Melissa Harris-Perry is the perfect example of progressive Black Women making waves in today’s world. She epitomizes what having it all looks like. She holds a Doctorate Degree, is the Maya Angelou Presidential Chair at Wake Forest University, leads a nation of #Nerdland followers, is a mother and a wife, and, until recently, the host of […]
A few weeks ago, President Barack Obama continued his efforts to raise awareness and seek solutions to close the pay gap that exists between women and men. He did so by unveiling new rules to compel companies with more than 100 workers to provide the federal government with annual data noting how much their employees are […]
Adjusting to life after having a baby is not easy. But add in the return to your old responsibilities and it's a recipe for a breakdown.
It always feels like we’re making strides as a community and culture, until a study comes out telling us, but wait, there’s more. Not that all the data should be taken at face value, but it’s important to be aware of the messages being put out there. Take, for example, this recent study that says […]
Being busy has, unfortunately, become a way of life. Sometimes, it seems we are constantly rushing from one thing to the next, always trying to fit as much as we can into our day without losing our minds. We have jobs, family, homes and friends to juggle, and 24 hours in the day can go […]
When I was dumb, and in my twenties (no tea, no shade), I remember having a conversation about relationships with some random guys, at a homecoming I was attending with friends. During this conversation, I stated, with a very stank attitude, that I would not mind if my imaginary husband stayed at home with our […]
No matter how much we may excel in our daily lives and career, that one moment of rejection can cause even the most secure person to begin to question every aspect of that particular part of their lives. It almost always takes on a negative connotation in your mind, which may cause embarrassment, sadness, and feelings […]
I come from a long line of superwomen, and I am certain you do as well.
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 […]
Communication is key in all facets of life. So many misunderstandings, mistakes, and hurt feelings could be avoided if persons relaying and receiving information would take the time and effort to communicate effectively with each other, without any delays, defenses, senses of entitlement or ego trips. As many of our respective employers or employees are […]
Just because most of us are on the job every day, does not mean our personal lives automatically press pause to accommodate work responsibilities. As…
When I worked in both corporate America and for other law firms, I have to admit, I would often times become distracted at some point…