The Entrepreneur’s Fear Of Control

There’s this weird feeling of control that I’ve noticed in myself lately. Maybe it’s the Leo in me, or maybe I’m too picky when it comes to growing a team for a business I call…
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Femme & Fortune Rebrand

I’m addicted to rebranding. Something about scrolling through Pinterest and getting those pings of inspiration each time. For me, the vision of Femme & Fortune was always a work in progress. I started the site…
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Walnut St. Labs

I was invited to do an hour long chat at Walnut St. Labs last week – and it was a blast! Walnut St. Labs is a co-working and incubator space in the beautiful Philly suburb…
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Cereal

I want to be a serial entrepreneur. And I’m in the process of it as we speak. My thoughts are “why not plant a few more seeds here and there?” I guess I’ve fallen victim…
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Brown Girl Power

I was recently interviewed by some fabulous South Asian ladies for India.com and BrownGirlMagazine.com. What an honor! I’ve always wanted to shine more light on the South Asian scene and really set an example of…
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The Inaugural #LadyBossSleepover

It’s almost the end of November. Damn. I’m heading out to Paris this Wednesday (!!!), so I’m spending all day at The Hive to try and catch up with life, business, et cetera et cetera.…
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The Smart Creative

My good friend Napoleon sent over an email today after reading a book called “How Google Works.” He said one part of it reminded him of me, so I was naturally intrigued. Here’s the content:…
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The Time I Was On Coca Cola’s Site

My Google Calendar is about to explode. I feel like I’ve been on a whirlwind press tour for The Hive, and the funny part is that I don’t even have the keys to the place…
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