Podcast: If You Drop the Ball, Pick It Up

Podcast: If You Drop the Ball, Pick It Up

After a long Summer hiatus, I’m back with a new episode of the #HashtagsandStilettos podcast! On this episode, I talk about where I’ve been and what I’ve been up to and address a topic that’s been weighing heavily on my mind. It’s about all of the unnecessary pressure and stress that we put on ourselvesContinue Reading

Podcast: Adenah Bayoh on Using Real Estate Development and Franchising as a Path to Entrepreneurship

Podcast: Adenah Bayoh on Using Real Estate Development and Franchising as a Path to Entrepreneurship

  Adenah Bayoh  is the founder and CEO of Adenah Bayoh and Companies, which is the parent corporation that owns IHOP franchises in Paterson and Irvington, NJ and a real estate development portfolio with more than $225 million dollars in urban redevelopment projects. Because of the success of her flagship IHOP restaurant in Irvington, a consistentlyContinue Reading

Podcast: Small Business and Career Q&A

Podcast: Small Business and Career Q&A

On this episode, I answer another round of small business and career questions straight out of my inbox. I tackle how to add online courses to your resume, how to pursue a personal passion such as international volunteerism while also wanting to further your education/career, how and why businesses should be responding to customer complaints onContinue Reading

The Budget-Friendly Tools I Used to Start and Grow the Hashtags+Stilettos Podcast

The Budget-Friendly Tools I Used to Start and Grow the Hashtags+Stilettos Podcast

  I started my ‘Hashtags and Stilettos‘ podcast about 6 months ago and it’s been a really rewarding and fulfilling experience. It’s amazing how sharing stories or talking about business in a different medium can open your world up in so many different ways. It’s also been awesome to watch people discover and actually listen to theContinue Reading

Mattie James on Living What You Love and Making it Profitable [Podcast Ep. 17]

Mattie James on Living What You Love and Making it Profitable [Podcast Ep. 17]

Mattie James (@Mattieologie) is the editor of the lifestyle blog Mattieologie.com where she shares snapshots of her amazing style, gives you a sneak peak into her everyday life and helps you get your business act together with practical, easy-to-apply tips.  She is also the host of two podcasts, one naturally called Mattieologie and the other whichContinue Reading

Necole Kane on How the Risks We Take Reveal What We Value [Podcast Ep. 16]

Necole Kane on How the Risks We Take Reveal What We Value [Podcast Ep. 16]

  Necole Kane (@IAmNecole) is a digital media maven and the editor of xoNecole.com, the premiere online destination for millennial women. XoNecole covers a diverse range of topics such as business, beauty, sex, career and travel and seeks to educate, inspires, entertain and most importantly empower and remind women that not only are you in controlContinue Reading

Behind the Brand: Camila Crews, Senior Comms & Marketing Manager, Strength of Nature

Behind the Brand: Camila Crews, Senior Comms & Marketing Manager, Strength of Nature

  Ever see someone out at events in your industry and begin to wonder what they do and how they do it? Enter, Camila Crews (@CamilaCrews). Camila is the Senior Communications and Marketing Manager for Strength of Nature, a global hair care company that is home to brands such as Beautiful Textures, African Pride, Soft & Beautiful,Continue Reading

A Lesson in Knowing Your Worth

A Lesson in Knowing Your Worth

  by: Ashley Mason-Greene (@Aye_Ash) If you’re doing this whole “growing up” thing right, you’ve probably managed to learn a thing or two. You’re able to look back on your college days and cringe at the things you once said and did (Kitten-heeled flip flops, anyone? No? Just me? Oh.). And hopefully, many of thoseContinue Reading

Joblogues: Use These Branding Tips to Position Yourself for Professional Success

Joblogues: Use These Branding Tips to Position Yourself for Professional Success

  I recently had the pleasure of sitting down with Joymarie Parker (@HeyMissParkerr) and Cortney Cleveland (@CleveOutloud) of the Joblogues podcast to discuss how we can all apply branding tips and advice to position ourselves for career success. Joblogues is an interactive podcast and website designed to inspire and empower young professionals around the globe. We talked about:Continue Reading

3 Things That Will Help You Position Your Business for Success

3 Things That Will Help You Position Your Business for Success

by: Keeyana Avery (@KeeyanaAvery) If you’re reading this, chances are you’ve recently started a business or you’re looking for creative ways to improve an existing one. As an entrepreneur, you’re responsible for a variety of tasks such as accounting, human resources, customer service and even public relations. If your budget is tight, the latter may be theContinue Reading

The Universe Won’t Move Unless You Do

The Universe Won’t Move Unless You Do

“Hey! Congrats on launching your podcast,” – Jess said via text. “I have a microphone that I’m not using, do you want it?,” she continued. “OMG! Yes! Please send it to me,” I replied, thinking that she had already listened to the first episode and heard me say that I started it without having what I consideredContinue Reading