Photo by JESHOOTS.COM on Unsplash Full-time employment can have numerous benefits in addition to a salary or hourly wage. Not only are you networking with colleagues and building experience for your resume, but you are often eligible for employee benefits. Job benefits include but are not limited to paid time off, sick days, health insurance, … Continue reading Do You Know Where Your Job Benefits Go Once You Leave a Job?
Photo by Christina @ wocintechchat.com on Unsplash Starting a new business or side-hustle always has obstacles (whether they're from outside forces or your own imposter syndrome). For Black business owners, those obstacles multiply. Whether it’s dealing with daily microaggressions, building a network, or raising capital, it’s an uphill battle for Black-owned businesses thanks to systemic … Continue reading Pushing for Black Business Ownership and Wealth
Millennials and Gen Z are on the same side Photo by lan deng on Unsplash You've probably heard the news. Millennials' skinny jeans and side parts and love of the cry-laugh emoji are out. Not only out, they're old. If you have a side part and skinny jeans, you probably also have a grandchild, memories … Continue reading Don’t Fall for the Skinny Jeans Side Part Drama
Once your loved one is safe from a traumatizing or potentially abusive situation, the waters ahead may seem smooth. However, there may be more storms for your loved one to bear shortly. Healing from past traumas has its own set of challenges. One challenge, for example, is that your loved one may not even realize how their past experiences are affecting them, and are unable to articulate these effects to you.
Photo by JESHOOTS.COM on Unsplash Cleanliness and productivity go hand in hand. There’s been plenty of research done over the years to support this idea, too. Some of the benefits of a clean environment include lower stress levels, higher morale, and increased focus. More to come on how to balance these in a minute. If … Continue reading 4 Ways to Balance Productivity and Cleanliness
COVID-19 has led to many unexpected changes in how we live our lives and especially in how we do business. If you’ve found yourself thrust into the world of remote work in 2020, you’re not alone in navigating the challenges that working from home brings. From ensuring you’re dressed appropriately for screen time to figuring … Continue reading How to Dress for Virtual Conference Calls & Other Work From Home Tips
By being focused on the activist opportunities that best combine your talents and instincts with the needs in the social justice community, you will have a much easier time staying clear on your particular path to activism.
Image ID: A black notebook with red writing that says "Write Ideas" with two overlapping speech bubbles. Next to the notebook is a wooden pencil. The notebook and pencil are on top of a dark stained wooden surface with slats. Photo by Aaron Burden on Unsplash My relationship with my creativity has had its ups and downs. I've … Continue reading How to Combat a Creative Scarcity Mindset
A blue planner notebook that says "My Secret Plan to Rule the World" with a pink background. Photo by Ann H from Pexels. Goals should be SMART, right? Specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and time-bound. But a lot of us fail to pay attention to the achievable and relevant parts of the planning process. We stick to specific and … Continue reading What We Keep Messing Up About “SMART” Goals
Image Desc: A photo from a Black Lives Matter protest with signs unfocused in the foreground and background. A sign in the center, held up by a white-appearing person's arm, says "To sin by silence when they should protest makes cowards - Ella Wheeler Cox" Photo by Zoe VandeWater on Unsplash I have a background … Continue reading “I Quit My Job Over #BLM” — How Millennials Are Killing Businesses from the Inside Out