5 reasons why you need a business plan
A business plan is what a foundation is to a home. This means that without an appropriate business plan, chances are your business won’t make it. However, when we think of a business plan, many of us think of a daunting, lengthy process that may force us to figure everything about our business beforehand. Yet, it doesn’t’t have to be. […]

5 Reasons Why You Need a Business Plan



How to create a simple business plan for your business
Creating a business plan for your business can be daunting. For many business owners, especially new business owners, creating a comprehensive business plan can seem like a challenge. Which is exactly why so many entrepreneurs tend to skip this step. However, what many of us don’t realize is that creating a business plan for your business is the best way […]

How to Create a Simple Business Plan for your Business


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! Linked In just introduced Linked In Career Advice to help you find mentors; Are you a Black entrepreneur? Black Enterprise lists 7 best venture capitalists for women […]

Weekly News Roundup



7 Things You Need to Start Your Business
Starting a business is a dream for many working women and men. The prospect of being your own boss and creating a legacy that outlasts us is indeed very attractive. It also means having more control over your hours, more flexibility and the possibility to create the life of your dreams. Most importantly, you are in control of your income, […]

7 Things You Need to Start Your Business


Ask A CPA: 7 bookkeeping tips to make tax time easier
Whether you’re a seasoned entrepreneur or just starting your small business or side hustle, you may have already realized that bookkeeping is a necessary part of running your business.The process of keeping full, accurate and up-to-date business records may not rank as high as other business activities. However, it’s one of the most successful businesses’ secret to making the most […]

Ask A CPA: 7 bookkeeping tips to make tax time easier



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 Veteran’s Day! In honor of Veteran’s Day, the Washington Post shares five myths about female veterans; Have you heard about the lady who flipped the […]

Weekly News Roundup


100 Side Hustle Business Ideas For Working Women
Please note this post may contain affiliate links.   One of the questions I get often asked is how to start a side hustle, especially as a busy working woman. I started blogging as a side hustle years ago, even before I had kids. Despite the demands of married life, mommyhood, and unending laundry, I’ve kept my side hustles alive […]

100 Side Hustle Ideas For Working Women



Ronne Brown - Courtesy of RonneB.com
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.   Our Woman of Impact is Ronne Brown, a wife, mother, coach, author, speaker, entrepreneur and overcomer. Hailing from Washington D.C, she has influenced thousands of entrepreneurs to live big, dream […]

Woman of Impact: Ronne Brown, Entrepreneur, Coach, Author, Speaker, Overcomer


Why we need to stop hiding as women of color at work 2
As women of color, we often happen to be the only ones in the room in our workplaces. Which makes us more noticeable, but interestingly enough, also more prone to hiding at work. As double minorities, being women and being of color, it’s easy to tell ourselves that we don’t belong or don’t fit in to professional environments mostly made […]

Why We Need to Stop Hiding as Women of Color at Work



12 Best Planners for Working Women 2
Please note this post may contain affiliate links. With back-to-school in full swing, I’ve been indulging in my obsession with planners. I’ve discussed in a previous post how much I love anything having to do with office supplies (read more on: 28 Best Sites for Office Supplies). As I’m going from one office supply store to the other, both online […]

12 Best Planners for Working Women


28 Best Sites for Office Supplies
I’ve always been addicted to office supplies. I remember as a kid looking forward to back-to-school trips at our local office supply stores with such anticipation and excitement. As a working woman and mom, I still look forward to the back-to-school, and other occasional online and offline trips to satisfy my office supply addiction. 28 Best Sites for Office Supplies […]

28 Best Sites for Office Supplies



4 Steps to Creating your Wordpress Blog with Bluehost 4
                Please note this post may contain affiliate links.  I’m often asked how I started my blog, and how challenging it really is to get started blogging. Let me first start by saying that starting a blog does not require you to be a technical wizard. When it comes to technical skills, I’m more […]

4 Steps to Creating Your WordPress Blog with Bluehost


HOW TO MAKE MORE MONEY BLOGGING_A REVIEW OF THE MAKING SENSE OF AFFILIATE MARKETING COURSE 1
Please note this post may contain affiliate links. Update: For just a few days, from Thursday, August 17th to Sunday, August 20th, 2017, you can get $28 off from the price of the Making Sense of Affiliate Marketing course. Use the code AUGUST28SALE2017 to save on this course, but only if you purchase it using the one-time purchase plan I’m all about […]

How to Make More Money Blogging : A Review of the Making Sense of Affiliate ...



4 Tips to Manage Your Side Hustle as a Working Woman
Side hustles are great, but managing them can be a challenge. In this video, I share 4 tips to manage your own side hustle, according to your priorities and lifestyle. Check it out below:   What tips would you add to the list? To Your Success, The Corporate Sis.

4 Tips to Manage Your Side Hustle as a Working Woman


If we don’t vibe, we don’t vibe: What to do when you don’t like your co-worker
Listen, there are some people that you just won’t like. Point blank. It doesn’t matter if you go to church every Sunday, love your neighbor and volunteer at your local soup kitchen every Thanksgiving. If we don’t vibe, we don’t vibe. This is not to say that we have to hate on each other, but vibing can be optional, right? […]

If we don’t vibe, we don’t vibe: What to do when you don’t like your ...



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 Glassdoor Blog lists 15 companies hiring like crazy in November; Business Insider lists 26 time-management tricks you wish you’d known at 20; These 5 women of […]

Weekly News Roundup


Workwear: Dinah Ankle Booties - Photo credit: solesociety.com
Our Workwear feature presents various pieces of work-appropriate attire at different price ranges and sizes. Who doesn’t love elegant yet practical ankle booties that you can pair with your favorite fashion staples? Today’s workwear pick is just that! These Dinah ankle booties from Sole Society are both chic and originally unique with their Lucite heels and 60’s mod appeal. I […]

Workwear: Dinah Ankle Booties



Workwear: Wrap Skirt - Photo credit: loft.com
Our Workwear feature presents various pieces of work-appropriate attire at different price ranges and sizes. This studded grommet faux-wrap suede skirt from Ann Taylor Loft has me wrapped up up in its flawless style. I absolutely love the look of this perfect Fall skirt that’s as fashionable as it is comfortable. I’d pair it with an elegant turtleneck or a […]

Workwear: Wrap Skirt


What A Pound of Bananas Taught Me About Negotiating as A Working Woman 2
Since being a kid going to Sandaga market in my hometown of Dakar, Senegal, with my mom every week, I used to hate anything remotely associated with negotiating and bartering. As a single mother of 4, she had to care for all of us with a single salary. Which also meant that if she had to negotiate over a quarter […]

What A Pound of Bananas Taught Me About Negotiating as A Working Woman



Workwear: Bow-Neck Sweater - Photo credit: jcrewfactory.com
Our Workwear feature presents various pieces of work-appropriate attire at different price ranges and sizes. Sweater weather is officially upon us! Hence our elegant yet playful workwear pick, this bow-neck sweater from J. Crew Factory. The bow is a refined and fun detail on this otherwise classic sweater that hits at the hip. It’s perfect paired with a classic pair […]

Workwear: Bow-Neck Sweater


Should you pursue what you love or keep a stable job?
This is THE question, right? When it comes to your career, or even your life in general, the big question mark is this one: Pursue what you love or be safe and go for the job that actually pays the bills? The more you advance in life and acquire things (read: mortgage, cars, shoes and purses you don’t need), and […]

Should you pursue what you love or keep a stable job?



V-Neck Midi Dress - Photo credit: nordstromrack.com
Our Workwear feature presents various pieces of work-appropriate attire at different price ranges and sizes. There are few things more structured and polished than this plaid V-neck midi dress from Nordstrom Rack, perfect for the office and after-hours. The stand-up collar adds a nice touch of sophistication to this otherwise classic midi dress, while the plaid pattern is perfect for […]

Workwear: V-Neck Midi Dress


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! Black Enterprise lists 7 business grants to help women launch and grow their startups; The Daily Muse lists 10 amazing companies hiring right now; Glassdoor lists 11 […]

Weekly News Roundup



7 Time Management Apps for Working Women
If you’ve ever found yourself wishing for more hours in the day, then you know that time is one precious commodity. Even more than money, time allows us to pursue our goals, live fulfilling lives and ultimately fulfill our purpose.   Not managing your time effectively can prevent you from accomplishing your goals, whether it’s through procrastination, distractions or endless […]

7 Time Management Apps for Working Women


Halloween Ceramic Pumpkin Bowl - Photo credit: target.com
If you’re getting in the Halloween spirit at work, you don’t have to restrict yourself to only decorating the front of your home. You can also take the season to work and brighten up your cubicle. Here are a few ideas you can use to add some pumpkin spice and Halloween-style to your workspace: Make it a sign!  Fun signs […]

Fun Halloween Decorations for Your Cubicle



7 questions you must ask yourself daily to manage your time effectively
If you look at your calendar as a working woman, you may be tempted to take a dive and just swim in it. As working women, our schedules can be closer to Madness Land if we don’t stop and actually re-focus ourselves every now and again. I know my biggest struggle when it comes to being productive and effective is […]

7 questions you must ask yourself daily to manage your time effectively