Tag Archives: Career Advancement

black women

Black Women Making an Impact in Corporate America

Recognizing corporate social responsibility officers working in underserved communities

In a world filled with challenges and endemic social ills, it’s refreshing to know that…

By Christal Jackson

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salary negotiation

Ladies, Get Your 20% Back: 3 Tips for Salary Negotiation to Close the Wage Gap

It's time to level the playing field

In a business world where women still earn less than men, you can use salary…

By Janell Hazelwood

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mastermind

Iron Sharpens Iron: Mastermind with Eric Thomas and Breathe University

An e-learning community platform that includes on-demand video courses, live events, and mastermind calls

Breathe University is a mastermind group that I use as a part of an arsenal…

By Elisha Lowe RN, BSN, MBA

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name

What’s in a Name? 5 Tips for Overcoming Name Discrimination

Is white washing your name a requirement to achieve professional success?

Is your name is impeding your chances of having your resume land in a hiring…

By Toni Howard Lowe

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owning your power

Owning Your Power

YOU are always in control. YOU own your skills, your time, your knowledge and your resources

After graduating from college and working for seven years in a corporate environment, I decided…

By Rita P. Mitchell, CRC®

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Career Goals

The Young Professionals Bucket List: Top 25 Career Goals to Hit by 40

Here's what young professionals need to do in order to make it to executive ranks or to the C-suite by 40

For young professionals aspiring to make it to executive ranks or the C-suite by age…

By Toni Howard Lowe

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Beauty Pageants

More Black Girl Magic is Needed in Beauty Pageants

There are several reasons why more African American women should consider competing for titles

Beauty pageants are more than just winning a crown and sash. It is big business…

By macklinc

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buffet line

Want Career Success? Then Stay Out Of the ‘Buffet Line’

What does it mean to get stuck in "the buffet line"? Rita Mitchell talks business ethics and career advancement with an example from the classroom

Honesty, hard work, integrity, and a determination to succeed will give you the very best…

By Rita P. Mitchell, CRC®

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side hustle

Mastering the Art of the Side Hustle

If you want your business to be respected as a top-tier company then treat it like one

Check out these 4 fundamental ways to make your side hustle and your money work…

By Danielle D. Hughes

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grass

The Grass Is Green: What the HECK Does That Mean?

This concept has guided me in dealing with change, challenges, and opportunities as an African American in corporate America

In a corporate environment, what does it mean to say “the grass is green?” Rita…

By Rita P. Mitchell, CRC®

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increase

Increase Your Income 20%-40% Without Leaving Your Job (Part 2)

The ins-and-outs of getting a PMP certification

Chris Daniel PMP shares how to turbocharge your career and boost earnings at your current…

By Elisha Lowe RN, BSN, MBA

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pep talk

It’s Time to Give Yourself a Pep Talk

Use these three strategies to give yourself an effective pep talk

Career and leadership development coach Kaydian Comer shares 3 steps you should incorporate into a…

By Kaydian Comer

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leadership

A Lesson in Leadership: The Littlest of Things Are the Biggest of Things

Why settle for being a great manager, when you can be a great leader?

There is a difference between management and leadership. Rita Mitchell of First Tennessee Bank discusses…

By Rita P. Mitchell, CRC®

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career advancement

5 Traits that May Hold You Back From Career Advancement

Even when it feels like you're doing it all right, these things can be terribly wrong

Check out these 5 personality traits that could be heavily affecting your career advancement despite…

By Safon Floyd

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personal wealth

Increase Your Income 20%-40% Without Leaving Your Job

Here's how to boost earnings at your current job without having to get another degree.

Chris Daniel, PMP equips today’s leaders to earn six figures with powerful skills that boost…

By Elisha Lowe RN, BSN, MBA

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magical thinking

How Magical Thinking Opens the Door to Success

Magical thinking isn't about wishing or hoping; it’s about having a clear vision and taking action

In this article, we’ll explore magical thinking, what it is, and how it works so…

By Elisha Lowe RN, BSN, MBA

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aggressive

It Isn’t a Bad Thing to Be Aggressive

The benefits of being aggressive greatly outweigh the potential downsides

Although aggression is often viewed negatively, being aggressive also offers numerous advantages over being laid-back…

By Stephen L. Ball

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12th player

Are You the Twelfth Player?

Whether on the field or at the job, you must take the initiative to make a meaningful difference on your team, in order to be propelled toward success

Do you have the motivation and determination to be your company’s 12th player? Read about…

By Rita P. Mitchell, CRC®

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Carla Harris

Carla Harris Shares ‘Pearls’ on Success, Perception, and Power

The Wall Street executive and motivational speaker empowers a room full of women

Carla Harris has transformed her experiences, business expertise and success secrets into career advice that…

By Selena Hill

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Top 10 Questions to Ask Before You Relocate

There’s a great quote by Oprah Winfrey that says, “I believe that one of life’s…

By Toni Howard Lowe

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