EQUITY vs. Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion
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EQUITY vs. Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion

The Executive Order (9981), which made discrimination based on “race, color, religion or natural origin” illegal, was initially focused only on all armed services members in 1948 by President Truman. Discrimination in the workforce wasn’t unlawful until the passing of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, making it illegal for any business, private or public, to practice discriminatory hiring (and firing) practices. A...

February 13, 2021February 13, 2021by
Are You Under Too Much Stress?
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Are You Under Too Much Stress?

Are You Under Too Much Stress? Stress is the body’s way of responding to any change or demand. Our body’s reaction to stress is often referred to as the fight or flight response where our body releases chemicals that can increase our heart rate and blood pressure, cause rapid breathing, or sweating. It can slow...

December 23, 2020January 15, 2021by
The State of Black Women in Corporate America
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The State of Black Women in Corporate America

Lean In, and McKinsey & Company have come together to create the largest study on Women in the Workplace.  One thing that came out of the study was confirmation that the workplace is worse for Black women. They offer the following barriers to why Black women are being held back: Black women’s successes are often...

October 26, 2020October 26, 2020by
Best Advice for Work-Life Balance
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Best Advice for Work-Life Balance

We are proud to share that Bella – Jessica Clemons was among the 2020 Working Mother of the Year.  She was nominated by her company as an exemplary employee and busy mom juggling it all. Jessica is a Senior Manager at Accenture in the area of Strategy.  She has five kids ranging from 6 to...

September 12, 2020November 22, 2020by
Yes, You Can Do All Things..
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Yes, You Can Do All Things..

Remember, you shouldn’t expect to do all the things by yourself. Even Jesus had a tribe of disciples. As a matter of fact, he had twelve. They were his closest helpers and companions. They had different skills and different roles. Here at The Bella Network, we have a tribe of women from various disciplines and...

March 27, 2020March 27, 2020by
Toot Your Own Horn
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Toot Your Own Horn

The spread of COVID-19 is a rapidly evolving situation that requires many of us to transform how we do business into a NEW normal of self-isolation and social distancing. With many people finding themselves having to work from home, being laid off, or marketing your company more virtually, we need to master Tooting Our Own...

February 27, 2020March 27, 2020by