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2016 Best Companies for Diversity: Exelon Corporation

This is how Exelon is pushing to nurture diversity and inclusion throughout the company

Learn more about what Exelon Corp., the energy provider based in Chicago, and what it’s…

By Lisa Fraser

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Monique Woodward

The Importance of Investing in Black and Latino Entrepreneurs

Monique Woodard, a venture partner for 500 Startups, discusses why her funding strategy is focused on black and Latino founders

Monique Woodward, a Venture Partner at 500 Startups, tells Black Enterprise about her decision to…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Diversity

The Tech 100: Achtung! Surprises about Diversity in Germany’s Startup Culture

In this edition of The Tech 100: Germans commit to diversity and inclusion in its rapidly-growing tech startup scene

As it tries to establish its own Silicon Valley, Germany is tackling diversity and inclusion…

By Samara Lynn

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nice

Why It Doesn’t Always Pay to Be Nice at Work

Doing too many favors for your co-workers might be jeopardizing your success

You want to be nice at work and do that favor your co-worker asked for,…

By Alisa Gumbs

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crowdfunding

#BE30DayChallenge: 5 Prep Steps to Launch a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

For the next four weeks, we will outline how to help you reach your goal and raise capital through a successful, reward-based crowdfunding campaign. First, follow these five critical steps to start securing funding for your venture

Here is a 30-day challenge to help you launch a successful rewards-based crowdfunding campaign. Each…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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savings

5 Simple Ways to Raise Capital for Your Small Business

Use these tips to help successfully fund your small business

Small businesses often need capital to get their footing, i.e.: for inventory, equipment or retail…

By Black Enterprise

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startup week

The Nation’s Capital Kicks Off Techstars’ Startup Week

Washington, D.C. is the latest city to launch Startup Week, a global initiative to help entrepreneurs created by Techstars, a mentorship-driven startup accelerator program

Washington, DC is the latest city to launch Startup Week, a Techstars created global initiative…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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new year

How You Can Effectively Plan Ahead Before the New Year

Don’t wait until the end of December to plan your New Year's goals—start now

Goal planning is not just for the new year. Here are some simple tips to…

By Black Enterprise

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ADP

2016 Best Companies for Diversity: ADP

Here's what ADP is doing to nurture diversity and inclusion throughout the company

ADP, a company dedicated to providing human resources management software and services, implements diversity and…

By Lisa Fraser

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3 Simple Steps To Scrubbing Your Budget

Staying on budget is not easy. Here are 3 steps you can take to set a budget and make it much more realistic.

Staying on budget is not easy. Here are 3 steps you can take to set…

By Carrie Pink

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trivia board game

Father-Son Team Develop Trivia Board Game That Is Bringing Conversation Back

Earth Encounters offers innovative and captivating way to learn about the world through play

Earth Encounters is a board game fueled by the concept that conversations among friends ignite…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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open letter

Morgan State President Explains Why He Signed Open Letter to Trump

‘Bigotry, hatred, won't make America great,’ David Wilson says

An open letter to Donald Trump signed by 110 college presidents urges the president-elect to…

By Robin White Goode

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mentor

5 Smart Strategies for Choosing the Right Mentor

When looking for the right mentor to help with your personal and professional goals, consider this criteria

Mentors can help you accomplish your goals – both personally and professionally. Here’s how you…

By Black Enterprise

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pep talk

It’s Time to Give Yourself a Pep Talk

Use these three strategies to give yourself an effective pep talk

Career and leadership development coach Kaydian Comer shares 3 steps you should incorporate into a…

By Kaydian Comer

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Social Mentions

7 Ways to Convert Social Mentions Into Sales

Part of a great SEO strategy is acting on every opportunity to build your online reputation

Here are seven actions you can take when you receive social mentions that will help…

By Black Enterprise

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abroad

5 Ways to Make Memorable Experiences Abroad

Use these five suggestions to get the most out of your adventures abroad

Things give you pleasure temporarily, while memories bring you joy that lasts a lifetime. Here…

By Candace Boggan

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Business Travelers

International Air Travel You Can Afford

Three airline suggestions for international travel that won't break the bank

After deciding where you want to go, you must then find an affordable international airline.…

By Aniesia Williams

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BE Global: From Cameroon to Germany’s Tech Startup Industry

Young African ex-pats find opportunity in German's tech startup scene

Germany offers immigrants of color more opportunity and an affordable education than even the United…

By Samara Lynn

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Castrol

Castro Did Business With Black Farmers, Not the U.S. Government

Cuba purchased more than $20 million in goods from black farmers in 2003

As news broke that the former Cuban President Fidel Castro was dead at age 90,…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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early riser

5 Reasons You Don’t Need to Be an Early Riser to Succeed at Work

Tenacity is more important than being the first one in the office

It’s not about being the first at the office or the last one to leaves.…

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How To

Apply to More Than 50 HBCUs at Once With the Common Black College Application

Students can apply to 52 of the more than 100 HBCUs by completing just one…

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Password Protect Your Flash Drive In Two Simple Steps

Flash drives, thumb drives, USB sticks: whatever you want to call them, they’re more than…

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