Meet Cara Owsley

IAM A BLACK CAREER WOMAN Meet Cara Owsley Director of Photography, Cincinnati, Ohio How do you make your coins?  Thankfully, I have had a full-time job with the Cincinnati Enquirer […]

5 Bad Work Habits You Need to Drop Immediately

Whether it’s the colleague who takes all credit or the boss who cannot stop bombarding you with calls during weekends – all of us have co-workers, subordinates, and managers whose […]

Cake is Meant to be Eaten!

I’ve never liked the saying, “You can’t have your cake and eat it, too.” While I understand what the speaker is attempting to communicate, this pessimistic notion can feel demoralizing. […]

How to Avoid Being Stuck with the Wrong Mentor

Mentoring is supposed to be a positive experience between two individuals – mentor and mentee. Many of the organizations we work in have the best of intentions with their mentoring programs […]

Five Tips to Win at Work

It is one thing to come to work and complete your daily tasks. It is another to show up and win at work. There are plenty of ways to be […]

Slay Workplace Stress in Three Steps

Work can be a blessing. It not only brings in income, but it can also provide you with self-esteem, friendship and a sense of professional identity. Many of us are […]

Breathing and Removing Barriers

A colleague of mine, at least once a week says to me “Breathe Woman!” She means this in both the literal and figurative senses.  On any given day something happens […]

7 Tactics to Prevent Job Search Depression

Whether you’ve been let go, you’ve just graduated, or you’re looking for something new, searching for a job today can lead to depression. While a few decades ago it was […]

Does Your Employer Know Your Value?

A mid-career professional recently shared a passionate story with me about her employer not valuing her professional worth. Intrigued, I asked for details, and she indulged me with stories related […]

Failure? It’s all Relative!

#1 LACK OF SUCCESS There seems to be this unspoken rule that many of us have instilled within us that relates to what constitutes failure. The fear of failure can […]

Navigating Micro-Aggressions in the Workplace

Microaggressions can be defined as “the everyday verbal, nonverbal, and environmental slights, snubs, or insults, whether intentional or unintentional, which communicate hostile, derogatory, or negative messages to target persons based […]

Black Career Woman Spotlight: Jacqueline Twillie

How do you make your coins?  Founder and President of ZeroGap Consultants, Professional Training and Development in Dallas, TX What strategies or steps have you taken to achieve success in your […]

Meet Natasha Nurse

I am a Black Career Woman How do you make your coins?  Having been a victim of bullying as a child growing up, I learned to seek out fashion as […]