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Business Affirmations
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Business Affirmations

About two years ago, a self-proprietorship by the name of D’orandae was formed and launched itself on social media platforms. This business was created by a black woman at the age of 20 years old because of her love for writing as a form of expressing herself. A friend of hers encouraged her numerous times to be braver in showcasing her talent and it turned out she was able to gain more than 2000 followers on Instagram, numerous articles in the Western Mirror, and the launch of its website. The brand now motivates women to showcase themselves despite what others may think and built a virtual community for women to discuss what or who is stopping them from achieving their goals. The motivation behind D’orandae came from seeing and starting to believe in affir...
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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...
The Most Important Things I Learned About Myself, I Learned Through Freelancing
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The Most Important Things I Learned About Myself, I Learned Through Freelancing

I never expected to become a freelance writer. Yet, 14 years, an MSc, two kids, and a failed marriage later, here I am. I have built a successful freelance writing business that has allowed me to have the freedom to structure my work schedule the way I want, work from where I want, and be there for my kids as they grew up. I was home for them before and after school. I went on all their field trips. I volunteered at their school all the time. Now, they’re in high school, my oldest set to graduate this year, and I am turning my focus more and more on myself and what I want the second half of my life to be. I don’t like the term “midlife crisis.” That makes this time in life sound horrifying, a time when I have so much to look forward to and so many ambitions. But first, let’s go b...
How to Be a Strong Business Woman
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How to Be a Strong Business Woman

Starting your own business is not for the faint-hearted, whether you are male or female as any new startup will only learn by their mistakes. A new business or project starts with an idea that seeds from a business plan into a fully grown enterprise. However, these things do not happen overnight.  Launching a new startup needs logical details and a strategic plan of action to make money and be a success. This is where you need to sit down and focus on your business plan right from the start. Having a clear business plan will ensure you can multi-task as well as be proactive in your business. Taking into consideration your current lifestyle, personal circumstances and financial standing are the foundations of a positive business plan. Working out where you will work, the hours of busi...