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How Benita Abraham

02 Oct How This Woman Reminds Us Why It’s Important to Celebrate Our Wins

Originally posted on TheLifeCurrency.com

 

Do you remember how you felt when you received your first job offer from a company you’ve been wanting to work for? Some of us celebrate with dinner and others might enjoy a nice glass of brew. Despite how we decide to treat ourselves, no job celebration can top what Benita Abraham did for herself when she was offered her dream job in health administration.

Preparing For Your Job Review to Get The Raise You Deserve

16 Aug Preparing For Your Job Review to Get The Raise You Deserve

Originally posted on The Life Currency:

 

One of the hardest and most challenging things that you’ll have to do in your career is to negotiate your salary, and for women, it can be a daunting task. According to the Atlantic, “Men overestimate their abilities and performance, and women underestimate both, even though there’s no difference in the quality of their performance.” It’s challenging because it’s uncomfortable to talk about money, but it’s vital conversation to have because you don’t want to sell yourself short. The worse feeling to have is when you take an offer and realize that you are making significantly lower than what you should be making. Stop leaving money on the table, and use your mid-year review as an opportunity to negotiate the salary you deserve. Here are some tips to gain the most from your mid-year review:

5 Ways to Be Cool & Aunthentically You

04 Aug 5 Ways to Be Cool & Aunthentically You

We live in a world where society or shall I say social media dictates who’s cool and what’s cool. We become obsessed as images and content refreshes at our fingertips imposing a false sense of reality. When I launched my website my goal was to honestly tap into my experiences and feelings on navigating adulthood. In order to do that, I had to be authentic. I couldn’t hold back and I couldn’t sugarcoat it. I had to be real and keep it real. So how do you stand out in a space that is infiltrated with many people saying the same old thang? It’s hard to find your voice in a world full of noise, but the people who stand out and win are those who run to the beat of their own drum.  It’s not about being in the moment, it’s really all about longevity.