HOW TO BUY STOCKS

Full disclosure, guys, I’m married to a man who lives and breathes stocks and bonds and investing and all that stuff. I love that about him; but does it mean that I know how to invest myself? Let’s just say that I’m learning. That made me think about y’all. Some of you might be thinking […]

CHANGE AT WORK: ARE YOU A PESSIMIST OR OPTIMIST?

Self-Assessment Quiz ─ TRUE or FALSE: I know that change at my job can happen at any time, in any sort of form. I keep myself up-to-date professionally online so that I’m prepared for change. Getting too comfortable in my position can be detrimental to my career growth. You’ve just gotten settled into your new […]

WHAT’S YOUR DRAMA POWER TOOL?

You know that commercial for the Capital One credit card, “What’s in YOUR wallet?” Well, that’s how I’m asking you, “What’s YOUR drama tool?” I know you’ve got one, ‘cause everybody does. Whether you’re a drama queen or not, there are tools you pull out from your drama tool belt that you use to chisel […]

DON’T BE A BASIC B – BEHAVIOURIST, THAT IS!

Self-Assessment Quiz ─ TRUE or FALSE: No one notices me at work; it doesn’t matter if I work hard or not. My boss doesn’t really pay attention to my work and how I do it. Sometimes meetings are called and I’m not included; I don’t bother to tell anyone. Last week, I talked about being […]

WHEN YOU KNOW YOU NEED A PERSONAL ASSISTANT

You’ve launched a new business or a fab side hustle, and you have a full-time job inside or outside of the home. How do you know when you need a personal assistant? If you’re hyperventilating while you’re fixing dinner because you have emails to answer that are related to filling orders, you need a personal […]

DON’T BE AFRAID OF CHANGE. REARRANGE!

Feeling like you’re in a rut and need a change? One way to do this without even leaving home is to change your furniture around. You have to be careful when you come into one of my houses not to walk around in the dark. Because if you think you have the room layouts memorized, […]

THE SECRET TO CLOSE FAMILIES: EATING DINNER TOGETHER

Growing up, even with six kids, our family STILL managed to eat dinner together each night. Eating dinner together as a child left such an imprint on me that I made sure I found a long-azz, 132” French Country table for my cottage to ensure that everybody – those six kids, plus spouses and kids […]

GIRL, MAKE YOUR MONEY GROW!

Let me start with a “Whoop whoop!!” because that’s how much I love Glinda Bridgforth and her book Girl, Make Your Money Grow!: A Sister’s Guide to Protecting Your Future and Enriching Your Life which she co-wrote with Gail Perry-Mason. Glinda and Gail bring home a really important point that I totally believe in: what […]

PERSONALITY POWER

Self-Assessment Quiz ─ TRUE or FALSE: If I want to be taken seriously at work, I’d better be serious – at all times. Earning trust from my fellow co-workers has nothing to do with how I present myself emotionally day-to-day. I’m aware of how my personality affects those I work with. When things get out […]

SHAKEN OR STIRRED? DO WE KEEP IT STIRRED UP JUST TO FEEL RELEVANT?

I’m of the opinion that love is easy and shouldn’t be one of those illusive things that you have to work really hard to understand. While I’m all for taking “Is He In Love With Me?” quizzes on the internet until your heart is content, and for spending a bazillion hours having conversations with your […]