Posts in category "Role models"

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 »

100 Resolutions for the New Year (Chicks Rule!)

100 Resolutions for the New Year (Chicks Rule!)
by Zondra Hughes Here are 100 New Year’s Resolutions designed to empower Chicks and fortify the Universal Sisterhood, so, please feel free to add your own.   I Resolve… To listen to my “first mind.” To shed the skin of self-doubt–and to shed those who make me feel doubtful. To never be ashamed of my... 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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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 »

Do You Have Your Pearls?

By: Yanni Brown Pearls of Wisdom Never Goes Out of Style… Over the years generations have passed down insightful information, thoughtful little nuggets of wisdom, and precious pearls of information on life’s lessons learned.   It’s 2013 and everything that we could possibly want is literally within reach with the touch of our fingertips. We... Read more »

Plan A, Plan B, and My Reality

By Liz Lampkin In their hearts humans plan their course, but the Lord establishes their steps.-Proverbs 16:9 I’d never thought I’d be…. Throughout life we experience a number of things; we work towards achieving certain goals and we plan our paths in our minds and hearts for a future we imagine to be successful and... Read more »
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Father's Day and Beyond: Honor the Fathers...

By Yanni Brown This Sunday we will honor and celebrate Father’s Day.  Many will send mass text messages, give thousands of cards, ties, smell goods and more.  For others the day will go on as if nothing is different. There may even be a few shout outs to single moms wishing them a “Happy Father’s... Read more »

S L O W D O W N

by: Yanni Brown   Sometimes life will force you to slow down. As some of you may know I recently became a full time entrepreneur. What some of you may not know is that I’m also hard headed and strong willed. That translates to I have a hard time relaxing and doing what I suggest... Read more »

Men Honor 50 Women of Distinction: Full List!

Men Honor 50 Women of Distinction: Full List!
At last, our panel of professional Chicago-area men has released the names of women they admire for hard work, professionalism and community service. Unlike our 50 Most Wanted Bachelors salute, the women on this list are recognized for boldness, innovation, raising the bar, crashing glass ceilings, introducing new thought in their professional realms and community... Read more »
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5 Signs That You're Trapped in SkankTown

5 Signs That You're Trapped in SkankTown
 By Zondra Hughes SkankTown is not a place on any map; instead, it’s the act of allowing your sexy/racy/crazy side to take over. SkankTown is a cool place to visit–momentarily–and it can be therapeutic, I am told. Many women visit SkankTown to soothe a broken heart, or to get revenge on a shady lover, or... Read more »