Bossed UP Featuring Ebony Delong

Meet Ebony Delong, a entrepreneur and mother of two beautiful girls. She is the owner of A Nu’ Braid, a beauty and hair business. Ebony is from Bronx, New York but moved to South Carolina at a young age. She has over 12 years of experience in doing hair. After high school Ebony received her cosmetologist license and later proceeded to get her business license. With her business license she was able to expanded her business by developing custom wigs and her own beauty products. Ebony makes all of her products by hand Continue reading “Bossed UP Featuring Ebony Delong”

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Bossed UP featuring Ciera Young

Ciera Young is a BOSS and she knows it! She is a freelance photographer, certified MUA, Owner of FanCee The Brand, newly published author of Cheers To Him and a mom of two beautiful young girls (Chloye and Chyla).

She is always on the go but during her free time she spends it getting creative with her makeup and spending time with her girls. She is from a small town in South Carolina Continue reading “Bossed UP featuring Ciera Young”

What Is A Boss

Bossed Up is traveling and highlighting those who put in work to make their dreams and aspirations come true. Every month there will be someone introduced as a boss; the first boss will be introduced on Monday, February 5, 2018. To sum up what a boss is….. it is someone chasing his or her dreams, making a difference, and doing exceptional things in life. Anyone can Boss Up Continue reading “What Is A Boss”

Elements of Doing It

 

Today someone asked me, “How do I do it?” Meaning how do I continue to get up every day and maintain a busy schedule. My first response to her was, “I just do it.” After returning home in June from my summer trip I entered back into something I like to call reality: summer internship, part time job, a summer class, and finding time to study for class. One thing I suggested to her was to stop and say a prayer or motivation from time to time because it helps me to make it through each day I feel like giving up.
However, throughout the day I have been thinking about all of the things that really keep me going.
My first element: Self motivation. Having self motivation allows for me to push myself forward. Without motivation and I feel like I would be doomed. Sometimes you have to encourage yourself when no one else is there to do. Sometimes I literally stop and quote to myself, “when you feel like giving up, remember why you held on for so long.”  This quote has helped me push my way through college and it is helping me push my way to my career. If you have a favorite quote that motivates you it is good to say it to yourself from time to time to help you stay motivated. 
My second element: believing in me. Believing in myself keeps me going. I feel that you first have to believe in yourself before anyone else can. This all falls down to believing that you can do anything you set your mind to. If you really want something in life you work hard and smart to get it. 
My third element: confidence. Having confidence in yourself and the things you do can only make you stronger. Without confidence there is no motive and belief in whatever you are trying to do. Confidence says and shows a lot about a person; it shows through your facial expressions and body movements. Always wear your confidence. 
 
What elements keep you going?