Who’s On Your Board?

Every sustainable business has a group of key advisers that guide, correct and support the mission of the organization and is fully engaged in its successes and failures. The Board of Directors or Board, as it is commonly referred is comprised of diverse minds, established expertise and are intentionally working together to accomplish the goals […] Read more…

3 Great Lessons From the Movie Smallfoot

My household is full of movie buffs. There are few outings that my kids and husband enjoy more than catching a movie, especially at lovely movie venues such as the Peninsula Movie Bistro in Hampton, VA.  With awesome features, such as bowling, dinner and cocktails served right at your seats (which happen to recline, btw) […] Read more…

How Smart Women Entrepreneurs Win on Black Friday

Thanksgiving is one my favorite holidays. Regardless of Thanksgiving’s shaky origin, I choose to focus on the gratitude and relationship component of it. Oh and let’s not forget my mama’s greens, smoked meats, and gooey mac & cheese! One. Word. YUMMM.  Let’s be honest, regardless to if you celebrate it or not, you can’t have […] Read more…

DIY Reusable Back To School Signs

This year was a HUGE milestone year for my family and me. Not only did I turn 40, but ALL three of our kids are now officially considered school-age children. With all three being at different milestone grades, nonetheless!   Our daughter is now a kindergartener and attending “big kid” school. Middle kid, Jordan is […] Read more…

My Thoughts On Turning 40

Whoa, did you just feel that? There’s definitely a shift in the atmosphere. Don’t be alarmed. Yours truly, has ascended into her 40’s. This year has been full of shifts and transitions for me. As I enter my 40th year of life, I have been in an active state of reflection. I’ve composed a list […] Read more…

How to Identify Your Purpose

I typically work with female entrepreneurs that that have been in the business for a while and they are pretty certain about what their purpose is. However, I still attract a certain number of entrepreneurs who are inspired and motivated to do something different and new with their lives, but they don’t know that thing […] Read more…

Intentional Sisterhood in Business

But she isn’t responsible. But she doesn’t carry herself well. But she has a lifestyle not conducive to a respectable business owner. But she doesn’t have the capital to do this kind of work. But she isn’t ready. But she can’t compete in this market.   Intentional is defined as “done on purpose; deliberate” by […] Read more…

Why Aren’t You Supporting Black Businesses? Part 2

Confrontation. People are passionate; albeit about different things but nevertheless passionate. Therefore, when passionate people meet through business, their levels of passion are often magnified by the levels of investment, stress, importance and overall experience each of them had during the business transaction. What gives this collision of passion a bad name within the Black […] Read more…

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