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    Expect $1.4 Trillion

    Brilliance- Congratulations on being a part of a very exclusive group. You are part of a niche in society that controls $1.4 trillion dollars, YES YOU!   Studying great business leaders, you will discover a similar trait of “Expectancy” in their mindsets. Great men and women set their “Expectations” and achieve great success. “Expectation” is a key entrepreneurial trait. Brilliance, what are you expecting? Are you expecting hope? Are you expecting debt? Are you expecting your business to fail? Are you expecting success? What are you expecting? “Expectations” Exercise:  Take a piece of paper and a PEN! Ask yourself “What I’m I EXPECTING?” Write down the first three things that…

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    “Deliberately Me” 2016 Campaign

      Hey Brilliance- We hope you are enjoying manifesting your dreams. Couture Purpose decided we do not have to wait until 2016 to launch our new campaign “Deliberately Me.” In a world filled with reasons not to be YOU, Couture Purpose decided to intentionally encourage YOU with being “Deliberately You.” From December 1, 2015, until December 31, 2016, you will see posts, interviews, and best practices on the art and science of “being deliberate.” Yup, you guessed it we are making a statement. Speaking of statements please visit our new “Runway” page and get your limited edition “Historically Beautiful” designer statement tee. This designer t-shirt was designed with the essence and uniqueness of…

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    Spoiler Alert-by-Guest Blogger-in-Residence-Sonny Smith

          When businessmen and women ask me how I handle the challenges of being a woman in business I immediately begin to think of all the ignorant, perverted, rigid and outright arrogant situations that I’ve been apart of. You’ve heard it: “You’re not ready to play with the big boys – but I’ll let you make me a sandwich.” “I can get you this contract, but you gotta give me to booty first.” (Yep, someone actually said this to me) “I know you think you’re smart, but your plan is gonna blow up in your face.” “You’ve got a great idea, but you’re going to need me to make…

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    Unapologetic Wealth

    As a teenager entering the workforce, I heard, Don’t end your day without paying yourself from a gentle soul who was a business mastermind. This gentle soul talked to me for two hours regarding paying myself and being an entrepreneur. As I recall watching this man work in the community many discarded him because he was unassuming and quiet. Little did people know he was one of the first millionaires in his city. From that moment forward I learned any time greatness walks in the room, I need to position myself front and center, taking notes, and counting myself blessed in the presence of greatness. The aforementioned moment is just…

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    The Interview: His Side of Marriage

    Brilliance- It was beyond fun to talk about marriage and to witness your reactions to our various posts pertaining to marriage. For the last installment of our marriage series, we elected to interview a husband who values the institution of marriage. There’s no better way to hear about marriage than from a devoted husband! Enjoy the interview… Do successful women intimidate men? I believe that strong, aggressive, ambitious people intimidate weak, passive, lackadaisical people regardless of sex. Personally successful women do not intimidate me but many men feel their identities defined by what they do and how much they earn. In my mind it takes a strong women to walk with…