Uncategorized

merry christmas, decoration, holiday-1856410.jpg

Holiday Sweatshirt Fun: Grab Your Favorite Ugly Knit

Wearing an ugly holiday sweatshirt is as unavoidable as singing Mariah Carey’s “All I Want for Christmas.” Did you know that 13% of people wear ugly holiday sweatshirts during the holidays, and it generates 5 million dollars a year? I remember celebrating my first ugly holiday sweater party with my girlfriends at an adorable bar in New York City. 

Holiday Sweatshirt Fun: Grab Your Favorite Ugly Knit Read More »

young black girl podcasting talking about why communication matters

Communication Matters, and It’s Not Complicated Episode 15

Communication matters in your relationships and how you interact with your coworkers. Statistics show that 65% of marriages end in divorce, and 70% of work problems are due to poor Communication. In episode 15 of the Just B You Podcast, communications specialist Leilany Lima breaks down how to improve your Communication no matter your situation.

In this blog, you will discover why Communication is important, learn three ways of listening, and how to improve your communication skills.

Communication Matters, and It’s Not Complicated Episode 15 Read More »

Young women living a remote lifestyle in the library

How to Attract a Blissful Remote Lifestyle and Ditch Your 9-5

No matter how fed up bosses say they are with remote workers, having a remote lifestyle is still in demand. Working remotely allows single moms to spend more time with their kids and couples to travel together. Since the pandemic, there’s been a shift in mindset, and studies show that 40% of people could care less about work.

People want careers that offer a better quality of life and support their lifestyle. I used to work long hours in Dentistry and often felt overworked and guilty for missing family events. In this blog, you will learn what a remote lifestyle is, the future of remote work, and how to find remote work opportunities.

How to Attract a Blissful Remote Lifestyle and Ditch Your 9-5 Read More »

two women with different hair styles sharing natural hair tips for beginners

Natural Hair Tips for Beginners Making a Career Jump: A Hair Audit

Imagine getting a call back to interview for your dream job. But you’ve also started your natural hair journey. You’re worried your natural hair won’t look professional, so what do you do? Do you show us as yourself and rock your kinky coily hair, or book an appointment for a silk press and blend in?  

Natural hair is beautiful, and job recruiters aren’t concerned about your hairstyle. If they are, consider if you want to work with that company. Hiring managers are looking for competent candidates with personalities who can show up to work on time. 

If you’re a new naturalista ready to embrace your curls, this blog is for you. In this blog, you’ll learn how the natural hair community evolved, natural hair tips for beginners, and some natural hairstyles for work.

Natural Hair Tips for Beginners Making a Career Jump: A Hair Audit Read More »

Toddler playing with a Baby doll

Barbie vs. Baby Dolls: Whose the Real MVP in the Career Game?

There is a lot of hype around the Barbie movie and between the marketing and women of all backgrounds dressing up as Barbie on social media, it got me thinking about the great debate: Barbie vs. Baby Dolls and who has the bigger career influence.

For as long as I can remember I’ve never been into Barbie unless it was to braid her hair. She wasn’t a toy I saw myself in and it didn’t help that her accessories were so small. I constantly lost them and eventually forget about the doll. I preferred baby dolls and would ask for one a new one every year for Christmas or my birthday. Playing with baby dolls allowed me to care for and love something other than myself and perhaps was the beginning of my desire to want to help others. 

Some girls are inspired by Barbie’s career choices while others enjoy nurturing roles like motherhood and nursing. In this blog, you’ll learn how the iconic toys have influenced future career aspirations in women as well as some fun facts about Barbie and baby dolls.

Barbie vs. Baby Dolls: Whose the Real MVP in the Career Game? Read More »

euro, seem, currency-447214.jpg

Economic Resilience in the New Urban Economy

The world is changing, and the way people live and work is rapidly evolving. As cities become increasingly urbanized, the impact of the new urban economy is becoming more evident. This article will explore the concept of economic resilience and its impact on society’s lower and middle classes. You will get an overview of the urban economy, the benefits of economies of agglomeration, strategies to encourage economic resilience, and examples of successful economic resilience programs. You will also discover the challenges in achieving economic resilience and offer some concluding thoughts.

Economic Resilience in the New Urban Economy Read More »