Posts in category "Employment"

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 »

The ExecuDiva's 5 Secrets of an A-List Event

By Zondra Hughes You can plan a party for your friends and loved ones, but you should plan a corporate event for your business, explains Jocelyn K. Allen, Director, Regional Grassroots and Diversity Communications at General Motors. A party is an enjoyable get together; a corporate event can be just as enjoyable, however it should... Read more »

10 Ways to Get ON TRACK for a Successful #2014!

10 Ways to Get ON TRACK for a Successful #2014!
By Dawniel Patterson Winningham @wealthspeaker interviewing Sophia Angeli Nelson @IamSophiaNelson As a Master Life and Business Coach it is refreshing when you have the opportunity to have YOUR CUP refilled by someone knowledgeable, worldly, and giving. Interviewing Sophia Angeli Nelson recently was just that for me. It was an opportunity for me to not only... Read more »
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These Four Gifts Every Woman Needs--Don't Cost a Thing!

These Four Gifts Every Woman Needs--Don't Cost a Thing!
Merry Christmas to Myself By Toni Spearman Being the last-minute Christmas shopper that I am (I work better under pressure), I decided to add one more name to my shopping list before December 25th: My own! I felt like Santa Claus, literally, when I made my list and checked it twice, then a few more... Read more »

What Do You Think of Those Black Chicks with Blonde Hair?

What Do You Think of Those Black Chicks with Blonde Hair?
By Zondra Hughes In college I wore my hair jet black. I guess I looked good enough; I did get a wedding ring. Fast forward to a decade ago, when at work, I shared a short elevator ride with a stylish senior editor that I admired; sometimes she spoke to me, most times she didn’t.... Read more »

Be Like Tweety Bird--and Rise Above the Madness

Be Like Tweety Bird--and Rise Above the Madness
Live Your Own Success By Kym B. Have you ever watched Loony Tunes, with Sylvester the Cat who is on a constant mission trying to catch and eat Tweety Bird?  Sylvester envies the swiftness of Tweety and despises the bird’s beauty.  He spends episodes trying to outwit and outsmart Tweety’s very being.  The more Tweety... Read more »
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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 »

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 »
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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 »