Category: Entrepreneurship

Why Making A Living Outside of the Master’s Box Is Important

This blog launched with several posts on how to follow your purpose, make a living on your own terms, and how to break the dependency of having a “job”.  I wrote about the spiritual aspects of working in corporate America in Are You A Spiritual Prostitute? and it stirred a lot of questions from the audience to be explored.  We expounded on… Read more →

Coily Clips: A Solution For Black, Natural, Afro-Textured Hair Breakage and Shedding

I’ve had fun working on a new business, called Coily Clips, which solves the problem of short, sparse hair for natural and afro-textured chicks. As a natural haired chick myself, I sometimes want to achieve certain styles that were difficult to do with natural hair with out causing damage (I don’t use heat) or breakage (excessive braiding and weaves). Especially… Read more →

Finding a career that fits you

Written by: Nikoya “Go to school!” they scream once you graduate high school, and maybe even undergraduate school these days. “Get a job!” they tell you as soon as you get a chance to breathe as an adult. I can’t help but ask, to the person that endures this talk and does not know what they want to do as… Read more →

Why you should never get a JOB

By: Nikoya I dove into the abyss of conventional employment again last year.  This was an act of pure insanity.  For most people getting a job is not such a bad idea, especially if you are working in corporate America. Why? The response is usually because you get medical benefits, a prestigious job title (if your lucky), a steady paycheck,… Read more →