Weekly News Roundup
Welcome to our weekly career, entrepreneurship, lifestyle and fashion news roundup! Think of it as your online watercooler/work gossip station/coffee break spot for now…Want to add anything to our list? Email us at corporate@thecorporatesister.com! This week, the Obamas wowed us with their official portraits, which, according to the New York Times, blend paint, politics, fact and fiction; In box-office news this […]

Weekly News Roundup



Leaving Corporate America and Creating Your Own Path_ Deciding When and How to Do it-2
For many of us, the dream career is a business to call your very own. Making the rules and doing it your way has a certain appeal to a large chunk of the population. Yet, when it comes to leaving Corporate America and creating our own path, deciding when the time is right and how to do it presents a […]

Leaving Corporate America and Creating Your Own Path: Deciding When and ...


How to become a CPA in less than 12 months
I often get asked the question: “How do I become a CPA”? The Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification is one that can open a lot of doors and opportunities for those wishing to pursue a career in Accounting. However, like all valuable certifications, it’s also one that requires a large commitment of time, energy and even money to accomplish. In […]

How to become a CPA in less than 12 months



Woman of Impact: Bianca Gay, Lawyer & Entrepreneur
Our Woman of Impact feature presents women who are breaking barriers in their careers, businesses and lives. These women are inspiring us to do our best work and live our best lives. Today’s feature focuses on attorney and entrepreneur Bianca Gay. Bianca Gay is a brilliant Boston business attorney and entrepreneur whom I virtually met online. I started following her, […]

Woman of Impact: Bianca Gay, Attorney and Entrepreneur


Weekly News Roundup
Welcome to our weekly career, entrepreneurship, lifestyle and fashion news roundup! Think of it as your online watercooler/work gossip station/coffee break spot for now…Want to add anything to our list? Email us at corporate@thecorporatesister.com!   In honor of Black History Month, here are 10 inspirational quotes from Black women to keep you motivated; The Glassdoor Blog shares the do’s and dont’s […]

Weekly News Roundup



How to combine career ambition and a happy marriage
Many ambitious women wonder how to strive both in their careers, businesses and at work. It is possible to be an ambitious, striving, successful woman, and still have a happy, successful marriage? Despite the many modern advances in our society, it’s still a question many of us ask ourselves. I know I asked myself the question when getting married. Would […]

How to combine career ambition and a happy marriage


how to love the job you're in right now
“Enjoy where you are on the way to where you’re going.” This is one of my favorite quotes from leading Bible teacher and New York Times best-selling author Joyce Meyer. It’s also the title of her book  of the same name “Enjoying where you are on the way to where you are going: learning how to live a joyful spirit-led […]

How to love the job you’re in right now



How to celebrate Valentine’s Day as a busy working mom
If you’re a busy working mom, celebrating Valentine’s Day may seem like yet another commitment to add to your calendar. At least, that’s how it has seemed to me quite a few times. For one, there’s the whole making handmade cards and gift bags for both the kids’ classrooms. Then there is the whole having to shave, wash and style […]

How to celebrate Valentine’s Day as a busy working mom


How to muster the courage to speak up at work-2
For many of us working women, speaking up and expressing our opinions in the workplace is a challenge. From doubting our own abilities to fearing what others may think about us, we tend to refrain from expressing ourselves fully in the workplace. As a result, many women run the risk of not being considered management or leadership material, be passed […]

How to muster the courage to speak up at work



This Maggy London twin basket weave stripe matte jersey dress with a fit and flare pleated skirt from Amazon is perfect for a day at the office. The contemporary colors contrast nicely with the traditional fit and flare silhouette, while the 3/4 sleeves are perfect to transition from winter to spring. This dress is $138 at Amazon, and is available […]

Workwear: Fit and Flare Dress


How to teach kids about Black History 2
Earlier today, I picked up my son from school. As soon as he jumped in the car, he started telling me about a discussion they had in class about racial segregation in the US, and how “the white people and the black people drinking from different bubblers”. I understood his class discussion was related to Black History Month. As he […]

How to teach kids about Black History



How to stop sabotaging yourself-2 2
You know that feeling that overtakes you every time you’re getting close to achieving a goal or objective? That sudden need to procrastinate, the urge to collect all possible negative thoughts about yourself and whatever project you’re working on at the moment? These are all signs that you’re about to sabotage yourself.   Many, if not most of our goals […]

How to stop sabotaging yourself


13 inspirational quotes from Black women In Honor of Black History Month 2
While we celebrate Black History Month all year long, the month of February reminds us of the role of African-Americans in history. Part of it is also to recognize the outstanding role that Black women have, and still do, play through their fight against adversity and bias. It’s their resilience and power through history that reminds us of our own […]

13 Inspirational Quotes from Black Women In Honor of Black History Month



How to integrate your work and life as a working mom 2
The other day, my son asked me to play cards with him as I was in the middle of finishing some client work. Exasperated, I asked him to give me another five minutes so “Mommy could finish working”. At this point, it had been about ten series of five-minutes I had requested from him, complete with sighs on my part […]

How to integrate your work and life as a working mom


Weekly News Roundup
Welcome to our weekly career, entrepreneurship, lifestyle and fashion news roundup! Think of it as your online watercooler/work gossip station/coffee break spot for now…Want to add anything to our list? Email us at corporate@thecorporatesister.com!   Happy Black History Month! Here are 7 ways you can honor Black History Month at work; Hooray moms! Forbes predicts that 2018 is moms’ year to […]

Weekly News Roundup



Workwear: Stripe Fringed Jacket - Photo credit: talbots.com
Our Workwear feature presents various pieces of work-appropriate attire at different price ranges and sizes. This stripe fringed jacket from Talbots will add a sophisticated touch to any silhouette. The polished stripes are perfect for any day at the office, while the fringes add a modern, contemporary edge.Fashion and fun are combined in this timeless piece that can go from […]

Workwear: Stripe Fringe Jacket


7 Ways to Honor Black History Month at Work
For many, Black History Month is an opportunity to outwardly celebrate the history and contributions of African-Americans. While most are continually celebrating Black History Month all year long, it reminds us to keep honoring it in the present and in all areas of our lives, including at work. Through our careers, businesses and the work we do in general, we […]

7 Ways to Honor Black History Month at Work



10 Practical Tips to navigate office politics as a working woman
One of the biggest obstacles that many a working woman faces in her career is navigating office politics. The subtle yet very much existing bias against working women, combined with the wage gap and other gender inequalities in the workplace, make it challenging to master the politics of office life. This is especially prevalent for working women as many of […]

10 Practical Tips to navigate office politics as a working woman


Weekly News Roundup
Welcome to our weekly career, entrepreneurship, lifestyle and fashion news roundup! Think of it as your online watercooler/work gossip station/coffee break spot for now…Want to add anything to our list? Email us at corporate@thecorporatesister.com!     The Daily Muse tips you off on how to save yourself when everyone else in the office is getting sick; The Indeed blog reveals how […]

Weekly News Roundup



10 Must-Have Products That Will Help You Be More Productive
I’ve always been fascinated by productive people, and how they manage to use the same 24 hours we all have to accomplish what most won’t even dream of doing in a lifetime. What I’ve come to understand is that these people are not more special than any of us. They have simply learnt to leverage processes, habits and tools that […]

10 Must-Have Products That Will Help You Be More Productive


tax reform working parent
As of December 2017, a new tax reform law has been signed into effect, affecting working parents and families in significant ways. Depending on their particular circumstances, some working parents may notice an increase in their taxes, while others may be getting a break.   If you are a working parent, here are 5 ways you and your family be […]

Ask a CPA: 5 Things Every Working Parent Should Know about the New Tax Reform