Wednesday Wonder Woman: Shanta Judge

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Shanta Judge, the owner of FabWraps, is a native of Jacksonville, NC. She moved from Jacksonville to Charlotte in 1999 and attended American Business and Fashion Institute. With a major in Fashion Merchandising, it was at AB&F, she had the Read more

Wednesday Wonder Woman: Deneka Vallius

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Deneka Vallius is the owner of online boutique, KoKo Kouture, which prides itself on bringing quality fashion to women at affordable prices. Vallius is a native of New Orleans, LA and first generation Haitian- American, who opened her boutique almost a Read more

Master P’s New Day Runner App May Be Bigger Than Uber

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Nationwide — Businessman Percy “Master P” Miller, Marvin Walker, and the Day Runner Technology Team have created an app that’s a game changer for the fast-paced courier and delivery service customer. Day Runner is ready for Wall Street and investors are Read more

#FTDOAD: 2 Events to Attend With Me This Weekend

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Attending events can be a business investment for your professional growth when you attend the right ones. I know Hurricane Harvey is this weekend, but if you can get out and attend some events this weekend, may I suggest you Read more

City of New Orleans First Stop For SwagHer Magazine’s Cover Shoot & Head Shot Party

Local Urban Magazine Opens Cover Shoot to New Orleans Residents and Other Black Owned Businesses New Orleans, LA (August 15, 2017)-SwagHer Magazine will host their Cover Shoot & Head Shot party at NOLA Spaces in New Orleans, LA August 20, 2017. Read more

Event Recap: Women Mean Business Expo

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You know who is really behind every successful woman- herself! According to the National Association of Women Business Owners more than 9.4 million firms are owned by women, employing nearly 7.9 million people, and generating $1.5 trillion in sales as Read more

From the Desk of a Diva: Self Care is a Form of Survival

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Greetings, I spent my weekend doing the minimum and appreciating the little things like resting, dancing in the mirror, going to the fruit stand, and cooking. However I felt guilty about taking time from my work, yet nothing happens overnight 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

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

If One More Person Asks What About Uplifting the Black Woman….  

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If one more person asks what about uplifting the Black woman, well- nothing much would happen but I would continue writing this Uplift the Black Man issue. Not because uplifting the Black woman is not needed or equally important, but Read more

5 Life Hacks For Productivity

At this point, we all should have adapted to the fact that we can be busy and but not necessarily productive, which means we are investing time into situations, with little to no real outcome. This can lead to imbalance Read more

From the Desk of a Diva: 5 Ways to Support a Fellow Entrepreneur For FREE

  As we have been discussing support during our Let’s Be Real Periscope videos, I began to realize many times others do not support, because they do not know how. When most think of support, they think the only way 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

Wednesday Wonder Woman: Jessica Pringle

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Describe your Swagher? In other words, what makes you, you? I believe what makes me the individual that I am is the fact that I can understand and relate to anyone. I understand people’s struggle because I’ve been through just Read more

From the Desk Of a Diva: 3 Tips For Concentration

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In today’s “smart” world, fully concentrating  can be a little challenging. There’s so much going on, so fast, that many of us find it hard to give any one thing our sole attention.  Check out these three tips for improving Read more

From the Desk of a Diva: Stop Playing With Social Media

It’s a beautiful day right? Of course it is! Another day to grow your successful business. You’re probably figuring out your next business move or next event to attend or even adding new products and/or services. Which are all GREAT Read more

My 20 Year Love Affair Part II……

The achievement of one’s dreams is not measured quantitatively. At least not for me. It is measured by whether the feeling of that hunger is satisfied or not. There is a big difference between waking up totally satiated and waking Read more

Wednesday Wonder Woman: Sheena Jones

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       A Wonder Woman knows she is always setting an example and is not afraid to take risks. Today’s Wonder Woman, Sheena Jones, certainly fits the description. Jones is the owner of Sweet Sensations Candy Creations, the sweetest Read more

From the Desk of a Diva: Don’t Hold the Etiquette!

Being new to my first professional job, there were many things in the office I simply did not know. Most were things along the lines of company policy, so that was my biggest focus. Though my boss would often CC Read more