Jamilla D. Ali

Jamilla D. Ali

Jamilla D. Ali is a native New Yorker and graduate of Saint Francis College in Brooklyn, New York. Jamilla previously worked at a boutique branding agency in Dubai, United Arab Emirates where she  was responsible for all new client business development efforts. Prior to Jamilla’s experience in Dubai, she was a writer for various startup blogs catered to the underground hip hop music scene and cultural activities in and around the New York City area. Jamilla continues to pursue multiple disciplines and aspires to write a book documenting her life changing experiences at home and abroad. 

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Making It Work: How To Get Through Difficult Situations In The Workplace

It is important to reflect and embrace your triggers, and further use it as a sign to keep going, and not allow them to interfere in your career goals.

Five Tips For Mastering Email Introductions

Whether you are introducing or being introduced, here are some helpful tips on how to demonstrate proper email etiquette

Five Kinds Of People You Need In Your Inner (Professional) Circle

Think long and hard about the company you keep, and ponder if you've obtained the following personalities in your ever so vital, social foundation.

How To Keep Your Head Up When Working With Judgmental Colleagues

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How To Make A Positive First Impression At Your First (Real) Job

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Embodying A Winner's Mentality: How Career Adversity Strengthened And Shaped My Character

Although the struggle of my life's current challenges is far from being over (for now at least), my character has undergone a profound level of transformation that's completely changed the way I work and engage in situations that I simply didn't desire to be in.

Moving On: Use Your Setbacks As Stepping Stones To Success

How do you process a professional setback? Jamila Ali shares her experience.

Boosting Productivity Levels (And Killing Distractions) At The Workplace

Most professionals who look to move ahead with their career goals will inevitably face external distractions, such as poor weather, desolate lifestyles, and overall life challenges.

Four Tips For The Novice Networker

During any professional meet-up event, you'll have approximately 10 seconds to garner the interest of and capture the full attention of important people.

Following Someone Not Fit To Lead: Four Lessons I Learned From My First (Bad) Real-World Boss

Contrary to popular thought, a decision-maker does not necessarily have to embody the traits of a genuinely great leader.

Developing and Maintaining Connections For Self-Made Success

Here are a few of the things that helped me get the support and mentorship of significant business people.

How To Reach Out To (And Get Noticed By) Busy People

Your efforts of getting noticed seem just within reach, yet the reality of unanswered emails, phone calls, and meeting requests tell another story.

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