What Spanx Has to Do With Shaping Women's History

It’s Women’s History Month and I have a personal question: are you wearing Spanx? Me too. And yes, there is a connection.In the 1970s, feminist leader Betty Friedan urged women to throw away their girdles and we cheered. Today, Sarah Blakely has become one of the few female billionaires by getting us trussed up once again—in Spanx....more

Five Things Every Black Woman in Tech Needs in a Support System

It’s already an uphill battle being “the one” or one of the very few, especially when you’re in the tech field. You spend almost every day trying to prove your abilities and education aren’t just a stroke of luck or the result of some Affirmative Action hire. Any input or response you provide is usually sifted over like a search for pearls in the sand, even if it’s the most obvious solution possible. If you happen to disagree with someone and hold your position, then you become the “Angry Black Woman.”...more
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Helpful Lessons I Still Use From My Social Media Degree

I've been asked if it was worth getting my social media degree. On one hand, in four short years, most things I learned aren't applicable today. The social media landscape changes too quickly. But there are overarching lessons that inform how I approach my blog or other social media accounts. Here are 6 lessons I still use daily when it comes to social media. ...more

Liebster Award nomination

Got nominated by Elroy of Moi & Money and thought it’d be fun to do this. 11 Random Facts I always eat the best parts […] ...more

The More You Give The More You Will Receive

In January of 2013, (a little over a year after my first son’s birth), I gathered up two large bags of clothes ranging in size from newborn to six months. At the time I didn’t hesitate at the thought of passing them on to someone else....more

Social Media in Real Life, Part 2

Imagine you are at a business networking function. You are engaging in conversation when suddenly someone runs up to your group and starts yelling that his company product would be GREAT for you – only you don’t know this guy, you’ve never seen or heard of him before and he has no idea what would be GREAT for you. Kind of a turn off right? ...more

31 Days, 32 Revelations: Blossoming In Time

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A Simple Strategy to Handle Workload Overload

Workload overload has become an epidemic that’s wearing us all out!  How do you handle it?In this episode of Gotta Quick Question, workload overload is Jessica’s dilemma and I offer a practical way sort through what's on her to-do list and what to say when when she gets asked to do MORE (because you know she will!)....more

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Coffee Break: Do you network inside your company?

So what do you think? Leave a comment and let me know! Photo credit: http://hudsonvalleynewsnetwork.com/caption We’ve been talking about refreshing your networking list, and getting started on a brand new professional foot this Spring! ...more

Work It: Tie-Neck Blouse

So what do you think? Leave a comment and let me know! Tie-neck blouse – $49.99 – Photo credit: macys.com ‘Tis the season for layering pieces as the weather (hopefully) transitions to warmer temperatures ....more

Why you should take business talk outside the home

My husband and I recently made a commitment to take business talk outside the home.  It's made all the difference... Why?...more

What Spanx Has to Do With Shaping Women's History

It’s Women’s History Month and I have a personal question: are you wearing Spanx? Me too. And yes, there is a connection.In the 1970s, feminist leader Betty Friedan urged women to throw away their girdles and we cheered. Today, Sarah Blakely has become one of the few female billionaires by getting us trussed up once again—in Spanx....more