Brand Yourself By Going Solo: Steps To Securing The Opportunity

  At 35, I was on doing my thing in the music industry as an entrepreneur and publicist for popular celebrities and athletes. Folks like Jill Scott, Mariah Carey, D’Angelo, jazz legend Herbie Hancock and even a few NBA stars like Ray Allen and Chris Webber came to me to … Continue reading

Tips on How High School Students Can Prepare for the First Day of School

-Education and Testing Standards Expert and CEO of Kweller Prep, Frances Kweller, Offers Advice to High School Students on How They Can Be Ready for the First Day of School The summer is coming to a close and school is just a few short weeks away.  Students should not wait until the first day to be prepared to go back-to-school. Frances Kweller, education expert and CEO of … Continue reading

Real Talk: How to Recover Like a Younger You

Remember Your 20s? Food Science Expert Shares  5 Nutrients That Help You Feel Younger While barbecues, sports leagues, family vacations, days at the beach and nights out with friends are fun, keeping up with summer recreation while maintaining a steady work schedule can be challenging, says Budge Collinson. And before … Continue reading

Fake It Until You Make It : How To Go From Failure To Fearless

  How many of us are faking it through life right now? Pretending all is good: the marriage, the children, bank account and career. Yes. To some extent, we are all faking it. Is it still possible to fake it, learn from the failure and ultimately become fearless to win? … Continue reading

Style Watch: 5 Accessories You Should Have In Your Closet This Fall

By Naima Turner, For fall, accessories are getting a major upgrade! Many of the basic accessories we rely on everyday have been remixed into visions of grandeur. From bold statement necklaces, to dazzling earrings, to fedoras fit for a diva – the accessory lineup of fall 2014 will take … Continue reading

Real Talk: Why Your Boss Is Less Stressed Out Than You Are

A basic belief about the working world is that the higher up one climbs in the org chart, the higher the stress level. Supposedly, with great responsibility comes great stress. But does this assumption hold water? Those in more powerful roles had lower levels of cortisol. According to researchers at … Continue reading

‘Brand’ You: Hiring Officials Tips for Good Phone Interviews

Experts on Provide Practical Advice to Recent Grads As first time job seekers face rounds of interviews this fall, corporate recruiters on offer advice on an increasingly popular format: phone interviewing. Executive Director Michael Z. McGuiness said, “It’s no surprise that questions related to phone interviews have … Continue reading

Depression: Reaching Out and Paying Attention to the Details

  Somewhere along the way, we got a memo saying that we had to be fabulous–all the time. How is this possible? How many of us are pretending to be a superwoman when we are a super wreck? It’s time to re-invent. Re-invention is the process of being honest about … Continue reading

Monday Mom Motivation: Kweli Wright, Associate Editor, MommyNoire

    Each week we salute a ‘brand’ mom at The Brand New Mommy; a mom who is reinventing her personal brand post-childbirth and pressing reset while on the journey of life and bliss. Meet this week’s Brand Mom, Kweli Wright. Blessed Asset: Sascha Iman Wright, Age 8 (daughter) Current … Continue reading