A few years ago I was researching brand photography, striving to become more informed on brands, businesses, how the two work together. I was also wondering how I could capture and create a visual story for a brand. I came across a blog post SLR Lounge, Elements Of Your Photography Brand… , it was so helpful, so much so I still refer to it today for my brand. From that post I followed up with the author, Tanya, who I contacted upon learning she was also a business mentor.Read More
Our SRM this month is Leah Vernon, a blogger, writer, activist from the Metro Detroit area. Leah and I met a couple of years ago at Naturally Flyy Detroit (an annual natural hair meetup hosted by two sisters, Etta Fly Espy and Jennifer, check them out) where she was giving head wrap tutorials. She was confident, stylish and rocked a mean head wrap! I wanted to know her...
What habits do you feel attributed to your success?
Perseverance. I don't stop. Like ever. I may put things on hold since no one can do it all, but I pick whatever it is right back up. And, I push hard. I go that extra mile when others are giving a small percentage. I give 110% each time. I pride myself in excelling in ways that people don't expect from someone like me. I'm constantly educating myself, conjuring ways to reinvent myself or use my time more efficiently.
Skinphorea facial bar co-owners Jessica Hayes-Stallings (licensed skin care therapist) and Shareese Shorter (director of program management) have awakened the metropolitan Detroit area to a revolutionary skin care experience with a happy hour twist...
Jessica and Shareese were kind enough to allow me to ask them a few questions on what inspires and motivates them to keep pushing toward success, past an idea into a full fledged brick and mortar business.Read More