From Prison To Luxury Brand CEO

I oftentimes find inspiration where I least expect it. Tonza Lately, I have been uninspired. As a creative with career and mommy duties, it is easy to fall into this rut. Sometimes instead of pushing through, I decide to pause and tune in to the world around me. I was in my car for aContinue reading “From Prison To Luxury Brand CEO”

Pinky Cole Put The “Slut” In Vegan

Every time I go to Atlanta, I try to have the Slutty Vegan experience. Unfortunately, the line is always so long that you have to wait hours to get in, which means I am sad to say, I have not had the Slutty Vegan experience yet. But if you know me, you know once IContinue reading “Pinky Cole Put The “Slut” In Vegan”

I Have No More Compassion To Give

The pandemic, George Floyd’s public murder, our country trying to control the reproductive rights of women, constant mass shootings that our legislators are turning a blind eye to, a woman walking into a Chili’s restaurant and murdering another woman, over 20 years of exposure to violence and suffering as a criminal defense attorney. All ofContinue reading “I Have No More Compassion To Give”

Fawn Weaver Says Do It With Excellence Or Don’t Do It At All

As the fog lifted and I slowly realized that I had been living under a rock for several months, I decided to return to one of my favorite pastimes, podcasts. Trying to expand my horizons, I searched for and included some new podcasts in my library. While some of the topics were intriguing, I foundContinue reading “Fawn Weaver Says Do It With Excellence Or Don’t Do It At All”

Speak Clearly: Alicia Garza Has Definitely Mastered The Art

When I am in my car and not turning up on Megan Thee Stallion or getting centered with Willow and Jahnavi, I am usually tuned into a podcast. This week I took in a few really good podcast episodes. The Skimm’d from the Couch episode with Alicia Garza was by far my favorite. In myContinue reading “Speak Clearly: Alicia Garza Has Definitely Mastered The Art”

Ava DuVernay’s Rules For Success

I have been pouring into myself over the past couple of weeks and trying to consume anything and everything that is in alignment with what feels right to me. In short, I am seeking to be more true to who I am. While I was curled up in my bed on Sunday, I was clickingContinue reading “Ava DuVernay’s Rules For Success”

How Do You Respond To Expectations? “The Four Tendencies” Personality Profile

Sometimes I spend a lot of time in my car. When I am not putting on a concert from my seat, I am tuned in to my favorite podcasts. Jay Shetty’s On Purpose, by far, is my favorite. Last week I tuned in to hear his conversation with Gretchen Rubin about her book “The Four Tendencies”. IContinue reading “How Do You Respond To Expectations? “The Four Tendencies” Personality Profile”

Happy Black History Month: Thankful To Those That Began Clearing the Path

I wanted to take a moment to honor my ancestors and all of those that came before me. I know that many doors and opportunities were open to me as a black woman because of them. I am so grateful for all of the sacrifices made. Not only do I speak gratitude, I consistently tryContinue reading “Happy Black History Month: Thankful To Those That Began Clearing the Path”

How About A Little Hump Day Motivation from Jay-Z?

I absolutely LOVE JAY-Z, so I thought who better to bring us a little hump-day inspiration. Why do I love him so much? He is a genius businessman with so much swag. My friends give me so much grief about my crush (no worries it is a healthy crush from a distance. No stalker stuffContinue reading “How About A Little Hump Day Motivation from Jay-Z?”

National Black Business Month: Black Business Data

It is National Black Business Month! Just like we use January as a time to think about things we would like to do differently in our lives, we should begin to use August to think about how much we support Black business. Until it becomes a common practice, we must be intentional about spending dollars withContinue reading “National Black Business Month: Black Business Data”