Career & Travel

Career & Travel

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What Cuba Has Taught Me

It has now been about 1 week since I left Cuba and I am still processing everything that I got to experience and see on...
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5 Things Every Woman Needs To Be Successful

So you’ve decided that you want to be successful.  Great!  This will be the easiest decision you make on your road to success. The road...
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What’s On Your Bucket List? (and How to Check It Off)

It seems to be tradition to examine the direction of our lives twice a year: once at the beginning to set resolutions, and once...
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6 Lessons Living Abroad Has Taught Me About Life

For the past six months, I have lived in southeast Asia as an English teacher in Thailand. Being a born-and-bred Californian, the experience has been...
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Date Night Atlanta Edition: 28 Ideas to Make Your Next Date the Best One...

If you’re anything like me, a date invitation evokes instant smiles. The kind that starts in your eyes and gently curls the corners of...
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Start Your Business: 5 Steps to Transition from Employee to Solopreneur

Four years ago, Ayanna Penn was full time social worker with a growing family. She was ready for a change. Penn wanted to be able...
Meet 5 Black Women Conquering the Design & Art World

Curators of Cool: Meet The 5 Black Women Conquering the Design & Art World

From skyscrapers and custom homes, to product development and interior design solutions, the amazing talent of Black architects and designers is on full display...
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6 Unique Challenges Black Women Face in the Workplace

It’s no secret that as women we just don’t get a fair shake when it comes to the corporate world. The inequalities we face...
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Dream Trip: How I Found Myself Through Solo Travel in Bali

I’ve always been a people-person. In my youth, I joined the Girl Scouts so I could hang out with my school friends on the weekends....
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5 Black Female Media Powerhouses Transforming TV Culture With Stories For & About Us

During orientation for a writing position I’d accepted, the manager wheeled in a rolling-cart/TV/VCR combo synonymous with training film torture. There were sighs of relief...
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Why I Quit My Career to Travel the World

I was not happy with the person I was becoming – more focused on others’ perception of me than my own happiness. I watched myself become more interested in what I had, than who I was.
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Mini-Lives: The New Way to Travel

Have you ever gone on vacation and completely fallen in love with your destination? The people are so welcoming and friendly, the food is delicious,...
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Get Back in the Game: How to Advance in Your Career

Perhaps you've reached a roadblock at work or feel under appreciated, despite the contributions you've made. Get back in the game and advance in your career.

APRIL BOOK CLUB SELECTION

April Book Club Selection: “Stop Spending 100% of Your Time on...

We're so excited to announce our April 2017 NiaMagazine.com Book Club selection: Exponential Living® - Stop Spending 100% of Your Time on 10% of Who You...

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Don’t Believe the Hype: Loving Yourself in the Age of Social...

In the age of social media, it often seems that perception is everything. Everyone wants to have the perfect life, the best selfies, a flawlessly...

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But God: The Waiting Game

Are you a single female? Are you a hopeless romantic wishing, praying, and hoping that the next one will be THE one? If you answered...

Madness or Masterpiece: Are You Focused on the Big Picture?

I just finished another agonizing board meeting which was filled with me selling the accomplishments of my team and trying to find the right...

College Admissions Checklist: What’s Right for Your Student?

College is, for many of us, “the beginning of the rest of our lives”. It is the pinnacle of everything students have worked toward since...