A Black Woman’s Worth At Work In 2019

The numbers don’t lie check the scoreboard.” ~ Jay Z As I write this article, I can honestly say that not much has changed since I published my first “A Black Woman’s Worth At Work” article in 2017. Women still need flexible work arrangements; they still need access to hot jobs, adequate resources and allies…

How Women Can Master The Invisible Rules At Work

In my role as Chief PowHer Officer and Founder of Confident Career Woman, I’m not only intrigued by the challenges women face professionally that hinder their success, I’m on an intentional mission to aid them in overcoming those challenges. It’s no secret women are efficient in their work; that they meet deadlines, exceed performance expectations…

How To Thrive At Work As An Introvert

You’ll be pleased to know that a tweet, yes, 140 characters or less inspired this article and it read: “Black women are not allowed to be introverts in professional settings and that shit is draining.” Well, this is not only true for Black women, it’s true for all women who aren’t considered extroverts. That one…

Career Moves and Black Shoes

[Full disclosure: this isn’t an article about workplace accessorizing.] This article gives attention to a mistake I made early in my career that women are still making in 2018: we leave career success to chance. While selecting attire for my most recent Sunday morning Publix run, I thought about my love for shoes and that’s…

Women Are Their Own Worst Enemy

I was listening to Pharrell’s Lemon video when I heard him so eloquently state: “The truth will set you free, but first it will piss you off.” Not too long ago I stumbled across the following words that sparked an immediate eye roll before acknowledging while the truth sometimes hurts; it’s still the truth nevertheless.…