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Is Collaboration Really The New Competition?

As you scroll through your Instagram feed you see inspirational quotes, followers making “boss” moves, and lots of talk about connecting with others. Everybody is on a mission to be in the winner’s circle – and we all can! Collaboration seems to be the new competition, but like everything else, it takes work. Usually these…

Do You Act Like A Leader Others Love To Emulate?

Ladies, do you know the #1 way to be a leader? You’ve probably read just as many books as I have, attended or led many a development training session, and sat in on management leadership workshops, each giving different methods to lead. However, I think A+ leadership boils down to one thing: Trust. Think about it. There…

Loving Too Hard On Your Credit Card?

“How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.” If you’re saying this to your credit cards rather than to yourself, then we need to talk! Nothing wrong with loving on your credit cards or even having one or two of them, especially when you’re using them the right way. The question is: Are…

5 Ways To Be Smart About Making More Money

Here at PowerfulPenny.com, we are all about using SMART goals to achieve the things you want. What’s a SMART goal, you ask? This is a type of goal that is: S—Specific M—Measurable A—Attainable R—Realistic T—Time-based Now, last week I spoke about having a side hustle to put some money in your pocket. I also mentioned that you need to…

Is Flying First Class Always Worth The Extra Cash?

In October 2017, the NAACP issued a travel advisory warning passengers about “a pattern of disturbing incidents reported by African-American passengers, specific to American Airlines.” As a road warrior, this got me thinking…I spend a LOT of time in the air, fluctuating on average between Executive Platinum and Platinum levels. I’ve been an American girl…