What’s Your Excuse, Today?

Follow Start paying closer attention to the people who are doing the things that you want to do. A friend and I were having a conversation about people not following their dreams. She said  today there is really no excuse for people not doing the things that they really want to do. We both agreed […]

Are You Doing What You Really Want to Do?

Follow Many people work long and hard to get access to the right opportunity. The right opportunity can lead you in the right direction, and get you closer to your goals. So why then do people pass up opportunities in hopes that, like a bus, another will come along?  I wouldn’t bet on it. When […]

Ten Steps to Starting a Business

Follow Ten Steps to Starting a Business Starting a business involves planning, making key financial decisions and establishing as a legal entity. These 10 easy steps can help you plan, prepare and manage the process of starting your own business. Your business plan is your roadmap to success. If you fail to plan then you […]

5 Tips for Today’s Freelance Entrepreneur

Follow It means the freedom to set your own hours, to work closely with clients, to be your own boss and have greater control over your career. According to Forbes, there are 53 million freelancers in America today, and by 2020, it’s estimated that half of the workforce will be doing freelance work, whether full […]

Money Moves: Other People’s Money – How to get Sponsorship and Fund Your Business and Projects

Follow Learn How to Attract Sponsorship Funds, Create Profitable Events and Generate Extra Revenues I have close to 30 years in business. Most of my job requires me to seek out sponsorships opportunities from major corporations to finance my business ventures.  Who should participate? If you have a project or event and you are seeking sponsors If you don’t […]

Is Your Networking?

Follow Is Your Net Working? By Ola R. Jackson   With all the networking seminars, summits, workshops and conferences being held throughout the country, I still find myself asking if some people really understand what networking is all about. I believe that networking is about formulating mutual relationships, not getting into a relationship simply to […]

Can We Talk: Public Speaking Strategies

Follow By Denise Turney Speaking in public is an effective way to grow your career or your business. For entrepreneurs, the right presentation can create enthusiasm in listeners that generates word-of-mouth buzz about you, your products and/or services. You will build trust in listeners if you deliver your message with confidence. By organizing the substantive […]

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

Follow 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 […]

Dionna Rojas-Orta is a Sistah Doing it for Herself!

Follow Dionna Rojas-Orta CEO & Cultural Awareness Trainer Safe Space Communications   How many years have you been in your industry? I have been in the Human Service field for 24 years.  My experience included working in the earlier years as a paraprofessional at the Western PA School for Blind Children then shifting into the […]

LaKeisha Wolf is Walking in Her Truth

Follow LaKeisha Wolf, Artist & Entrepreneur How many years have you been in your industry? 16 years as a natural care product “mixologist” and healing arts practitioner. 10 years in non-profit management. What has been your greatest inspiration? Mother Earth. My connection to nature and all that is; and the knowledge that all of us […]

Entrepreneur of the Year: Donna Baxter Porcher Has Found Her Purpose

Follow Donna Baxter Porcher Founder & CEO Soul Pitt Media What has been your greatest inspiration?  I often think, what if our ancestors had access to what we have now?  My motto has been “get online or get left behind”, but additionally, it’s also about the quality of your engagement when you’re on there.  Who knew that […]

Emerging Leader: Muffy Mendoza Motivates Brown Mamas

Follow Muffy Mendoza Founder & Mama Motivator Brown Mamas How many years have you been in your industry? I’ve been running PBM for 7 years. What has been your greatest inspiration? My parents. Name one person you consider a great role model and tell us why. John Henrik Clarke because he stayed true to his […]

What Does Dedication Mean to You?

Follow   So, I know what your probably thinking in your head…. Is she talking about marriage? Well, no not exactly but that is the picture i get in my head when I am thinking about what dedication means to me. With dedication comes loyalty, pain, tears, disappointment, happiness, sadness and much more! I think […]

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

Follow 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 […]