Adrienne Graham- Empower Me! Corporation

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“Set Boundaries So People Connect Value With Your Services/Skills/Talent.” Profitability Paradigm with Ruth King. November 5, 2014.

Tips to Avoid the Workplace Chopping Block“. Jansing & Company on MSNBC. October 11, 2011.

How to Find a Job.” Jansing & Company on MSNBC. September 30, 2011.

Ruth King Speaks with Adrienne Graham.” Biz Buzz TV. May 28, 2010.



“Work in Place.” Jet Magazine. March 10, 2014: pg 24-25.

Women Who Inspire 2013.” Hope for Women Magazine. July 2013.

Ask the Experts- Social Media.” Moms in Business Magazine. December 2012: pg 26.

“Fast Company Inbox: Hire Ground.” Fast Company Magazine. February 2012: pg 12.

“Knowing When to Leave: Four Signs That You Are in a Dead End Job.” Black Enterprise Magazine. February 2011.

“To See or Not to See.” Entrepreneur Magazine. November 2010.

“Career Advice.” Essence Magazine.  January 2010: pg 87.

“Making Your Words and Actions Count After Workplace Gaffes.” Black Enterprise Online. December 1, 2009.

Publish Not Perish.” Black Enterprise Magazine. October 2009: pg 42.

Recruiting the Recruiter: Things to Know Before Choosing an Executive Search Firm.” Black Enterprise Online. September 21, 2009.

Rules of Engagement.” Black Enterprise Magazine. July 2009: pg 62.

Creating Your Personal Succession Plan.” Black Enterprise Magazine. December 2007: pg 86.

Year End Business Review.” Costco Connection Magazine. December 2007: page 19.


Women Lead- Career Perspectives from Workplace Leaders“. Tracey Wilen-Daugenti, Courtney L. Vien & Caroline Molina-Ray. February 2013: Chapter 11, pg 165 & 169. ISBN- 978-1-4331-2115-9

She Takes On the World“.  Natalie MacNeil. March 2012: Chapter 4. ISBN- 978-0-7414-7188-8



Episode 52: When Women Work for Free” The Broad Experience with Ashley Milne-Tyte. November 18, 2014.

Growth Strategies for Growing your business in ANY EconomyThe Bold Zone with Monique Caradine. February 20, 2014.

No, You Can’t Pick My Brain with Adrienne GrahamAt the Helm Women in Business Podcast. February 17, 2014

Money POWER: Venture Capital and the Woman EntrepreneurThe Bold Zone with Monique Caradine. BlogTalkRadio. August 1, 2013

Empowering Authors: Adrienne Graham on Fearless Networking” Launch Talk Radio with Tai Goodwin. BlogTalkRadio. July 26, 2012

No, You Can’t Pick My Brain” Technology for Business Sake with Brent Leary. News Talk Radio 1160 AM (Atlanta). May 26, 2012

TCE Chats with Adrienne Graham” Career Talk Radio with Francina Harrison. BlogTalkRadio. May 26, 2012

“Let’s Get Up With Business” Tech Tuesday with Chris Curtis. 900 AM WURD Radio (Philadelphia). April 17, 2012

“Job Search Strategies” Tech Tuesday with Chris Curtis. 900 AM WURD Radio (Philadelphia). January 3, 2012

“Black in America Discussion” Tech Tuesday with Chris Curtis. 900 AM WURD Radio (Philadelphia). November 15, 2011

Jump Start Your Biz NowJump Start Your Biz NOW Radio Show with Katrina Sawa. November 15, 2011

Recruitment Positioning Online/OfflineThe Power Connection with Marie Pijanowski. September 20, 2011

Adrienne Graham Discusses NetworkingThe Bill Marlow Show. July 13, 2011

What’s Your Hiring Strategy?” It’s Your Biz With Susan Solovic. May 2011

“3 Common Mistakes Small Business Owners Make with Greg Corombos.” Radio America. August 25, 2010.

Don’t Get Anxious Get Prepared.” Career Talk Radio with Francina Harrison. June 12, 2010.

Are You a Successful Woman  at a Crossroads? Brand Your Best Life with Pam Perry. May 12, 2010 (Audio also available).

Social Media & Women in Business.” Hot & Mobile with Jacqueline Lawson. February 16, 2010.

Dream Job Radio with Stephanie Lloyd. November 25, 2009.

5 Things Women Need to Know To Win in the Green or Stem Job Market.” Hinton Human Capital. November 4, 2009.

Fearless Networking with Adrienne Graham.” From Bright to Brilliant. October 4, 2009 with Tai Goodwin.

Go Ahead, Talk to Strangers- Five Tips for Fearless Networking.” The Savvy Jobseeker. July 29, 2009 with Roxanne Ravenel.


Does Offering Advice Free Mean My Services Are Cheap?Twenty Second Story Strategies. March 10, 2015.

Work For Free? Think Twice Before You Agree” The Garage, February 16, 2015.

3s Expert Interview: NO! You Can’t Pick My Brain, It Costs Too Much 3S Club with April Iannazzone. January 8, 2015.

Entrepreneurship And Courage With Adrienne GrahamI’m Just Saying hosted by Mitch Mitchell. December 29, 2014.

Free Don’t Produce FeesReview of my audio by Regina Baker. December 12, 2014.

4 Tips for Finding Balance, Peace and SuccessProject Eve. August 28, 2014.

Networking experts dole out 10 tips for entrepreneurs looking to expand reachSilicon Prairie News. August 18, 2014.

3 Startup Tips for Aspiring Small Business OwnersHiscox Small Business (Celebrating African American Entrepreneurs Series). February 21, 2014.

4 Impactful Places to Post Your VideoIntuit Small Business Blog. February 2014.

How to Use Social Media to Make Real-World ConnectionsWomen 2.0. November 6, 2013.

2013 Hiscox Small Business StarsHiscox Small Business Blog. September 18, 2013.

Straight Shot, AIM to hold speaker series though SeptemberSilicon Prairie News. July 2, 2013.

Female Founder Watch: Empower Me! Corporation’s Adrienne GrahamWomen Innovate Mobile. April 2, 2013

Walk Out- But Make it PayForbes. March 27, 2013

How Companies Can Attract Top Female March 5, 2013

Accountability & Goal-Setting (Follow Up to WBR Segment 1/13/13)Successful Culture. January 13, 2013

PW Select December 2012: On Readers’ RadarPublisher’s Weekly. December 21, 2012

The Office Holiday Party Survival GuideTime (Business & Money Section). December 10, 2012

Building Power Connections through Fearless Networking – Adrienne Graham with James Rick” Full Potential. August 20, 2012.

Should You Charge for Lunch Dates? June 26, 2012

How to Stop Working for Free and Get Paid for your IdeasYifat Cohen- What’s Your Story Live On-Air Google+ Hangout.  June 7, 2012.

No, You can’t Pick My Brain- Interview with Adrienne GrahamBrent Leary Small Business Trends. June 2012.

How to Get Top Recruiters to Take NoticeThe Network Journal ( April 11, 2012.

On-The-Job Experience: Small Business LessonsThe Network Journal. March 30, 2012.

Female Entrepreneur Empowers OthersFox Small Business. March 12, 2012.

No, You Can’t Pick My Brain Reminds People of their Value (Book Review)Pierre DeBois Small Business Trends. February 11, 2012.

“No Free Lunch! Women Learning to Charge and Get What They’re Worth!” Women CEO Project. February 2, 2012.

Women of G+ Professional Women Series : Live On Air Hangout (Video Show) Interview with Adrienne GrahamWomen of Google+ with Lynette Young. January 16, 2012.

“Black in America- Discussion with Wayne Sutton” Live Google+ Chat. November 18, 2011.

Susan Solvic’s Success Spotlight on Adrienne GrahamIt’s Your Biz with Susan Solovic. September 21, 2011.

The Rules of Social Recruiting.” August 19, 2011.

6 Twitter Accounts to Follow to Get the Job.” May 17, 2011.

F-You, Pay Me! How’s that for a #FollowFriday Theme?“. Useful Arts. May 6, 2011.

Be Humble Enough to Ask, Connected Enough to Get ItIAAP New York City Chapter. Mach 1, 2011.

The Mastermind Coaching Model.” Coaching Commons. September 28, 2010.

How Do Americans Learn About the Middle East.” Arabia Inform (Moheet Online Magazine Arabic Translation). September 7, 2010.

Social Media Connection: Adrienne Graham, Empower Me! Corporation.” August 19, 2010.

10 Things You Should Never Micromanage.” August 13, 2010.

Recruiter Pet Peeves – Are You Guilty? August 2, 2010.

Interview with Empower Me! CEO Adrienne Graham“. Gaebler Resources for Entrepreneurs. June 2010.

One Entrepreneur On Social Networking: Adrienne Graham.” Upstart Smart Magazine. June 21, 2010.

One Entrepreneur On the Start: Adrienne Graham.” Upstart Smart Magazine. June 18, 2010.

Self Published Author Interview Series: Adrienne Graham.” Smallbiz America. June 11, 2010.

Top 100 Best Small Business Podcasts 2010.” Small Business Trends Radio. March 1, 2010.

9 Powerful Social Networking Sites for Women Entrepreneurs.” Simplicity Inc. With A. Michelle Blakeley. January 2010.

Sotomayor Had It Easy- Job Interviews Get Tougher.” July 17, 2009.

Campus Recruiters Hope to Stay in Touch.” Financial Times. June 2, 2009

Tattoos in the Workplace: Managing Opportunity & Identity.” The Black Collegian. January 5, 2009

Speaking Engagements:

“Confessions of a (Former) Broke Brand- Know Your Value”. Blogging Concentrated Atlanta. Duluth, GA. November 8, 2014.

“The Post-Investment Relationship Panel” Moderator. 2014 Atlanta Pipeline Fellowship Conference. Atlanta, GA. September 9, 2014.

“Leveraging Your Network To Advance Your Business” Roundtable Discussion. Straight Shot Accelerator. Omaha, NE. August 13, 2014.

TriCities Small Business Week Conference. Opening Keynote. College Park, GA. May 14, 2014.

AIM/Straight Shot Speak Easy featuring Adrienne Graham, Empower Me!; Rick Olson, Physicians Mutual; BuyNow Worldwide and Huntforce“- StraightShot Accelerator, Omaha, NE- September 5, 2013- 4:30 PM EST.

“It’s Not Sexy, But it’s Essential- Operations Strategies for Small Business”- NAFE Atlanta- Atlanta, GA. February 26, 2013- 6PM EST

“21st Century CEO”  Panel Discussion. TCE Career & Biz Conference and Awards Luncheon “Perceive — Think — Act”. Virginia Beach, VA. June 23, 2012.

“Women in Business: Bring Black Entrepreneurship to the Forefront” Panel Discussion. Alabama State University- Center for Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Change. Montgomery, AL. March 28, 2012.

“Phenomenal Women: On Top of Their Game & How They Got There” Panel Discussion. NAFE Atlanta. Atlanta, GA. March 27, 2012.

“Growth Strategies” Closing Keynote Address. Propel Summit– Atlanta, GA. March 10, 2012

“The Role of Community & Influencers in Today’s Business Environment”. Social Biz Atlanta– Atlanta, GA. February 3, 2012.

“Devising the Perfect Business Plan”. 100 Urban Entrepreneurs– Atlanta, GA. November 30, 2011.

“Smart Social Media Tips for Teens”. 21st Century Leadership at North Springs High School– Atlanta, GA. November 29, 2011.

“Do We Really Have the Talent to Compete in a Fiercely Competitive Global Arena…Really?”. Gwinnett Neighborhood Leadership Institute at Gwinnett Technical College. November 12, 2011.

“Online Reputation Management.” Atlanta Tribune 2010 Moving Your Business Forward Conference. July 28, 2010.

“How to Really Work the Web.” Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference 2010. May 18, 2010.

Women in Tech- Social Media.” University of Virginia, Darden School of Business. November 9, 2009. Keynote Address. Sistas Atlanta. September 2009.


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