For Entrepreneurs | SideBiz SMART

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When starting a business, making mistakes is basically a given and the struggles are real. We all make mistakes but that doesn’t mean you should throw in the towel. It’s important to learn and grow from them. When knowledge is gained from mistakes it means the new content you are creating is only gonna get […]

Dec 3, 2021


Let’s be real here. Law firms and other corporate spaces create a terrible work environment. And it’s because most of the people there hate their jobs. Rightfully so. It’s hard to be happy in a workplace that cares more about the results, than what people had to go through to get them. That’s what we […]

Nov 9, 2021


I don’t know if anyone’s told you lately but it’s not your responsibility to change folks. It never was and it never will be, sis. This idea that you have to help others become educated in certain areas of their life is total BS! All it does is mentally and physically exhaust you to your […]

Nov 5, 2021


When starting your biz, it’s easy to make mistakes. Everyone does. But, don’t worry, we’re here to help you identify potential mistakes and how to swerve them. Mistake #1: Not researching info about the vendors before hiring them! It’s easy to fall under their spell when they charm you into making a deal with them. So […]

Oct 29, 2021


If you’re just selling your lifestyle then sis, what are you doing? Take it from us, selling something of value to your ideal clients is bound for business longevity. There’s no excuse because there are TONS of different options of what you can sell. To show you just what we’re talking about, here’s a list […]

Oct 6, 2021


Graduating with a degree is exciting, and the idea of starting a new life and job makes it even better. But, then you get to this job and you slowly (or quickly) start to realize you 100% hate it. You don’t like the corporate culture, the strict attire, the attitude you have to have to […]

Oct 1, 2021


We’ve all been there: hating our job, feeling stuck, and not seeing the light at the end of the tunnel. Sometimes it’s hard to define what makes us hate our jobs. SideBiz SMART has seven questions to ask yourself so that next time someone asks you why you truly hate your job, you have a […]

Oct 1, 2021


Folks are scared of boundaries. We’re scared to have them, and we’re offended or off-put when they are exercised on us. But the truth? Healthy Boundaries make us significantly happier and make all of our relationships better. Creating and enforcing boundaries have single-handedly made the largest impact on my wellness and well-being. Here is how […]

Hey J Guide to Healthy Boundaries

May 1, 2020


“I never want to run my own business.” I used to say those words. Regularly. Crazy enough, I now run two…and manage to half-way maintain a full-time job… I’d say that’s a lesson in never saying never. But a couple weeks ago, I was sitting in a training program at my law firm regarding a […]

Dec 5, 2019


Last week, I hosted an event together with the owners of Blushbaby Lash & Makeup Studio in ATL. It was AMAZING. The program was called “No Need To Quit Your Day Job to Pursue Your Daydream,” and it was a panel discussion with five badass boss babes in the city who have started their own […]

Panel discussion regarding side hustles

Sep 28, 2019

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