With the never-ending workday seeping into every corner of our lives it is essential now more than ever to guard our time. No one wants to skip out on hanging out with their family and friends to have yet another generic meet-up that leads nowhere. Think about the times have you’ve cringed at someone asking to ‘pick your brain’ over a cup of coffee or been annoyed after a forty-five-minute conference room debacle that an email could solve. Despite our burning desires to get to the point already, there are a few occasions where it is appropriate to have a meeting without an agendaRead More
As culturally clueless executives in skyscrapers try to figure out why people lack an interest in Adam Levine’s nipples, some corporations are actually listening to consumers and expanding their offerings from Black product manufacturers. Target and Walmart have been intentionally giving Black entrepreneurs a platform to grow the sales of their products and engage with a broader variety of consumers. The retailers have been carrying a wider range of natural hair products from Black entrepreneurs for years, but they have expanded their offerings to include makeup, skin care, and other health and wellness options. Here are 15 of our favorites.Read More
Fear of Missing Out (FOMO) doesn’t just apply to girls’ nights out anymore. FOMO has made its way to the business world. Everyone is so afraid of missing out on an opportunity that they are thrusting aside logic to get in on the ground floor of the next big thing. Unfortunately, this kind of eagerness attracts plenty of people with limited financial resources and maximum hustle. These people might not be great at writing business plans or doing a P+L, but they can fast talk and sell the heck out of a dream.Read More
Linkedin is an excellent tool for anyone looking to evolve professionally. Whether one is trying to establish themselves in their field or pivot towards a new career path, it provides learning resources, perspective, and most significantly, access.
Unfortunately, not everyone is using the platform to its full advantage. From posting girls trips and date night photos that are best left for the group chat to failing to follow-up with potential partners, people are making mistakes that may hurt their chances for career advancement.Read More