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Fiji Airways

5 Reasons to Fly Fiji Airways

Fly away on this South Pacific carrier

Whether you’re visiting the South Pacific for business or pleasure, you’ll have to exercise a…

By Aniesia Williams

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say no

It’s Not Them, It’s You: 5 Effective Ways to Say No

Nearly every time you say yes to someone’s request, you’re saying no to yourself

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Raise your hand if you can’t say no without feeling guilty. Well here’s…

By Kandia Johnson

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graduating

Not Enough of Us Are Graduating from College—And Here’s Why

Higher education doesn't have to mean a four-year degree

Two years ago my husband and I watched nearly bursting with pride and joy as…

By Robin White Goode

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public relations tips

5 Tips From Public Relations Pros That Will Elevate Your Career

Use these transferable skills in any corporate space, regardless of your industry or level of experience

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Public relations is about putting the best foot and the best face of…

By Lisa Fraser

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Bank Black

Why the Bank Black Movement Is Essential to Small Businesses

Black banks have historically been a staple in communities of color and continue to support entrepreneurs and those turned away by large banks

At the 2017 Entrepreneurs Summit, a panel of bank owners and professionals discussed the #BankBlack…

By Selena Hill

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2017 Entrepreneurs Summit

The 2017 Entrepreneurs Summit Daily: Day 2

Another day of inspiration and empowerment

Day two of the 2017 Entrepreneurs Summit was packed with black star power, enlightening panels,…

By Selena Hill

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Moziah Bridges

Moziah Bridges of Mo’s Bows Talks About Building A Business: Interview

Moziah Bridges gives an in-depth interview about his rapidly growing neckwear business

“When you’re impacting others’ lives in a way that is both inspiring and meaningful, it…

By Rochelle Soetan

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inventors

AOWIE 2017: A Conference for Black Women Inventors

An empowering gathering of female inventors and entrepreneurs

Our conference was filled with women inventors, patent attorneys, manufactures, producers, strategists and directors who…

By Lisa Ascolese

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career lessons

Career Protection 101: Lessons From the Trump Trainwreck

If you find yourself in an unethical workplace, keep these three tips in mind

By now, it’s become abundantly clear this train wreck of a presidency is tumbling down.…

By Dr. Avis

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borrowing money for college

Borrowing Money for College? It’ll Cost More to Pay it Back

Undergraduate, graduate, and PLUS loans all affected

Borrow intelligently—and pay your loans back in a way that makes sense for your pocketbook.…

By Robin White Goode

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Google

Google Ushers in Era of the Super Smart Machine at Google I/O

Google is poised to further dominate the world

Google gave a glimpse into how pervasive—and almost scary, yet-cool—artificial intelligence will be at the…

By Samara Lynn

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business presentation

5 Steps to Mastering a Winning Business Presentation

This is how you win over new clients, partners, and investors

At the 2017 Entrepreneurs Summit, Jonathan Sprinkles shared tips on how business owners can improve…

By Selena Hill

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Entrepreneurs Summit

The 2017 Entrepreneurs Summit Daily: Day 1

The annual Black Enterprise conference kicked off with a bang!

Hundreds of business owners traveled across the country to Houston, Texas, on May 17 for…

By Selena Hill

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climbing

Life Lessons: The Hike I Didn’t Want But Needed

Life as an entrepreneur means you find a way to keep climbing

Given the opportunity to spend some time in the exotic Guadeloupe islands in the southern…

By Aniesia Williams

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collaboration in business

Why Compete When There’s More Than Enough Opportunities for Us All?

Collaboration is the key to growth and success

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Competition is dead, collaboration is the key!
Why do people compete in the…

By Cameka Smith

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African American politicians

Keeping the Doors of Opportunity Open for Black Businesses in Houston

African American politicians are working to keep business open for blacks in the conservative state

One politician who has seen the dramatic political shifts on the local, state, and county…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Carlecia Wright

See How This Financial Maverick is Helping Black Businesses Grow in Houston

Carlecia Wright is helping to turn Houston into the capital of diverse business innovation

In her role as director of the Office of Business Opportunity, Carlecia Wright helps foster…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Kase Lawal

Kase Lawal is One of the Biggest Power Players in Houston’s Oil Industry

Lawal is chairman of the only energy company that is controlled by African Americans on the New York Stock Exchange

Nigerian-born Kase Lawal represents one of Houston’s greatest power sources. He serves as chairman of…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Sherman Lewis III

How Sherman Lewis III Became the Largest Black-Owned Employer in Houston

Sherman Lewis III risked it all to open up a profitable business franchise

Sherman Lewis III says that he may be conservative by nature but he “bet the…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Gerald B. Smith

BE 100s CEO Gerald B. Smith Talks Building Business in Houston

Houston is booming with successful black business leaders such as Gerald B. Smith

BE spoke exclusively with Gerald B. Smith, a native Houstonian who has become a major…

By Derek T. Dingle

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How To

change

“The only woman in the room” & how to change that by 2186

With passionate voices working every day to redefine the standard for gender equality, I believe…

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manage

Ask Sheree: How to Manage an Overload of Work

It is very common for a busy professional to feel overwhelmed with their job commitments…

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