Black Creativity: Protect Your Creations

What does it mean to be a Black Creative? In my opinion, a Black Creative is a person whose mind has expanded to extraordinary lengths to express a higher level of artistic and creative expression. Whether it’s in the form of word, music or art, this Creative ultimately speaks their truth in their work. And…

Are You A Woman Who Ask For Too Much Or Too Little?

As a woman, do you feel like you are asking for too much? Sometimes I do. I feel like I am asking for too much and it IS a hard pill to swallow. I have come to the realization that it is not that I am asking for too much, but the person I am…

Mastering The Art Of DJ Khaled

Khaled Mohamed Khaled (Yes his mama named him Khaled twice!) Also known as DJ Khaled is an overall worldwide success story. Unless you have lived under a rock all of this time, you have heard DJ Khaled’s signature catchphrases stamped all throughout popular hip hop tracks for years now. “Another One” and “We’re the best!”…

Why you’ll never succeed at being a plug (unless you do these things)

  Giving a “plug” or even becoming one, consist of two things. Clout and Influence. And without these two things, being a Plug is almost impossible. Building Clout and forming influence take years of networking, communication, and offering your expertise in any opportunities presented. You don’t have to be rich in order to become a…

How to be different in the Marketing field

  Gary Vaynerchuk nailed it when he said, “Marketers ruin everything.” Because it’s true. The moment they see people flocking to a new website, posting to the latest social platform or watching the hottest new TV show, they swarm in and fill it with ads for their stuff. To them, eyeballs equals dollar signs. And that is how it…

The invincible 20s and the fear of turning 30

  Everyone around me either has turned 30 or over the age of 30, with me being one of the few in my circle that hadn’t made that quantum leap. The fear of turning 30 isn’t of reasons of vanity, but of an overwhelming feeling of “so much to do in such short time”. I…

Career Advice from Taraji P. Henson

  I came across a blog post a few weeks back when I was doing my own little research on the fabulous Taraji P. Henson. I have admired her tenacity, her strength as a black woman, her charisma and her talents for a very long time. As I read this article, I learned that Taraji…

DKNY PR Girl’s Top 10 Social Media Tips

  Do choose as short of a Twitter handle as possible: Remember that your Twitter name counts in the 140 characters when people respond to you, so it’s important for it to be as brief as possible. Don’t #FF (Follow Friday) your own Twitter handle. Of course everyone wants more followers, but talking to yourself is weird….

I’ll Sleep When I’m Rich Or Dead

  What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think of the word, “HUSTLE”? Long days? No sleep? Lots of hard work and sacrifices? Money up the hoo-ha? When I think of the word HUSTLE, I think of success. Success from all of the hard work that I’ve done, the relationships I…