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Monique Woodward

The Importance of Investing in Black and Latino Entrepreneurs

Monique Woodward, a Venture Partner at 500 Startups, tells Black Enterprise about her decision to…

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Social Mentions

7 Ways to Convert Social Mentions Into Sales

Part of a great SEO strategy is acting on every opportunity to build your online reputation

Here are seven actions you can take when you receive social mentions that will help…

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Kanye West

Lessons From Kanye West About What NOT to Do in Business

Though the ultimate cause of Kanye West's recent antics may still be up for debate, these errors in judgement are still a cautionary tale about professionalism

After praising Donald Trump, telling black people to “stop focusing on racism,” trashing Jay-Z and…

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contest

Win Up To $20,000 In GoDaddy’s Small Business Stories Contest

Documentarians can shine a light on small business owners to win cash prizes

Documentarians that shine a light on small businesses and the people who create and run…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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magical thinking

How Magical Thinking Opens the Door to Success

Magical thinking isn't about wishing or hoping; it’s about having a clear vision and taking action

In this article, we’ll explore magical thinking, what it is, and how it works so…

By Elisha Lowe RN, BSN, MBA

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diversity

The 2016 50 Best Companies for Diversity

These 50 companies recognize the value of the link between diversity and engagement

These 50 companies recognize the value of the link between diversity and engagement, which is…

By Kali Wilder

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social issues

These Companies Are Stepping Up To Talk About Social Issues

They're creating environments where diverse employees and opinions are valued

Companies like TIAA and General Mills are engaging their employees in conversation about diversity and…

By Lisa Fraser

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company culture

8 Things You Can Do Today to Grow Your Company Culture

You don’t have to break the bank in order to invest in your employees. In fact, it’s as simple as saying “thank you”

Company culture is a vital part of a successful business. Here are eight tips that…

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four

4 Lessons for Starting Four Companies in Four Years

Starting numerous companies within a short period of time can teach valuable leadership lessons

Every entrepreneur has a different path and journey. Here are four valuable lessons learned one…

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Steve Rasmussen

CEO Spotlight: Nationwide’s Steve Rasmussen on the Side of Diversity and Inclusion (Part 2)

Nationwide CEO talks about expanding the multibillion-dollar business

In Part 1 of BE’s interview with Steve S. Rasmussen, the CEO opened up about…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Steve Rasmussen

CEO Spotlight: Nationwide’s Steve Rasmussen on the Side of Diversity and Inclusion (Part 1)

Nationwide has managed to ingrain diversity into its DNA

In part one of BE’s exclusive interview with Steve S. Rasmussen, the CEO opens up…

By Derek T. Dingle

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4 Focus Areas That Help Move Your Life Forward

Are you creating new lanes?

Here are four ways to help you forge ahead on a new path, create new…

By Elisha Lowe RN, BSN, MBA

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drone

Can Drones Help Your Business Take Off?

You may want to consider investing in a drone for your business

Drones are increasingly taking flight worldwide, offering significant potential benefits for businesses of all sizes.

By Stephen L. Ball

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vendor

6 Keys to Finding The Perfect Vendor for Your Business

Leave hope out of the decision-making process and select the vendor that will serve your business best

A bad employee can cost you a year in lost productivity, while a bad vendor…

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name

Pick A Business Name Without the Regret

The name of your business should represent what your brand stands for

There are a million ways your business name can go wrong — too simple, hard…

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customer satisfaction

8 Easy Ways to Provide Immediate Customer Satisfaction for Virtual Products and Services

Here's how your business can create an immediate sense of customer satisfaction, if you don’t sell tangible products

Here is a list of tips for business owners who sell a virtual product or…

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Facebook Plugins

These Facebook Plugins Will Boost Your Marketing Efforts Faster Than You Can

Drive traffic to your content with these 3 free Facebook tools

Looking to drive more Facebook traffic to your website? Want to know a secret to…

By Sirita Wright

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millennials

6 Old School Ideas to Retain Millennials

Adjust your thinking in a world where 71% of young employees are reported to be either not engaged or actively disengaged at work

Check out these 6 tips that may help you to recruit, develop, and retain millennials…

By Preston Charles

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marijuana business

The Marijuana Business Just Got A Major Partner

Microsoft partners with cannabis technology firm KIND Financials

Microsoft partners with cannabis technology firm KIND Financials.

By Sirita Wright

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chris brown

Meet Former Mayor Turned Cannabis Business Tells All

From politics to pot, this cannabis entrepreneur is banking high profits!

Former Mayor of Hawthorne, California, and cannabis enthusiast Chris Brown, recently chatted with Black Enterprise…

By Sirita Wright

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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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