#100LifeGoals: Building Your Dream

#100LifeGoals: Building Your Dream

I genuinely enjoy the life I live, but it’s not my dream life. I believe the life I dream of is achievable, but to do so I have to make some intentional decisions. My goal in 2014 is architect my…







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Using LinkedIn to Ensure You Are Fit 4 Hire

Using LinkedIn to Ensure You Are Fit 4 Hire

LinkedIn is a social network like no other. Designed to allow users to connect with other career-minded individuals, LinkedIn offers great opportunities for networking, professional development and recruiting. Recently, I had the opportunity to discuss LinkedIn with Jacynta Brewton, Alumnae…







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Your Exclusive Invitation to Hangout with Me

Your Exclusive Invitation to Hangout with Me

Anyone who knows me knows that I LOVE all things social media. The only thing I enjoy more than being active on social media is sharing tips, strategies and best practices that help others build active and engaging digital communities.…







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Facebook Secrets: How to Reach Your Fan Page Audience WITHOUT Paying

Facebook Secrets: How to Reach Your Fan Page Audience WITHOUT Paying

Last week I came across an article entitled “7 Reasons Why Facebook Doesn’t Give a Sh*t about Your Business Page.” Intrigued by the titled, I clicked the link. As someone who manages five Facebook Fan/Business pages, I can attest to…







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HBCUs and the Hip Hop Philanthropist

HBCUs and the Hip Hop Philanthropist

This morning I learned that hip hop icon Dr. Dre and co-founder of Interscope Records Jimmy Iovine, both co-founders of Beats by Dre, donated $70 million to the University of Southern California (USC) to create the Jimmy Iovine and Andre…







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Just START Atlanta: Advice on Beginning Your Digital Company

Just START Atlanta: Advice on Beginning Your Digital Company

About two weeks ago, I attended START Atlanta, a conference designed to encourage and provide resources to minority, digital entrepreneurs.  It was an amazing conference with an abundance of takeaways that I could discuss for days. However, two points stood…







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Taxes and Jesus: About Rendering Unto Ceasar…

Taxes and Jesus: About Rendering Unto Ceasar…

From everyone to whom much has been given, much will be required; and from the one to whom much has been entrusted, even more will be demanded. (Luke 12:48) Since college, Luke 12:48 has been one of the founding principles…







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Chris Lighty — Pushing Hip Hop Forward

Chris Lighty — Pushing Hip Hop Forward

LL Cool J’s 1997 GAP commercial and 50 Cent’s 2004 Glacéau VitaminWater deal are two seminal endorsement deals in hip hop history. Both were negotiated Chris Lighty. Lighty was integral in mainstream companies embracing hip hop in their product marketing,…







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Jigga What? Reaching into Jay-Z’s Pockets

There are two things I hate despise in this world: when people attempt to tell me how I should spend my time and how I should spend my money. I find it both insulting and presumptuous for someone to tell…







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