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 […]

Aging Women and the Media: They Just Aren’t That into Us!

Follow Aging Women and the Media: They Just Aren’t That into Us!     I have noticed something missing in the media beyond the usual lack of  minorities and positive role models on television, both in fictional programming and so-called “reality” TV. I have become disturbingly aware of the absence of “Women of a Certain […]

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 […]

Your Stylish Ways – Saving the Stylish Way

Follow In my previous posts I have made it very clear that I have a preference for thrift and consignment shopping. Prior to going off to college, I spent a couple of years in business school studying fashion merchandising.  Following my graduation, I worked in several retail stores and boutiques. Why pay more when you […]

Beauty, Fashion and Style Marketing

Follow                           Are you in the business of beauty, fashion or retail industry? If so, you need to be a part of our Your Stylish Ways eBlast. This is an eBlast to help you get the word out about the services that you […]

How old would you be if you didn’t know how old you were?

Follow We don’t call it aging…we at “NEW” call it “Becoming.”  Becoming what, you might ask?  Becoming into what you really want to be and who you really are. Whether you are forty, approaching fifty or far beyond, women say you should celebrate and appreciate these stages of life. Who says getting older means you […]

My Son Has Autism…Now What!

Follow 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 […]

Your Stylish Ways: Mascara War

Follow Am I the only one sick and tired of purchasing mascara and not seeing much difference between any of them? No more believing all of the hype…I’m done! I just have to accept the fact that I am eyelash-challenged. I had more mascara than I even realized.  The ones that really work are the pair […]