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20 powerful Chimamanda Adichie quotes for today’s boss women

20 powerful Chimamanda Adichie quotes for today’s boss women

Nigerian writer, speaker, and activist, Chimamanda Adichie, is beloved by many. The award winning novelist and Ted talk sensation is fiercely revered for being a thought leader on Africa and contemporary African politics. With her recent feature on Beyonce’s self titled album, Beyonce, many have come to know her for talk, “We should all be […]

14 Things Every New Leader Needs to Know

14 Things Every New Leader Needs to Know

All too often new leaders are thrown to the wolves and expected to survive with nothing more than a quick go get em’ sentiment from the powers that be. Then about six-months (or 10 years) later someone in HR says, “We should probably send you to a workshop on leadership.” And the leader is now […]

15 Small Things You Can Do Every Day To Become Highly Successful

15 Small Things You Can Do Every Day To Become Highly Successful

Have you ever wondered what the secret to success is? For most people, it’s not one specific thing. Rather, it’s the result of many daily habits that are repeated over and over. Here are 15 small things you can do every day to ensure that you’re being intentional with your time and spending it on your […]

5 Hidden Signs That You’re Cut Out For Leadership

5 Hidden Signs That You’re Cut Out For Leadership

There’s no clear-cut path to leadership, and plenty of entrepreneurs go through life plagued by doubts that they really aren’t cut out for leadership. By the same token, plenty of people with few managerial responsibilities never take a shot at leading—or even get a chance to. But we now know that leadership isn’t about some […]

5 Choices You’ll Regret Forever

5 Choices You’ll Regret Forever

Our days are filled with a constant stream of decisions. Most are mundane, but some are so important that they can haunt you for the rest of your life. A recent study from Columbia University found that we’re bogged down by more than 70 decisions a day. The sheer number of decisions we have to […]

Motivational Signs You Will Become A Great Leader

Motivational Signs You Will Become A Great Leader

Throughout the ages, great leaders have forged new societies, built great companies and advanced progress toward social change using a set of skills and abilities that are the awe of anyone who wants to inspire people to take action. So often confused with one’s position within a hierarchy, leadership is not a title, a role […]

Life and Business Lessons from African Market Women

Life and Business Lessons from African Market Women

“Being an African woman is what you will make of it Zenzele. But never forget that for the majority, it also means to rise out of bed before others, to make the cold kitchen warm, to work the fields in the blazing heat, to walk for miles on dusty paths carrying water on your head, […]

‘Everyday women’ proudly flaunt their scars, cellulite, stretchmarks AND hairy armpits

‘Everyday women’ proudly flaunt their scars, cellulite, stretchmarks AND hairy armpits

A self-styled ‘feminist lingerie company’ has released a video urging women to love themselves this Valentine’s Day – flaws and all. The one-minute clip is part of a campaign by British company Neon Moon that aims to ’empower women across the world to reclaim their bodies’. It stars five models of different shapes, sizes and […]

10 Motivational Things To Remember When You Feel Lost Alone And Unhappy

10 Motivational Things To Remember When You Feel Lost Alone And Unhappy

“Being alone never felt right.  Sometimes it felt good, but it never felt right.” ―Charles Bukowski “This morning I felt lost and alone as I was driving home after a brutal breakup with my boyfriend.  I turned on the radio and the Michael Jackson song ‘You Are Not Alone’ was playing.  A few seconds later, […]

7 Words To Change The Way You see Yourself

7 Words To Change The Way You see Yourself

Why is it that the majority of women struggle with what they see in the mirror? According to the Dove Campaign for Real Beauty (2011), only 4% of women around the world used the word “beautiful” to describe themselves. What about the rest of us? Too many of us are using words like “ugly,” “frumpy” […]