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How to Plan For Success in Your Next Quarter

Tips to make your next quarter spectacular

When it comes to running a business, the end of each quarter is the perfect…

By Kandia Johnson

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Social Media

4 Ways to Determine Marketing ROI for Social Media

Businesses need to determine the value of social media marketing by measuring the ROI

Companies often spend large budgets for social marketing without attaching a value to their efforts.…

By Sherron Washington

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school

Working Their Way Through School

Chicago Technology Academy uses internships to help its students reach higher

Chicago Technology Academy is a contract school—similar to a charter. The high school uses month-long…

By Robin White Goode

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6 Strategies to Strengthen Boardroom Diversity to Advance African Americans

Advice from two of the most powerful African Americans in corporate America

John Rogers and James Bell not only represent two of America’s most astute corporate directors…

By Derek T. Dingle

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BP

BP Names Black Woman as CEO of its South African Division

Historic appointment makes her the first black female CEO at BPSA

Late last month, British Petroleum (BP) made Priscillah Mabelane the chief executive officer of BP…

By Selena Hill

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In NYC Schools, Free Lunch, if Healthy, Could Mean Better Learning

 Will higher test scores follow?

The results? The healthier the lunches offered, the higher the end-of-year test scores. Brookings says…

By Robin White Goode

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Floyd Mayweather

How Floyd Mayweather’s Final Fight Echoes 12 Great Business Lessons

There are many business takeaways from the recent Mayweather match

Apply the business lessons of “The 48 Laws of Power” by watching Floyd Mayweather promote…

By Preston Charles

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black directors

Boardroom Power: Blacks on the Board of Directors

The African American directors of the S&P 500

The blacks who sit on the board of directors of the S&P 500 are being…

By Alisa Gumbs

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Black Men

The Black Men XCEL Summit Ultimate Recap: All The Highlights!

All of the happenings over at the Black Enterprise Black Men XCEL Summit

The Black Men XCEL Summit has officially kicked off! Here is where you can get…

By Selena Hill

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#ReadABookDay – The 10 Books That Should Be Part of Your Kid’s Childhood

‘Every day is #ReadABookDay!’

And to sneak in one of my son’s all-time favorites—The Lord of the Rings trilogy,…

By Robin White Goode

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Starbucks

Rosalind “Roz” Brewer Tapped As New Starbucks COO

Starting in October, Brewer will lead the coffee company’s operating businesses across the Americas

Just months after joining the Starbucks board of directors, Rosalind “Roz” Brewer has been appointed…

By Selena Hill

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Financial Relief Underway for Black Homeowners and Entrepreneurs Recovering from Harvey

As the waters recede, it's time to rebuild

Some observers have estimated that Harvey in final damages could exceed $100 billion.
FEMA estimates that…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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corporate America

5 Ways Black Men Can Succeed in Corporate America

Learn what it takes to operate in the C-suite

Learn what it takes to operate in the C-suite with tips for how black men…

By Alisa Gumbs

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black filmmaker

AT&T Seeks Black Filmmakers for 2018 Tribeca Film Festival

This is an extraordinary opportunity for aspiring filmmakers to debut a movie at one of the most anticipated film festivals and win $1 million in funding

AT&T, the Tribeca Film Festival (TFF) and Tribeca Film Institute have announced an open call…

By Kandia Johnson

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Kito Johnson

Million-Dollar Real Estate Broker and Investor Shares How to Build a Real Estate Empire

Kito Johnson discusses entrepreneurship, real estate, and bouncing back after the 2008 economic crisis

Kito Johnson talks to Black Enterprise about his faith, family, failed businesses, and recovering from…

By Chanel Martin

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Better Weekdays

On the Road With ‘Shark Tank’ 2017: Meet the CEO of Better Weekdays

Meet the entrepreneur who is connecting college students with their careers

Better Weekdays founder Chris Motley created a better way to connect college students with careers.…

By Brandon Andrews

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Black Male Students

Is Mentorship the Key to Success for Black Male Students?

Models to reach and impact larger numbers of boys and young men of color

How do we replicate successful mentorship models to improve black male student success and to…

By Alisa Gumbs

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DACA

Why I Support DACA as a Teacher, a Black Woman, a Christian and a Human Being

Education blogger Marilyn Rhames speaks out

It’s only been in the last two years that I learned which of my former…

By Robin White Goode

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influence online

4 Simple Ways to Increase Your Influence Online

These resources will help you stay in the know and build your brand as a thought leader within in your realm of expertise

Subscribe to or join the following networks to stay in the know, build your influence…

By Kandia Johnson

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scholarship

BE Editor Honored By Local Community Org Helping Students Go to College

Up Rising Stars Inc. is a family-run organization that helps youth realize their dreams

Earlier this summer, BE’s very own Selena Hill was honored by a local org called…

By Selena Hill

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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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