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How to stop second guessing yourself and get the self-approval you need

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How to stop second guessing yourself and get the self-approval you need

Do you feel like you are constantly second guessing yourself? Unsure of what to do at every turn? Are you often undecided about making big decisions especially when it affects other people? Then you might be suffering from self-doubt. Often times, even the most competent and intelligent people tend to have moments of doubts about their abilities. However, when this becomes so recurrent that it begins to affect every area of your life, there just might be a problem. As a professional woman of color in the work place, you may find this to be more frequent especially when you...

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How to get things done when you are unmotivated

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How to get things done when you are unmotivated

We are all very familiar with that feeling. That frustrating feeling that takes over when you have a deadline approaching but just can’t seem to find the drive to get started. If you have ever felt this way then you are not alone. There is no doubt that routine tasks can get boring over time. If you have a professional career, there are chances that there will be some level of repetition in what you do. How then can you break out of this lack of motivation and get back on the horse? While this can be a nasty feeling,...

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The Importance of Outsourcing

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The Importance of Outsourcing

In our world today, it is easy to get caught up in the perfectionist mindset. Often times, we get so focused on the task that we do not realize that there could be a more effective way to accomplish the same goal. This is even more amplified by the fact that a lot of our technological advancements offers some kind of added convenience and increase speed that makes us belief that we could get it all done ourselves. As a result of this, our work tends to affect other areas of our lives as we get so involved in one...

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Black women and the natural hair bias: the importance of self-expression in corporate America

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Black women and the natural hair bias: the importance of self-expression in corporate  America

It is no secret that there has been a lot of tension of the years over the acceptable standard of the natural ‘afro’ hair appearance at work. This dilemma has stemmed from a perceived impression from most employers that the appearance of the hair type may seem unprofessional and unsuitable for the workplace. Black women are particularly plagued with this struggle being that their hair type, structure and appearance comes in a tighter and lush coil that has been critiqued to not fit into the common standard. A lot of times, one would expect that this issue is only perceived...

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ACCESSORIES AS A VITAL ELEMENT IN EVERY OUTFIT

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ACCESSORIES AS A VITAL ELEMENT IN EVERY OUTFIT

Accessories are one of the most powerful ways to make a fashion statement. Often times, it is easy to get involved in a very monotonous lifestyle by way of appearance that there need to be a subtle addition that revamps the whole look. The presence of accessories not only makes it much easier to bring out a little bit of shine in your outfit but also keeps you from being repetitive. Even in the corporate world where the dress sense is somewhat predictable and any sudden changes to your wardrobe could mean violating the sanctity of the workplace, using accessories...

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