AUGUST IS A GOOD MONTH TO GO BIG OR SMALL

With the back-to-school shopping scramble coming soon, there are a lot of discount deals to be found this month. Whether you’ve got kids or not, you can take advantage of offers big ticket and small that will keep you #walletwinning. BIG TICKET TAKERS Car buyers rejoice   With dealers trying to make room for incoming […]

DON’T GO TONE-DEAF WITH YOUR EMAILS

Self-Assessment Quiz ─ TRUE or FALSE: An email is not an opportunity to make a first impression. How I sound in an email isn’t important; everyone knows what I mean. Punctuation and grammar are for formal letters, not email. When it comes to communicating something important at work, I’m still a believer in picking up […]

MENOPAUSE AND THE BENEFITS OF F**K WATER

Yep, hold onto your Spanx. We’re going there again, ladies. You know I like to keep it real, and menopause is the real deal. Holler if you hear me! Sex is an important part of a relationship, right? Well, when you’re going through menopause, sometimes the thought of sex can be the farthest thing from […]

DON’T BE A GOSSIP GIRL

Self-Assessment Quiz ─ TRUE or FALSE: I have allies at work and in return, I am an ally, too. I keep my ear to the ground so that I’m aware of office goings on. I know the difference between good gossip and bad gossip. Do you gossip, girl? Let’s be honest, we all gossip. Especially […]

RELATIVE STRANGERS – HOW TO GET TO KNOW YOUR FAMILY MEMBERS AGAIN

I’ll never forget that time at our annual family picnic I said to a cousin nonchalantly, “Hey, we should get together and go to lunch!” After a dead pause, she said, “Why? We don’t know each other anymore.” Wow! I swear that hurt my feelings as much as if we were kids again and she […]

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 […]

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, […]