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The Black Women’s Expo Celebrates 25 Years

#SheMatters: A Chat with Event Pioneer, Merry Green Black girl magic is nothing new to marketing and event pioneer, Merry Green, founder of the Black Women’s Expo (BWE). She’s been sprinkling it in Chicago over the past quarter century at the Black Women’s Expo when she recognized a need to cater to her community. Today,…

Be the Boss of You

Originally Published at CheryleJackson.com The biggest Boss Move I ever made in my career nearly cost me my dream job. I was 32 years old and it was the dot-com era. All around me, I saw white men in their 20s being promoted to VP level or higher. I made up my mind that I…

A Conversation with Hannah Bronfman, author of DO WHAT FEELS GOOD

Wellness entrepreneur, DJ, foodie, beauty product addict and exercise junkie Hannah Bronfman is among the most influential women in the lifestyle space. In her highly-anticipated first book DO WHAT FEELS GOOD: Recipes, Remedies and Routines to Treat Your Body Right (Harper Wave; ISBN: 978-0062790958; Jan 8, 2019; 336 pages; $29.99) Hannah offering insights on everything…

Good Manners Are Sexy. Here’s Why

Quiz TRUE OR FALSE You sometimes react like Frosty the Snowman to your husband/man’s red hot advances. Your husband/man is required to fulfill his manly chores without a “please” or “thank you” from you. Foreplay in your house is restricted to the bedroom. You take your man for granted – even a teeny, tiny bit….

When You Realize Success Comes With Sacrifice…

The “Stanford Marshmallow Study” on delayed gratification that was conducted in the late 1960’s and 70’s gave children a choice between one small reward (one marshmallow) provided immediately, or two small rewards (two marshmallows) if they were able to wait a short period of time, for approximately 15 minutes.  In follow up studies, the researchers…