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Power back

#PowerTV: 5 Tips to Get Your #Power Back When the Going Gets Tough

Naturi Naughton, star of Starz TV's "Power," shares her secrets for navigating through tough times in business and in love

The following was written by Naturi Naughton, who stars as Tasha St. Patrick on the hit Starz…

By Cristie Leondis

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staffing agencies

#BlackBizMatters: 6 Black-Owned Staffing Agencies to Help Find Your Next Job

Here's a way to support black businesses while searching for your next employment opportunity—because #BlackBizMatters

Check out this list of 6 black-owned staffing agencies to serve as your go-to, in…

By Safon Floyd

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Gentrification

Are Entrepreneurs the Solution to Gentrification?

How entrepreneurs can judiciously create more value than they can capture in gentrifying neighborhoods

One thing that can be said about a gentrifying neighborhood is that the market trend…

By Al Williamson

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Renovating

4 Things You Need to Know Before Renovating Your Home

'Blog Cabin' host Chris Grundy gives homeowners the inside dish

Home improvement fanatic Chris Grundy knows his way around a toolbox. The host of Cool…

By Alisa Gumbs

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Intel

Intel Releases Diversity Stats, Shows Support for LGBTQ Community

Intel unveils its progress on diversity and inclusion in its mid-year diversity report

Intel so far this year has achieved 43.4% hiring of women and minorities according to…

By Samara Lynn

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Petcube

BE Test Drive: Petcube

Petcube is technology that lets you interact with your pet when you are away from home

It’s heartbreaking to leave pets to go to work, school, and other places where you…

By Samara Lynn

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Friends

The Pros and Cons of Starting a Business With Friends

How to work with your BFF and not ruin a friendship

I first met Jonathan Wasserstrum, one of my best friends and now a co-founder of…

By Black Enterprise

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product

How to Refine Your Idea to Build an Actual Product You Can Sell

For conceptually driven entrepreneurs, these strategies for proactive planning will help you come up with tangible, marketable products or services and bring your great ideas to fruition

Successful companies all start by building around a unique idea. That said, not everyone with…

By Black Enterprise

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Couple in New York

Competing Ambition: Five Ways to Overcome Common “Power Couple” Struggle

How you can reach mogul status--together

The term ‘power couple’ triggers my brain to cue Alicia Keys’ Unbreakable. You may not…

By Toni Howard Lowe

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STEMBoard

Tech Innovator of the Week: Aisha Bowe, CEO, STEMBoard

Our Tech Innovator of the Week highlights an African American tech startup or innovator as part of Black Enterprise's lead-up coverage to the TechConneXt technology summit in San Francisco this October. This week's innovator: Aisha Bowe, Co-founder and CEO, STEMBoard

While sitting on a review panel board for proposals from small businesses, mostly women and…

By Samara Lynn

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pitch LeBron

CNBC’s ‘Cleveland Hustles’ Series Launches a Pitch to LeBron James Contest for Small Businesses

The NBA superstar will endorse the winning small business owner

To celebrate the launch of “Cleveland Hustles,” CNBC’s new series from executive producer LeBron James,…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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interview

10 Questions to NEVER Ask in an Interview

Sometimes curiosity can kill the cat

Find out the 10 questions you want to complete avoid asking in any job interview…

By Safon Floyd

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Simone Manuel

Simone Manuel First African American Female Swimmer To Win Olympic Gold For Team USA

Olympian ties for gold medal, setting a record at 52.70 in the 100-meter freestyle

Simone Manuel became the first African American female swimmer to win an Olympic gold medal…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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todd hunter

This Major Editor Reveals The Truth Behind Why Some Books Don’t Make It Big

Editor Todd Hunter is looking for young, dynamic black male voices with a message

I sat down with Atria Books Acquisitions Editor Todd Hunter, at his Simon & Schuster…

By Maryann Reid

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#FitnessFriday

#FitnessFriday – 5 Tips for an Easy Active Weekend

Who says you can't have it all?

Check out these 5 #FitnessFriday tips that allow you to come down off of a…

By Safon Floyd

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Travel Pillow

Black Entrepreneurs Introduce the Last Travel Pillow You Will Ever Buy

The Journey Pillow, Anthony and Candace Williams' innovative product, helps travelers relax and get comfy

Recently, entrepreneur siblings Anthony and Candace Williams successfully kick-started their premium travel product, the Journey…

By Chanel Martin

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#divesttoinvest

Women Business Owners Call To Action: #DivestToInvest In Black Banks

Over 100 business owners, stakeholders, and community leaders attend #DivestToInvest black bank enrollment event in Washington, DC

Over 100 business owners, stakeholders and community leaders attended the #DivestToInvest black bank enrollment event,…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Diaspora Demo Day

Startup Applications Now Open for Diaspora Demo Pitch Competition 2016

The Diaspora Demo Experience is a vast meetup of entrepreneurs, startups, VCs, investors, and others from the African diaspora

Diaspora Demo Experience is the largest gathering of African entrepreneurs, startups, VCs, investors, and more.…

By Samara Lynn

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Kidpreneur

Kidpreneur Launches Publishing Company That Celebrates Brown Girls Everywhere

Promotes high self-esteem and positive self-images for black girls

Kidpreneurs never cease to amaze and make us wonder what we were doing with our…

By Gwen Jimmere

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Columbia

Black Columbia Business School Alumni Offer 100 Thank Yous

Esteemed alumni from Columbia Business School celebrate the prestigious institution's centennial anniversary in this inspirational video

Find out what these African American alumni from Columbus Business School are thankful for and…

By Safon Floyd

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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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