careers

Here’s how criticism should positively impact your career.

I did not always embrace my status as an entrepreneur. I mean, WHO desires to jump feet first, sight unseen, into a pool of inconsistent pay, trifling clients, and loved ones who just do not understand why you are working for yourself ? To be 100 percent honest, I am still struggling with accepting my […]

“Fake it til you make it, only if you can back it up,” advised Simone Smalls, Founder & CEO of Simone Smalls Pr, Inc.  In a lively discussion focused on entrepreneurship, Smalls, Bevy Smith, Dinner With Bevy; Ginger Johnson & Liz Pickett, Ginger and Liz Nail Polish, Blake Scotland, Blake Scotland Boutique; Winsome Sinclair, WSA […]

“I try to dress down at work as to not distract them with my fabulousness” chided Jana L. Taylor, Attorney-at-Law, Saturday afternoon at HelloBeautful’s I’ve Got Work To Do: Women In The Workplace Workshop.  Taylor, a panelist on the “Showing My Color,” discussion, along with Demetria Lucas, author of A Belle In Brooklyn; Margaret Anadu, […]

The year 2009 still haunts me.  After working steadily to pay my dues and make my way in to a mid-level career the economy crashed and the jobs went with it.  I had been steadily progressing in my career and on track to an exceptional 2009, (or so I thought) which would propel me in […]

Navigating the trenches of corporate America can be difficult for any one; knowing the politics, the ins-and-outs of the corporate culture, even picking up on the little nuances that can take a casual conversation with your boss to a new found ally are all skills learned on the corporate cutting room floor and in no […]

By Danielle Robinson You’ve probably proclaimed more than a time or two that your latest idea is a ‘game changer’. And when the stakes are high you put everyone on notice by declaring that you ‘play to win’.  When you indeed win you celebrate the victory by touting ‘game over’. Sound familiar? Ok, question: You’re […]

Picture this: You are career woman who has devoted much of your life to fulfilling your dreams in your career and moving up the corporate ladder with fierceness. You feel that you are at your peak, but there is one thing missing. Well, make that two. You want a child, but you are not in […]