Summer ’17: The Takeover of Women in Film Representation matters and summer 2017 is the summer of women. We have been and continue to be blessed by the images of strong women in TV, movies, and entertainment. I think the main struggle for women in Hollywood and women in my position is to fight for … More Summer ’17: The Takeover of Women in Film
Sexiness is about owning and loving the real, true you. It’s about embracing every single thing that makes you the person that you are. Whether good or bad, sexiness is acceptance despite your flaws; this is something that you learn to do through life’s obstacles and trials. There’s no real formula to being sexy because … More SLAY YOUR DAY! BE YOUR OWN KIND OF SEXY!
Are you Bold? Are you Audacious? As an entrepreneur, Bold and Audacious are two paramount traits for the aspiring and emerging entrepreneur. Below are four success tips for the Bold and Audacious entrepreneurial woman! Focus on Customer Service Investing in your brand has both things an entrepreneur doesn’t have much of: time and money. Growth … More 4 Success Tips for the Entrepreneurial Woman
Does Prayer Belong In The Workplace? This is truly a topic of conversation that has plagued our nation for many years, except the topic was prayer in the schools. Many feel like prayer has no place in schools, workplace or in public. "What does that say about freedom of religion?" I believe that everyone … More Does Prayer Belong In The Workplace?
Fashion + Style + Faith I came across Boujee + Uninterested on Instagram after watching business coach Sabrina Peterson of GlamUniversity. She was putting the spotlight on this dope designer and brand. I headed over to @Boujeegangclothing IG page and loved everything they had going on. I do believe all of us women is a little … More Boujee + Uninterested with The Sydney Nicole
There I was, married to a man I thought I would spend my forever with, only to find myself shattered and broken on the inside. Holding on to an empty marriage because I did not want to face failure. I did not want to face my children once “I” split up the family. So, what … More Are You Trapped In A Relationship With No Way Out?
Meet the Author Nisha Lanae, writer, speaker, and owner of Concrete Rose Publication LLC. At the age of 12, Ms. Lanae stumbled across her purpose and didn’t know. Her passion and drive to write short stories came easy and drew her closer to becoming a profound author and writer. Writing silenced the noise and havoc surrounding … More Betrayed by Love, Adorn by Lies: Author Nisha Lanae Talks with Get INSPIRED
Take Flight Jet Jones Foundation was formed by pro basketball player DeQuan Jones and his wife Allison Mathis – Jones. They saw a need go unnoticed and took it upon themselves to fulfill it by providing basic back to school necessities to families in need. Their first year they committed to serving one family. Shortly … More TakeFlight: Jet Jones Foundation Presents Party For A Purpose
In recent weeks, several clients, colleagues, friends, and family members have experienced the death of a loved one. The circumstances were different for each loved one. However, there are many commonalities we all share when dealing with the death of a loved one. Regardless of how you feel and the circumstances, grief is normal. Anger, … More Dealing with the Death of a Loved One
Pencil skirts are one of my favorite pieces to wear to the office because they’re ultra-flattering on most women if worn correctly. I also love them because they’re versatile. A pencil skirt can be dressed up and worn on a night out with the girls. But it can also be dressed down with a cute … More How to Wear: The Pencil Skirt
“Don’t let nobody tell you what to do.” “Be a leader, not a follower.” Growing up, especially in the African American community, we have heard these “proverbs” all our lives. We were told at a young age to not follow the crowd, to march to the beat of your own drum. But no one ever … More Redefining Who You Are: Reclaiming Your Labels and Living for Yourself
What’s a relationship without trust? This can be within any type of relationship, from your childhood teacher, to your pastor, to your mother, to your significant other, to your dog. If there isn’t a level of trust, love, respect, and understanding then what’s the point of wasting any time at all, right? For so … More Is it Time to Forgive?
An Afternoon with Iyanla Vanzant On Sunday, July 29th I got the chance to spend four hours in the presence of six-time New York Times best-selling author and spiritual life coach Iyanla Vanzant. It honestly didn’t feel like four hours. Iyanla was funny, transparent, authentic, engaging and nurturing as she shared her life story. The first book … More The Experience: Change Your Thoughts, Change Your Life with Iyanla Vanzant
Don’t Die Trying to Build a Brand and Grow A Business In business, there are so many triggers in the workplace that can cause stress. I talk about this because I recently experienced what being overwhelmed and being under stress can do to you. Running my own small business and doing it all proved to … More I Could Have Died Trying to Build a Brand and Grow My Business
Mrs. Deedria Chauntee, visionary and founder of CEI Hair School, laid out the red carpet for her students and their families; Saturday, July 29, 2017 at the Impact Church in East Point, GA. Christmas in July was none other than a celebration to highlight, award and recognize her student’s success. In addition to, showcase their … More CEI Hair School Presents Christmas In July: 7 Families – 7 Designers – 7 Scholarships
What is a Purpose Statement for an Entrepreneur? Writing or reviewing a mission statement changes you because it forces you to think through your priorities deeply, carefully, and to align your behavior with your beliefs. ~Stephen Covey, ‘7 Habits of Highly Effective People’ Your purpose statement is a powerful tool in your greatness toolbox. It … More How To Write a Purpose Statement
Recently, I had the opportunity to collaborate with U.S. News & World Report regarding financial literacy and consumer credit focusing on bad credit. The recent study showed that “68% of consumers with bad credit reported that they are working towards improving their credit score.” – U.S. News Do you know what FICO Score means? Do you know … More U.S.News Study: Bad Credit vs Good Credit
Voices of Hope On July 22, I had the opportunity to attend the Haven House Mental Health Conference hosted by The House of Hope in Decatur, GA. Anchor Hospital was the premier sponsor along with several conference partners. Mental Illness is not a punishment from God.-Rev. Dr. Percy Johnson Rev. Johnson posited that theology and … More Mental Health Matters: 7 Tools to Silence the Shame
It’s never too late for you to work on having a smaller waist. We all know it takes consistency and doing the right things. I decided to write this post because I’m actually trying to lose a little belly fat before my birthday. It’s Leo season 8/22. I want my waist to be snatched. So … More 5 Ways to Flatten Your Tummy
Personal style is an outward expression of your personality through fashion. For most women, it’s not until we reach our late twenties and early thirties that we finally determine our personal style. We discover what works and doesn’t work for us. We stop trying to look good for others and strive to look and feel … More Own It! Defining Your Personal Style
Girl Power is a slogan that we all hear often. What exactly does the slogan girl power mean? It encourages and celebrates women empowerment, independence and confidence. It has become a global movement committed to empower, educate and encourage women to live life freely and with no reservation. It helps women, raise and improve one’s … More Girl Power: Are you Really using your Superpowers to help other Women?
The everyday woman juggles a multitude of roles and tasks daily. Sometimes, to the detriment of herself. Furthermore, childhood messages such as “What goes on in this house stays in this house..” or “Only monkeys cry”. In addition to, traumas throughout the lifespan plague the everyday woman. For some, the ebb and flow of everyday … More I’m Your Everyday Woman, Not Your Superwoman
As a former Accounting Manager, managing people was both one of the most challenging and rewarding experiences of my life. It was my daily responsibility to balance upper managements expectations to my direct reports abilities and personalities. In addition to managing productivity, I had to maintain an environment conducive for my team to excel in. … More How to Deal with Toxic Co-Workers
A common dilemma for most women when it comes to getting dressed on a casual day is finding the right pair of jeans to wear. We want the fit to be right, we want the length to be right, and we want the price to be right. We’re not trying to spend hundreds of dollars on … More Where’d You Get Those Jeans: Best Jeans Under $40
In a world, where portable devices and social media makes us accessible always, there is now a greater need to find ways to unplug completely for our overall well-being. Unlike vacations and weekend getaways, retreats are being sought out more often since they meet a unique need and interest. Retreats tend to have itineraries and … More The Power of Treating Yourself at a Retreat
Last Tuesday, I had the pleasure of speaking to the young girls at Girls Inc. Atlanta, Ga. We chatted about business, books, and girl stuff that matters. I poured into them what it really takes to be a “winner”. Michelle Graves is the Director of Outreach Programs at this location. She informed me last … More Girl Talk at Girls Inc: You Were Born a Winner
Meet Mrs. Bella Rose the extraordinaire. She is truly a female boss, God-fearing woman, mompreneur and celebrity make-up artist. She has paved her way to the top through trial and tribulations. Her life has not always been peaches and cream, but her determination and faith system has placed her with opportunities of a lifetime. She … More Beauty and the Beat with Extraordinaire Bella Rose
Be the One to Stand Out Every season magazine editors list new trends that are all the rave. Then other fast fashion industries such as New York & Company, Zara, and H&M scramble to implement these trends into their seasonal lineups. We, the consumers, then go out and purchase these trendy items because we believe … More One Color That Look Good on All Women
Will It Lead To Your Ultimate Regret? Mixing business and friendships can lead to one of two things, a complete success, or a huge disaster. It can truly put a friendship to the test. When deciding to step out and start a business it can be exciting, scary and overwhelming. Of course you want your … More Disaster or Not: Mixing Business and Friendships
Do you ever feel like you’re at a constant repetitive pace throughout the week? How can you channel and change your mindset to get the most out of how you approach your goals daily? 7 Mindset Shifts to Transition from Ordinary to Extraordinary 1. Set and prioritize to-do lists weekly and review daily. Sometimes we … More Ordinary to Extraordinary: Mindset Shift
Women wear multiple hats. We are mothers, wives, bosses, entrepreneurs, friends, advisers, etc. We chauffeur, we mentor, we entertain, we cook, we clean, and we work all while trying to look presentable. And to be honest, some of us just give up on looking presentable. It can be exhausting! The last thing we have time … More Werk Girl: Transition Your Outfit from the Office to Happy Hour
We all fall into a rut where our credit is impacted severely. Or we just mismanaged our money or abuse our credit. Some situations we can’t prevent like being laid off, going through a divorce, becoming ill, income coming in is low, and while on unpaid maternity leave and bills go unpaid. It happens its … More How to Fix Bad Credit with Terrica Matthews
Meet Darius Cooks Now if you don’t know who Darius Cooks is you better start googling right now. Here ya go google.com. Darius Cooks is the epitome of greatness. His vision, unwavering tenacity, and entrepreneurial spirit is so inspiring and empowering. Darius has created this empire pursuing his passion while never forgetting his humble beginnings. Darius … More Darius Cooks: Opens Greens and Gravy Restaurant in Historic Westview Neighborhood near Atlanta Beltline
Get Boss’d Up Today’s interview is for my beauty enthusiasts, influencers, makeup artists, hair professionals and female entrepreneurs looking to expose their brand and dominant the beauty industry. Meet Tiffani Hunt, Owner of BeautyBossLab.com and brand strategist. She shares with us her journey of entrepreneurship and why she decided to create a beauty business hub. … More Interview with Tiffani Hunt of Beauty Boss Lab
Only true yoga practitioners understand the phrase ‘yoga for everybody’. Learning mindfulness, yoga and meditation enhance your soft skills. What you learn in your practice can be transferred to other areas of your life. These attributes are also great characteristic to increase your success in any career. Soft skills show how well you work with others. When a … More Mindfulness for Career Success