Posts tagged "work"

My Coworker Called Me GHETTO

By Nicole Harding Did you ever find yourself using a word that if someone else used you would be offended? Oh…not that word! My family long ago admonished the use of the N word in any type of fashion. Just not happening. So, why then was it so easy for me to drop the word... Read more »

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 »

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 »
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When Being Desperate is a GOOD Thing

When Being Desperate is a GOOD Thing
A Healthy Dose of Desperation By A Comeaux There’s something in the air. Not the brisk, frigid breeze that is our winter, but a surreal notion I can’t easily explain… Looking at my life: where I’ve been, why I’m back and where exactly am I going, I immediately felt desperate. I shunned this sense of... 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 »

Get Your Upgrade! Career Advice from the #ChicksofGM (Recap)

Get Your Upgrade! Career Advice from the #ChicksofGM (Recap)
The Six Brown Chicks took a road trip to General Motors World in Detroit last week to interview six top-ranking female executives, engineers, and automotive designers for an exclusive editorial series: The Chicks of GM. Monday: Vivian Pickard President, General Motors Foundation Topic: How to Attract a Mentor *** Tuesday: Angela Barbee-Hatter Director, Global Design... 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? 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 »

Got a Minute? 5 Ways to Balance Your Life NOW

Got a Minute? 5 Ways to Balance Your Life NOW
By Zondra Hughes How’s this for work-life balance: Suzy Cody, Performance Engineer/Aero Development at General Motors, has a demanding day job; six kids at home; and she still has time to dye her hair GM Blue and moonlight as roller derby skater Shovey Camaro.  Video: Meet Suzy Cody, Performance Engineer/Aero Development, General Motors Suzy Cody:... Read more »
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5 Bad Bosses and How to Deal With Them

5 Bad Bosses and How to Deal With Them
By Zondra Hughes On an early Saturday morning, I wore a banker’s blue suit to launch the weekend on a professional note. I was meeting with other professional women who relayed stories of being on the receiving end of great advice, mentorship, and ‘women who HELP each other in the workplace,’ and I was just... Read more »