Real Talk: Who Helps You?

  Creating Your Brand Team: Who Is Your Hype Man? “You are tired of living like a butterfly without wings Each night you pray for only guidance But, this one night you pray for a team A team filled with love and visionaries Really pray tonight and make certain you … Continue reading

Reset: Yolanda Adams Talks About The Roles Of Faith & Laughter In Her Life

She is 53 years old, a mother to daughter Taylor, a multi-platinum Grammy award singer, a syndicated radio host, author, and now, creator of a bath and body line, Simply Yolanda. The art of balance escapes most. Yolanda Adams defines balance as working on her terms, spreading her ministry of … Continue reading

Fashionable Moms: Keeping it Cool and Chic

By Naima Turner During the summer months, when the heat is intense and your schedule is packed, figuring out what to wear to withstand the heat may seem like a chore. Sure, staying cool is top of mind, but keeping your image together in spite of the high temperatures and … Continue reading

Marvel Universe Live: Best Place to Unleash Inner Creativity

  Summer. An amazing season filled with hot weather, casual Fridays and yes, tons of responsibilities. When was the last time you channeled your inner creativity? The freedom to see things bigger than life, dream about possibilities and get a moment to revel with like-minded individuals? It’s been a long … Continue reading

What To Do When A Customer Says Your Price Is Too High

  By: BRAD SHORR In sales, taking a customer’s statements at face value often leads to trouble. For one reason or another, customers often tell salespeople one thing when they mean something entirely different. Their motives are not always sinister — indeed, sometimes customers are only trying to spare a … Continue reading

Real Talk: Are Your Friends Adding to Your Net Worth?

  According to, African Americans starting a business grew three times the national rate, however, the challenge was staying in business longer than a year. Here is why: Most people prepare to launch a business, however, not stay in business. As a PR Expert/’Brand’ Mom, I empower my clients … Continue reading

12 Things No One Told You About Building Your Career

 by Marietta E. Gentles Truth be told, all the college in the world couldn’t prepare you for what happens in the “real world”. At some point we all started wet behind the ears and ready to take on the world. If you’re a seasoned professional, your ears are probably now … Continue reading

Real Talk Wednesday: Are You Running From What’s Holding You Back?

When was the last time you got good and dirty and touched yourself? You know, getting to that place where you are stripped naked to reach a mind-blowing climax? Stop it! Get your mind out the gutter. I’m talking about taking a personal inventory to dig deep, expose your flaws, challenges … Continue reading

Real Talk: I Might Be Old School But This PR Tip Still #1

    Press Release: More relevant to standout than social media Recently I wrote on Facebook that having a strategic press release in your arsenal is one of the best ways to procure an opportunity – the feedback/questions kept rolling and I decided to break it down. Many emailed and … Continue reading