Posts tagged "business"

Three Things You Must Do to Build an Authentic Brand

Three Things You Must Do to Build an Authentic Brand
A Busy Woman’s Guide to Building an Authentic Brand By Jean Usen Who are you behind the glossy business cards and neatly arranged website? What does your business stand for? In a world of super-brands like Coca-Cola, McDonalds and Geico you may be doubting your ability to stand out among the fray. Nelson Jackson says... Read more »

Do Us a Favor, and Just Stop Lying

Do Us a Favor, and Just Stop Lying
By Shameeka Hunt Lying holds us back. As an entrepreneur, I know I’m not alone when I tell you that broken promises and outright lies are maddening. There comes a point in everyone’s life when you should just be honest with yourself and others about what you are interested in—or not. Don’t be fake; choose... Read more »

Do NOT Launch a Business with Friends! Here's Why

Do NOT Launch a Business with Friends! Here's Why
By Shemeka Michelle The Sweetest Revenge Most of the time I’m very blunt and straight to the point. Even when I ponder my thoughts and really think before I speak, I’m just not good at sugarcoating. Those who know me understand that, unless I’m angry, I speak with all sincerity even if the truth stings.... Read more »
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Think Before You Tweet! Or, Just Mind Your Own Business

Think Before You Tweet! Or, Just Mind Your Own Business
Think Before You Tweet! By Nicole Harding A photo of Kevin Durant kissing his MVP mom on the lips, and then that photo of a fully-clothed Willow Smith hanging with a laughing family friend—made the web go wild! Twitter just wouldn’t stop! Outrage and indignation everywhere. Stop it. Just stop it! We project our own... Read more »

Chicago Business Profile: Vau've Anais Davis

Chicago Business Profile: Vau've Anais Davis
A Reflection of Beauty: Vau’ve Anais By Lydia Katherine “People are like stained glass windows, they sparkle and shine when the sun is out but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed, only if there is a light from within. “- Author Elisabeth Küblerross The Chicago business community is bustling with young... Read more »

Six Ways to Sabotage Your Partnership NOW!

Six Ways to Sabotage Your Partnership NOW!
By Zondra Hughes After viewing our story on Iyanla, Fix My Life, many women have told us about their own failed partnerships and collaborations. Here, then, are six tips and tough lessons that may help you to sabotage your partnership–or convince you to reassess your situation and fly right! 1.     1. Don’t establish leadership and... Read more »
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Your Dangerous Ego

Your Dangerous Ego
By Zondra Hughes I received the most unexpected email the other day from a self-made CEO of such and so that I interviewed late last year. The CEO inquired if she was on the list of our 50 Women of Distinction. No, she was not nominated; and that’s a good thing—I can tell you freely... Read more »

New Relationship Rule: Mind Your Own Business

New Relationship Rule: Mind Your Own Business
by Yanni Brown My mother says if you have your own business to mind then you won’t have the time to mind someone else’s. As a certified relationship educator I can tell you that this applies to relationships as well. When you first meet someone it is your business to know their business. What I... Read more »

Hey Ambitious One--Stay in Your Lane!

Hey Ambitious One--Stay in Your Lane!
By Zondra Hughes The aftermath of the recession has resulted in the Wild, Wild, West of self-reinvention, self-employment, and self-promotion, three things that can go horribly wrong with the lack of self-reflection. Some folks are just in the new game of entrepreneurship for the money, and they will do whatever steal whatever and promote themselves... Read more »
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