Give Yourself A Break

Give Yourself A Break

Give yourself another chance. You didn’t get that loan or grant? You were rejected when you applied for that job or opportunity? Ask again, but this time inquire at a different place or appeal to a new person. Persistence does pay off.  The inward trial of...

“You can’t handle the truth.”

A Few Good Men is an American legal drama with a famously quoted and memorable line. The scene is the court-martial of two Marines suspected of murdering a fellow marine, PFC Santiago, in the course of rigorous training. The lawyers on both sides were charged with...
“All Men Are Created Equal?”

“All Men Are Created Equal?”

Karla Dunn Dec. 5, 2018 A couple of months ago, I was given the opportunity to attend an enlightening workshop put on by REI, The Racial Equity Institute, which is “an organization committed to bringing awareness and analysis to the root causes of disparities and...
This Isn’t Just A Side Thing

This Isn’t Just A Side Thing

Naimah Quinae Sept. 4, 2018 Dear new companies, Be prepared to apply your full attention to the development of your brand. What I mean is, dedicate just as much time to brand development as you do to creating new products.  This isn’t just something that you pay...
Three Quick Pop Up Shop Tips

Three Quick Pop Up Shop Tips

Shannon Hooten Oct. 26, 2018 Hosting a Pop Up Shop is a great way to expose your product or service to a new crowd of potential customers or give online customers a different buying experience. As the Retail & Events Manager at MORTAR, I’ve had the pleasure of...