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Working from home IS work!!!

FollowShare Written By: Denise LaRosa www.denisenlarosa.com When are you going to get a real job? You must have all the time in the world. You are wasting your degree. I could go on and on with more, but you get the idea. I started off as a professional dancer, then went on to get a masters […]

3 Power-Stealers That Slow Down Your Goal Achievement

FollowShare By Dianne Hart Pettis Author of Affirm Your Life Now: Using Affirmations to Attract the Prosperous Life You Were Meant to Have. Available on www.DianneHartWellness.com. Ms. Pettis is a certified John Maxwell Team coach and speaker. http://johnmaxwellgroup.com/diannepettis. Is this you? Things aren’t happening as quickly as you want them to. You feel stuck; spinning […]

The Grey Haired Job Seeker: Over 50 and Looking for Work

FollowShare Don’t be discouraged, there is  still hope if you are a fabulous, female over 50 and seeking employment.  There are industries that value the experience, the work ethics and drive that a woman of a certain age  brings to the world of employment. Seek out employment agencies and even part-time and temporary employment. There […]

Lessons Learned: Age, Aging and Ageism

FollowShare   By: Barbara Penn-Atkns             Yep, you guessed it … age 39 and holding!!!  Age 39 introduced me to a new paradigm shift highlighting the relevance of aging and the maturation process in every phase of life and confirmed that aging was a prerequisite to life’s journey to longevity. […]

Career Corner Employment Services

FollowShare by JC Gardner Lynette Mitchell Harley, a wife and mother of two children, is a South Carolina native who has spent over 25 years in the field of workforce services in the Southeastern United States. In early 2017, Lynette will establish Career Corner Employment Services, LLC, a national employment agency. Birthed out of a […]

HomeGirl CEO Meet-up!

FollowShare                   HomeGirl CEO on the go! Join us for a gathering of sister-entrepreneurs meeting and mingling. Spend the afternoon with like-minded business owners, meet new people, relax and win prizes. No formal agenda! Register today by clicking on the link below. She is any woman who […]

Your Home Headquarters: Thinking of Starting Your own Business?

FollowShare   Flexibility, creating your own lifestyle and being accessible to your kids may be one of the many reasons why an independent woman wants to strike out on her own. But before you take the leap, you better do your homework. This site is full of stories for fledging business owners, seasoned entrepreneurs, freelancers […]

Homegirl CEO’s, Not a Trend…A Movement!

FollowShare I can’t begin to list the many benefits of operating a home-based business…if you do it the right way. The fact that you don’t have to go out in the cold in the winter, and you can stay in a cool air-conditioned office in the summer are just the minor benefits. But, having the […]

When the Entrepreneurial Mom is also a Caregiver

FollowShare By Ola Jackson What’s a busy mom to do when she has to run her business, run her kids to the soccer game and run mom to the doctor’s office?  It can be a balancing act that can make a mom feel defeated. Mom has got to prioritize. Yes, ya gotta let even your […]

Teaching Women How to Love and Embrace Their Natural Hair

FollowShare Tamiah Bridgett is a lifelong resident of Pittsburgh, PA.  She is a proud graduate of the Pittsburgh Public School system.  She received her B.A. from Carlow University and her MSW from the University of Pittsburgh.  She studied to become a manicurist while in undergraduate school and graduated from Pittsburgh’s famed Pittsburgh Beauty Academy with […]

Good Question for Moms: Am I spreading myself too thin?

FollowShare Written By Janet M. Taylor Recently I was talking to a client that is transitioning from one career she has been doing for decades which is draining her emotionally and physically to something she is passionate about. During our weekly call she mentioned she is feeling the pressure from her family (the kids told […]

Diane Linston Creates “Fashions Beyond Your Imagination”

FollowShare   Styles of Imagination was voted best clothing company in Maple Heights 2014. Diane Linston was featured in the 2016, 11th anniversary edition of “Who’s Who Black in Cleveland Ohio. Being the only African American female manufacturer company Maple Heights very own Fashion Designer, Diane Linston steps out as one of the most talented […]

Celebrate and Share Awards Women of Excellence

FollowShare Women of Excellence will be honored at this spectacular breakfast. Register on Eventbrite. Contact us to advertise your event at: adv@onyxwoman.com FollowShare

Autism and Me!

FollowShare It was Mother’s Day 1991, when I received a handmade Mother’s Day card and a check with a note that would change the direction of my career. The greeting card read, “Happy Mother’s Day from the staff of Jackson Communications,” later changed to OWN: Onyx Woman Network. My unofficial employees consisted of my husband […]