Archive for February 2012

Give Yourself Permission to Dream in Color

Give Yourself Permission to Dream in Color
By Yolanda “Yanni” Brown Some 30+ years ago my mother told me that it was OK to DREAM… She encouraged my creativity, and we attended plays, recitals and awards ceremonies. She’s always been my biggest cheerleader. When my siblings and I were children, we colored outside of the lines and it was OK. We were... Read more »

Dr. Dawj Embraces Social Gravity For Charities

Dr. Dawj Embraces Social Gravity For Charities
by Dawgelene “Dr. Dawj” Sangster Most people don’t know that my background is in technology and I am a computer geek! IT Project Management, IT Change Management and all things related to computer purchasing, testing, deployment and the user experience is what I thrived on for years. It was no surprise that I was a... Read more »

Gender Role Reversal in Relationships -- Have Women Become The Men They Want to Marry?

Gender Role Reversal in Relationships -- Have Women Become The Men They Want to Marry?
By Gina B. I think we’ve gotten away from the basics in relationships.   My aunt once told me that she feels sorry for my generation.  In her day, women were looking for men who could be the best providers, and men were seeking attractive women who could run a household and mother their children.   She... Read more »
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Today, We Mean Business! Taking the Lead: Change for Businesses

Today, We Mean Business! Taking the Lead: Change for Businesses
 by Dawgelene “Dr Dawj” Sangster  As a business psychology professional, I love to provide tips to leaders in being effective in their businesses. Early in my doctoral program I took a class on leading through change. Professor Petroy was an amazing professor and always encouraged us to think beyond the usual and research, research, research!... Read more »

Love Out Loud!

Love Out Loud!
by Yolanda “Yanni” Brown Whitney Houston’s death on February 11th has brought heartache and sadness to the world as well as an overflow of emotion, conversation and speculation. I can’t imagine what her daughter Bobbi Kristina, her mother or family must be going through. Whitney was an icon and her life unfolded in the public’s... Read more »

A Trio of Blackness on Love, Men and Marriage

A Trio of Blackness on Love, Men and Marriage
By Dawgelene “Dr. Dawj” Sangster Black Men, Black Love and Black Marriage are all special. I wear many hats and I am proud of each role that I have in wearing those hats as a woman. One role that I particularly love is being a wife – a role in which I embody the concepts... Read more »
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Valentine’s Day for Dummies(Men) Easy-to-Follow Directions for Romance

Valentine’s Day for Dummies(Men) Easy-to-Follow Directions for Romance
By Yolanda (Yanni) Brown Why do you need instructions for Valentine’s Day? Because trying to prepare for this overrated holiday can be a daunting process! This quick set of instructions gives every man a straight-forward approach to ensuring  that you get the job done successfully and within your budget. Valentine’s Day is Tuesday, February 14th  ... Read more »

A Journey To Embrace Change

by Dawgelene “Dr. Dawj” Sangster  My 3rd book on empowerment for women, “Behold You 2- Embrace Change,” launches today. This book focuses on women being empowered after painful circumstances in life to include sexual abuse, domestic violence and being homeless. The book was written because so many women deal with painful situations and suffer in... Read more »