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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Pricing for Your Business

FollowShare PRICING:  ARE YOU PRICING LIKE A….. CONSUMER OR A BUSINESS OWNER? One of the major obstacles we face in growing our businesses is learning HOW to ACCURATELY PRICE our product or service to make a PROFIT!  There are several factors involved in making our pricing decisions. Some factors are logical and some are not. […]

Reach Out!

FollowShare When things are not going your way. You may not need to give up. You just need to do things differently. Reach out to new ideas and explore new opportunities. FollowShare

Check Out Our Lifestyle and Self-care Blog

FollowShare Your Stylish Ways – YSW is our style web site that showcases sophisticated, savvy, and sassy styles at sensible savings.  Join us as we shop consignment, discount and thrift shops. We show you how gently worn garments can turn into stylish ensembles. Whether it’s hats, jewelry, shoes, make-up or hair; our easy to apply […]

Her Stylish Ways

FollowShare A stylish woman knows what is appropriate to wear, how to wear it, when to wear it and what to wear it with. She also knows where to wear it to. There are clothes, there are fashions, and then, there is style. Clothes wear out. Fashions go in and out. Style has longevity, style […]

Swag That Bag

FollowShare I am Rebecca McClain, founder of Swag That Bag LLC, an online luxury consignment boutique for buying and selling authentic, pre-loved handbags and accessories. It’s a venture I’m super excited about and honored to share how and why I made the transition from status quo and main stream to forming an “impractical” business that […]

Slap Caps

FollowShare   So I just could not figure out why every winter I would end up having to get more of my hair cut off than I usually would have to during the previous months of the year. Sure, I have seen a lot of the Youtube videos talking about hair care and maintenance. I bought […]

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 […]