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Opportunity for growth?
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Opportunity for growth?

I am considered to be an alpha female so most times people automatically assume that my fierceness outside is reflected inside as well. The truth is, everyone deserves to be checked upon.  What inspired me to write this? Today, one of my colleagues told me that my supervisor openly stated to a manager in earshot of other colleagues that she is trying to get rid of me. I was shocked, not because of what she said because and if I am honest, I expected it but she must have said it loud enough for someone to hear and return the news to me. A million things ran through my head as even though I need to be out of that place, I have only begun my process of working on two major goals. In the midst of all of these thoughts, I was able to stop and think about it seriously for a m...
Top 30 Boss Women Quotes
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Top 30 Boss Women Quotes

For the longest while, I have seen quotes all over my social media and had no idea what a great impact it would have on me a few years later. They had helped shaped my vision on my business and help keep my goals aligned. Thus, based on my research and my flavor, I have put together 30 of my favorite boss woman quotes. NB: PLEASE NOTE THAT THESE ARE MY TOP 30 ALL TIME BOSS WOMEN FAV'S. THESE IMAGES OR QUOTES DO NOT BELONG TO ME NOR D'ORANDAE. We don't accept negative vibes here. Move along. 2. You did not wake up today to be mediocre 3. I never lose. I either win or learn. 4. Strong women don't have 'attitudes', we have standards. 5. "I've always done whatever I want and always been exactly who I am."~ Billie Eilish 6. On a mission to build an e...
Meet Autumn
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Meet Autumn

Autumn is a creative entrepreneur with 10 years of experience in business, creativity, and design. She loves designing, writing and blogging as well as encouraging more people to become entrepreneurs and enjoy flexibility in their lives. Being an entrepreneur takes time, determination, patience, creative thinking as well as being able to push boundaries where others may not have been. As an entrepreneur, you will learn, make mistakes, fall many times and learn some more along the path of success. Creativity is not only a passion of hers but a way of life both in business and private. The rules of creativity are to be bent and redefined into something innovative and dynamic. Not everyone has the stamina or mindset to be strong and not give up. She has learned many things ...
What to Do After You’ve Been Involuntarily Separated  From Your Job?
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What to Do After You’ve Been Involuntarily Separated From Your Job?

As awesome as it is to have a good job, there might come a day when they don't see the reason to keep you around anymore. You may be laid off, your position may be made redundant or you may be terminated for any and every reason. Whatever the case is, you have been involuntarily separated from your job; you have no plans for your life but to work until retirement age. It is easy to cast blame on the company, even worse, yourself after you have been fired. It's almost like a break-up in which one hope of stability or some routine has been disrupted, destroyed. You might start to beat yourself up for not doing enough to keep your job or not focusing on personal development while you were employed. This article was written to assist persons in this current situation in how to ...
Work from home jobs – September 2019 edition
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Work from home jobs – September 2019 edition

As the world continues to follow up with the technological changes of the environment, work from home jobs have increased dramatically since the 21st century. With software such as Skype, Webex, Intuit, Turbo Tax, and Microsoft as well as social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Youtube, and Snapchat both businesses and individuals have found the benefits of working remotely. Not to be confused with being the perfect job because there will be times when you will miss the water cooler gossips or the sly jokes Jake used to tell after lunch. Also, with no one judging our performance, we might find ourselves slacking off a lot. But since you are determined to try out online jobs, we will go ahead and feed your fantasy. Here are our to...
Top 20: Monday Motivational Quotes
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Top 20: Monday Motivational Quotes

Mondays have by far been the hardest day for me, especially working a 9-5, running a business, having a "life" and meeting with clients for a separate business function. Let's also remember that I am currently pursuing my Master's Degree in Human Resources which is another level of "Girlllllll how are you even still breathing in all of that?" Monday Motivational Quotes have been inspiring me to put my best self forward no matter what. I've come to realize that being sluggish and selfish to yourself only hurts you in the long run. Just as how we put much attention in the care of our body, we need to take care of our mental and emotional state just as well. Allow the following 20 quotes to be a start in your new journey. Monday is a state of mind. Put on your positive pants and get...
Top 25 | Success Quotes
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Top 25 | Success Quotes

Google has over one million definitions of success. However, between all those definitions, we can agree that success means never giving up despite obstacles and many failures. What do you think the greatest minds who ever lived has to say about success? Let's consider 25 quotes about success. The key to success is to focus on goals, no obstacles. 2. "Success is not what you have but who you are" ~ Bo Bennett 3. "Failure is not the opposite of success; it's part of success." ~Arianna Huffington 4. "Behind every successful man there's a lot of unsuccessful years." ~ Bob Brown 5. Dream of success and work hard for it. 6. "Successful people have fear. Successful people have doubts. Successful people have worries. They just don't let these feelings...
Business Ideas for Black Women
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Business Ideas for Black Women

Whether you are a stay at home mom or just a woman tired of slaving for the traditional 9-5 there are plenty of business ideas you can consider. We understand that it is hard to sit and home and wait for your husband to bring home that bread or tired of that nagging boss but want to start your career full speed ahead. We assure you we have been in this position before and decided to help you out with launching a business for yourself. Let's dive in. Blogging Blogging is a potential billion-dollar business if you build your blog based on quality information. Just think about it, people are always searching for information, whether it is food, travel, lifestyle, money, etc. What if you decided to start a blog on something you are passionate about? Depending on your skill...
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Creatives as Entrepreneurs

@Blackgirlcandidly_ When discussing entrepreneurship, artists and creatives are not typically a part of the conversation. But as more creatives begin to take their careers into their own hands, it becomes clear that character traits typically associated with entrepreneurs can be found in artists as well. Life as an artist and entrepreneur can be synonymous, just meet Khrystal. From founding Khorage Magazine and acting as the editor-in-chief, to managing herself as an independent artist, rapper, actress, and mother Khrystal “with a KH” embodies exactly what it means to be an entrepreneur in the creative space. Her ability to apply skills she obtained while running a tangible business to managing herself as a recording artist demonstrates that what it means to be an entrepreneu...