Onyx Woman Magazine

Business magazine focusing on issues that impact your quality of life with emphasis on entrepreneurship, financial literacy and wellness

Women Over 40: 10 Steps to Starting a Business Starting a business involves planning, making key financial decisions, and establishing a legal entity. These ten easy steps can help you plan, prepare and manage the process of starting your own business. Your business plan is your roadmap to success. If...
MANAGEMENT ISSUES ANYONE? Are you having issues with your manager/supervisor? You are not alone. This can be something you can easily overcome once you identify the problem and establish a plan to be an active participant in creating a better workplace atmosphere. Leaders vs. Managers Managers regulate and control processes and procedures....
Book Review Inside and out. That's where you wear your beauty. Your eyes glow with warmth, your smile is sunshine, and your heart touches people and lets them know they're loved. The body you've been blessed with is strong and comfortable. Now, what about your largest organ?  You'll find out how...
My husband, Daryl, gave me the check to start my business 31 years ago. I still have the sign that he and my son created that says, "Always be kind and don't take up too much space in the house." The first request was, and is, a challenge if...
Women Against Abusive Relationships (WAAR) is an awareness, education, and prevention program. They teach participants how to identify the signs of abusive behavior and how a healthy relationship looks. They also offer empowerment activities through their Healing Space to help participants make informed choices necessary for healthy relationships and...
Chile Please! Grown Enough and Still Trying to Figure it Out. Top 10 Podcast for Women over 40 Black women over 40 are out here defying odds, grabbing happiness, and living unapologetically. Hosted by Felicia Pride, writer and pleasure seeker, and Ivy Grant, corporate strategist and self-indulger in training, “Chile, Please”...
Throughout the year we will be adding to our list of 40 women over 40 who are influential in their industries, their businesses, and the community at large. Keep checking in to see who we add to the list. We are also accepting your recommendations. Just leave your suggestion...
10 Business Tips to Give Your Start-up a Boost Before you jump into entrepreneurship, there are certain things you’ll want to know in order to succeed. Here is just a summary of some of those important things you must consider before embarking on the brave journey of entrepreneurship. Granted, you’ll need...
6 Mistakes to Avoid When Building Your Business For every successful business, there are just as many unsuccessful ones that started at the same time, in the same industry and with about the same capital as the successful ones. Why then did some succeed even when the playing field was...
Being in business is one thing; staying in business is something else entirely. Staying in business will be determined by how much money you bring in, how much of that you actually get to keep, and how well you manage it. At the end of the day, business is about "MONEY"....
Did you know that September is National Hat Month? And why wouldn’t there be a time for hat lovers to showcase their finest headwear and check out some of the most fabulous hats around? "My favorite hat is the fedora. Whether it is a summer straw fedora or a fall...
The Pivot: From Helping Women in Business to Nurturing Women Through Self-care
Name: Nikki Crate Foster Title: Director of Sales Company: UPS Industry: Logistics/Transportation What was the bravest thing you have ever done that got you where you are today?  Despite public opinion, political correctness, and/or status quo, I have always remained true to who I am.  I vividly remember one of my manager’s telling me that...
Danielle M. Smith has worked in media for over a decade as an award-winning journalist, gospel radio personality, and audio journalist with POWER 1360 WGBN and Sheridan Broadcasting Network.   Ms. Smith currently is the host and creator of the weekly POWER 1360 WGBN on-air show, “Good News with Danielle Smith” which spotlights...