Guest Blog Post: 3 Surefire Ways to Get a Promotion at Work

Diary of a Sassy Black Woman I’am an ordinary 24 year old Black girl living in a big city, I love numbers and no surprise I ended up an Accountant, I didn’t always know what I wanted to do when I grew up. I like politics, I’m a TV junkie and I love to read […]

You Voted: 5 Ways to Spoil Yourself During Your Single Season

Get ahead | Succeed | Career | Love Your votes were counted and here’s the verdict  5 Ways to Spoil Yourself During Your Single Season After your manis, pedis and blow dries, what next? 1. Forgive Yourself For any mistakes you’ve made in past relationships. People often touch on forgiving others, but forgiving yourself is equally […]

Career: 7 Signs You Are Being Bullied at Work

Get ahead | Succeed | Career | Love Bullying is a gradual wearing down process that makes individuals feel small and inadequate Over a short period, someone being bullied will end up thinking they can never get anything right, that they are hopeless, and this is likely to spill over into their domestic life. Most […]

Motivation: The DNA of a Go-Getter

 Get ahead | Succeed | Career | Love Success attracts enemies, critics and naysayers but you already knew that Bring up the topic of  ‘go-getters’ to any sports buff and 9 times out of 10 they’ll mention Michael Jordan, Tiger Woods or Lebron James. Pose the same question to regular folks, and MJ, Bey, Oprah, […]

NYC Based KARIF Beauty: Products Selected for Women of Color

KARIF is a beauty discovery service created especially for women of color Calling beauty enthusiasts: there’s a new quality service online And honestly this is unlike any other I have encountered. For the simple reason that, I’ve lost count of the amount of times I have purchased a new make-up product (after the lady at […]

NowORNever: My Struggle With Consistency: 7 Ways to Beat Procrastination into Submission

 Get ahead | Succeed | Career | Love Muhammad Ali knew how to finish off his opposition My fight with consistency has been legendary Here we are almost 6 months on from our last instalment of NowORNever and I have my head buried in my hands with embarrassment wondering what happened? To be honest this […]

Career: 5 Ways to Beat the Poverty Mindset

I can’t claim to know how it feels to grow up in poverty Neither do I understand the full ramifications of being poor. What I can speak on is my experience falling on hard times 2 years ago when I moved into a pokey single room in a house for 10 months in a deprived […]

Success: 10 Life Changing Lessons Dr Maya Angelou Taught the World

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said but people will never forget how you made them feel.” At her memorial service Bill Clinton said: “Her great gift in her action-packed life was she was always paying attention. And from the time she started writing her books and her poetry, what she was basically doing […]

Success: 6 Reasons Why Some People Become Successful and Others Don’t

Ever wonder why you’re still stuck in the same place and haven’t seen the progress you’d like? Guest blog: Krystle Jones. Time and time again revisiting the same thing, same pattern, and same place. A goal in mind, but can’t seem to ever get there. Have you ever thought maybe I’m not doing something right? […]

Fashion: Is Lupita Nyong’o Bringing Sexy Back?

Guest Blog by: CEO & head stylist of House of M.E. fashion styling Melissa Eppinger It’s about time our new Hollywood IT girl gets a write-up… Lupita Nyong’o dazzling in Gucci at the Sag Awards. Appealing, alluring, confident, stimulating Made popular by Justin Timberlake, the phrase “I’m Bringing Sexy Back” has often had me wondering what it actually means […]

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