But there I was years later, okay with the fact that my curls hadn’t come out perfectly because somewhere along the way to me accepting that my hair didn’t need to be perfect, I began to accept that the rest of me didn’t have to be perfect either. I could make decisions and go places and do things and didn’t have to look, sound, or FEEL perfect.
Are You Ready to Go Back to School?
It’s back to school season! Sounds like a great time to start on a better you, by learning something new. I know we usually talk about New Year, New You in January but I say, why wait? Just like the kids, we can use the upcoming fall season to shake off the old and get… Read More
Lessons in Faith
I have always considered myself a faithful person, but I don’t think it was until this year, at 25 years old, that I began to truly understand what faith is. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. describes faith as “taking the first step even though you can’t see the whole staircase.” I’ve always had this basic… Read More
Will You Stand With Our Girls?
It’s International Day of the Girl Child. Isn’t it time we take a stand? Since the dawn of time women have played pivotal roles in the advancement of our societies. Our passionate cries coupled with our indomitable spirit, have proven to be a formidable force in the global fight against oppression of nearly every kind.… Read More
Making Peace With Your Past
I was five the first time I saw my step dad hit my mom. There was all this commotion in the living room that woke me up. When I ran in, I saw my mom sitting in a chair crying. My step dad was standing over her screaming, cursing, and pouring a bottle of beer… Read More
4 Secrets to Unlocking Your Success
I run a company of 400 people, 325 of whom are women. We hire young interns, fresh out of school, ready to take on the world. Having once been in their shoes, I’m often asked what the secret to success is for women in business. My first and foremost word of advice is “Seek information… Read More