To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself. ~Thich Nhat Hanh Growing up black in a predominately all white community in the 70’s/80’s was quite the challenge. I longed to fit in and not always be the person that stood out in a… Continue reading Accepting Myself
You are imperfect, permanently and inevitably flawed. And you are beautiful. ~Amy Bloom I am not perfect nor will I ever be. I may not be the perfect child that my parents dreamt of. I may not be the best friend that all of my friends look up to. And I may not be the… Continue reading Perfectly Imperfect is Perfect to Me
It is a painful thing to look at your own trouble and know that you yourself and no one else has made it. ~ Sophocles I make great decisions and then there are times I make some not so great ones. It is easy to play the blame game, but I know when it is… Continue reading Taking Responsibilities for My Own Actions
Never underestimate the power of a good resume. A resume provides a quick summary of your skills, abilities and accomplishments. It is your first introduction to your potential new boss. First impressions have a lasting impression, so make sure your resume is a true representation of you and your skill set. Your resume should grab… Continue reading Is Your Resume Opening or Closing Doors?
Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it. ~William Arthur Ward When my life is in turmoil, I find it so easy to overlook all of the positive things in my life. I forget that God has blessed me with good health, a wonderful family and great friends. My… Continue reading Being Thankful
Online training allows you to access training from anywhere in the world, at any time, allowing for more work-life balance. Here are five of the top reasons online training is so popular: Remain Competitive. Online training provides you a convenient solution to continuing your education. Continuing education can increase your marketability in the job market. … Continue reading Why is Online Training So Popular?
As a solopreneur or entrepreneur just starting your business, the majority of your time should be spent bringing in new business and building relationships that will help your business grow. Your focus should be on the big picture. You can’t do that if you are spending most of your time on administrative or organizational tasks. … Continue reading 5 Cost Effective Ways Entrepreneurs Can Outsource Tasks
oes this sound familiar? You work long hours but never seem to complete anything. You feel like a failure because you are not meeting expectations at home or work or both. To compensate, you work harder and sleep less and you are now stressed out and exhausted. Then when you share how stressed you are… Continue reading Can Taking a Break Actually Increase Your Productivity?
Coworking spaces are fairly new but are becoming more and more popular for work from home professionals, independent contractors and home based business owners.
As with any social media initiative, whether you are established or new, gaining organic followers can be challenging. If you struggle with this, you should consider allowing a highly established person or company, an influencer, to temporarily take over your Instagram account. Piggy-back on their success to bring much needed attention to your company. What… Continue reading What You Need to Know to Create a Successful Instagram Takeover