Professional Women

How to Follow Your Passion While Working A Job You Hate

June 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

One of the number one questions I get is how to follow your passion while working a full time job or even while working a job you hate. The first thing I tell people is there is a time and a place to quit your job (see my blog here), but the fact of the matter is; is that if you have financial obligations and the bills need to be paid most people cannot just up and quit their job to pursue their passion.  But that does not meant that you should just stay in the safe zone and not never pursue your passion, it just means that you are going to work 10 times harder to get what you want out of [...]

How To Sound Smart. Six Ways To Hold An Intelligent Conversation

May 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

Do you want to know how to sound smart? Well you have come to the right place.  I am always the same person but there is a Sophia that talks to her girlfriends and there is the PhD Sophia that talks about clinical mental health stuff at work.  Just because you want to sound smart it does not change who you are as a person, it is just changing how you articulate yourself. The Sophia that talks with her girlfriends a certain way would never show up to a job interview and speak to my potential employers the same way. When you know how to sound smart and articulate yourself properly, it opens [...]

What Career Works Best For Me? How To Find a Career Based Off Your Personality.

April 26, 2017 // 0 Comments

Having self-awareness is the best thing you can have when it comes to living your life especially when you want to choose a career that is right for you. Many people have trouble knowing what they want to do or finding a job that is right for them because they are not aware of what they are good at and their strengths.  (You can also read my blog here on what to do when your underemployed). If you are wondering what career works best for you, I suggest that you follow this 4-step plan to help you figure it out. You can also get a FREE “What Career Works Best For Me!” Worksheet by [...]

What Professional Women Can Learn From 5 Successful Women of the Bible

April 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

A false misconception is that women of the Bible could not be leaders. This is not true, there are many strong women in the Bible that women of today can learn from.  If these great women of the Bible are able to stand out in a time in which women were seen less than men, that should be a lesson to us women today that we can stand out as well no matter what adversity we face. So Here are 5 Successful Women of the Bible That We Can All Learn From Ruth from The Bible. Ruth and Boaz is a story that most people recognize. But taking Boaz out of the equation you will still see that Ruth as a hard [...]

From Work to Happy Hour! 10 Great Dresses, All Under $25

April 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

When you are going from work to happy hour you want to look good! But you have to go to work in the same outfit that you are going to go to happy hour in. Happy hour typically starts between 4pm and 5pm and the last thing you want to do to is go home and try to change your clothes.  Therefore, you outfit has to be versatile for work and for happy hour. So here are nine happy hour outfits that you can wear to work and to happy hour. Some work places are more conservative than others, so I have included sweater options if you are not allowed to have your shoulders out at work, you can take it [...]

Are You Underemployed? Learn How To Look For A Better Job

April 5, 2017 // 2 Comments

According to the Webster dictionary the underemployment definition is “The condition in which people in a labor force are employed at less than full-time or regular jobs or at jobs inadequate with respect to their training or economic needs” If you are underemployed then you are probably saying these things to yourself on a regular basis I need a better job I need a new career How to do I ask for a raise? Should I consider changing careers? Does any of this sound familiar? When you are underemployed people tend to have the following circumstances. You have a massive about of experience [...]

What To do After Graduation? Life After College. What Now?

March 30, 2017 // 0 Comments

Graduating from college is a milestone, but what to do after graduation can be an even bigger milestone. The fact of the matter is that many college graduates struggle finding a job after college or just struggle to get their life started overall. Therefore my first advice to you, if you are not already graduated yet is to start to plan for your career before you graduate college (click here for my blog on that).But if you are about to graduate or a recent graduate it is okay, I still have some helpful life after college advice for you. Finding Your Job after College Your first and most [...]

3 Reasons Why People Fail And Are Not Achieving Their Goals.

March 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

Setting goals is one of the most effective things you can do in order to be successful. When people fail, people have to determine if they are playing a role in why they are failing in life.  I do think that sometimes success and failure go hand and hand.  Many successful people have failed, got up, kept going, and are now successful.  I am not talking about them.  I am talking about the people who are setting goals repeatedly but are still failing at life. I this is you? If so, I am going to rip off the Band-Aid, and tell you that you may be the cause for your own failure. Now that I [...]

5 Ways To Stand Up For Yourself Without Being Disrespectful

March 16, 2017 // 1 Comment

I used to think that standing up for yourself means that you needed to tell someone off. I quickly learned that this was immature thinking.  When I see grown women going off on someone and using profanity as a way to “show them.” It reinforces in my mind that they are still in a childish state of mind and that they lack communication skills more than anything else. I personally believe that the biggest way that you can stand up for yourself without being disrespectful is to: Articulate yourself. This is the number one thing that you can do to stand up for yourself. If a boss is talking [...]

How To Prepare For Your Career In College. Guaranteed Ways To Get A Job After You Graduate

February 21, 2017 // 2 Comments

A growing trend is that those who are college educated are having trouble finding employment after graduation. It is not that a college education is less in demand, because a bachelor’s degree is like the new high school diploma in this day and age.  It is that many employers are starting to want education AND experience. For many college graduates they find themselves working in an unrelated field just to find a job AND are often underpaid.  As a person who has obtained a couple degrees AND has always gotten a job in a field in which I obtained my degrees.  Here are my tips that will [...]