professional development

con·fer·ence ˈkänf(ə)rəns/ noun a formal meeting for discussion. Conferences used to be viewed and deemed as these industry-leading events for top professionals. Think buttoned up, pressed blazers, a clean, polished …

Have you ever hired someone to design a logo, take a photo, create an image or produce a jingle? If so, have you ever asked yourself: “Who owns this stuff?” …

Imagine being a 21-year-old HBCU graduate relocating to the Midwest with no knowledge of what a real winter is, where people that look like you will be sparse and a …

Like many of my young professional counterparts, I enjoy traveling.  South America, the Middle East, Islands, NY, California, festivals, art shows, birthdays, you name it. One question that tends to …

Think being the Head B*** In Charge reduces your likelihood of being sexually harassed? Think again. When it comes to sexual harassment, no one is safe. The only difference between …

Have you ever loved a product or service so much that you could not wait to tell your friends and family? You write a post on Facebook; do a live …

Public speaking is a valuable skill to have yet many are afraid of it.According to the website Statistic Brain, 74% of the United States population have some speech anxiety. That …

I hired a life coach once. She was referred to me by a woman who, at the time, I looked at as someone who I wanted to emulate career-wise. She …

It’s so easy to punish ourselves first when something in life doesn’t go our way. We fill our minds with negativity and measure our success based on the rough patches …

Newbie entrepreneurs, when you’re going down the list of things you need to succeed, add “Forget family and friends who do not support your entrepreneurial pursuits.” In Business, you have …

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