Their Lives Back

GIRL ON TOP: Self-Care Coach Rochelle Ford-Wilson Helps Busy, Burnt-out Millennial Moms Get Their Lives Back

| April 6, 2017

Young Mommy Fabulous started as a dream but quickly turned into a full-time business for Rochelle Ford-Wilson. Filling a niche in the market and a need of her own, she launched a coaching platform for millennial moms to have a place to reclaim their lives. Here’s her story… How old are you? 20s/30s/40s? I am turning […]

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