Ten Steps to Starting a Business

FollowShare Ten Steps to Starting a Business Starting a business involves planning, making key financial decisions and establish- ing as a legal entity. These 10 easy steps can help you plan, prepare and manage the process of starting your own business. Step 1: Business Plan Templates Use these tools and resources to create and write […]

Is Your Networking?

FollowShare 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

FollowShare 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

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 […]

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

FollowShare 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

FollowShare 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

FollowShare 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

FollowShare 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?

FollowShare   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?

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 […]

New Year, New Business Checklist

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Shakelah Knox Shares the Secret of Her Sweet Success

FollowShare   Shakelah Knox Keep It Sweet by Shakelah llc. K.I.S.S. Tell us about your business? Keep It Sweet by Shakelah LLC also known as K.I.S.S. is a confectionery company that specializes in all things sweet. We craft themed and gourmet desserts to fit any event, special occasion or decor. In addition, K.I.S.S. holds Sweet Craft Classes where we teach children and […]

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 […]

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 […]