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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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Business Trends

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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Cannabis

7 Health Benefits of Cannabis

Health advantages of the oft-scorned plant

Is cannabis really medicine?
Today more than 20 states have legalized medicinal marijuana and three…

By Sirita Wright

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Your Leap Year Financial Check List

BE's Stacey Tisdale shares tips with CNBC's Sharon Epperson

Black Enterprise Senior Editor of Personal Finance, Stacey Tisdale, shares tips on CNBC’s ‘On the…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Bunche Report

The Bunche Report: How Diversity Affects Hollywood’s Bottom Line

Spoiler alert: Diverse casts tend to sell more tickets and earn higher ratings.

This year’s report includes an examination of viewer ratings, broken down by ethnicity, and a…

By Safon Floyd

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Detroit City Council Honors Women Empowerment Activists

The Powerful Women organization cultivates a culture of excellence for women

Every year, The Powerful Women hosts its signature conference, The Powerful Women’s Weekend, which attracts…

By Kandia Johnson

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2016 ABFF AWARDS

American Black Film Festival Awards Recap

News and views from the 2016 ABFF Awards

ABFF Awards: A Celebration of Hollywood, aired on BET and Centric Tuesday, February 23rd…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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Sheila Johnson, Salamander Hospitality

Black History Month: Sheila C. Johnson, CEO of Salamander Hospitality

29 days of modern black history makers

Sheila C. Johnson, best known as co-founder of Black Entertainment Television, is the first African…

By Safon Floyd

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The Most Popular Vehicles With Ethnic, Women and Millennial Consumers

Nominees for the first 2016 Diversity Volume Leadership Awards announced at Detroit Auto Show

2015 Toyota Camry, Top Vehicle – African American
Nominees for the very first Diversity Volume Leadership…

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and The Gospel of Action

Rhetoric alone can't bring about change

Of all the possible descriptions and titles that have been assigned to Dr. King, history…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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civil rights

Black Enterprise Remembers Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Archival episodes of Our World With Black Enterprise honoring Dr. King

Several Civil Rights Leaders in their own right, including Ambassador Andrew Young, Congressman John Lewis…

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iconic Hollywood sign

Open Letter to Hollywood: Because Hollywoodn’t

We must demand recognition and greater access to opportunities in all aspects of the film industry

Bottom line: these nomination processes—and the entire industry, for that matter—are out of focus. African…

By Earl "Butch" Graves Jr.

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How To

How to Make an Impact in Your Industry and Boost Career Success

How to Make an Impact in Your Industry and Boost Career Success

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“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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