Black History Month: Make History By Creating Your Own Opportunities!

FollowShare     It was Mother’s Day, 1991, when I received a handmade Mother’s Day card from my staff that read; “Happy Mother’s Day from the staff of Jackson Communication.” (Later the name changed to OWN: Onyx Woman Network).  My husband, Daryl and my son, Armon were my only two unofficial staff. At the time, […]

6 Mistakes To Avoid When Building Your Business

FollowShare 6 Mistakes to Avoid When Building Your Business For every successful business, there are just as many unsuccessful ones that started at the same time, in the same industry and with about the same capital as the successful ones. Why then did some succeed even when the playing field was leveled? The answer lies […]

10 Business Tips to Give Your Start-up a Boost

FollowShare 10 Business Tips to Give Your Start-up a Boost Before you jump into entrepreneurship, there are certain things you’ll want to know in order to succeed. Here is just a summary of some of those important things you must consider before embarking on the brave journey of entrepreneurship. Granted, you’ll need to have more […]

Kirsten A. Womack is Dedicating Her Life to Educating Others on Self-care as a 2018 Woman to Watch

FollowShare Kirsten spent many years battling health issues due to thyroid disease. In 2010, she was diagnosed with Graves’ disease and in 2011 she was diagnosed with thyroid cancer and underwent a thyroidectomy. After losing one brother to cancer, two other brothers and her mother to heart disease and her father to Alzheimer’s disease, she […]

Nominate a Woman-to-Watch 2018

FollowShare Women are making a difference not only in our communities, but in the workforce, the business world and the political stage. We are giving a voice and being a voice for ourselves, our sisters, our children, to the women who have come before us and those young trailblazers who are also on their way. […]

Kidpreneurs: Young Gifted and Self-Employed

FollowShare AT JUST 15-YEARS OLD, THESE TWO FUN-LOVING ENTREPRENEURS HAVE PROVEN THAT YOU CAN RUN A SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS… AND STILL BE A KID! Nationwide (BlackNews.com) — 15-year old entrepreneurs, Essynce Moore and Moziah Bridges, are disrupting the entrepreneur industry, leading by example after having started a business at a young age. Essynce started her business […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

OWN Onyx Woman Network Empowerment Conference

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Wilkinsburg Chamber is All about Your Business

FollowShare The Wilkinsburg Chamber of Commerce is reaching out to you. Have you checked out the Chamber lately?  The Chamber has evolved, and is inviting you to benefit from the new services that are being provided to help you grow. Inexpensive workshops, great networking opportunities and a chance for you to get the word out […]

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 […]

Renee M. Beavers Planting a Seed for Healthy Eating

FollowShare Renee M. Beavers roots began with grandparents who clearly were aware of the importance of an organic, whole food and vegetarian lifestyle. At four years old, she recalls being taught the importance of eating homemade, unprocessed foods and developed a distinct understanding as to why pure distilled water was essential to good health. Her […]