Quitting your job is the ultimate goal of entrepreneurs everywhere. Being able to make your own schedule and control your own brand seems like the ultimate status symbol. Most of us only think about how glamorous that freedom is but after talking to some entrepreneurs recently, I am learning that it takes a lot of … Continue reading From Blogger to Full Time Entrepreneur… A discussion with Kim of “Naturally Fashionable”
When is it appropriate to share bad news? This is a question I found myself thinking about a lot this weekend. I attended the “Cover Talk” event for Woe Magazine and during the Q&A session, I asked Claire Sulmers, “What do you do if attend an event with a press pass but do not enjoy it? … Continue reading “Don’t Nobody Bring Me No Bad News”
Recently, I had a stressful day at work and I texted my husband and told him, “I need a drink when I get home.” On my way home, I had to stop and get gas because my gas light came on while driving to work. The issue was that I had no idea where the … Continue reading “We don’t laugh because we’re happy-we’re happy because we laugh.” William James
(Photo retrieved from Socially Chic's Instagram) Meet Monica Renee. She is the owner of Socially Chic, an event planning business catering to the DMV (DC, MD, and Va) area. Monica first appeared on the event planning scene as an assistant planner but started to feel like she could do a better job than her employer. … Continue reading “Socially Chic” Plan for Entrepreneurship
Treat credit cards like your side chick. She should be available when you need her and willing to go out of her way to make you feel confident and secure. Your side chick should always recognize her place and understand her boundaries. Although she's a lot of fun, your side chick should never become your main chick. … Continue reading Credit Cards are your Side Chick
In the past when people thought about entrepreneurship, they usually thought about people who owned their own business and worked full time for themselves. This could have been daunting for people who wanted to have financial security and may have never known anyone who has been successful in owning their own business. In the age … Continue reading “Kreate with Kelli” Painting her Entrepreneurial Path…
Hi All, Our next book club meeting will be on Thursday, June 8th at 7pm. I will be on IG Live discussing the book, "A Man Called Ove," by Fredrick Backman. Follow me on IG @dreamsbydanielle.
What is the difference between being rich and having financial security? For me, being rich means that you do not have to worry about money. You have acquired enough money that whether you continue to work or not, you are able to pay all of your bills, take regular vacations, and spend money without necessarily … Continue reading Save like your life depends on it…
Growing up I do not remember anyone discussing with me the importance of having good credit, saving money, or about having investments, other than teachers. Similar to a lot of kids growing up in the inner city, I did not understand the extent of my poverty but I knew that I was not able to … Continue reading Growing up in Poverty Handicapped my Future Financial Security
I know spring has just begun but I am looking forward to the summer. Summer is the time when I usually take my best vacation of the year and right not I am in dire need of a vacation. I cannot wait to lay out on the beach listening to music and reading a good … Continue reading Help Yourself through Summer Reading!
I didn’t realize until I became a designer how empowering being a model is for people. I wanted to become a model when I was younger because I thought they were pretty but I never thought about the self-esteem boost it could give me. I always thought I was cute but I was short so … Continue reading Plus size Fashion: For Us by Us #DistrictofCurves
Today I attended Chapter I of the “Twenty Queens Power Brunch,” a four part master class series focused on helping women develop their brands through networking and learning from experts in the field. This event was curated by Uju Obianwu (An Uj), CEO and Founder of “The Life of An Uj, Inc. As an entrepreneur, … Continue reading “Your Network Determines your Net Worth” #TwentyQueens