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Why Having a “Work in Progress” Isn’t a Bad Thing

Writers often have a love/hate relationship with finishing a manuscript. On one hand, there’s nothing quite like the sweet relief that comes with writing ‘The End’ when finishing a work in progress (or WIP). I recently had this gratifying experience with the first draft of my upcoming novel, The Follow. Over sixty-six thousand words of… Read More Why Having a “Work in Progress” Isn’t a Bad Thing

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Mean (Boss)Girls: 4 Bad Habits That Are Good For Your Hustle

When it comes to your career, are you putting your best foot forward? Well, stop wasting your time! Your bad boss behavior might be more helpful than you think. To err is human, allegedly, so there will be times in your professional life where you let your not-so-nice side get the better of you.  Well,… Read More Mean (Boss)Girls: 4 Bad Habits That Are Good For Your Hustle

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More Than Sixteen Candles: 5 Molly Ringwald Roles That Defined Gen X Womanhood

I just turned 38 a few days ago. That’s an odd way to start off this post but it’s significant. Stay with me on this. According to the all-knowing Wikipedia, I was born just in time to qualify to be a member of Generation X. I grew up in the Eighties and can remember a… Read More More Than Sixteen Candles: 5 Molly Ringwald Roles That Defined Gen X Womanhood

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New Year, New Grind: 5 Ways to Recharge Your Hustle for 2017

To say that 2016 was a rollercoaster is an understatement. We went through a lot this year: violence in the streets, endless high-profile deaths, and – of course – the most polarizing presidential election in recent history. One thing, however, that remains constant for all girlbosses is the grind. The hustle never sleeps but it… Read More New Year, New Grind: 5 Ways to Recharge Your Hustle for 2017

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So Ambitious: 5 JAY-Z Lyrical Lessons for Bosses

Pause. Think about your favorite celeb bosses. Who in Tinseltown has set epic goals, created strides in their own lane, and paved the way for you & others? Oprah Winfrey, Tina Fey, Tyra Banks, Kimora Lee Simmons – these are a few of my faves. These women have a brand all their own and work… Read More So Ambitious: 5 JAY-Z Lyrical Lessons for Bosses