Influence Starts with “I”—Who Before What!
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Influence Starts with “I”—Who Before What!

What is Influence? Is it getting others to do what I want? Is it persuading another to follow my recommendations? Whatever it is, we know leaders do it.…

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Black Opal Beauty Line is now Black Owned
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Black Opal Beauty Line is now Black Owned

The news is out and melanated makeup enthusiasts are elated! The global beauty brand Black Opal was bought this week by Cheryl Mayberry McKissack and Desiree Rogers, making…

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6 LEADERSHIP LESSONS FROM THE QUEEN MOTHER OF WAKANDA
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6 LEADERSHIP LESSONS FROM THE QUEEN MOTHER OF WAKANDA

I walked into the Manhyia Palace Museum, in Ghana, West Africa and the tour guide greeted my group with this message: “In our society we believe in a…

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Christmas in July: A Strategic Mindset Shift
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Christmas in July: A Strategic Mindset Shift

Amazon, Target, Nordstrom, Macy’s, Best Buy, Apple, and Microsoft are some of the most iconic brands in America, and the world, and they are kicking off their Holiday…

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Surviving the Madness: All the Scary Things I’ve Discovered About Entrepreneurship
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Surviving the Madness: All the Scary Things I’ve Discovered About Entrepreneurship

Choosing to become an entrepreneur, or more specifically, a solopreneur, has totally flipped my life upside down. From the outside looking in, I could tell that entrepreneurship was…

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The Lie They Told You About Your Passion
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The Lie They Told You About Your Passion

Somebody lied to me. Over and over. They told me, “If you do what you love, you’ll never work a day in your life.” Hi, excuse me, this isn’t…

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Is your Brand’s Social Media Annoying?
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Is your Brand’s Social Media Annoying?

I’m not pretending to be an expert on small/online businesses or how to make them flourish in the digital space. As Socrates once said, “I know nothing except…

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Canadian Author Wants Your Children To See Themselves In Books
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Canadian Author Wants Your Children To See Themselves In Books

Education is always a topic of importance, especially when dealing with the education of your children, and with that whether your child is getting the highest quality of…

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