Author Archives: Julianna Hynes

Building a Strong Support System for Black Women Executives

As women of color, Black women have faced countless obstacles to leadership and decision-making roles in their respective fields, including navigating systemic discrimination and microaggressions. One of the critical factors that can make all the difference in enhancing professional development and growth is building a solid support system of allies, mentors, sponsors, coaches, and managers. […]

7 Keys to Advancement – The SASSy Model

Mastermind for black women Leaders

There are four key strategies to career advancement. They are: In order to get where you want to go, you have to be SASSy. Since publishing my latest book, Leading On Purpose: The Black Woman’s Guide To Shattering The Glass Ceiling, I’ve had opportunities to speak to different groups about the ideas I share in the […]

Play to Win!

My daughter, Joi, a high school senior, is an aspiring entrepreneur. She’s been talking about having her own business in the beauty industry since she could talk. She’s drafted a business plan, conducted some research, and is thinking about what’s the next step beyond high school. Since her graduation date will be here sooner than we know it, I […]

4 Keys to Advancement – The SASSy Model

There are four key strategies to career advancement. They are: Professional and business savvy  Accountability and support Clear goals and an actionable strategy In order to get where you want to go, you have to be SASSy. Since publishing my latest book, Leading On Purpose: The Black Woman’s Guide To Shattering The Glass Ceiling, I’ve had opportunities to speak […]

5 Steps to Breaking through to Your Goals

Do you have a goal you’d like to achieve but have yet to get around to achieving it? When I graduated with my doctorate in 2008, my first post grad school goal was to write and publish a book, inspired by my research on successful black women leaders. I’d work on the manuscript for a […]

Top 10 Ways to Stay on Top of Your Game during This Pause

On Monday, March 16, 2020, the world as we knew it came to a screeching halt. It’s like someone pressed a pause button that caused a drastic shift in how we live our lives. We typically stay busy from the time we wake up until the time we go to be. We rarely have enough […]

Excerpt from Ebook: Living On Purpose: Keys to Getting Unstuck, Focused and In Action

“Only those who attempt the unreasonable achieve the impossible!” Tamara Lowe We’ve all been there – wanting better and more but unsure how to get it or where to start. You want to have a better career, be a better partner, be a better parent, make more money, spend more time with the people you […]