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cannabis

Cannabis Legalization Should Benefit People, Not Bottom Lines

Dr. Rachel Knox states her case as to why people should get to choose for…

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Cannabis

The Future of Cannabis: 9 Experts Share their 2017 Predictions

With 8 new states legalizing cannabis, to an anti-cannabis cabinet appointment, where is cannabis going and how can we prepare?

The time to get into the cannabis industry is NOW. Take a look at what…

By Sirita Wright

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100 Black Men

100 Black Men of the Bay Area Gather for Change

The 100 Black Men of the Bay Area is an organization that's not just about socializing

The 100 Black Men of the Bay Area recently gathered together to celebrate the 28th…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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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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Monique Woodward

The Importance of Investing in Black and Latino Entrepreneurs

Monique Woodard, a venture partner for 500 Startups, discusses why her funding strategy is focused on black and Latino founders

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

By Sequoia Blodgett

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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…

By Selena Hill

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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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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…

By Black Enterprise

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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…

By Black Enterprise

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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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low expectations

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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How To

India

#TechieTips: 4 Things to Consider When Working With Remote Developers in India

India is one of the top countries where startups and other businesses look for talent…

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resolutions

How to Keep Your Healthy New Year’s Resolutions Going Strong

For millions of people, the new year is also starting with new year resolutions around…

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