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How Seeds of Fortune Creates Economic Empowerment Opportunities for Young Women of Color

As a high school senior, Nitiya Walker, was met with a challenge that many students…

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Nicole Roberts Jones on ‘Finding Your Fierce’

The career coach offers tips from her new book on how to find and align your passion and purpose for profit

Nicole Roberts Jones is on a mission to bring out the best in each woman.…

By Lisa Fraser

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Boss-Moms

Why This Woman Turned a Hashtag into an Online Destination for New Age Boss-Moms

Dreena Whitfield launched ThePRMommy, an online destination for moms juggling their family life and careers

How can a woman juggle the never-ending demands of motherhood and a successful career? This…

By Kandia Johnson

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Want to Spread the Word About Your Work? Find Your Tribe

Success requires teamwork

If you’re looking to build a successful business or rewarding career build a “tribe,” of…

By Kandia Johnson

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week

Has Racism in the Workplace Increased Since Donald Trump Became President? This Black Executive Notices a Difference

Sheree Franklin answers a letter from a man that has noticed the shift in the attitudes and behaviors of his white peers while in professional settings since the election of President Trump

Following the election of President Trump, increased racial tension could be felt across the U.S.…

By Sheree Franklin-Hill

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say no

It’s Not Them, It’s You: 5 Effective Ways to Say No

Nearly every time you say yes to someone’s request, you’re saying no to yourself

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Raise your hand if you can’t say no without feeling guilty. Well here’s…

By Kandia Johnson

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Work Smarter, Not Harder: 4 Ways to Slay Your Day

Efficiency pays off

Self-awareness is key to slaying your goals. What are your top three daily priorities? What…

By Kandia Johnson

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6 Strategies to Negotiate a Pay Raise with Confidence

Go get that money!

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Ready to approach your employer about a pay raise? “Keep in mind that…

By Kandia Johnson

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Advertising Titan Carol Williams Offers Solid Career Advice

Let her words and work inspire you to never give up, when it comes to following your passion

Advertising titan Carol H. Williams was recently inducted into the American Advertising Hall of Fame,…

By Lisa Fraser

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Temper Tantrum

Tantrums of a Grown Woman

Learn the importance of successfully managing your temper and how it can determine your success or failure in the workplace

When things get tough for us as grown women, you can either have a temper…

By Cameka Smith

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four skills

The Four “A’s” That Impact Your Career Advancement

Don't get overlooked for opportunities because you lack the characteristics needed to seal the deal

Learn more about the four “A’s” that will help ensure your personal characteristics are not…

By Nicole K. Webb

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skills

The Skills You Need to Avoid Career Death

Here's how to keep your career alive in the digital age

See why all workers must learn and embrace digital skills for their brand in order…

By Monica Carter Tagore

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name

What’s in a Name? 5 Tips for Overcoming Name Discrimination

Is white washing your name a requirement to achieve professional success?

Is your name is impeding your chances of having your resume land in a hiring…

By Toni Howard Lowe

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home

Working From Home Sucks

Working remotely has its pros, but also many cons

Contrary to popular belief, I think working from home sucks. Whether it’s for a day…

By Selena Hill

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corner office

From Race To Office Politics, What Really Happens In The Corner Office

Nationwide’s Gale King and AT&T’s Cynthia Marshall Share Rules of Success and Survival in Corporate America

A panel of experts at the 2017 Women of Power Summit offered attendees an insider’s…

By Derek T. Dingle

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graduate

My Advice for College Students Graduating in Media and Journalism

Here's the advice I shared directly with students majoring in journalism at Prairie View A&M University

Making the transition from college to the real world can be a scary transition. Here…

By Selena Hill

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abu dhabi

10 Things I Learned Working As A Black Woman in Abu Dhabi

Working in a foreign country offers life-changing perks you cannot get anywhere else

To say that living and working in Abu Dhabi is an experience of a lifetime…

By Maryann Reid

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jump

It’s Time to Jump! 3 Ways to Leap Into the Life of Your Dreams

Start living the life you want and deserve today

This year, I have made a commitment to jump in the deep! Are you with…

By Cameka Smith

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breakup

4 Ways to Keep a Breakup From Hijacking Your Work Mojo

Successfully managing your emotions during a breakup or divorce is the difference between a rising corporate star and an overwrought, stressed out person

A divorce or breakup is painful because it represents the loss of the relationship and…

By Cameka Smith

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Cathy Hughes

How Cathy Hughes Stays on Top of the Entertainment Industry

One of the nation's wealthiest black, female entrepreneurs shares her secrets to success

Find out how Radio One founder and one of the wealthiest black women in the…

By Safon Floyd

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How To

change

“The only woman in the room” & how to change that by 2186

With passionate voices working every day to redefine the standard for gender equality, I believe…

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manage

Ask Sheree: How to Manage an Overload of Work

It is very common for a busy professional to feel overwhelmed with their job commitments…

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