The Fellowship Initiative Puts Young Men of Color on the Road to Success

JPMorgan Chase & Co. helps high school students achieve education and career success

The Fellowship Initiative, a program of JPMorgan Chase & Co. that creates economic opportunity for…

By Robin White Goode

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Make Sure You Know Fact from Myth when Seeking to Own a Home

Don't let these common myths dissuade you from buying a home

Many Americans say they want to be homeowners, according to Wells Fargo’s “How America Views…

By Selena Hill

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Frederick Douglass Distinguished Scholar Plans to Help Detroit Business Owners

American University scholar acquires skills that will revitalize her hometown

Last year I wrote about the Frederick Douglass Distinguished Scholars program at American University in…

By Robin White Goode

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Celebrate #BlackMusicMonth With the BE 100s 45th Anniversary Playlist

We're ending Black Music Month on a high note with 45 tracks produced by BE 100s record companies

We’re ending Black Music Month on a high note by honoring the 45th anniversary of…

By Jordan Willard

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Teen Sisters Write Book Urging Young Girls of Color to Celebrate Their Hair

They were encouraged by their father to turn their hair passion into a business opportunity

Like most teens, sisters Zakia (15) and Alanna (14) Tookes, wanted part-time jobs to earn…

By Chanel Martin

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LaborX Matches Underrepresented Candidates to Tech Jobs

A talent marketplace for graduates of innovative training programs and companies looking to expand and diversify their talent pipeline

“LaborX solves the big gap that companies have in finding qualified talent, diverse talent, in…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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5 Products For Black Men To Eliminate Razor Bumps

Specialized products catering to the unique needs of curly textured facial and body hair

Up to 80 percent of all black men suffer from razor bumps. Here are 5…

By Selena Hill

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Outstanding Chicago Apprenticeship Program Changes Lives

Aon and Harold Washington College forge life-changing alliance to create talent pipeline

The experience has been life-changing. Richardson and the other apprentices—almost all of whom are Hispanic…

By Robin White Goode

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Where Is Ms. Frizzle When We Need Her?

It really is OK to ‘get messy’ and ‘make mistakes’—in other words, to fail

Although a lot of the conversation around teaching young people how to fail well is…

By Robin White Goode

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EMPLOYEE WELLNESS PROGRAMS

3 Employee Wellness Programs That Boost Productivity And Lower Costs

Investing in your employees can actually save your business a lot of money in the long run

Spending money on employee wellness programs can result in happier, more invested employees, which can…

By Selena Hill

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WORK-LIFE BALANCE

Want Better Ideas? Keep A Work-Life Balance

Too much stress can stifle your business

Too much stress can lead to fatigue and poor health; it can also cause entrepreneurs…

By Selena Hill

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financial abuse

New Survey: Millennials Are Likely Targets for Financial Abuse or Infidelity

Research shows that most millennials have been the victim of financial abuse by a romantic partner

A hearty 60% of millennials proclaim that their significant other has concealed debt and taken…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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education options

Improving Education Options for Children of Color

This education consultant is passionate about high-quality schooling

“They need to be taught school behaviors, new norms—and tell them why. I look for…

By Robin White Goode

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Is It Time To Scale Your Business? Here’s How To Tell

5 signs that you may be ready to scale your business

Not everyone wants to scale and that’s okay. But for those of us that do,…

By Selena Hill

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Time

7 Reasons To Track Your Time As a Business Owner

“Time is what we want most, but what we use worst"

Many small business owners struggle with time management. Thankfully, there are numerous time tracking tools…

By Selena Hill

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Jewel Tankard

Bravo’s ‘Thicker Than Water’ Jewel Tankard Discusses the New Rules of Making Money

The financial expert, reality star, and pastor explains why it is important to follow your "financial gut" and why you won't get rich by only investing money in your 401(k)

In a Black Enterprise exclusive, Financial Expert Jewel Tankard discusses the new rules for making…

By Chanel Martin

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Marketing Team

Before Doubting Your Product/Service, See How To Improve Your Marketing Team

5 proven ways to improve your company's marketing and make more money

Marketing is one of the most critical elements of your business. Here are some proven…

By Selena Hill

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Startup

If Your Startup Doesn’t Have These 5 Ingredients…

Then it probably won't be around for long -- just saying

It takes much more than hard work or determination alone to succeed with a new…

By Selena Hill

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digital literacy

Talk to Your Teenager About Digital Literacy

Many young people have not yet fully grasped that what they share online can derail their future

Many young people have not yet fully grasped that what they share online can derail…

By Selena Hill

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work-life balance

Four Proven Ways Entrepreneurs Can Achieve a Healthy Work-Life Balance

Entrepreneurs, learn how to balance your work and home life—starting today

Many entrepreneurs struggle to find the perfect work-life balance. Learn four effective ways to get…

By Stephanie Chung

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