Women in business

ICYMI: Starting Your Own Business (The Do's and Don'ts)

ICYMI: Starting Your Own Business (The Do's and Don'ts)

Every month at our *After 6: Career Conversations*, we get all the way real about issues faced in the course of our careers. This month, we talked to Sherry Sims, Founder and CEO of Black Career Women's Network. Sims shared about the ups and downs of entrepreneurship, including some of the do's and don'ts of starting a new business.

If you couldn't join us in person, we've got you covered with some highlights!

The Memo's "Always Ready" Career Toolkit

The Memo's "Always Ready" Career Toolkit

How ready are you for your next big career opportunity? If the person who could change your life offered you a shot at your dream career right now, would you be ready?

You need to be prepared for what comes next, even if you aren’t certain what that next opportunity looks like.

Here are a few tips to make sure you #stayready...

Gotta Let It Go!

Gotta Let It Go!

I realize that carrying around hurtful stuff might take time to heal, but you can start celebrating the life you get back.  Think about how much energy you gave those moments in your life.  I think about one instance in particular and now I laugh out loud about it.  And back then, I could barely get out of the bed because it made me so sad.   Find your faith, say RIP to the past, and put on your best outfit, because we have your future to celebrate.

The Four Career and Personal Apps Every Woman Should Have

The Four Career and Personal Apps Every Woman Should Have

It’s no surprise that “there’s an app for that” has entered our everyday lexicon. Both Google Play and the Apple App Store boast more than 1.5 million apps, and that number is growing every day. But how do you choose the essential apps that will help you the most in your career and personal life? Here are four apps every woman should have, and why: