Career & Money

If you’re anything like us, you understand that your career is what you do to pay for real life. But that doesn’t mean you don’t take it seriously. Whether you’re a C-level executive or a solopreneur, Urban Upscale offers curated content and valuable tips to support your grind. That’s how you afford the good life.

Will we be okay without these 5 companies?

The unforeseen events of the beginning of 2020 have us readjusting our lives in so many ways. We have children that go to class without leaving their bedrooms. We have a brand new level of tension when we grocery shop. We have an uncertainty about the near future that is unprecedented. ”Will my college student […]

Back to business

Whether you’re a corporate executive or entrepreneur, almost all businesses were impacted by the covid-19 epidemic that swept across the United States in 2020. Unless your industry is healthcare, grocery/essential retail or online shipping, it is very likely that your business slowed significantly during the first half of the year. In some cases, local or […]

Trailblazer or token: How to excel when you’re an “only” in the workplace

Many of us have been there. You get the education, you put in the work and you finally get that executive role. It’s been part of your career plan for years. You start the job and it’s everything you thought it would be–almost. But you quickly realize you have very few colleagues who look like […]

Stop worrying about it and just prepare for it.

Many of us have worked hard and smart. Hard enough and smart enough that we have all the trappings and we pay for our children’s braces and we pay for their college tuition and we plan on that not too far off period where we can just deep sea fish or hop a plane across […]

Building and managing your personal brand

If you’ve built a professional reputation that has fueled your career and your lifestyle, then you likely have created a personal brand that’s served you well. The question is, was it intentional or happenstance? And are you managing your personal brand for the next level? Okay, that’s two questions, but equally important. A personal brand […]

10 Resources: Building your personal brand

Whether you’re in senior management or you just got your first promotion, building your personal brand is an ongoing endeavor and is definitely worth a more in-depth examination when you have time. For now, we’ve curated a list of 10 useful links to help keep your personal brand on track. 10 Keys to a Memorable […]

Career podcasts you should know

For busy career professionals, balancing work, family and other commitments is a constant juggling act. If you’ve been able to master this mix of competing priorities, good for you! You clearly know what it takes to keep all the plates spinning while maintaining a harmonious homelife and a successful career. But with your busy schedule […]

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