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…

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…

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…

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…