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Spotify

Meet the Spotify Curator that Keeps the R&B Playlists Jammin’

Mjeema Pickett on artist discovery and how she curates some of the most popular playlists on Spotify

Learn more about Mjeema Pickett, Spotify’s Global Programming Head for R&B, who serves as the…

By Kali Wilder

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SCORE

SCORE Offers Free Help and Benefits for Small Businesses

SCORE is an excellent resource for getting business advice and mentorship for little to no cost

Learn more about SCORE, a government program that provides free small business mentoring sessions, workshops,…

By Preston Charles

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African Tech

Germany and African Tech Startups: Partners in Innovation

Germany is lending support to African startups, and, in turn, taps into African innovation

Germany’s Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development outlined several initiatives for empowering tech startups…

By Samara Lynn

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Obama

Obama’s Legacy of Supporting Small Businesses

President Obama has launched several initiatives that have helped to accelerate entrepreneurship among underserved groups

According to a Fact Sheet released by the White House in honor of National Entrepreneurship…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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capital

5 Simple Ways To Raise Capital

Numerous sources are out there in the form of equity, debt, and grants or cash prizes

Learn about these simple ways to raise capital for your small business, whether it is…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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travel

Need More Career Fulfillment? Travel Before You Retire

Here are three ways that traveling abroad during you youth can enhance your overall professional reputation and performance

Traveling will give your career an instant makeover, providing you with the clarity and confidence…

By Charlene Rhinehart

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Juicing

Entrepreneur’s Passion for Juicing Translates to Success [Part 2]

Part 2 of Chris Goode's story as a juicer and entrepreneur on a mission

Entrepreneur Chris Goode wants to spread his passion for juicing and love of a healthy…

By Kali Wilder

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Competition

How to Stand Out From the Competition

Standing out as a unique brand is all about how you "dress it up"

Ok, so I got this dress at H&M. They had a million of them. So,…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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top cities

Houston Among Top Cities For Small Businesses

These are the cities that were ranked the highest achievers, where micro and small businesses are thriving

Texas may very well be the place to be if you are a small business…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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FAMU

FAMU, Lockheed Martin Sign $5M NASA Agreement

Partnership ‘will open doors for students,’ says interim Florida A&M University President Larry Robinson

Okoli says that both graduates and undergrads will work with Lockheed Martin, whose needs will…

By Robin White Goode

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brand ambassadors

How To Get Millennials to Become Brand Ambassadors

How you can get students and young influencers to boost your company’s marketing efforts?

Establishing brand ambassadors for your business can help ensure your company’s marketing efforts stand out.…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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American Express

2016 Best Companies for Diversity: American Express

Here's how American Express is pushing forward to nurture diversity and inclusion

See how American Express fosters diversity and inclusion. For one, 3 of the company’s executive…

By Lisa Fraser

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This Week in Tech Racism

When racism and technology intersect; week of Dec. 2, 2016

Your weekly guide to the unfortunate use of technology to propagate racism, sexism and the…

By Samara Lynn

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College Board

College Board Resources Helps Students Make Informed Choices

From free test prep to checklists, these aids can make a big difference

Last week I spoke with Steve Bumbaugh, senior vice president of College & Career Access…

By Robin White Goode

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Angelo Ellerbee

PR Guru Angelo Ellerbee Spills Music Industry Tea

An honest glimpse inside the people and practices of entertainment

Find out what PR Guru Angelo Ellerbee has learned, shared, and gathered from some of…

By Safon Floyd

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Juicing

How Juicing Changed this Entrepreneur’s Life [Part 1]

Kansas City’s Chris Goode is on a mission to honor the departed by inspiring the living by way of Ruby Jean's Juicery

Chris Goode, owner of Ruby Jean’s Juicery in Kansas City, talks about his passion, purpose,…

By Kali Wilder

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startup

10 Ways for Tech Startup Founders to Build Strong Partnerships

A practical, common sense approach to forging business alliances

Tech startup founders often need to partnerships to make their business grow. An exec. from…

By Samara Lynn

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Scholarship Money

Don’t Miss Out On $100M of Unclaimed Scholarship Money

Students across the country are missing out on scholarship opportunities by letting deadlines pass or from laziness

Last year, over $100 million in scholarship money went unclaimed. That’s why it’s vital to…

By Jessica Brown

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Financial Advisor

Looking For A Financial Adviser? Watch For These Red Flags

If you see these signs when looking for a financial adviser, keep a tight grip on your money. And run.

You’re looking for a financial advisor, and you’ve met an impressive candidate. Here are signs…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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stress

Struggling With Stress? Giving Can Boost Your Health and Wellness

Reduce your stress by engaging in charitable giving and volunteerism

As we wrestle with stress and anxiety in these final days of 2016, remember that…

By Halima Leak Francis

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How To

windfalls

How to Budget for Unexpected Windfalls

Having a plan for unexpected windfalls can be as important as anticipating surprise expenses. Just…

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Evita Robinson, founder of Nomadness Travel Tribe (Image: Nomadness Travel Tribe)

How to Get Paid for Traveling

Evita Robinson, founder of Nomadness Travel Tribe (Image: Nomadness Travel Tribe)
Have a passion for…

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