There’s a difference between being busy and being productive and that difference can be summed up into one word: organization. Adopting the habit of being organized and prepared keeps potential disasters at bay and is necessary for our minds and navigating through every day life. Here are my six tips to keeping your day, and ultimately your life, organized from start to finish.
Erika Pope is the Global Brand and Product Development Manager at House of Cheatham, where she manages 5 major haircare brands including Aunt Jackie’s Curls and Coils. With an out-of-the-box approach to creative marketing and branding, Erika increased AJ’s social footprint by over 60%. In under 6 months, she launched the brand into new domestic and international spaces, garnered broader distribution opportunities and created the brand’s first influencer initiative program. Erika is also the creator and host of the Boss Moves podcast, a series that aims to give minority women a voice in the podcast sector, while celebrating the raw highs and lows of the journey to success. As she fervently climbs the creative corporate ladder, Erika continues to uplift and create opportunities for other women to win.
It’s not over yet, but ‘Hot Girl Summer’ is coming to a close and while the temperature is about to start cooling down, real bosses are just getting started. Summer time is the time for a lot of people to take a break from the long year they endured and get their minds prepped for the fall but those summer months don’t stop the grind for the rest of us who work hard and play harder during every season…
Entrepreneurship is one of the greatest feats in the world. I love to witness people be brave enough to believe in themselves and set out to make their dreams come to life by providing their gifts and ideas to the world. With that pride also comes multiple cringe-inducing thoughts as I see the same first-time-businessmen and women make the same mistakes, I’ve also made, repeatedly.