Category: careers

Photos: Chicago's Movers & Shakers Make Millionaire Moves

Cheryl Grace, Nielsen Senior Vice President, U.S. Strategic Community Alliances and Consumer Engagement,  hosted the event.
Dr. William F. Pickard is Chairman of Global Automotive Alliance, Co-Managing Partner of MGM Grand Detroit Casino, CEO of Beanwood Management Company, and co-owner of five Black-owned newspapers. Dr. Pickard has also penned an Amazon #1 Bestseller, Millionaire Moves: Seven Principles of Entrepreneurship. Dr. Pickard is dedicated to creating the next generation of entrepreneurs, and... Read more »

Photos: Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers Conference

Photos: Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers Conference
The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers conference attracts some of the brightest students in the country. Engineering pros and corporate reps gather to meet the students and listen to their ideas. During the event, eight teams of students gathered at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, to compete in the Nissan Design Competition, where... Read more »

Yvette's Story: The Hustle Nearly Killed Me

Yvette's Story: The Hustle Nearly Killed Me
Yvette Kendall has reportedly “created more than 30 patent-pending products that span several industries, ranging from scientific and technical to recreational, including mobile applications, a new type of coffee beverage, pure water product and a DUI simple proof product.” Yvette’s road to success as a female Black inventor has been hard and treacherous, and the... Read more »
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Girl Interrupted: How Brandi Got Her Self-Love Back

Brandi Davis
My Self-Love Journey: If I were honest… By Brandi Davis If I were honest…I used to live life as a scared 12-year-old girl until I learned to love myself… You see by the age of 12, I had dealt with various things that shaped how I viewed myself. Sexual Abuse By 12, my body was... Read more »

Steve Harvey, Lisa Nichols and Yolanda Adams: Top 3 Rules for Success

Steve Harvey, Lisa Nichols and Yolanda Adams: Top 3 Rules for Success
By Zondra Hughes Steve Harvey and Essence Magazine’s Disney Dreamers Academy 2015 is a success bootcamp for 100 lucky students; the event also provided some sage advice for parents as well. Here are three rules for success from Steve Harvey, motivational speaker and best-selling author Lisa Nichols and gospel sensation Yolanda Adams. Wake up with... Read more »

6 Things Male Celebrities Told Me About Sex, Love and Money

1. On the GRIND:  "My work, my goal, my life, it's like a treadmill.  And there's no `stop' button on my treadmill.”  --Dwayne Johnson, highest grossing actor in Hollywood and philanthropist
By Zondra Hughes I’m grateful for my career choice as an editor/journalist because over the years, I’ve interviewed some dynamic people who have dropped nuggets of wisdom about love, sex and money that continue to shape my world today. Here are six of my favorite quotes culled from my interviews and conversations about life. Feel... Read more »
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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 »

Lovers & Livelihoods, or "How Did I Blow That Job?"

Lovers & Livelihoods, or "How Did I Blow That Job?"
by Gina B. I have a confession to make:  I live a double life. If you’ve been following me for a while, you’ll know that I’ve been a dating columnist for some time through multiple channels, with my column – The Gina Spot – in Tribune’s RedEye being the most recent prior to being an... Read more »

Ladies Beware: Are You the Hot Chick or The Help?

Ladies Beware: Are You the Hot Chick or The Help?
by Zondra Hughes Think about the relationship you’re in right now. How would you describe your role? Are you the hot chick–or the help? Here’s what I know: when you showcase your talents, someone will want to use them.  And some of us tend to showcase our talents early in the dating process, and this... Read more »
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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 »