How to Re-Purpose your Workwear for the Holidays
The holidays rhyme with parties and social gatherings, which also require the wardrobe to go with. For many of us, this means having to think of what to wear to this party, that event and that other social gathering. Which may or may not end up in yet another trip to the mall, spending non-budgeted money on non-planned expenses for […]

How to Re-Purpose your Workwear for the Holidays


Sorry but not Sorry_ How to stop caring about what people think 2
What will people think? This question has single-handedly stopped many a destiny, aborted many a dream and reduced the lives of most to an existence well below their potential. For the longest time, it was also the crutch I kept leaning on to remain in my comfort zone. Caring about what people think, this disease that’s been passed on from […]

Sorry but not Sorry: How to stop caring about what people think



7 Smart Tips to prepare for Black Friday
As soon as Thanksgiving starts looming near, the first thought on many people’s minds can be summarized in two words: Black Friday! Also known as the ultimate shopping day for many a deal-addict out there! However, while there are many opportunities to save “beaucoup” money on Black Friday, there are even more opportunities to make it even more strategic by […]

7 Smart Tips to prepare for Black Friday


Workwear: Tweed Jacket - Photo credit: anntaylor.com
Our Workwear feature presents various pieces of work-appropriate attire at different price ranges and sizes. Start your week off with with a class twee jacket in a powerful red! This Ann Taylor fringe tweed zip pocket jacket is perfect for the office, paired with your favorite pencil skirt or easy slacks. It transitions well into the weekend with a crisp […]

Workwear: Tweed Jacket



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



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?