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helicopter parent

Your Helicopter Parent is Ruining Things for You

There is a place where each child (or adult) must draw a firm line in…

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momprener

5 Tips for Becoming a Master Mompreneur

You can do it all, and it can all be done well—if you're doing it right

Check out these 5 tips that reveal what you can do to have it all…

By Safon Floyd

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Personal Brand

How to Build Your Personal Brand to Promote Your Business

Network boldly to build brand awareness

Most entrepreneurs think that the business or product they represent is the most important aspect…

By Black Enterprise

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interview questions

Top 10 Interview Questions You Must Be Prepared to Answer

Business and HR leaders share their most insightful interview questions

Check out these 10 interview questions that you should always be prepared to answer and…

By Safon Floyd

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college

These 6 College Majors Will Secure Your Future

If you are unsure of which major to pick, these six options are more likely to yield success in the job market following graduation

Find out what you should major in in college in order to secure the brightest,…

By Safon Floyd

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work

5 Tips on Maximizing Tomorrow’s Work Day, Today

These tips will help you stay organized and increase your overall productivity

Find out what you can do to wind down your work down today in order…

By Safon Floyd

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college

These 5 Successful Celebrities Recently Ventured to College

Celebrities are taking advantage of higher education to advance their careers and businesses

Find out which black celebrities opted to go to college despite already having immense success…

By Safon Floyd

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dangerous jobs

Top 10 Safest and Most Dangerous Jobs

Are your job conditions safe, or is there always a potential risk for danger?

Clearly there are some dangerous jobs out there, but someone has got to do it.…

By Safon Floyd

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social circle

5 Fast Ways To Expand Your Social Circle

Expand your "bandwidth" to attract opportunities that can help you become successful

Never eat alone.
That’s according to Keith Ferrazzi, author of Never Eat Alone: And Other Secrets To…

By Maryann Reid

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abroad

These 9 Cool Jobs Can Take You Abroad

Your dream job may take you overseas

Check out these 9 cools jobs that could afford you the opportunity to see the…

By Safon Floyd

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5 Ways to Get Thousands of Connections on LinkedIn (Really)

How to leverage LinkedIn profile and expand your professional network

In her book, From Receptionist to Boss: Real-Life Advice for Getting Ahead at Work, Nicole Smartt explains…

By Black Enterprise

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big-name contracts

How to Land Big-Name Contracts (Regardless of Your Company Size)

Trust is vital to business success

The secret to landing big contracts isn’t deeper pockets or more manpower—it’s getting prospects to…

By Black Enterprise

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corporate board seats

4 Ways Black Women Can Position Themselves for Corporate Board Seats

How women of color can break the glass ceiling and earn a seat on their corporate board of choice

In 2013, MetricStream Inc. CEO Shellye Archambeau received a call from Verizon Chairman and CEO…

By Derek T. Dingle

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millenial

The Pros and Cons of Millennial Job-Hopping

While there may be drawbacks, young workers can find significant reasons to continue the practice

Check out the pros and cons of the millennial generation’s practice of job hopping to…

By Safon Floyd

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travel writer

How’d You Do That?: Travel Writer Kristin Braswell Talks Living Her Dream

The creator of Crush Global shares the secret to transforming your passion into a lucrative career

Find out how travel writer Kristin Braswell successfully merged her passion and her skills to…

By Safon Floyd

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networking

Introverts: 5 Tips for Upping Your Networking Game

Being an introvert doesn't have to inhibit your networking skills

Check out these 5 helpful tips for networking for the shy, uncomfortable, socially awkward, unseasoned,…

By Safon Floyd

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acknowledging others

The Power of Acknowledging Others In 6 Steps

Recognizing others may seem small in practice, but it pays off huge dividends

One of the hardest parts about being homeless was feeling invisible.
I felt like I was…

By Cristie Leondis

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Tasha Smith

Tasha Smith Opens Up About Creating Her Own “Empire”

Actress Tasha Smith on the power of working in your purpose

When skill, favor, and faith collide, enter actress Tasha Smith. And when Tasha Smith comes…

By Sirita Wright

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weekend

How to Master and Maximize Your Weekend

The things you can get done while doing nothing at all

Find out how to make your 2 weekend days set you up nicely for the…

By Safon Floyd

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big-name contracts

3 Traits Millennials Need for Long-Term Career Success

Shirley Ann Jackson's insightful advice about what skills millennial professionals need to succeed in an ever-evolving workforce

In assessing the business landscape in the coming decade, there will be only one constant:…

By Derek T. Dingle

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How To

hire talent

How to Hire Talent That Will Complement Your Team and Culture

People make the difference. You can have incredible systems and procedures in place, the right software…

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grief

How to Deal With Grief While at Work

Regardless of where you live in the world, all of us in some way have…

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