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Mind, Body and Soul

Digging Deep: Dealing with Defeat

Digging Deep: Dealing with Defeat

Victories and losses are apart of the game. While we all may love to win, we’ve all experienced losing a time or two in our lives. Whether defeat happens in the boxing ring or boardroom, losing has the power to stimulate positive change or discourage any attempts of overcoming the loss.   “I think about […]

I Talk to Strangers, Do You?

I Talk to Strangers, Do You?

At some point in our lives we’ve all been told to never talk to strangers. Even the thought of breaking the ice, in some cases, unleashes deep-rooted fears leading to terrifying experiences.  With tragedies such as the Boston Marathon explosions and the Sandy Hook Elementary shootings still fresh in our hearts and minds, it’s become […]

Business Sense

Now Hiring?

Now Hiring?

By Maro Onokpise Jay Z famously once said, “Men lie, women lie, but numbers don’t”. If we are to subscribe to this thesis, we would be remiss if we didn’t take a closer look at a few statistics. There are still roughly 13 million unemployed Americans as of the August 2012 jobs report that was […]

RYSE CONNECTED

RYSE CONNECTED

By Yolanda Baruch As an entrepreneur, navigating a start-up company through the difficult terrains that face every business owner such as lack of capital and resources, assessing proposed risks for continued opportunities and growth, and gaining clients in order to generate cash flow for said venture can prove to be a daunting task for neophyte business owners. While often glamorized, the path of entrepreneurship […]

Money Talks

5 Creative Ways Start-Up Entrepreneurs Can Make Their Dreams A Reality

5 Creative Ways Start-Up Entrepreneurs Can Make Their Dreams A Reality

By J. Jackson Sr. (excerpt from the bool Cubicle to CEO) Starting a Business is tough. we’ve all heard the expression “it takes money to make money”. But that is easier said than done for aspiring entrepreneurs who may have a great idea but lack the necessary capital to make their dream a reality. This is a point of frustration […]

Four Words You Should Say Before Saying “I DO!”

Four Words You Should Say Before Saying “I DO!”

By Angela Davis As we approach the season of the June bride (lily-white wedding gowns, five tier wedding cakes, floral designs and celebrity style venues), we become so consumed by the planning of one 24-hour period that we forget to plan for the future. As this great guy lowered to one knee and confessed he wanted […]

Book Club

The Illusion of Certainty

The Illusion of Certainty

Author: Greg Messel The Illusion of Certainty follows two parallel story-lines. Marc is a successful businessman who seems to have everything—a great job, a beautiful wife, a house in an upscale neighborhood of Portland, Oregon and two great kids who are preparing for college. But something is not right. Marc is unsettled by the sudden change in his wife, Aimee, who seems distant and unhappy. What’s going on with […]

Superhuman Performance (Volume I &II)

Superhuman Performance (Volume I &II)

Authors: Darrayl and Derrick Miles You have a unique Gift: a special ability that allows you to perform with superhuman power. A gift once realized that will lead to your ultimate assignment and purpose. This book series weaves the personal insights and applications from top entrepreneurs, executives,and faith-based leaders on how to live a within the cone of excitement, anticipation and purpose. You will learn how to reclaim your […]

Arts & Entertainment

D.I.V.A Events – Designing Individual Visions Artistically

D.I.V.A Events – Designing Individual Visions Artistically

THEY’RE YOUNG, THEY’RE DRIVEN, AND THEY’RE READY TO MAKE THEIR NAME KNOWN By Joni Fletcher Jaquie Dua and Carralyce Buford are two of the founders of D.I.V.A. Events, where they specialize in making each and every event “Simply Gorgeous.” But these women are not just limited to event planning; they are also prominent employees in […]

Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

By Joni Fletcher Looking for the perfect Valentine’s Day Gift? Here are some fun and unique ideas for that special someone. 52 Weeks of Romance Don’t just celebrate one day, enjoy 52 weeks of romance! This game comes in a radiant black silk pouch and is filled with great romantic ideas for you and your […]

In Style

Threads of Success

Threads of Success

Passing up a regular paycheck in pursuit of passion is a risk most folks aren’t willing to take.  Especially with Florida up 119,000 jobs from a year ago, maintaining ones employment rather than forfeiting seems the more logical route. “I was working a job in marketing, but wasn’t really happy,” said Sherly Tavarez, blossoming fashion stylist.  […]

CJ by Cookie Johnson

CJ by Cookie Johnson

The Premium Denim Line for Curvy Women By Katrina Lee-Jones We know Cookie Johnson, because of her famous husband retired Hall of Famer, NBA player Magic Johnson, right? Well, she has created a premium denim line for curvy women with Michael Glasser, the creator of Seven for all Mankind, Citizens of Humanity and Rich & […]

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Women’s History Month Appreciation

Women’s History Month Appreciation

| March 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

In honor of Women’s History Month, RYSE is proud to present Ladies Night at the Spa. The Professional Woman’s Paradise, this evening event is intended to educate and delight the bodies, minds and souls of professional women who are on the RYSE. Amidst the beautiful and serene setting of La Vie Wellness Spa, guests will enjoy complimentary services and will learn […]

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Legacy – A Celebration of African-American Heritage Event

Legacy – A Celebration of African-American Heritage Event

| February 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Alliance of African-American Professionals presents: Legacy In honor of Black History month, Legacy is a collective effort to bring together the professional development organizations that serve professionals of color for an evening of celebration and commemoration, as we reflect on the accomplishments of African American trailblazers who have paved the way for generations to follow.  […]

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A Recipe for Healthy Babies

A Recipe for Healthy Babies

| October 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Reserve your place at the culinary event of the season at the March of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction. Join Chair Allyson Meyers, Vice President & General Manager at WOFL-TV Fox 35, WRBW, and dine on signature creations from Orlando’s top chefs and bid on one-of-a-kind silent auction items. Plus, you’ll love specially created plated desserts during the […]

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O’TOWN TV, Orlando’s Arts and Culture Television channel launched on Roku

O’TOWN TV, Orlando’s Arts and Culture Television channel launched on Roku

| September 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Afrotainment Family of Channels is excited to announce the launch of O-TOWN TV on Roku (The North American market leader for TV streaming). As of today, over 5 million Roku viewers in the United States along with viewers in Canada, Ireland and the United Kingdom can enjoy instant access to O-TOWN TV:  Live broadcast […]

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Now Hiring?

Now Hiring?

| September 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

By Maro Onokpise Jay Z famously once said, “Men lie, women lie, but numbers don’t”. If we are to subscribe to this thesis, we would be remiss if we didn’t take a closer look at a few statistics. There are still roughly 13 million unemployed Americans as of the August 2012 jobs report that was […]

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