Onyx Woman Magazine

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

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....
The Pivot: From Helping Women in Business to Nurturing Women Through Self-care
I had a 12-hour day. You know, the type of day when you leave before the sun comes out and don’t return until well after sunset? I left my work life and personal responsibilities to be of service to the community and fulfill my personal commitment to giving back. The end...
By Kim EL Several years ago I realized that the onset of my low self- esteem was rooted in my environmental upbringing as a young child. It was the early 60’s and I grew up in a family full of love in Pittsburgh’s Hill District. I lived in a house...
JC Gardner
Listen to our interview with Corretta Doctor There are those of us who are born to succeed, ingrained with a can-do attitude and a fierce determination to make it no matter how difficult the odds. To someone on the outside looking in, this person always has it together; they exude joy...
Robin Tucker Blankets the Area with Comfort and Careers   A National Women's Small Business Success Story Tucking her mother into bed each night quickly blanketed her into a successful small business for Robin Tucker. Tucked With Care provides around-the-clock, non-medical services, employing hundreds while delivering much-needed home-based assistance to seniors throughout...
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...
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...