Posts in category "Success"

Steve Harvey: 5 Things You Must Do to Activate Your Vision Board

1.	CREATE YOUR VISION BOARD  “Everything you want must be written on your vision board, in a well-thought out manner, with plain, blocked letters.” Steve says. Consider your vision board your road map that shows you how to be truly successful.
By Zondra Hughes The Coca-Cola Company provided promotional consideration for my participation in this program. All opinions and content are my own. The Coca-Cola Booth was the meeting place for inspiration, food demos, and day parties during the three-day ESSENCE Festival 2015® in New Orleans. In one of the most riveting moments at the Coca-Cola Booth, Steve... Read more »

Mellody Hobson Asks...Are You A Ball Stealer?

Mellody Hobson Asks...Are You A Ball Stealer?
by Dawj Sangster- We have probably all encountered that one person that is really popular that everyone wants to meet or see. You want to be in their presence to learn and grow from their knowledge and experience. While this is all great, Mellody Hobson says that if you are that popular person, “STOP STEALING... Read more »

Look In The Mirror -- Would You Date Yourself?

Look In The Mirror -- Would You Date Yourself?
by Gina B. I still maintain that being single is a choice that we make until we’re ready, and have found the right person. As a person who’s in a good relationship, I’m wondering how many of those who claim to be ready to ditch their single status are actually going about it the right... Read more »
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3 Types of Women who Should NOT be in Leadership!

3 Types of Women who Should NOT be in Leadership!
By Shemeka Michelle I’ve always been told that if you have to fight for authority then you really don’t have it. There are two places that this statement is most true; church and the workplace. In both places, I have experienced women that just don’t need to be in charge! They are insecure and emotionally... Read more »

Beverly Johnson's 5 Real Life Networking Tips

Images by Jasmine Browley
By Jasmine Browley “You have to know what you want–touch it–speak to it and before you know it, you have it.” On Tuesday, my life was changed. Or at least I think it was. Cameka Smith, founder of The Boss Network, an online membership group for professional women, held its 5th year celebration. The  event... Read more »

The Night My Husband Became My Enemy--and How I Fixed It

The Night My Husband Became My Enemy--and How I Fixed It
By Toni J. Spearman When the choir started singing, I Don’t Look Like What I’ve Been Through by Deon Kipping last Sunday, I could barely contain myself as the tears fell. Almost two years ago, my marriage began a vicious decline. The man I loved the most became the man I hated the most. I... Read more »
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Photos: 4th Annual Essence of An Angel Scholarship Luncheon

Photos: 4th Annual Essence of An Angel Scholarship Luncheon
The 2014 Essence of An Angel Scholarship Luncheon took place on Sunday, April 13th at the Chicago State University Library 4th Floor Atrium. The Chicago State University Foundation  honored single mothers and rewarded scholarship Sunday at the 4th Annual “Essence of An Angel” luncheon, where ladies from all walks of life beamed with pride as... Read more »

100 Resolutions for the New Year (Chicks Rule!)

100 Resolutions for the New Year (Chicks Rule!)
by Zondra Hughes Here are 100 New Year’s Resolutions designed to empower Chicks and fortify the Universal Sisterhood, so, please feel free to add your own.   I Resolve… To listen to my “first mind.” To shed the skin of self-doubt–and to shed those who make me feel doubtful. To never be ashamed of my... Read more »

My Coworker Pulled My Hair At Work

My Coworker Pulled My Hair At Work
My Coworker Pulled My Hair at Work And I Saw Red By Nicole Harding My HAIRstory has allowed my acceptance and understanding of the cultural relevance our hair has, and these days I mostly take anything hair-related with a shrug. Good hair? Don’t care. Natural hair? Don’t care! Curly hair? Don’t care! Hell, kinky hair?... Read more »
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What Do You Think of Those Black Chicks with Blonde Hair?

What Do You Think of Those Black Chicks with Blonde Hair?
By Zondra Hughes In college I wore my hair jet black. I guess I looked good enough; I did get a wedding ring. Fast forward to a decade ago, when at work, I shared a short elevator ride with a stylish senior editor that I admired; sometimes she spoke to me, most times she didn’t.... Read more »