A Taste of the Good Life

NFL Linebacker Shaun Phillips indulges in worldly culinary delights

A linebacker with the San Diego Chargers, Shaun Phillips has several passions greater than football.…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Recapturing a Dream

David Minott finally satisfies the musical urges in his soul

The fulfillment of Barack Obama’s presidential dream gave newly minted recording artist David Minott (known…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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To Love or to Loathe?

Value yourself despite the circumstance

Back in 1990, Kim Coles was on top of the world. But her excitement was…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Recruiting From the Military

Wal-Mart offers management opportunities to former members of the armed forces

Michelle Terry enjoys a challenge. It’s what led her to attend the United States Military…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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A Way In

Media remains a closed industry for minorities. The Emma Bowen Foundation offers student interns an opening

Named after the New York community activist herself, the Emma Bowen Foundation was founded in…

By Arlene McKanic

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Ready For the Business at Hand

A federal executive stresses the benefit of training employees

Why should a company spend the money to make sure its employees are properly trained?

By Dale Coachman

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Healthcare IT on the Rise

With $20 billion in stimulus funding, the job opportunities are limitless

A high school fascination with technology led Michael Mathias into a fast-paced, fast-growing career in…

By Laura Egodigwe

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Going Green? Start With Your Carbon Foot-“Print”

Three all-in-one inkjet printers to help you save money and the environment

The only true eco-friendly way to print is to not print at all. But in…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Discovering the Next Big Idea

How one inventor developed idea management software to fuel business innovation

Howard Rasheed, Ph.D., the founder of the Wilmington, North Carolina-based Institute for Innovation Inc. believes…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Perfecting the Process

Creating a more efficient organization on your terms

Now more than ever, for a business to thrive it must embrace change. Entrepreneurs have…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Pulling No Punches

Former boxer and retired ballerina turn innovative fitness approach into business success

Michael Olajide Jr. and Leila Fazel offer a unique approach to fitness that melds the…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Free Mobile Apps That Can Save You Money

Tools to help you manage debt, score deals, and save hard-earned cash

If you own a smartphone, you probably have dozens of apps and can’t wait for…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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How to Fight Medical Billing Errors

Looking closely at your bills could save you thousands

When Beverly Browning of Mesa, Arizona, got the results of her breast biopsy in 2003,…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Kelly Smith Beaty Takes Us Inside ‘The Apprentice’ – Episode 3

Former Black Enterprise intern and Apprentice contestant talks about what you won't see on TV

Kelly Smith Beaty, former Black Enterprise intern and The Apprentice contestant, takes us behind the…

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Chat Live w/ Kelly Smith Beaty from The Apprentice – Episode 3

Get the behind-the-scenes scoop on what happens during 'The Apprentice'

Welcome to our second chat with Kelly Smith Beaty, former Black Enterprise intern and contestant…

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Change We Can Believe In

Over the past few years, the toughest issue executives and entrepreneurs have grappled with can…

By Earl "Butch" Graves Jr.


Don’t Just Leave a Legacy, Live Your Legacy

We all spend a lot of time thinking about and dealing with how the world…

By Earl G. Graves, Sr.

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Be Proactive When it Comes to Your Finances

If there’s one message the editors of Black Enterprise want to communicate with our money…


Why a Crisis Can Be Good for Your Finances

Ariel Investments 2010 survey of African American investors reveals surprising new post-recession money trends

As I read over the results of Ariel Investments 2010 Black Investor Survey recently, I…

By Mellody Hobson

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The High Cost of Death

A death in the family can drain your emotions. Smart strategies can keep it from draining your wallet.

When Clara Bell received the news in June that her beloved 27-year-old nephew had died…

By Bridget McCrea

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