My television stopped tuning into BET many moons ago. I can’t recall the day when I decided I couldn’t stomach another raunchy music video, or lame sitcom, or tired drama from that network’s cable signal. But when I split with BET, I never looked back. The BET Awards couldn’t bring … Continue reading →
Ten years ago, I wouldn’t have imagined my lifestyle would revolve around the facts that I am single and I don’t have children. But it is what it is…and today, I’m not sure I have regrets. I have my own place; plenty of friends; one big, fuzzy cat; and two … Continue reading →
OK, I’ll admit it! This morning, when I should have been working, I watched reality television…and yes, I was wearing fuzzy pink slippers, and I snacked on cookies (Pecan Sandies) while kicking back in my most comfortable living room chair. And guess what? I don’t feel guilty. As a matter … Continue reading →
Past experiences, the things people say, even the everyday challenges of life can chip away at our ability to achieve our dreams and goals. ..unless we have confidence. Confidence gives us the courage to visualize change and take risks necessary to get us there. But let’s face it, every MaeB … Continue reading →
In the cool–sometimes cruel–world of entrepreneurship, there’s a (sometimes dangerous) thing called down time. “The hours when I’m not planning or building or otherwise thinking about my new business are few and far between. I’m working just as hard, maybe even harder, than I did when working for someone else,” … Continue reading →
If you want something done right, then it just might pay to do it yourself. That’s what entrepreneur Janece Kerr discovered in 2010 when she launched The Couture Soror, her thriving apparel company, which specializes in high-fashion sorority garments for members of the Divine Nine Greek letter organizations. In less … Continue reading →
“I’m thinking about becoming a vegetarian.” I’ve heard it countless times from friends, family members, associates and acquaintances looking for motivation to eat right and conquer the diet portion of the healthy lifestyle equation. (Let’s chat about the other half of this equation, exercise, a little later…I can be a … Continue reading →
Meet Angel Stevenson. Thirty-five years ago, just seconds after her birth–which happened after exactly 30 minutes of labor and two long pushes–Angel’s mother took one look at the swirl of fine curls on top of the newborn’s head and knew she had been blessed with the task of raising someone special. … Continue reading →
The moment of truth arrived in what seemed like warped speed. Roxie had already clicked the snooze button on her computer’s calendar twice, but she knew it would be another hour before she could leave the office. Her morning started like most other days of the week. Roxie woke at … Continue reading →
For jazz vocal stylist Tracye Smith, discovering her life’s delight was easy. “Singing has always been my passion. My first performance was at 8 years old,” she said. Since then, Smith found herself singing (and loving the attention performing brings) at informal gatherings, and weddings, and political fundraisers, and with … Continue reading →
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