Spotlight, Workstyle

Judith Jacques Shares Tips on Stepping Out on Faith and Building a Successful Business

In 2010, Judith Jacques founded BLACK STREET, an organization that serves to change the narrative of the Black community and its representation. At conception, the platform aided in the destruction of stereotypes, while educating within and outside the community about the influence of Black culture and why we (as Black people) have more to offer… Read More Judith Jacques Shares Tips on Stepping Out on Faith and Building a Successful Business

Lifestyle, Spotlight

How to Effectively Network at Networking Events

I’m not particularly fond of networking events, mainly because I always feel the events are more of social gatherings than actual networking. Therefore, I’ve compiled seven things you should be doing or take away from a networking event. Have your business cards (social handles) handy In the digital age, physical business cards may not be… Read More How to Effectively Network at Networking Events

Book Reviews, Spotlight

In Business Together: Twin Sisters Alicia and Tameka Aim to Promote Diversity Through Publishing

When the idea for AlTaMiRa Books was first conceived, my twin sister, Tameka, and I wrote organically, as an extension of our childhood love of writing in diaries. We began writing the rough draft of a children’s book series centered on the lives of socially awkward twin girls navigating elementary, middle, and high school life.… Read More In Business Together: Twin Sisters Alicia and Tameka Aim to Promote Diversity Through Publishing