The Mompreneur Plan Every Mother in Business Needs

The pandemic has not been easy for any of us. The everyday ‘Mompreneur’ especially has had to find ways to deal with unusual work and life balances, while keeping their family safe. Is the concept of “work-eat-play” outdated? The pandemic has certainly created a need for more self care, yet, there aren’t any more hours in […]

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Disney World

Disney World’s First Black-Owned Food Truck Promotes Health Diet

Robyn and Zak Wallace’s food truck Local Green Orlando has found a new home in Disney Springs as the first Black-owned food truck at Walt Disney World in Florida. Multi-platinum songwriter “Big Zak” and his wife Robyn first opened their Local Green restaurant in Atlanta in 2018 after tragedy struck both of their families. The weight of their family members […]

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Beauty Supply

Why Beauty Supply Stores Continue to Thrive

There are approximately 13,000 brick and mortar beauty supply retail stores across America. Even with the influx of technology, these stores continue to thrive. In fact, reports in Beauty Business Magazine, shows, in the height of the Great Recession of 2008, the Beauty Supply Business grew by 12%. Why is that? Various reasons.  The multi-billion-dollar […]

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Rosen Skincare

Founder of Rosen Skincare Defies Acne Skincare Barriers for Black Women at Ulta Beauty

Twenty-six-year-old UCLA graduate, skin connoisseur, and California native Jamika Martin is reimagining inclusivity in the clean cosmetic industry with her brand, Rosen Skincare.  The UCLA graduate has gone from formulating products in her dorm room at UCLA to selling products at retail conglomerates like Target and Urban Outfitters. Rosen Skincare now graces the shelves at Ulta Beauty.  Martin […]

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Unethical Marketing

Modern Day Bamboozling: Unethical Marketing in Business

As a savvy business owner, you understand the importance of effective and highly targeted marketing.  Effective marketing touches the consumers’ pain points in ways that similar products don’t. How?  Easy.  “Consumer Psychology”.  I know you might be asking yourself, is that even legal or ethical?  Yes.  Behavioral psychology in marketing is another story.    Consumer […]

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ATM Chain

The A-Z Legacy Builder Series Chapter 1: Starting an ATM Chain Business

How many times have you pulled up to an ATM machine and thought to yourself, “If only I had a piece of THIS pie…”? What if I told you that it’s not as hard, or expensive, as you may think?  Everyday people, just like you and me, can build an ATM chain business without any […]

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Generational Wealth

Learn How to Build Generational Wealth with Our New Monthly Series, Everyday People: The A to Z Legacy Builder Series

Introduction & Disclaimer You may be scratching your head in disbelief at the idea that everyday people like me and you can actually build a legacy to leave our grandchildren, but it’s true.  This one of a kind educational series is designed to show you that it is possible to build generational wealth from literally […]

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7 Pivotal Lessons Top CEOs Learned From Covid-19: Dear Entrepreneur…

On March 11th, 2020, nearly 2 years ago, the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic.   On March 15th, New York and Ohio began to shut down their bars and restaurants.    Since then, we’ve experienced massive loss, a threat to democracy with an increase in hate, racism, and misogyny to boot.   So much […]

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7 Practices Every CEO Should Avoid

One of the biggest mistakes I see clients make is believing that their business success solely depends on their individual success.  That couldn’t be further from the truth.  Your negative and positive decisions are what determine your business success.   Consistent, small decisions form habits.  Good and bad.  The better the decision making process, the better […]

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Nourish + Bloom

First Fully Autonomous Black-Owned Grocery Store Aims to Change the Way We Shop

The Black community has had a uniquely complicated relationship with food. While we, like many cultures, use food as the perfect excuse to fellowship, we also regularly face the pitfalls of an unhealthy eating culture, food deserts, and the countless disadvantages of lacking significant ownership in the food supply chain. Thankfully, a husband and wife […]

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