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What Are We Celebrating on Black Women’s Equal Pay Day?

On this day, this year, have we caught up to where they were last year?

Find out why August 23rd marks black women equal pay day and discover where we…

By Safon Floyd

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5 Things You Need to Know to Get a Line of Credit for Your Business

Here’s what loan officers are looking for when deciding to grant you a line of credit

Businesses typically use a line of credit to maintain or expand a business—not start a…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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We Need More Guidance Counselors Now

Without advising, many students fall through the cracks

The average Indiana school counselor is responsible for 634 students, ranking the state among the…

By Robin White Goode

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corporate board seats

4 Ways Black Women Can Position Themselves for Corporate Board Seats

How women of color can break the glass ceiling and earn a seat on their corporate board of choice

In 2013, MetricStream Inc. CEO Shellye Archambeau received a call from Verizon Chairman and CEO…

By Derek T. Dingle

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business

5 Lessons I Learned After I Started My Own Business

Learning to look at the big--and little--picture

If you’re an entrepreneur, you already know that starting a business is a lot of…

By Black Enterprise

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Successful CTOs

8 Qualities All Successful CTOs Share

How to rise to the occasion as a great CTO

The most successful businesses I’ve worked with have one thing in common: excellent leadership. As…

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customer

4 Simple Ways to Truly Put Your Customer First

Keeping the voice of the consumer top-of-mind at all times is key

Most successful companies are “consumer-first.” And while your job might be hectic at times, your…

By Black Enterprise

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millenial

The Pros and Cons of Millennial Job-Hopping

While there may be drawbacks, young workers can find significant reasons to continue the practice

Check out the pros and cons of the millennial generation’s practice of job hopping to…

By Safon Floyd

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black panthers

The Black Panthers: 10-Point Program

This is the March 1972 version of the document when the Black Panther Party shifted its focus from black nationalism to helping all oppressed communities

1. WE WANT FREEDOM. WE WANT POWER TO DETERMINE THE DESTINY OF OUR BLACK AND…

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travel writer

How’d You Do That?: Travel Writer Kristin Braswell Talks Living Her Dream

The creator of Crush Global shares the secret to transforming your passion into a lucrative career

Find out how travel writer Kristin Braswell successfully merged her passion and her skills to…

By Safon Floyd

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inventor

Global Tech: Namibian Teen Shines as Inventor of ‘Free-to-Call’ Phone

Our Global Tech series highlights a tech startup or innovator from the African diaspora. This series is part of Black Enterprise's lead-up coverage to the TechConneXt technology summit in San Francisco this October.

A teenager in Namibia is gaining a lot of attention from the tech world for…

By Samara Lynn

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Olympics

Baby Names Inspired by the Olympics—That Aren’t Simone

Name your baby girl after one of these four black women who killed it in Rio

The world may be (rightfully) obsessing over the Simones—Olympic champions Simone Biles and Simone Manuel. But…

By Alisa Gumbs

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Fun Facts About Millennials and Banking

The digital generation’s perspective on banks is different in comparison to past generations

The digital generation’s perspective on banks is different in comparison to past generations—33% of millennials…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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smart

Don’t Tell Your Kids They’re Smart

And other tips for the first day of school

Don’t tell your kids they’re smart. Research has shown that telling kids they’re smart can…

By Robin White Goode

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Love Jones

‘Love Jones: The Musical’ Is Actually Happening

The iconic 1997 film now reimagined for the stage is set to tour this fall

Get the deets on the stage adaption of the critically acclaimed 1997 film, Love Jones,…

By Safon Floyd

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networking

Introverts: 5 Tips for Upping Your Networking Game

Being an introvert doesn't have to inhibit your networking skills

Check out these 5 helpful tips for networking for the shy, uncomfortable, socially awkward, unseasoned,…

By Safon Floyd

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acknowledging others

The Power of Acknowledging Others In 6 Steps

Recognizing others may seem small in practice, but it pays off huge dividends

One of the hardest parts about being homeless was feeling invisible.
I felt like I was…

By Cristie Leondis

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no-excuses

No-Excuses Schools Raise Questions About Discipline

Some begin to modify their approach

But no-excuses schools—usually charter schools that serve predominantly black and brown children—follow a strict discipline…

By Robin White Goode

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Uber

Get a New Side Gig; Uber is Going Driverless

Uber is adopting driverless vehicles.

Uber will soon allow customers to order a driverless car from their phones, reports Bloomberg.…

By Samara Lynn

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#BE30DayChallenge

#BE30DayChallenge: Secure Your Digital Life

In this 30-day challenge, take some time to take a few steps to secure your digital life

So much of our life is spent online, yet so many of us are not…

By Samara Lynn

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How To

hire talent

How to Hire Talent That Will Complement Your Team and Culture

People make the difference. You can have incredible systems and procedures in place, the right software…

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grief

How to Deal With Grief While at Work

Regardless of where you live in the world, all of us in some way have…

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