172: Growing Up First-Gen in a Family Business

More ways to listen: Apple Podcasts, YouTube, Spotify, GooglePlay. Did you know that 48% of business owners grew up in an entrepreneurial family? Growing up in a family business provides you with hands-on experience that no book nor formal education can provide. The family business teaches you the ins and outs of running a business and the implications of […]


170: When Landing An Out-Of-State Job Shifts Your Entire Career

More ways to listen: Apple Podcasts, YouTube, Spotify, GooglePlay. Are you having trouble landing your dream job in your current zip code? Do you feel like your skills are unappreciated in your hometown? As a fresh first-generation college graduate, chances are, you’re still young and have the flexibility to just pack up and go, which gets way more complicated […]


164: Why Losing a Job Ain’t So Bad

Call it what you want—getting fired, discharged, laid off, retrenched, or receiving your pink slip—losing your job hurts. Strangely enough, job loss ranks among the highest in stress when compared to other life-altering events such as death, divorce, and severe illness. There are times when losing one’s job doesn’t come as a big surprise. And […]


142: Sis! We Ain’t Gotta Compete

The sad reality about today’s society is that people approach everything with a competitive mindset. What’s even more unfortunate is that this often the stereotype for women of color. If someone else is making moves, you’ll automatically find yourself wanting to outdo them. While this approach might have worked during your school days, it’s not applicable in […]