If you’re like most entrepreneurs, you have a lot on your plate and not enough hours in the day to get it all done. If you looking for a way to improve productivity in your business the answer may be as closer than you think. Yes, this is where technology and all of its consistent advances come in handy!

The best thing about technology is that it can create more time for entrepreneurs by doing things like taking care of tasks and automating processes, leaving you free to do the work you love most-building your businesses. With so many tools…


Debt is such an ugly word, haunting more than 80% of the United States population. From credit cards to student loans, most people spend a lifetime climbing their way out. If you really want to get out of debt, there is now a way to not spend a lifetime doing it. Just ask the best-selling author of “Drop the Bomb: A Guide to Get Out of Debt and Stay Out of Debt,” Shereen Reeves.

A native of Michigan City, Michigan, Shereen Reeves found a way to get out of debt and remove debt from her personal vocabulary. And yes, while…


Being good can imply a lot of things. Being good to yourself implies only one thing and that is you are in control of your life. Just ask Sarita Pittman, Board Certified Master Coach, Holistic Healthcare Practitioner, and soon to be a Doctor of Philosophy in Natural Medicine and Nutritional Sciences. A thought-leader on personal and professional development, she has placed herself as one of the top earners as an executive business coach, personal development coach, curriculum developer, soft skill trainer, and trailblazer in the health industry.

I had the pleasure of chatting with this busy and unapologetic boss lady…


Disproportionate distribution and barriers to access among marginalized communities propelled core to rally community experts to form alliance and execute the equity-focused campaign. Continuing their efforts to proactively address inequity in COVID-19 vaccine distribution and eliminate barriers to reaching the city’s most vulnerable populations, CORE (Community Organized Relief Effort) has formed a coalition of strategists and community leaders to launch a vaccination awareness and acceptance campaign aimed at reaching Los Angeles’s hardest hit communities, including Latino, Black and Asian American and Pacific Islander populations. …


Navigating sex and intimacy talks can often be uncomfortable for parents (honestly, it is even for non-parents). And then throw in gender sexuality and it can become even more of a discomfort . The real question is why? Why are there so many stigmas and taboos that create shame around the topics of sex and sexuality? Well, if you want answers, ask Dr. Tina Sellers, who is a preeminent voice on the impact of sexual shame on sexual health.

Recently publishing her new book, Shameless Sex — Everything You Need to Raise Shame-free, Confident Kids, and Heal Your Shame Too…


Just when you thought feel good R&B music was going away, you catch the mesmerizing sound of a soulful voice that not only gives you chills, but also draws you in to fall in love with R&B all over again. This is what music artist, Saint Jaimz is doing to change the game in the music industry.

Having performed at the Slow Jam Heart and Soul 3rd year anniversary at the Virtual Harlem Music Festival, this Chicago-born artist is throwing back the covers and showing how he is making it do what it do and in a big way.

I…


It takes a certain level of time and passion for writing one book. And to write many goes beyond the formation of connected words on a page to become the legacy of what is left behind. Or perhaps it is divine intervention. Either way, Eric Jerome Dickey’s life, and legacy will forever be more than words on hundreds of thousands of pages.

This Memphis, Tennessee-born author had no plans to become a writer, let alone a best-selling author. As a matter of fact, he aspired to be an engineer. Shortly after completing his degree in Computer System Technology at the…


by Dr. Pamela Gurley, D.M.

As a fan of many stories written by Eric Jerome Dickey (EJD), Sleeping with Strangers was certainly a twist on the many books I have read by him. The first in a five-book series tells the beginning tale of Gideon, a trained hitman raised by a prostitute mother.

A man plagued by his childhood, he hated his mother and found himself only able to connect to women sexually. After all, everything he ever learned about emotional relationships was identified through sex and money (even by his own mother, Thelma). Thelma selfishly and constantly offered sex or money to him for…


Attaining business success can be just as hard as making change. Just ask Justin Blake, the founder of the Operational Excellence & Design Management Group (OEDM Group), a small business management consulting firm providing process improvement expertise across various operational functions such as Business Operations, IT, Cyber Security, and Statistical Performance Management.

Recently embarking on Cyber Security Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) accreditation efforts (a cybersecurity maturity mandate issued by the Department of Defense), Justin Blake is coming face to face with meeting challenges that can come with change. Change that has been requiring a lot of work and work that…


The entrepreneur journey is not only about revenue; it is about creating generational wealth. But even that is just a small piece that comes along with the journey. Just ask Jalynn Jones, who is a Business Coach, Strategist, and Black Entrepreneurship Thought Leader, and the Founder of Black Pretty and Paid University, an affirmation-enriched business coaching company designed to increase excellence, acumen, and sustainability among melanated entrepreneurs.

In honor of Women’s HERstory Month, it is my pleasure to highlight such an amazing (and busy) boss lady unapologeticially making a community difference when it comes to entrepreneurship.

Dr. G.: Thank you…

Dr. Pamela Gurley, D.M.

Speaker | Author | CEO | Writer. The Un@pologetic Entrepreneur. Feat’d in Forbes, on Good Morning Washington & Fox5Atl. Connect on IG & Twitter: @iamdrpgurley

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