Category Archives : CAREER

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Why We Need to Tell Our Stories As Women of Color At Work
“What would you want someone like me to know about women of color at work?” When Gregg Stebben, host of Forbes Books Radio, asked me this question as part of my interview during #BlogHer17, something clicked. Here I was, as a working woman of color and entrepreneur, with a mission to start and continue a conversation around providing women with […]

Why We Need to Tell Our Stories As Women of Color At Work


How to prepare for a conference when you have no time, no money and no energy-2
It’s 10:24pm, you’re finishing up the laundry in the middle of the messy living room, struggling to multi-task to also pack for a conference the next day and keep the kids in bed. This is all considering that your flight the next morning is at 6am, and that you’ll have to jump out of bed by 3am to wash those […]

How to prepare for a conference when you have no time, no money and no ...




“I love Mondays”- said no one ever. Ok, actually, a very select few may…You know, the ones with the stamina and energy you envy as you’re trying to remember your login password for the fifth time this month… Starting the week after a weekend filled with errands, to-do’s, and laundry (yes laundry) can be quite daunting. Even if you’ve actually […]

How to trick your mind to love Mondays



5 Signs that Your Career Has Hit A Slump (and Not Just Because it's Summer)
You know the feeling…You’re at your desk, staring at the same screen for over an hour, desperately trying to jumble a coherent string of words together. You’re browsing social media, looking at all the people with these amazing careers who are changing the world. You’re listening to the umpteenth podcast of why you should make an impact in your work, […]

5 Signs that Your Career Has Hit A Slump (and Not Just Because it’s Summer)


I’ve been talking to a lot of my girlfriends lately, from all parts of the world, about our careers. The resounding echo I get from these conversations is pretty much the same. For many, if not most of us, we’re looking for more meaning in our work. It’s not quite the grandiose mid-life crisis, filled with crazy shoe-shopping extravaganzas, trips […]

The career crisis affecting thirty-something women that no one is talking about



4 Creative Ways to Make Monday Your Most Productive Day of the Week
“I love Mondays!” say very few people. I mean, you just have to look at the onslaught of #mondaymotivation tweets and social media posts around you on Mondays to realize it ain’t winning the Oscar for Favorite Day of the Week. Just sayin’… After years of waging a very public vendetta against Mondays, I finally started to make peace with […]

4 Creative Ways to Make Monday Your Most Productive Day of the Week


Good&Co App 1
Have you ever wondered what it takes to find your very own perfect career? I mean, the career that fits you like a glove, one where your skills, strengths and talents are fully utilized, and where your weaknesses are being improved every single day? Now enters Good&Co, aka “the job-hunting lovechild of e-Harmony and Linked In“. Think of it as your […]

Find Your Perfect Career with the Good & Co. app [Sponsored}



Olivia Pope - Photo credit: glamour.com
Embed from Getty Images Scandal’s 6th season just wrapped up a few days ago, and it’s just been announced that the show will end at Season 7 next year. I mean, saying that it’s bittersweet is an understatement… Who’s going to give me all kinds of fashion goals and awaken my swagger onThursday nights again? And how can I ever […]

Why I’m mourning the end of “Scandal” as a Black Working Woman


This article is a guest post by Phyllis Stoller.  Professional women are overworked in so many ways: inour careers, families,  volunteer work, and personal relationships.  Let’s face it, even when it comes to our personal grooming and fitness needs, we’re not dialing back either. By the time we are ready to go on vacation, we are so overdue it’s not […]

5 Ways Professional Women Sabotage Their Vacations



5 Steps to Ask for A Flex Schedule this Summer As A Working Mom
Summers can be challenging for working moms. The kids are out of school, the weather’s nice, and everything around is not exactly conducive to being stuck in the office all day long. I mean, let’s be real… For many, if not most, the solution is to ask for a flexible schedule in the summer. Whether’s it’s working from home one […]

5 Steps to Ask for A Flex Schedule this Summer As A Working Mom


HOW TO MAKE MORE MONEY BLOGGING_A REVIEW OF THE MAKING SENSE OF AFFILIATE MARKETING COURSE
Please note this post may contain affiliate links. I’m all about finding ways to generate passive income as entrepreneurs, or even side hustlers, while simply blogging. Which is why I’ve always been fascinated with affiliate marketing. If you’ve never heard about affiliate marketing, in very simple terms, it’s a fantastic way to create income without selling your own products. Instead, […]

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



Time to celebrate the working dads in our lives! Father’s Day is fast approaching, and if you’re looking for gift ideas for the dads in your life, we’re sharing our list of gift ideas for you! While we’re all about giving working moms their props, the working dads in our lives deserve some praise too! That’s why we’ve compiled a […]

The Ultimate Father’s Day Gift Guide for Working Dads


How to switch from an employee to an entrepreneur mindset
Have you been dreaming of building your own business? Are you hustling in your side business before and after work, creating your empire on the low? Are you ready to transition from employee to entrepreneur? If you’ve answered yes to any of these questions, you’re already going through what I call the shift. It’s that mind shift, that transition, during […]

How to switch from an employee to an entrepreneur mindset



   This past week, I had the pleasure to host my first workshop on creating a strong brand for your career and business. To say that I was intimidated is an understatement! After all, conducting a workshop, especially your very first one, requires you to be adequately prepared, stand in front of an audience, and deliver valuable information, preferably without […]

How to conduct your first workshop


Audrey Mann Cronin, Co-Founder LikeSo app
I had the pleasure of virtually meeting Audrey Mann Cronin a few months ago, and was instantly taken by her story. Audrey is the co-founder, President and Chief Marketing Officer of SayItMedia Inc., which is at the origin of the LikeSo app, aka your personal speech coach. Now if you’ve ever had a problem speaking up in public, this app […]

Woman of Impact: Audrey Mann Cronin, SayItMedia Inc



The (Ugly) Reality About Being A Mompreneur
This post is part of a Working Mom series run by The Corporate Sister in honor of Mother’ Day. So you thought this entrepreneur thing would be all glitz and glam? That you’d finally get a full 8 hours of sleep while running your empire and keeping up with your weekly facials? The life of a successful, thriving mompreneur sporting […]

The (Ugly) Reality About Being A Mompreneur


5 lessons to teach your daughter on Take Your Daughter to Work Day
When the “Take Your Daughter to Work” Day (celebrated on the fourth Thursday of April) was founded back in 1993, the point of it all was to promote gender equality. While it expanded to include sons 10 years later, there’s something about the very fact that we can show our daughters what it means to be a working woman that […]

5 lessons to teach your daughter on Take Your Daughter to Work Day



Did Your Hair Grown in A Week? and Other Things #BlackWomenatWork Still Experience-2 1
A few weeks ago, Twitter went into a frenzy after Congresswoman Maxine Waters and White House Reporter April Ryan were publicly attacked. Which in turn sparked real outrage over what Black women face at work, starting the very popular hashtag #BlackWomenatWork. But what this incident really did was bring to the surface the realities that a large majority of Black […]

“Did Your Hair Grow in A Week?” and Other Things #BlackWomenatWork Still Experience


7 Tips to Survive Any Toxic Work Environment-2
Bad bosses, toxic co-workers, destructive team dynamics, etc…: all these are symptoms of toxic work environments. Many of us have been victims of these types of environments, and have wondered how to keep their sanity and edges in place though it. While it may be easy to just call it quits, hop on a flight to the Bahamas and forget […]

Drama Alert! 7 Tips to Survive Any Toxic Work Environment