How my First Retail Job Made Me a CEO Today

Over 10 years ago I arrived in the land of opportunity in search of the American Dream. Due to my language barrier (I grew up speaking Spanish),  communicating was a struggle and connecting with others was hard. Let alone creating a resume. Virtually impossible. At least one thing was clear to me. I wanted to…

Building your Dream while Working a Fulltime Job

Building your dream while working a fulltime job I often wonder how many of us are in a place in our lives, right this minute, where we arrived at after following the path that our society or our family has carved out for us. Your father was a doctor or a lawyer, so it was…

A Letter to My Younger Self

Recently, it was my birthday, and I took the time to reflect on what has happened in my life in the past ten years. A decade ago, I came to New York City with only $200 in my pocket, clueless for what would happen next and no idea of how I was going to make a…

MOVING TO A NEW CITY

Starting over and moving to a new city can be an exhilarating yet terrifying experience. The thought of putting yourself out there to make friends and learn a new culture can all seem a bit overwhelming. Whether you are moving a few states away or a million miles away, change is difficult. But with time…

WHY ARE YOU SO AFRAID?

As women, often we are afraid of stepping out of the shadows and letting ourselves shine. Sometimes we are not confident or strong enough to ask for what we deserve and instead continue to let those around us under-appreciated us or hold us back. We know that we are destined for more but are not…

AN INTERNSHIP IN THE FASHION INDUSTRY

photo credit: flaunter When people hear the words fashion internship they immediately picture scenes from the Devil Wears Prada and imagine an intern strutting around New York City in fancy clothes. But for people who have interned in fashion, they know that the industry is not as glamorous as it seems. People have this perception…

FASHIONISTA LIVING IN A TECH WORLD

photo credit: rawpixel In an age driven by technology, every industry must stay up to date on the latest algorithms and technological advancements in hopes of staying relevant in the fast-paced, modern world we live in. Even entrepreneurs who possess no background in Computer Science, have utilized technology to develop their corporations. For example, Brian…

How to Build Your Dream Team When Starting a New Business

photo  credit: @rawpixel Who to Recruit for Your Dream Team As an entrepreneur, launching a new business is an extremely exciting and thrilling experience. But as you are starting a new venture, you need a team who will support you and help you throughout your company’s growth. The key to any successful business is having…