The Missing Link – Using LinkedIn to Advance Your Career

By now you probably have no shortage of facebook friends, you’re not starving for tweets and quite a few of our readers may even have a few hundred followers tumbling after them, but, the real question is how connected are you?
June 14, 2011 by Urban Professor

Any Given Sundance – Kickin’ It at the Sundance Film Festival

While some of you may still be asking yourself whatever to do this weekend, there are others of us that have already packed up and gone west. Now, we’re not talking west like court side at the Lakers game, go “Lake Show” nor are we suggesting a night of debauchery in Vegas, ahhh Vegas, we’re talking Utah. Continued below...

Hope Realized – 2nd Anniversary of President Obama’s Inauguration

‎2 years ago today, the world witnessed "Hope" realized, it was change in more ways than one. As today marks the 2-year anniversary of President Obama's inauguration, we ask each of you, have you pressed on with your hopes? Continued below...

Bar Hopping – Hop on Board the Rise of QR Code

With technology changing quicker than Lady Gaga changes outfits at an awards show, it’s hard to tell what’s a fad and what’s here to stay. Continued below...
January 18, 2011 by Urban Professor

In Honor of a Dream…

It goes without question that those who were born after Dr. Martin Luther King’s contributions and sacrifice undoubtedly have a lot to be grateful for his leadership and fearlessness. Generations after Dr. King we not only reap the benefits of his boldness and purpose, but, immortalize the vision of his dream every day. Continued below...

Success – The Gift That Keeps On Giving

On April 29th of this year, Urban Professor set out to lead a movement. A movement rooted in the belief that success does not discriminate; instead it sets the highest standards for those seeking it. It is exclusive to no age, gender, race, socioeconomic background or personal appearance. Continued below...

Cam Artist

Say cheese, no really say CHEESE! The popular phrase synonymous with performing for a camera is no longer reserved just for pictures of you and your friends at the club. Nor exclusively for camera phone shots of you and “the boo,” or even just for updating your Facebook profile picture behind your computer camera.
November 22, 2010 by Mrtonyforte

Let’s Talk About Text

With more cell phone users turning to texting instead of – gasp – actually talking to people, it’s important for everyone to learn that a little etiquette goes a long way – even for communication via text.

Written All Over Ya Face

Admit it. The face is one of the first things you look at when deciding when, how, or not to holla at a cutie, and if it’s busted, you’re going the other way, or as Jay-Z would say you're moving on to the next one. Well similarly, Facebook is one of the first things some employers, college recruiters, and corporations look at to find out more about you. Yeah, it’s true they’re checking you out, but the question is what will they find when they do?

Share Madness

With the advent of social media, the average person can now build their own brand and gain the level of visibility usually only attributed to people with money and access.