Posts in category "Dreams"

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 »

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 »

Photos: The BOSS Network Power Professionals Event!

Photos: The BOSS Network Power Professionals Event!
The BOSS (Bringing Out Successful Sisters) Network recently held their annual Power Professionals event. The event was held at the beautiful Society Art Gallery at 2140 west Fulton street in Chicago, and brought out over 100 women. Regardless of the rainy weather many women decided they wanted to be, “Poured into” from some of the... Read more »
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At last! An Art Retreat for Women

At last! An Art Retreat for Women
By Lydia Katherine The Chicago Urban Art Retreat Center (CUARC) has a mission to bring people together in a creative environment that offers socially impacting art, positive programs, creative workshops, and, a retreat for women! Founder and curator Dianna Long tells Six Brown Chicks, “The Urban Art Retreat was founded in Portland, Oregon in 1984.... Read more »

Are You A Leader?

Are You A Leader?
By Yanni Brown There will come a time in life where you will question almost everything about who you are, thought that you were or who you should be. It could just be me and the changes that I’ve been going through. However it has been in these moments that I am thankful for awesome... Read more »

Bridesmaids Revolt: 7 Reasons Why We Hate Your Wedding

Bridesmaids Revolt: 7 Reasons Why We Hate Your Wedding
7 Things I Hate About Being in a Wedding By Kym B. Since when did the role of being in a wedding party require one to financially, emotionally and physically alter their own needs and priorities to ensure that the bride and groom are happy? These are the top seven things I hate about being... Read more »
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Carol's Daughter Founder Lisa Price Shares Biz and Life Balance Tips

Carol's Daughter Founder Lisa Price Shares Biz and Life Balance Tips
By Toya Nicole Last Friday, I attended the Carol’s Daughter “Stronger, Longer, Invincible Hair” event at Macy’s on State Street. To celebrate 20 years of the natural beauty brand’s existence, customers were treated to hand massages, hair consultations and sweet treats! During the event I interviewed Lisa Price, founder of Carol’s Daughter a company she... Read more »

A Frustrated Chick Asks: Dream Job, Where Are You?

By Shanti Ray I believe it’s safe to say that most parents from birth until adulthood groom their children for the future. Provide them with the necessary tools needed to be able to survive in the world on their own. I can recall my mother and school teachers telling me “Do well in school, go... Read more »

Being Mary Jane: Who Saves Super Woman?

Being Mary Jane: Who Saves Super Woman?
By Sylvia Snowden I grew up longing to be a “superwoman.” But that’s what everyone encouraged me to do, after all.  “Study hard” my parents said, “so you can grow up and get a good job.”  “Speak up and assert yourself,” my pediatrician used to tell me, “that’s key to having a successful career,” she’d... Read more »
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Stop Dreaming and Go Get It. Now.

Stop Dreaming and Go Get It. Now.
By A Comeaux Some may call these times trying while others deem them as the last of our glorious days. I’m no science scholar, meteorologist or religion guru but I know this much for sure; if there ever was a time to live your purpose its Now!! Looking at the gory tragedies that have untimely... Read more »