It’s a back to work Monday!  As you slide back into the cycle of another “rat race” of a week, what’s the 1 thing you wished your boss knew that could help you be more productive at work and have a better home life?  MadameNoire has a list of 15 things for you and your […]

Communication is key in all facets of life. So many misunderstandings, mistakes, and hurt feelings could be avoided if persons relaying and receiving information would take the time and effort to communicate effectively with each other, without any delays, defenses, senses of entitlement or ego trips. As many of our respective employers or employees are […]

Management and leadership skills are different, yet complimentary. Managers are tasked with the responsibility of enforcing policies and protocols, while also ensuring the jobs of…

Actress Sanaa Lathan is one of the few black actresses in Hollywood who is always working. Besides voicing the character of Donna Tubbs on the…

Imagine this. You’re a 17-year-old Nigerian-American high school student from a small suburban town on the other side of the Hudson River. You find yourself singing for Jay-Z in your living room where he tells you, “You have a powerful voice, learn to control it and by 22-23 years old you will be good.” For […]

My last boss was evil.  At least, in my eyes she was. I never knew what mood she would be in or what to expect when she came into the office.