Event Recap: Women Mean Business Expo


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

Women Mean Business Expo & Conference


(NEW ORLEANS) – The fourth annual “Women Mean Business Expo & Conference,” themed this year as “Behind Every Successful Woman is Herself,” will feature several notable New Orleans women business owners and community leaders, uniting Sunday, August 6, 2017, at the Read more


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The Women’s Business Enterprise Alliance (WBEA) is gearing up for their 2017 Annual Business Expo and Matchmaking Event. Embracing the quote from Fashion Icon Coco Chanel – “In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different”; this year’s theme Read more

Wednesday Wonder Woman: LaKisha Mosley

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A native of Louisiana, LaKisha Mosley started in the event planning industry 5 years ago, as a solo entrepreneur. The Aspiring Planner program, a program for those aspiring to become a successful event planner and maintain their business, was started after Read more

#FancysThoughts: 3 Personal Things I’ve Learned From Business Failure 


I look for the lesson in everything, so in light of my recent business disappointment, I worked really hard to see what I was missing before. I know people say it’s not personal, it’s business, but I asked myself what Read more

Yea, I Said It- Let’s Be Real


When Que Johnson and I came up with the concept of Let’s Be Real we were discussing our business struggles and the state of Black women, in particular the lack of knowledge of self and our fears but also the great 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

Wednesday Wonder Woman: Kim Davis


Kim Davis is the owner of Kim’s Bead Palace. Born and raised in Baltimore Maryland, she developed a passion for making handmade stretch bracelet about a year ago. What motivated you to start your beading business? Making stretch bracelets started Read more

TBT: Shan Cooper of Lockheed Martin on Standing Out and Mentoring

This is a snippet of our feature on Shan Cooper, Vice President of Lockheed Martin, who was featured in our Women in Business issue in 2015.    On standing out…. That’s a good question. I am usually the only woman Read more

TBT: The Millionaire Mindset of Dr. Tiana Von Johnson

This is a snippet of our interview with the Queen of Wall Street, Dr. Tiana Von Johnson, who was featured in our Women in Business issue in 2015.    How does one make over 1 million dollars in their first Read more

Wednesday’s Wonder Woman: Evonne Hardee


What inspired you to become an entrepreneur? My children and my creativity did not fit in with the corporate environment, so I created my own employment, one that my children can take part in. Do you prefer natural ingredients when Read more

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


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


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: 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

Wednesday Wonder Woman: Shaunie Davis


How would you describe your swagher? What makes Shaunie, Shaunie?  My passion that I have for events whether they are small gatherings or grand affairs I believe that each one of them is a unique opportunity to create everlasting memories Read more

Boss of Me Radio Show Mentions Our #WIB Event

  Did you hear our event mention on The Boss of Me Radio Show Monday? Hostess, Aj Austin also known as The Socialprenista is one of our Women In Business Issue Release party sponsors. Learn a little more about her 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

4 Tips For Office Organization


So we are not in the top office with windows surrounding us just yet, and for many of us, that no longer the dream, but that does not mean wherever we are should not be organized. Organization increases productivity and Read more

From the Desk of a Diva: Grit

Grit, sounds dirty doesn’t it? As a diva, you probably like to be cute, but sometimes, getting dirty is a must. Nevertheless, I was reading about an event for entrepreneurs that Ashton Kutcher recently attended and donated money for a Read more

From the Desk of a Diva: 4 Tips for a Productive Day

If you are a diva who keeps a great deal on her plate, then we suggest you try these four tips to increase your productivity throughout the day. 1. Begin your morning with some form of exercise. Studies show that Read more