Spring 2020

You Better Work It

BY: EVELYN SUMMERVILLE  Success is not willy-nilly. It is the result of living with purpose and intentionality. Most of all, as a popular saying goes, “Success is loving what you do and doing what you love.” Successful women are to be celebrated. They persevere through trials to transform lives. They overcome obstacles to create lasting […]

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Janice Bryant Howroyd

BY: Tisha Hammond Janice Bryant Howroyd, affectionately known as JBH, was not born into money. Nor was JBH, the First Lady, Founder, Chairman, and CEO of ActOne Group, a global workforce solutions provider, born into media coverage with paparazzi. Though, in her hometown of Tarboro, NC, she was surrounded by a community of adoring family,

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BY: LENDELL McEWEN Career Mastered Women’s Leadership Chapters Forming Near You! We couldn’t be more thrilled to announce the formation of our Women’s Leadership Chapters coming soon near you. Join us as we, with synergy and power, continue to expand and grow. Networking is a vital component of our global community. Therefore, it is imperative

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What’s Trending

BY: DR. LISA WICKER What’s Trending The Bath is Back in North America selfCare Baths are moving back into the American mainstream as people embrace different forms of self-care. Celebrities are divulging routines that involve nightly milk baths to naturally exfoliate and soothe skin inflammation. Beauty influencers are touting the benefits of temperature variation—switching water

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What Are You Reading

BY: TIFFANY COURTNEY As it turns out, there’s science about the direct correlation between reading and the quality of life. In a 2018 study published in the Journal of Experimental Psychology, researchers revealed that reading fiction improves social cognition, which is our ability to evaluate the nuances of social interaction. Enhanced social-cognitive skills can positively

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New York Life Divesity

BY: NICOLE HUDSON BRIDGING THE GAP Here in America, we are a melting pot of people. We represent different races, genders, sexual orientations, ages, ethnicities, political affiliations and faiths.  As companies explore how culture works together, it’s increasingly clear that they reflect perspectives that exist today. Right now, in boardrooms across the country, conversations about

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Steps to Save

BY: MARCI BRYANT Before you settle on your next money-making venture, make sure it aligns with your career and personal goals. This avoids conflict with time management, commitment personal satisfaction, and earning potential. Currently, I have three streams of income: full-time employment, signature services, and affiliate marketing. Here are five smart ways to increase your

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Dare to Be You

BY: DR. SABRINA JACKSON “ What is unique about me?” In the world today, one of the things too many people despise is being referred to as “different.” It may start with childhood, as many children make fun of differences in others in their youth. Even as adults, most of us have a negative connection with the

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Dr Lisa Wicker Feature

BY: Tisha Hammond Dr. Lisa Wicker is to career development what the Fairy Godmother is to Cinderella. She is the supporting cast member who embodies hope, access, wisdom, and encouragement for you to participate in your own success. With her exposure to leaders within business communities across Corporate America and far beyond our borders, she has

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Career Success Toolkit

PART TWO OF A THREE PART SERIES  By: Joan T. Randall  The purpose of career coaching is to empower individuals by assisting them in making informed decisions about their professional potential and  growth. Quality career coaching focuses on actions, accountability, commitment, consistency and results. A career coach partners with you to understand where you are,

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Mover & Shakers

 Getty Images  ALYSSA NAKKEN Coach  San Francisco Giants The San Francisco Giants made history when Alyssa Nakken was hired as a coach, becoming the first woman on a major league baseball coaching staff. Nakken, 29, was a college softball player at Sacramento State from 2009 to 2012. She joined the Giants in 2014 as an

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5 Ways to Leverage Your Linkedin Presence

By: Lindsey McMillion Stemann With more than two people joining LinkedIn’s global network every second, ensuring that you are using it correctly is imperative for any success you hope to garner from the tool. Each of these recommendations is equally important as the next. In no particular order, here are five easy ways to ensure

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