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Rev Up The REBEL In You!

Rev Up The REBEL In You!

My friends often call me a “rebel”, but I wasn’t always that way. I BECAME a rebel because some things just didn’t make sense to me, and I could not embrace them. For example, I was 22 years old the first time someone explained the phrase “salary cap” to me. The company I was working for […]
6 Game of Thrones Characters Every Entrepreneur Should Know In Real Life

6 Game of Thrones Characters Every Entrepreneur Should Know In Real Life

It’s no secret that I have been a huge GOT fan from the first episode. In fact, the image above is me rocking my House of Stark chalice on stage at my conference a few months back. How’s that for fandom? Anywho, this ain’t about me, this is about all of my fellow GOT fans who […]
Hot Men Hustle Hard: Groomed For Greatness

Hot Men Hustle Hard: Groomed For Greatness

This is part of a sponsored campaign with P&G My Black is Beautiful.  All opinions are my own. Given my age (slightly over 40… or maybe mid 40s, but who’s counting), I’m not embarrassed to say that as I have grown as a person, my husband expectations have changed over the years. But over the […]
Is Busy Brain Syndrome Wrecking Your Flow?

Is Busy Brain Syndrome Wrecking Your Flow?

I’m about to share a real moment of #EmotionalNudity! Contrary to popular belief, always being busy isn’t a good thing. For the last 3 months, my life was so chaotic that I couldn’t even think. My brain was cloudy, my actions were careless and flighty, and my spirit was jumpy. I was in triple overdrive […]
My Untold Story: Growing Strong Women (A Family Legacy)

My Untold Story: Growing Strong Women (A Family Legacy)

Disclosure: This post is part of a sponsored series commissioned by Wells Fargo as part of its #MyUntold Story Campaign. I would love to hear your untold stories. Share them on social media with the hashtag #MyUntold, and tag me so I’m sure to see them! Also feel free to check out the story gallery […]
Confidence Attracts Success Like Boom Shocka Locka! [VIDEO]

Confidence Attracts Success Like Boom Shocka Locka! [VIDEO]

Yep, I said it… rock with me and keep reading tho! I know I spent most of 2014 packing my blog with lots of content about building your brand and your business. But I got a lot of requests for more Emotional Nudity (personal growth) style content. Well, I’m not one to ignore the cries […]
My Untold Story: Celebrities Are People Too (A Lesson From My Parents)

My Untold Story: Celebrities Are People Too (A Lesson From My Parents)

Disclosure: This post is part of a sponsored series commissioned by Wells Fargo as part of its #MyUntold Story Campaign. Learn more HERE. The other day I had the honor of attending a private screening of the movie Selma, directed by Ava DuVernay and starring Oprah. My vlogger boo, Charity Jordan has a featured role […]
My Super Secret Code for Success [VIDEO]

My Super Secret Code for Success [VIDEO]

Let me start by saying SUCCESS is a relative term. I get asked often how I have managed to accomplish so much in my career, so I decided to make a video about it.  I’m sharing 3 of my “little known” tips for success… I call it my SUPER SECRET SUCCESS CODE. Check out the […]
5 Tips To Reduce Your Stress In 2015 [VIDEO]

5 Tips To Reduce Your Stress In 2015 [VIDEO]

Welp, 2014 has been a helluva year for me in a good and bad way.  I re-branded myself and set off for a new lifestyle destination that called for me to move into a new office space and a new house. Because I’m a veteran and serial entrepreneur, I had plans and strategies for just […]
10 Mommy Inspired Affirmations For Modern Day Moms

10 Mommy Inspired Affirmations For Modern Day Moms

From the moment you donned the title of Mommy, you have been transformed into a gym shoe wearin’ super-SHEro. But instead of a cape, you wear a pair of magical Nike’s that allow you to make a last minute dash to the grocery store for a forgotten lunch item and leap over toddlers and toys […]