Posts tagged "empowerment"

The Secret Power of Being Alone

The Secret Power of Being Alone
 By Sylvia Snowden People make being by yourself sound like it’s the worst thing in the world, don’t they?  We hear things like “two heads are better than one,” or “I didn’t want to get caught eating lunch by myself,” and, of course, “you need to get married, so you won’t grow old alone” all... Read more »

Susan Taylor's National CARES Mentoring Movement

Susan Taylor's National CARES Mentoring Movement
Kym B. attended Susan Taylor’s National Cares Mentoring Movement fundraiser event on Tuesday night. In a statement, Taylor explained her mission: “When I handed the reins of Essence magazine over to the next team of editors, it was because I was called to do the most important work of our time: ensuring that on our... Read more »

Beverly Johnson's 5 Real Life Networking Tips

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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 »
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My King James and I: A Widow's Strength

My King James and I: A Widow's Strength
By Dawgelene “Dr Dawj” As I approach the 1-year anniversary of my husband’s death, I sometimes feel as though I just lost him. Some days are much easier than others to cope, but the pain is still there. I have positioned in my mind that I must keep moving; that life must go on, and... Read more »

STOP WAITING!

STOP WAITING!
By Yolanda (Yanni) Brown I am often in awe of those who find themselves in a frenzy, usually because of a situation that they’ve created themselves. Now I understand that EVERYBODY plays a fool at one point or another and that the world is filled with Givers & Takers and you could be on either... Read more »