Purpose

Strategies to Increase Your Influence and Secure Funding For Your Ideas

2020-03-18T03:41:08+00:00

Did you know that only 1 in 10 corporate professionals understand the strategy of their organization? This also leads to many leaders facing challenges when trying to secure funding for their respective ideas and projects. Unfortunately, leaders are getting to the table, but are not closing the deal. If an individual does not understand the strategy of the [...]

Strategies to Increase Your Influence and Secure Funding For Your Ideas2020-03-18T03:41:08+00:00

Build a Strategic Plan to Follow Your Purpose

2020-03-18T03:32:24+00:00

We are already more than halfway through Q1 of 2020. Corporations and entrepreneurs are assessing year to date results to see if they are on track or off track for meeting their Q1 goals. They are revisiting their annual business plans to ensure that they have a solid strategy to meet their business goals. Today, we're going to turn the mirror [...]

Build a Strategic Plan to Follow Your Purpose2020-03-18T03:32:24+00:00

You Deserve to Live Your Most Authentic Self

2020-03-18T03:34:04+00:00

I recently celebrated three years of full-time entrepreneurship and one of the things that I admire most about founders is their desire to really make a difference with their product or service. I also enjoy hearing their background story. Most founders that I meet were not born entrepreneurs. They tried different paths to perceived success, but had a yearning [...]

You Deserve to Live Your Most Authentic Self2020-03-18T03:34:04+00:00

Are you answering your calling?

2020-03-18T04:16:03+00:00

Many of us were reminded Sunday about how precious life is with the tragic helicopter crash involving NBA Legend Kobe Bryant, his daughter, and seven other victims. Our team continues to send prayers to all of the families impacted by this tragedy. As I reflected on the impact that Kobe made in such a short amount of time, [...]

Are you answering your calling?2020-03-18T04:16:03+00:00

Prepare for Your Purpose

2020-03-18T04:16:27+00:00

Before beginning to discover your purpose, it is critical that you prepare for this change. This means taking time to be alone and really reflect about what you truly enjoy doing. While embarking on my journey to full-time entrepreneurship, I prepared by allowing myself time to understand my purpose and journey outside of my job. [...]

Prepare for Your Purpose2020-03-18T04:16:27+00:00

Starting the Race to the C-Suite When You Are 250 Laps Behind Your Competition: The Lack of Access to the C-Suite for African-American Women

2020-03-18T03:38:44+00:00

The systemic obstacles that African-American women face begin from birth to death.  Over the next several months, I will be sharing a series embarking on how institutionalized and outdated beliefs and systems are impacting the potential revenue, cash flow, and profit for African-American women founders and lifetime earnings for African-American corporate leaders.  I shared the [...]

Starting the Race to the C-Suite When You Are 250 Laps Behind Your Competition: The Lack of Access to the C-Suite for African-American Women2020-03-18T03:38:44+00:00

THE TRENDS OF LIMITED ACCESS TO THE C-SUITE FOR WOMEN OF COLOR AND LACK OF FUNDING FOR WOMEN OF COLOR

2020-03-18T03:44:03+00:00

Recognizing that all-female teams only received $1.9 billion of the $85 billion total invested by Venture Capital firms last year, I spend countless days and nights studying and creating solutions to level the playing field for women and underrepresented founders. According to Tech Crunch, only 2% of funding went to all female teams last year. When we [...]

THE TRENDS OF LIMITED ACCESS TO THE C-SUITE FOR WOMEN OF COLOR AND LACK OF FUNDING FOR WOMEN OF COLOR2020-03-18T03:44:03+00:00

INCREASING FINANCIAL ACUMEN, A PIVOTAL TOPIC FOR SMALL BUSINESS SUCCESS TO BE ADDRESSED AT NEXT GLOBAL SUPPLIER DIVERSITY CURRICULUM EVENT

2020-03-18T03:49:36+00:00

Understanding the key elements of developing and managing good financial habits, is a major key to building and sustaining business success that too many underrepresented and women founders neglect. How to effectively build financial acumen as a means of ensuring small businesses not only survive, but thrive will be addressed in the third quarter installment of the Global Supplier Diversity Curriculum [...]

INCREASING FINANCIAL ACUMEN, A PIVOTAL TOPIC FOR SMALL BUSINESS SUCCESS TO BE ADDRESSED AT NEXT GLOBAL SUPPLIER DIVERSITY CURRICULUM EVENT2020-03-18T03:49:36+00:00

Mastering the Art of the Pitch is Critical for Corporate Professionals

2020-03-18T03:47:10+00:00

Becoming a master at pitching ideas and programs to senior managers and top executives can be a major key to career success. Pitch University for Corporate Professionals is an intensive, interactive educational program originally designed for entrepreneurs that is now changing the trajectory of corporate leaders careers. When our team originally launched Pitch University, we wanted [...]

Mastering the Art of the Pitch is Critical for Corporate Professionals2020-03-18T03:47:10+00:00

Overcoming the Solopreneur Trap: Why Building a High Performing Team Is Important To Growing Your Business

2020-03-18T04:12:03+00:00

Even in this digital age of global reach and connectivity primed for business success, if you’re an entrepreneur who prefers to work solo with the lone responsibility of getting the work done, you may unwittingly be setting yourself up for increased stress and limited business growth. The  Global Supplier Diversity Curriculum (GSDC) is a quarterly educational [...]

Overcoming the Solopreneur Trap: Why Building a High Performing Team Is Important To Growing Your Business2020-03-18T04:12:03+00:00