Categories Archives: Careers

Do you have any tips for phone interviews?.

Q: I was told by a potential employer that the initial interview would be over the phone. I have never had a phone interview; do you have any tips to help me get through? A: One of the parts of my job that I love the most is conducting phone interviews w ...

Walking in YOUR Purpose….

One of my favorite bible stories is the story of Noah’s Ark. God tells Noah a flood is going to destroy the earth. God then tells Noah to build an ark, so that he and his family will be spared. God also told Noah to put two (male and female) of every an ...

A Woman is Like a Tea Bag.

“A WOMAN is like a tea bag; you never know how strong she is until you put her in hot water.” The last few years have been very trying for me, but very significant in my finding and defining my true life’s work. I read somewhere that when you ask a ...

Look For the Pearls.

Pearls are formed inside the shell of certain mollusks as a defense against a potentially threatening irritant such as a parasite inside its shell, or an attack from outside. The mollusk creates a pearl sac to seal off the irritation. This sac is made by ...

Ask Carla: How do you fire someone?.

Q: I’m a business owner and have just recently hired employees. Now I have to let one go. I am a bit nervous as I have never had to do this before. Can you offer any advice about how to go about it? I have nothing in place for this, no set guidelines o ...

The POWER of Negative Words.

“If the word has the potency to revive and make us free, it has also the power to blind, imprison and destroy.” ~Ralph Ellison When my business first began to receive media exposure and I began to receive awards and accolades, I would always m ...