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women business owners

Microsoft Set to Kick off Major Event for Small Business Owners Across the Country

Small businesses account for 55% of employment in the U.S., according to the Small Business…

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service

How to Get Customers Talking About Your Service

Surprise and delight customers and employees to build enthusiasm for your business

Businesses that can figure out how to motivate their teams to go above and beyond…

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art collecting

Fine Artist Cheryl R. Riley on the Art of Art Collecting (Part 1)

Art expert Cheryl R. Riley's extensive body of work includes public and private art, installations, sculptures, decorative art, and residential murals

Fine artist Cheryl R. Riley has a wide-ranging career, spanning more than four decades and…

By Gwendolyn Quinn

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give back

5 Things Your Business Can Do to Give Back

Businesses of all sizes want to give back and support volunteering. Consider these tips to maximize your business's community outreach efforts

Businesses of all sizes can find easy ways to encourage and facilitate volunteering and giving…

By Stephen L. Ball

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cannabis

Cannabis Legalization Should Benefit People, Not Bottom Lines

According to Dr. Rachel Knox, people should get to choose for themselves how they access their cannabis medicine from a diversified marketplace

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

By Kali Wilder

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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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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…

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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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How To

podcast

How to Watch Black Enterprise’s New Tech Podcast on Any Device

Tune into Black Enterprise’s BE The Code podcast hosted by Sequoia Blodgett for all the…

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paycheck

Here’s How to Stop Living Paycheck to Paycheck

Living paycheck to paycheck can be a vicious cycle that seems so hard to break.…

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