From the Desk of a Diva: The Real Reason Businesses Ask You To Take Part in Their Events

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Event hosting and planning is often suggested to small businesses and entrepreneurs as another stream of revenue for their business, but I think often times people leave out how difficult hosting an event really is. If you are a realist, Read more

Think & Grow Chick Courtney Sanders Shares Her SwagHer and How She Grew a Powerhouse Brand

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We all know Courtney Sanders as the Think and Grow Chick but learn more about Courtney’s swagher and how she built a powerhouse personal development brand inspired by Sanders’s own financial struggles and life experiences. How would you describe your Read more

From the Desk Of a Diva: 3 Branding Tips For the Holidays 

I’m noticing a few Christmas lights here and there, and it made me remember how as a small business, things like preparing for the holiday season can get overlooked because we are busy, wondering how we will fair during this Read more

What You Mean? YouTube Names Lyor Cohen Global Head Of Music

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YouTube announced, 300 Entertainment label founder, Lyor Cohen, as its first “Global Head of Music”. While it is not clearly stated what the position entails, we have noticed two opposing online views. In a post from “Recode”, it is implied Read more

CEO Chatter: How To Register Your Business

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After determining the legal structure of your business, you may need to register your business’s name if you will not be operating under your government name, for example: Your name: Jane Smith Your Business Name: House of Treats. “House of Read more

6 Reasons Why Millennials Aren’t Being Promoted

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According to a post on Forbes.com  this morning, there are certain reasons why millennials are not being promoted to better positions at their jobs. I personally know all too well, what it is like to wonder why I was repeatedly Read more

From the Desk of a Diva: There Won’t Be a Next One

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I’ve finally taken the dive… again… but for real this time. Yes, I’ve quit my job and decided to run my businesses full time. Initially, I planned to wait until May, but my former job just was beginning to be Read more

From the Desk of a Diva: 5 Qualities of a Womanpreneur

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In my interview with When Chics Chat, a women’s empowerment radio show on Streets 93.3 hosted by Honey Allure, I shared some qualities I think a womanpreneur must possess. In case you missed the interview, I am sharing them here Read more

My Rock Bottom Will Get Him To the Top

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“Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm”- Winston Churchill Mompreneurs are the most sacrificial creatures on earth, especially single moms who I represent. Sacrificing time with our family, friends, but most importantly our child(ren). Entrepreneurship Read more

From the Desk of a Diva: 2 Tips For Confidence

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Self confidence can open many doors for the ambitious individual. Unfortunately, most of struggle with it. While listening to a TED talk I heard these awesome tips and just had to share. Repeatedly step out of your comfort zone and Read more

From the Desk Of a Diva: Be Unapologetic

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I am a firm believer in taking what you can from your job and applying it to your business. I am not referring to physical or intellectual property, but rather the skills and practices.  When I was first moved over Read more

From the Desk Of a Diva: Prayer In Business

I recently shared a Facebook post about pitching a proposal to another business owner. When we got on the call, the first thing she asked was if we could we pray before we began to discuss. I had never been Read more

From the Desk Of a Diva: The Hardest Sale Of All

I hate sales! I know that sounds crazy coming from a publisher, but sales is my least favorite thing. I can get people as excited as I am about something, that’s the publicist in me, but the marketing major in Read more

#fancysthoughts: “The PR Code” Book Review

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While there is so much to find and do online, I have been working to find more time to both get out and meet people and read. Last week, I completed Lillie Mae’s The PR Code which I thought I Read more

From the Desk Of a Diva: 5 Things I Have Learned After 5 Years In Business

  Today marks 5 years that SwagHer Magazine has been in business. It seems like longer and Lord knows a part of me feels that we should be so much further along, but I am proud of what we have Read more

CEO Chatter: Think Bigger

Posted earlier in our Monday Morning Motivation newsletter.   Peace be unto you all, I hope things are going well with you and yours.  Things have been busy on my end, but I have not felt productive at all.  I Read more