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True Confessions of a CEO (I’M TIRED! 😩)

Here’s a REAL confession: I don’t enjoy being CEO of my company. Running a business is HARD. I know LLC Twitter and the boss babes and mindset moguls of Instagram make it seem like it’s vacays and zeros in bank accounts, but it’s EXHAUSTING. Team building, endless decisions, operating outside …

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Culture

We Don’t Owe the Monarchy Our Grief

I was born in a country that used to be a part of the Commonwealth: Nigeria. A country that just got its’ independence from Great Britain in 1960. A country that is younger than my mother. A country that was torn apart because of colonialism’s chokehold on it. A country …

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My Life

My New Living Room! A Room & Board Redesign

Disclosure: I partnered with Room & Board on this living room redesign, but all opinions and geekery are mine. One thing that was clear during the pandemic was the need to elevate my home spaces, and last year, the first one I did was my office. It was on the …

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My Life

How My Aversion to Being Ashy Got Me in Expensive Trouble

Lemme tell you a story about how my aversion to being ashy got me in some expensive trouble. I know I’m the Professional Troublemaker but this ain’t the type of smoke I wanted. —– On Friday, I did a last minute meetup with my awesome agent, Andrea Nelson Meigs. She …

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TV and Movies

Marvel Should Recast T’Challa

I am a Marvel fan who loves the entire Avengers franchise and watch all the films. Although I don’t have encyclopedic knowledge of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, I know enough about the characters to know that Black Panther is one of the most powerful characters in the entire thing. Chadwick …

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BookMy Life

Three-Peat! Rising Troublemaker is a NYTimes Bestseller!

I’m HYPED, because my newest release, Rising Troublemaker: A Fear-Fighter Manual for Teens, hit the New York Times bestseller list! This is my 3rd book, THIRD New York Times bestseller, and it came in at #3. And this is the 3rd category I’ve made the list in. 🙌🏾🙌🏾🙌🏾 Hitting the …

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Buy Black with the Rising Troublemaker Box Goodies!

“Buy Black. Buy Small. Buy Indie.” isn’t just a mantra, it’s a lifestyle! 👏🏾 Y’all know I’m good for a BOMB gift box, and the Rising Troublemaker Box is one of my faves to date! Along with a *crisp* copy of the book, there are a handful of quality products …

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Rising Troublemaker is the Book for Your Teens and Students!

Growing up is tough and adulthood is a scam. I say this cuz while we were learning about isosceles triangles or whatever, nobody was telling us not to sign up for that credit card in college and ruin our credit for 2 decades. There are TOO many things that we …

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Rising Troublemaker: The Book We All Needed at 17

As teenagers, while we were learning about isosceles triangles and the Pythagorean Theorem, folks weren’t being fully honest with us. We were being taught how to be amazing test takers, but nobody was telling us not to sign up for that credit card in college and ruin our credit for two …

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CultureFamous folks

About Kim, Kanye and Who Deserves Abuse

To be a woman who is worthy of being abused or harmed, you need to be pious, flawless, perfect. You need to be a saint whose never worn skimpy clothes, cussed or made a mistake. Kim Kardashian is none of those. Yet and still, she doesn’t deserve the harassment and …

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