Go On, Pick My Brain

Update: view the video from my hangout here:     Hey friends!   I’ve been getting multiple requests from awesome entrepreneurs, boss ladies and creatives who are interested in picking my brain. As much as…
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27 Things I Learned Or Did in 2015

Around this time of year, I browse some of my favorite blogs and see beautifully curated lists of lessons learned or yearly recaps. I pretty much fail each year to take the time and write…
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Showing Vulnerability on Medium.com

I had a recent experience that inspired me to finally write my first post on Medium.com. I’ve been wanting to write something for this open blogging platform, especially seeing my mentor’s candidness on it. I…
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PhillyVoice – Five For Friday

Local media outlet, Philly Voice, recently caught up with me as part of their Five For Friday Influencer series. They asked me about how I stay energized and sane with all the stuff I do…
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Society of Design Conference

If you’re a branding, advertising, typography or design geek – Philly’s got an awesome conference coming your way. “The world’s most talented creatives are headed to Philadelphia to share inspiring insights about all things design…
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Featured On The Everygirl!

So a few weeks back I got this comment on a random Instagram photo of mine from a girl in Baltimore. She mentioned something about wanting my email for a feature. To be honest, I…
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Upcoming Workshop: How To Be Your Best CEO

Hello lovely readers! I’m excited to host a new workshop at The Hive on September 15th called “How To Be Your Best CEO.” It’ll be my first time teaching this workshop with the hopes of…
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Throwback

Found this gem while scouring the internet (aka I was testing out the search engine Duck Duck Go because they’re a local Philly startup and fighting the big fight against Google’s search engine – read this).…
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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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FIFA in real life. Happy birthday Warren! 27 is gonna be a good year yo! #leoseason #augustleos… instagram.com/p/BX11…

About 11 hours ago from Melissa Alam's Twitter via Instagram

  • FIFA after dark haha. Happy birthday Warren! 27 is gonna be a good year yo! #leoseason #augustleos 😂⚽️🎂
  • Learn how to make chicken tikka masala and tandoori chicken the RIGHT way from the chefs and owner of @tandoorfishtown this THURSDAY! 🤤🤤🤤 Come hungry but leave full and happy thanks to our next event with @bestbite. Tickets are $30 and include 3+ courses of delicious and savory Indian dishes, plus some great conversation with fellow foodies. 🥘 Check out the link in @bestbite's bio for ticket info! 🎟🎟🎟. P.S. @priyankachopra may or may not attend...only way to find out is to come through! #bestbite #foodieevents #tandoorfishtown
  • Accurate future photo of me in Italy at the end of this month. Currently trying to figure out a what to do, eat and see for the 8 days I'm there and it's so overwhelming. Also nervous that I may fall in love with the country too much and not come back. 🤷🏽‍♀️ Anyway, send me recs for Rome - Sorrento - Venice! #romanholiday