“Entrepreneurship is the ability to have an idea, build & birth little babies around It, deal with it’s challenges and create a success out of this idea”- #LLA Meets Olufunke Adepoju, CEO, Funke Adepoju.

Olufunke Adepoju is the creative director of Nigerian Eponymous brand, “Funke Adepoju” Her love for designing began while in the University from re-inventing old t-shirts and skirts for her classmates. Birthed in 2008, the brand – Funke Adepoju, consisted of bespoke pieces for women, but soon after extended its arms into Ready-To-Wear and children’s line. In 2009, Funke Adepoju won the City People Best […]

Read more

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: How To Motivate Yourself When You Feel Doubt at Work

The new Netflix documentary “Knock Down the House” follows four long-shot congressional candidates taking on veteran Democratic politicians in the 2018 primaries. At least one of them may already be familiar to you. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) is a household name now, but the film begins when she held a bartending day job and her […]

Read more

6 Famous Women Share Their Career Milestones

Career milestones come in many different forms. Below, 6 famous women, including Amy Sherald, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, share how certain jobs and opportunities unmistakably altered their lives and careers. Venus Williams On her 1,000th professional game: “Honestly, if I knew that would happen all those years ago, I would think it was […]

Read more

Here is How ’Suits’ Superstar Gina Torres Deals With How Her Self-Expression is Being Received By Others

When you meet Gina Torres in person, there’s something that immediately puts you at ease. Maybe it’s the beautiful smile that’s never far from her lips. Or perhaps it’s the quiet, calming tone of her voice—you know, the type that makes you lean in closer because you don’t want to miss a word. It could […]

Read more

How To Turn Your Side Hustle into a Full-Time Gig

So many of us dream of leaving the 9–5 behind and becoming self-employed. Maybe you want to become an entrepreneur and have an amazing idea for a tech startup or a creative line of products that you’re just itching to share with the world — but you just can’t find the time or money to actually do […]

Read more

#LadyBossQuickFive Funmi Oyatogun of TVP Adventures Says Twitter Has Been Instrumental in Building a Thriving Community for Her Business

Funmi Oyatogun is the CEO and Lead Experience Designer at TVP Adventures. Funmi is a vibrant young African woman on a mission to uncover Africa for Africans. As a trained as geographer and environmentalist with a double B.A from University of Colorado and an M.Sc from University of Edinburgh, she is interested in how people […]

Read more

For the Creatives: How to Walk Through Your Creativity Block

The Block. All artists know it. All artists dread it. It’s a universally accepted fact for all creative types that there are times when you just aren’t, well, creative. It’s as powerful as the waves, as devastating as a sinkhole. Creative blocks, no matter the type of creation, are as natural as the seasons. Or […]

Read more

#LLACareerQuestionnaire Group CEO and Co- Founder of the Africa Communications Media Group (ACG) Says Tina Turner’s Strength and Resilience Inspires Her

Between locs, Tina Turner, meditation, Malcom X’s autobiography and a distate for office politics, here is what Mimi Kalinda- Group CEO and Co-Founder of Africa Communications Media Group, has to say to our Career questions. What is your number one hack for dealing with difficult colleagues/bosses? I don’t know, I might be that difficult boss, […]

Read more

Don’t Let Your Age Define You! Redefine Success on Your Own Terms.

You are never too old to start following your dreams! Today is the perfect day to start working towards your goals! Growing up we hear “oh you can do that when you’re older, be a kid now,” “only grownups can work,” “maybe one day you are going to do that.” Why halt the pursuit of […]

Read more

Here Are 5 Ways To Boost Your Self Confidence

Nobody is born with limitless self-confidence. If someone seems to have incredible self-confidence, it’s because he or she has worked on building it for years. Self-confidence is something that you learn to build up because the challenging world of business, and life in general, can deflate it. 1.    Affirm yourself. We tend to behave in accordance with […]

Read more

1 2 3 4 5 122
top