To the Polls….

Voting in the 2018 Mid-Term election is one of the most important things you will do this year. The astounding amount of women and people of color on the ballot is record breaking. Are you showing up to cast your vote?

Black and The Bachelor Franchise

The Bachelor & Bachelorette are some of my long time favorites TV shows. It provides two outlets - two hours of romance and two hours of drama. Who doesn't love that. But what attracted me the most was watching the lack of diversity (specifically black men and women) on the show and then guessing how... Continue Reading →

In today's fast paced ever changing world, time is precious and of the essence. We are consistently multi-tasking and trying to be as efficient as possible. Checking emails while making morning coffee. Taking conference calls to and from lunch meetings. And let’s not forget the email you forgot to send before you left work. Now... Continue Reading →

What is Your Growth Mindset?

In 2006, Carol Dweck introduced mindset theories to us in her book, Mindset: The New Psychology of Success. In this book she talks about the difference between a growth and fixed mindset and her research from there has skyrocketed into classrooms, workplaces and conferences. The idea is that people who have a growth mindset tend to... Continue Reading →

The Power of Surprise

If you are a reader like me, it can be challenging to find the right book to read. Not to mention the decision to pick between a fiction or non fiction book. Then add in career and self development books. It can leave you in the aisle of a book store like this...   Thankfully... Continue Reading →

Online dating has evolved since the 90's. The majority of platforms that were available were computer based, always required a fee and made users take a personality test. Match.com paved the way in 1995 which lead to e-Harmony (2000) and OKCupid (2004). In the early 2000's these were the dating giants and still online dating... Continue Reading →

It’s more than just metrics and referrals

Diversity is a hot topic and has been for the last several years. Articles that are typically in circulation are usually diversity recruitment, metrics, triumphs and failures. How to engage with diverse millennials. What are the best diversity conferences for 2018. How to build a diverse team. How to leverage diversity within your organization. Everything... Continue Reading →

Is $.63 cents on the dollar your worth?

August 7, 2018 - Black Women's Equal Pay Day. According to Equalpaytoday.org, a Black woman had to work until today, August 7, 2018, to make the equivalent of what white men were paid at the end of December 2017. 63 cents to the dollar is the wage gap between Black women and White, Non-Hispanic, men.... Continue Reading →

Traveling jobs seem to be the hot topic for most people in their 20's & 30's right now. I was one of those 20-somethings that wanted a job that put me on the road to see America and the world. At the age of 28 I landed my first traveling job. About 10-15 years ago... Continue Reading →

What is your WHY? This is a question I often ask groups. It is important to understand the why behind your passions, career and every day decisions. Now some things we do or we are challenged with every day we can't avoid, but if you remove those things, your why should have passion or a goal... Continue Reading →

If you are someone like me who is in #TeamNatural community, then (if you have not already) you need to attend Curlfest at Prospect Park in Brooklyn, NY, which happens every July. Do not let the name fool you into thinking you have to have curly hair to attend. You will see both men and... Continue Reading →

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