you can’t copy the soul of a company

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you can’t copy the soul of a company

Originally published on Thriving Blog Last weekend, my husband (CTO) and I sat in front of the television and watched Shark Tank, the intriguing show where entrepreneurs get their few minutes of fame and the chance to pitch in front of investors who can choose to fund them or not. As the co-founders of a […]

conquering my fear of an arranged marriage prepared me to be an entrepreneur

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conquering my fear of an arranged marriage prepared me to be an entrepreneur

originally published on Thriving Blog   As a startup entrepreneur, I am constantly asked this question: What’s your background and how did it prepare you to become an entrepreneur? Of course I expect people to ask and wonder, and I often wonder the same thing. While I think it’s just fine to have a great […]

love poem to an african girl

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love poem to an african girl

she’s just a girl not like only a girl not like don’t expect much from her except turn the stew mix the rice in she’s just a girl not like only a girl not like school not meant for her not like it costs money to send five kids so just send the boys she’s […]

why calling yourself a diva matters

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why calling yourself a diva matters

Ladies! I’m talking to you! You know who you are. You are pretty unstoppable in your world. Whatever it is you’re doing, you make sure you do your best and people notice you. And when you’re best doesn’t work out, you believe there’s something else you can do. In the end, you keep trying. You […]