Posts in category "boss"

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 »

What Do YOU Want?

What Do YOU Want?
By A Comeaux In the past week I’ve had a few conversations and arguments alike all hovering around the debate of what people want. The expectations set on us by others, the secret desires that our fears keep us from pursuing and the dire need to ‘be accepted,’ all play vital roles in our lives.... Read more »
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Photos: Wealthy Sisters Network

Photos: Wealthy Sisters Network
Photos from the Wealthy Sisters Network’s March Happy Hour event. Six Brown Chicks correspondent Dawniel Winningham gave an encouraging talk to the ladies, reminding them to watch their wealth, their health and their attitudes. The women made a promise to support women-owned businesses and to offer help to a woman in need. The event took... Read more »

The List: Top 6 Tips to Choose a Mentor

The List: Top 6 Tips to Choose a Mentor
There’s MONEY in having a MENTOR By Dawniel Winningham Whether you are an entrepreneur or a 9 -to- 5 executive there is definitely an obvious benefit to having a mentor.  A mentor is simply someone who has ALREADY done what you are trying to do and therefore may be able to provide you with help... Read more »

Photos: The Black Social Network Play

Photos: The Black Social Network Play
The Black Social Network staged play (opening at The Producers Club in New York during Social Media Week NYC), follows two business women whose lives are torn apart by their social media habits. Eva James, portrayed by WGCI on-air personality Demi Lobo, is a public relations powerhouse who ignores social media; and on the opposite... Read more »
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Mary Jane is Cool, But I Miss Claire Huxtable

Mary Jane is Cool, But I Miss Claire Huxtable
In the midst of the whirlwind I’ve found my life in over these dreaded holidays, it’s the refreshing breath of hot air that is reality-turned-scripted TV that’s proved to be my silver lining. Now if you’ve read any of my blogs you’ll know I’m no fan of reality TV due to the negative, though well dressed, depiction of my fellow... Read more »

Politically Correct: 12 Ways NOT to Get Fired at the Office Party

By Celeste T. Parker It’s the most wonderful time of the year.  But if you want your employer’s evaluation of your performance to bring equally good tidings, you best follow these 12 ways of Christmas…partying that is. Do not deck the halls with boughs of Molly, or any other drug.   Such indulgences are never cool,... 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 »
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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 »