Archive for November 2013

Top 10 Shopping Tips for Black Friday

Top 10 Shopping Tips for Black Friday
Editor’s Note: Happy Thanksgiving to you! We reckon that many of you will be hitting the stores early, so we are sharing Nicole’s #BlackFriday shopping tips today! As she says, saving is sexy….going broke isn’t!) 10 Shopping Tips for Black Friday By Nicole Harding I’ve spent my entire career in retail, so I’ve seen more... Read more »

He Said, "I'll Never Leave You, But I WON'T Marry You"

He Said, "I'll Never Leave You, But I WON'T Marry You"
By A Comeaux So in true A Comeaux fashion, I’m talking to a guy and two women about marriage in the new millennium and how things have changed from the days when our parents and grandparents dated. The results may shock you, but it’s the mindset I’m particularly appalled by: Men today feel women aren’t worthy of... Read more »

8 Simple Rules for Dating a Parent

8 Simple Rules for Dating a Parent
By Liz Lampkin Dating can be a difficult task for the single and fabulous. With all the rules said and unsaid, regulations and violations dating on any level is a full time job. For those of us who are single parents the mere thought of dating can be exhausting, and being involved with someone who... Read more »
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Get Your Upgrade! Career Advice from the #ChicksofGM (Recap)

Get Your Upgrade! Career Advice from the #ChicksofGM (Recap)
The Six Brown Chicks took a road trip to General Motors World in Detroit last week to interview six top-ranking female executives, engineers, and automotive designers for an exclusive editorial series: The Chicks of GM. Monday: Vivian Pickard President, General Motors Foundation Topic: How to Attract a Mentor *** Tuesday: Angela Barbee-Hatter Director, Global Design... Read more »

Got a minute? 7 Tips to Recharge Your Career

Got a minute? 7 Tips to Recharge Your Career
The future is now—so, are you prepared for it? Ven K. Lai, Lead Creative Designer, Buick, Creative Design, has seven rules for rebooting your career and these rules apply if you’re a Millennial just starting out, and/or if you’re a mid-level executive starting over. Video: Meet Ven K. Lai Ven K. Lai, Lead Creative Buick,... Read more »

Got a Minute? Boost Your Confidence and Morale at Work

Got a Minute?  Boost Your Confidence and Morale at Work
If you are in the minority at work, you may feel out of place. Solitary lunches and company un-invitations can be hazardous to your work morale, competence and confidence. And let’s face it Chicks— you can’t rise to the top if you’re feeling down and out. Video: Meet Crystal Windham, Director of Design GM North... Read more »
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Got a minute? Cure Your Fear of Networking

Got a minute? Cure Your Fear of Networking
Hard work means little if you’re not good at networking. Every day, the hardworking worker bee is left behind because she’s too shy to network, too afraid to ask for help, or too soft-spoken to attract a mentor. Video: Meet “Coco” Ke Zhang-Miske   “Coco” Ke Zhang-Miske by Zondra Hughes If you’re the shy worker... Read more »

Got a Minute? 5 Ways to Balance Your Life NOW

Got a Minute? 5 Ways to Balance Your Life NOW
By Zondra Hughes How’s this for work-life balance: Suzy Cody, Performance Engineer/Aero Development at General Motors, has a demanding day job; six kids at home; and she still has time to dye her hair GM Blue and moonlight as roller derby skater Shovey Camaro.  Video: Meet Suzy Cody, Performance Engineer/Aero Development, General Motors Suzy Cody:... Read more »

Photo Diary from General Motors World

Yanni and A Comeaux with Chicks with "Coco" Ke Zhang-Miske, Engineering Business Manager for GM Global Infotainment and OnStar Engineering
Candid shots from our tour of General Motors World in Detroit Michigan. All photos by Dr. Dawj Sangster.  
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Got a Minute? Transfer Your Skills for Your Dream Job

Got a Minute? Transfer Your Skills for Your Dream Job
 By Yanni Brown A few days ago, the Six Brown Chicks took a road trip to General Motors World (GM) in Detroit, the “Motor City.” While there, we sat with some awesome women who are blazing the trails in life, love, careers and in their unique pursuits of happiness. We are compelled to share the nuggets... Read more »