Tag: Writer

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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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GIRL ON TOP: City Style Britt Shares Why Fashion is Her First Love and Why It’s Important to Enjoy Life

GIRL ON TOP: City Style Britt Shares Why Fashion is Her First Love and Why It’s Important to Enjoy Life

| August 2, 2017

Her style, cute smile and upbeat personality is what caught my attention on IG. I love following Brit’s adventures and learning details about her style. In this interview she gives us the deets on how she grew up, why fashion is her first love and why it’s important to enjoy life. Here’s her story. How […]

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You Don’t Have to Have it All Figured Out By 30

You Don’t Have to Have it All Figured Out By 30

| August 2, 2017

  I used to have a timeline for everything, all things. When I was in my teens, 21 was the age I set to figure it all out. Then when I hit 21 and realized that life wasn’t yet “perfect” I gave myself more time and set a new age of 25 to have it […]

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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 […]

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BOOKS: Shoe Dog By- Phil Knight

BOOKS: Shoe Dog By- Phil Knight

| July 17, 2017

My thoughts: Listen, this book has been following me everywhere. I first discovered it on The Lit Squad Instagram and then weeks later I have three people go out of their way to call me and tell me that I needed to grab it. So here it is. I even picked up a notebook to match. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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

| 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 […]

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