Finance & Employment (50)

Meet "The Tottie Brand's" Natasha Weston

Published in Finance & Employment
Written by  Ikeda Lockhart Friday, 07 November 2014 16:24

It's often said that life is what you make it. Is it safe to say the same about social media? According to Natasha Weston, “Yes, it is!”

In a television world filled with reality shows of failed relationships and friendships, having positive, successful partnerships can seem unrealistic. However, it is possible.

Gas Flow Brand: Where Bold Actions Create Change

Published in Finance & Employment
Written by  Joyy Norris Wednesday, 02 April 2014 22:52

After speaking with Vino Anderson, the oldest of the Anderson Bros. team, it’s quite clear that to him business and humility are not only synonymous; they are a way of life. This may seem contrary to the mainstream mold of success in the business industry, but Vino isn’t interested in other people’s definitions of success, since his own serves him so well throughout his life.

Sleep is a transitory occasion for 30-year-old entrepreneur and business owner Lara Phillips. As an artist, graphic designer, photographer and social media maven (four hats of many), her days and nights are one. Aside from the four-hour naptime her body forces upon her, she’s always working, finding new ways to reach her goals.

Stay Motivated During the Internship Search

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Written by  Hiba Abdillahi Thursday, 07 March 2013 18:27

With all the things going on in my life, the last thing I need is that overwhelming feeling of not being at my best potential. When you major in a field that requires internships and “hands on” experience, and the only hands on experience you’ve had so far is reporting for a required class, it’s easy to think things like “I'm not good enough,” “I'm never going to amount to anything,” and “Oh my God! How did she get an internship and I didn’t?” I can speak from experience, trust me.

Entrepreneur Sets Home Base for Brand

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Written by  Iya Bakare Friday, 12 October 2012 16:51

Cha’rron Davis, also known as C. Chic, adorns many bonnets within Chicago’s fashion industry as a writer, author, ghostwriter, event planner, media and marketing guru, stylist and a philanthropist. As editor-in-chief of, Cha’rron blogs about some of the most urbane social events in her hometown. She collaborates with local designers to plan affairs and uses her talents to support local charities. Ironically, the writer who studied English literature says she never imagined her brand would expand to what we see today.

With a keen eye for business and an open heart, philanthropist Tyrone Farley’s laser focus is to plant a seed that will affect change in the community.

As 2012 commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Girl Scouts organization, Barbara Wilborn traveled to Chicago to celebrate and share experiences with Girl Scouts and troop leaders at St. Mark United Methodist Church in Chatham. Andrea Brookins, a troop leader in Chicago and a former Brownie, organized the momentous event with the veteran Girl Scout and others history makers.

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