Ego.

Allowing my ego to control how I do business is not smart. It costs. Sheesh, thus far, my ego has cost me money. My ego has cost me connections. When my ego is in control, it becomes a poor reflection on my team, and they deserve the best leader that I can be. More than anything, my ego has cost me time that I cannot get back.

Eliki: A Songstress for Your Soul

Eliki, a Chicago native and world-traveling artist is known for her sweet and soulful tone. A Chicago native, Eliki grew up in a home filled with Greek culture and musical inspiration. After attending Columbia College & DePaul University where she studied Jazz and Acting, she moved to New York City to pursue her vision ofContinue reading “Eliki: A Songstress for Your Soul”

I’m Judging You: A Fashionable Side-Eye that Provides a Dose of Good for the Soul

Would it kill labels and retailers to make clothes for women of all shapes and sizes? The afterthought of “curvy” collections at most retailers is insulting; the lines lack inspiration and fit. ~Luvvie Ajayi, Author | Side-Eye Curator~ Luvvie Ajayi is the author of I’m Judging You: The Do-Better Manual that I am celebrating! SheContinue reading “I’m Judging You: A Fashionable Side-Eye that Provides a Dose of Good for the Soul”

AFROPUNK: Will It Lose It’s Magic?

  LIVE. LAUGH. LOVE.                                          Left to Right: Amyang Co-Founder @kayslay | Muse @gypsy_eyez_ | Vicrina En Vogue @vicrinaenvogue       AFROPUNK 2016.  It happened.  It was awesome.  However… AFROPUNK is one of the few festivalsContinue reading “AFROPUNK: Will It Lose It’s Magic?”

The Head Wrap: It’s Here to SLAY

Whoa!  Is She Wearing a Head Wrap?  Celebrities tend to make people stop and look, so I say kudos to Alicia Keys for embracing the Head Wrap.  The Head Wrap, with Sub-Sahara African origins is back on everyone’s radar, a fashion phenomenon in today’s society, especially here in the United States and has a holdContinue reading “The Head Wrap: It’s Here to SLAY”

My Summer Sixteen Jewel: Meet Chelsea

Inside of my head… I was born in October, but I am a summertime lady. I love warm weather! I love being hot! I don’t mind glistening due to a slight sweat. Give me 85 degrees, hardwood floors, a house with sheer linen over large open windows, and a nice breeze moved by strong trees. I’ll take a fan if it’s on the ceiling to keep me cool.  I’ll take a glass of the finest sangria, thank you. That is what I call summer magic… Also, I need a hat… I think I need a hat.