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3 Things All Women Should Learn from Hidden Figures

This is a guest blog post from IKS member Shahara Wright

I watched Hidden Figures this past weekend. If you haven’t seen or heard of it, go buy the book or a ticket to watch it right now! Based on the book written by Margot Lee Shetterly, it is the story of three Black women who […]

By |January 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Turn your New Year Resolutions into productive goals!

This is a guest blog from IKSH member Callie Rich Chakalis

Hey Friends!
Welcome 2017!
With the New Year, we start to think of New Year’s Resolutions.  It’s a great time to start new!  This is the best time to write out your goals and get them started.   First, think about what you want your goals to […]

By |January 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Happy New You! 5 ways to make Financial Fitness fun!

This is a guest blog from LaShonda Johnson, one of the Houston Housewives of Finance

“2017” is here! Happy New Year, Happy New You!

Every new year we make new resolutions and pledges to change the things that have been problematic for years. The gyms are packed, healthier food is purchased, travel arrangements are made to bucket […]

By |January 4th, 2017|Personal Growth, Small Business Inspiration, Uncategorized|0 Comments

New Year’s Resolutions? Or plans to lasting change?

2017 New Year’s Resolutions or plans to lasting change?
I normally do not do New Year’s Resolutions. I usually end up breaking them or I do not make it far into the year without forgetting what I promised to do or not do.
This year is different! Not because I am making promises that I know I […]

By |January 1st, 2017|Advice, Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 Ways to create success in 2017

Guest blog by Shahara Wright Menchan

Shahara Wright Menchan is a CEO, author, professional speaker, business law attorney and business strategist. Her company The CEO Effect, LLC works with small businesses who want to position themselves to accelerate growth. We develop organizational systems that balance, legal, financial, marketing and management strategies while working with companies to […]

By |November 3rd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Women to Watch Robin Dahms

Woman to Watch Robin Dahms

Last year I volunteered to support an event in order to hear the speaker, Les Brown. I arrived early and in the space created for the Les Brown talk, directing the camera people, the caterers, the stagers, was Robin Dahms. The entire event was centered around Robin and I found myself […]

By |November 2nd, 2016|Small Business Inspiration, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Women to Watch Phyllis Bailey

Phyllis J. Bailey a Woman to Watch

I met Phyllis Bailey many moons ago while  she was pitching something at the Houston Chronicle and we chatted briefly. Over time, she came back with another story pitch and another. Over the years of her pitching and me putting her in touch with the right editor, we became […]

By |October 31st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Bringing Facebook friends to life!

IKSH Meet Your Facebook Friends Event

A few days ago IKSH (https://www.facebook.com/groups/IKSBH/) held their Facebook Friends Fellowship event. It was an evening filled with lots of laughter and great connections.  Toni Harris, also known as, The Turnaround Queen, (http://www.toniharristaylor.com/)helped host the event. She did such an amazing job. Toni  started the event with a bang with […]

By |October 26th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Stay your course!

This is a guest post from Loretta Williams Gurnell and SUPERLady Live movement.

Stay Your Course!

Literally, I was sitting in my office working on our upcoming 2017 SUPERLady HOUSTON Calendar Soirée  (http://superladylive.com/2017-superlady-houston-calendar-soiree/) deadline and received a message. I was asked to be a guest on the @AlRuckerShow (http://alruckershow.com/ a radio show that is also available on live stream), Friday, Oct 21 […]

By |October 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Are Women Owned Business’s Thriving?

U.S. Women Owned Businesses Increase, But Where is the Money?

By Sharon C. Jenkins

According to savvy marketing firms and the government, women-owned businesses are on the rise. The 2012 U.S. Census states that women own 9.9 million companies in the U.S. That’s approximately 36% of all the companies in America, and they generate $1.4 trillion in […]

By |October 19th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments