From Doctor to Influencer and 13 Other Pressing Questions

It’s been a good minute since I’ve written a more personal essay style blog post. I guess its because I just haven’t been inspired to show vulnerability the past few months. I’ve been a lot more closed off, set up new boundaries and really have been laser focused on accomplishing my goals. The more I grow in my career as…
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What to Do When Imitation Doesn’t Flatter

If you are good at doing something, anything really, in this life… some one will watch, imitate, copy and perhaps outright steal or expand on that thing. I’ve experienced this first hand. I’ve been blogging since 2010 when barely anyone was blogging and there certainly wasn’t much money to be made from it. I’ve seen bloggers come and go. Some…
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Black Girls Who Write: 10 Fashion Editors and Writers to Follow Now

I love living in New York. One of the main reasons I love living here is because it’s a magnet for young black women who write. Writing here is an actual career that one can pursue an actually make a decent living doing so. When I told my parents I wanted to switch my major to Journalism in undergrad they…
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How to not suck at Public Speaking

Last Friday I was on my first panel of the year, Monetizing Your Influence for the Beyond The Influence Summit with 21 Buttons and INSPR. Here’s the thing, I was sent the review questions but I didn’t practice at all. I merely skimmed the questions, realized I had an answer for it all and winged it. I don’t wanna toot…
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The Dream is Free, The Hustle is Sold Separately

Today is Martin Luther King Jr. Day and for the first time in years, I don’t have to work today. I always thought that it was strange that all of the places I’ve been employed at my adult life, never recognized this historic and monumental day. I always felt a sense of bewilderment smothered in anger that I was working…
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Hacked — The Ultimate Violation of my Netflix and Email

I am serious about my Netflix. I’ve spent plenty of time binge watching Ozark, Sick Note, Explained, Wanderlust, Atypical, Three Wives One Husband and Bodyguard. I actually just watched The American Meme last night! Anywho, imagine my surprise when one evening I was trying to watch a documentary, The Bleeding Edge to be exact and my Netflix wouldn’t pull up.…
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