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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Stop It I Say! 7 Ways Women Diminish Their Own Value

Stop It I Say! 7 Ways Women Diminish Their Own Value

I’ve never been one to label myself as a feminist, mainly because I embrace many traditional gender roles.  Yes, I’m all for equal pay and equal benefits, but I’m also happy to feel safe and well taken care of at the hands of my very masculine honey bunny.  And most importantly I love that he […]
5 Principles To Build Smarter Relationships With Other Women

5 Principles To Build Smarter Relationships With Other Women

Before I jump knee deep into a passionate post, I just wanted to say that this particular post is full of fabulous giveaways from the folks over a Hyundai, so make sure you make it to the end to claim your goodies! Now on the the point of this post. My entire life, I’ve heard […]