Dr. Johnnetta Betsch Cole Selected as Board Chair and Seventh President of the National Council Negro Women

FollowShare The National Council of Negro Women (NCMW) selected Dr. Johnnetta Betsch Cole as its chair and seventh president during the closing session of their 58th Biennial National Convention in Washington, D.C. Ms. Ingrid Saunders Jones, who served as NCNW’s chair for more than six years, will continue to serve the organization as the immediate […]

Sharise M. Nance is a Sistah Impacting Lives

FollowShare Sharise M. Nance, LCSW, CCTP Vitamin C Healing HandinHand Counseling Services, LLC   How many years have you been in your industry?   I have 19 years of experience in the social services profession and 11 years as a practicing mental health therapist. My company HandinHand Counseling Services, LLC will celebrate 5 years on November […]

Evolving Leader: Tammy T. Thompson Gives Advice on Following Your Dreams

FollowShare How many years have you been in your industry? I have been working with women and families in poverty in some capacity for over 15 years. What has been your greatest inspiration? My greatest inspiration has actually been the women that I’ve worked with over the years who are fighting the grasp of poverty […]

5 Tips for Today’s Freelance Entrepreneurs

FollowShare (BPT) – From millennials who have been grinding away in the workplace for a few years to Gen Xers looking to move out of their cube, many have been intrigued by the possibility of freelancing. It means the freedom to set your own hours, to work closely with clients, to be your own boss […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

Let’s Get Real About Entrepreneurship

FollowShare Let’s Get Real about Entrepreneurship Let’s face it… the corporate world has changed as we know it. Employees have become an expense that some employers often seek to decrease or outright eliminate. A few years ago as I was waiting for my plane to take off, instead of witnessing the traditional airline stewardess explaining the […]

Think Before You Hire…Get References!

FollowShare One of the most important decisions you will ever make about your business will be who you choose to hire. Even if you are not a business owner, the decision to spend your hard earned money on who you hope to be a reliable, dependable and committed worker should not be taken lightly. The […]

Thank You to the Sponsors of the At My Age Conference

FollowShare We would like to thank those who made the At My Age Conference a success. PNC Bank www.pncbank.com   Pittsburgh Port Authority of Allegheny County http://www.portauthority.org Moriarty Consultants Home Healthcare www.moriartyconsultants.com SD Transit www.sdtransit.com The New Pittsburgh Courier www.thenewpittsburghcourier.com Eclips Hair and Nail Salon (Check them out on Facebook) Flowers in the Attic http://www.flowersintheattic.com/ […]

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 […]