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The Sweet Life: Find Passion, Embrace Fear, and Create Success on Your Own Terms

Dulce is best-known to the public as beauty guru Dulce Candy (yep, that’s her real name). Over the past 8 years, she has built a loyal following of 2 million subscribers on YouTube. Currently, one of the most popular ways content creators and digital influencers have extended their brands is by … Continue reading

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Author : Anayo
Tags : beauty , books , career
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Save or Splurge?

With Black Friday approaching, many are making big plans to shop for everyone they know (including themselves). Are you planning to save or splurge on the items you’re looking for? All About Brands I always tell people it’s ironic that I studied advertising in school, but do not care much for name brands. … Continue reading

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Author : Anayo
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Sharks in Heels: Patents & Pumps Edition

Mishty Deb founded Sharks in Heels with one purpose: To unite women in entrepreneurship. (Timing is funny, because in a previous post I was just complaining about how I had nobody to learn from regarding entrepreneurship.) Previous events in this five-part series focused on funding, social media, and branding in startup businesses. … Continue reading

Filed under : Business , Career , Events , Girl Boss , Music
Author : Anayo
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The Corkscrew Curl Blogger’s Lunch

This past weekend, I was able to meet up with other bloggers and small business owners in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. The Corkscrew Curl Bloggers Lunch provided an opportunity for women in online media and creativity to gather and share inspiration and advice. The room was full of a variety of … Continue reading

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Author : Anayo
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Resume Mistakes to Avoid

This year, I made a transition into working in recruiting and talent acquisition departments. I’ve enjoyed it so far! It’s rewarding to have the opportunity to help people land great jobs that suit them well. At my current job, I have been responsible for working with applicants planning to attend my company’s annual … Continue reading

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Author : Anayo
Tags : advice , career , jobs , millennials
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Online Shopping Tips and Tricks

Summer 2015 is coming to a close! That means it’s time to start looking into buying new clothes for fall. I have a love/hate relationship with shopping. I occasionally venture out in-store, but enjoy going online to see all of my options. It’s too easy to eat, drink, listen to music, … Continue reading

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J. Cole Does Dallas: 2014 Forest Hills Drive Tour

Last night was my 20th concert! What better way to commemorate the occasion than with the rap love of my life, J. Cole? This was my fourth time seeing him live in concert. The show fell on my brother’s birthday, so naturally a ticket was a fitting present. I bought … Continue reading

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Back to School: Advice for College Freshmen

I can’t believe it’s been a little over a year since I last sat in a lecture hall at UF. I know this is move-in weekend for many of the freshmen and upperclassmen returning to school. College was definitely a learning experience. I’d like to share a few tips and … Continue reading

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Carnival Freedom Cruise: Key West and The Bahamas

Last week, I took to the sea for a 7 day cruise with my family. Carnival Cruise Line debuted the Freedom’s sail from Galveston in February 2015. My brother went on a cruise for his birthday last year and insisted we all go on one together. For half of Saturday … Continue reading

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How to Be a Blogger

Whoever is reading: I am so excited to finally be taking the first step to having my own little space on the internet. I purchased my domain name about a month ago and have been doing some serious thinking on what I want this to be. You can check out … Continue reading

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