Do It With Excellence Or Don’t Do It At All: Words Fawn Weaver Lives By

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 “Do It With Excellence Or Don’t Do It At All: Words Fawn Weaver Lives By”

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”

It’s Going Down: Join Me On Instagram Live Tonight at 7pm

It has been a while since I have been on Instagram Live. Since you asked, I will jump on Instagram tonight and do a Q&A session. for anyone who wants to join me! You can ask me anything you want about my career and life as a litigator, writer, blogger, mom, woman, etc. Just becauseContinue reading “It’s Going Down: Join Me On Instagram Live Tonight at 7pm”

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?”

Celebrating My 25th Episode of Vibin’ With Tonza: A Conversation With An Attorney Who Joined In The Fight To Abolish The Death Penalty

I believe the death penalty should be abolished throughout our country. State-mandated killing is barbaric. So, how appropriate and exciting is it that my 25th episode of Vibin’ With Tonza would be a conversation with Madhu Swarna. Madhu is a staff attorney at The Center for Death Penalty Litigation(CDPL). CDPL is a non-profit law firm composedContinue reading “Celebrating My 25th Episode of Vibin’ With Tonza: A Conversation With An Attorney Who Joined In The Fight To Abolish The Death Penalty”

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”

Black Business Owner: The Resistance

Real talk. For the longest time, I resisted being placed in a box by identifying as a “Black Business Owner”. As a lawyer, I feared it would limit my opportunity for growth by making non-black consumers shy away from supporting me. I also feared it would make people call into question the quality of theContinue reading “Black Business Owner: The Resistance”

Are You An Imposter?: Let’s Talk About Imposter Syndrome.

I always thought I was a perfectionist, but now I wonder. It is funny how one conversation can change the trajectory of your thought process. The other day I was Vibin’ with therapist Whitley Grant, and she began talking about imposter syndrome. The more she talked, the more I realized: I am going to findContinue reading “Are You An Imposter?: Let’s Talk About Imposter Syndrome.”