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networking event

10 Ways to Tell Whether a Networking Event Will Be Worth Your Time Before You Go

The value of any business mastermind or networking group is at the intersection of the…

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salary negotiation

Ladies, Get Your 20% Back: 3 Tips for Salary Negotiation to Close the Wage Gap

It's time to level the playing field

In a business world where women still earn less than men, you can use salary…

By Janell Hazelwood

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mastermind

Iron Sharpens Iron: Mastermind with Eric Thomas and Breathe University

An e-learning community platform that includes on-demand video courses, live events, and mastermind calls

Breathe University is a mastermind group that I use as a part of an arsenal…

By Elisha Lowe RN, BSN, MBA

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5 Key Career Takeaways from the 2017 Women of Power Summit

Summit offered an abundance of corporate and entrepreneurial powerhouse women who are changing the game

The Women of Power Summit was the Superbowl of career conferences — a smattering of…

By Toni Howard Lowe

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name

What’s in a Name? 5 Tips for Overcoming Name Discrimination

Is white washing your name a requirement to achieve professional success?

Is your name is impeding your chances of having your resume land in a hiring…

By Toni Howard Lowe

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open

One Secret to Being a Powerful Woman? Being More Open

The message was clear at the 2017 Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit

The message was clear at the 2017 Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit: being more…

By Alisa Gumbs

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home

Working From Home Sucks

Working remotely has its pros, but also many cons

Contrary to popular belief, I think working from home sucks. Whether it’s for a day…

By Selena Hill

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vision

Write the Vision and Make It Plain

Similar to a vision, a vision statement is a personal vision that defines what you aspire to become. That's why it's imperative to write your vision down

In his book “The Success Principles,” Jack Canfield explains that in order to create balance…

By Cameka Smith

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negotiating

10 Negotiating Tips to Get Paid What You’re Worth

During the 2017 Women of Power Summit, a panel of experts shared advice on the best practices that women should apply when negotiating their salary

During the Women of Power Summit, a panel of experts led a master class in…

By Selena Hill

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personal brand

3 Hot Marketing Trends To Boost Your Brand Before It’s Too Late

Use your brand as currency to help your business succeed

A personal brand is like currency as it can open doors that benefit your business.…

By Monica Carter Tagore

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stop trying

Women: Why You Need to Learn to Stop Trying to Do It All

In a one-on-conversation at the Women of Power Summit, author Tiffany Dufu tells women why they need to drop the ball

In a one-on-conversation at the Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit, author Tiffany Dufu tells…

By Alisa Gumbs

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Andrew McCaskill

Coffee With: Nielsen Senior Vice President Andrew McCaskill

Andrew McCaskill, Senior Vice President of Global Communications & Multicultural Marketing at Nielsen, opens up…

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La Vesha Parker

Day In The Life: Meet Etsy Software Engineer La Vesha Parker

Meet La Vesha Parker, a Software Engineer at Etsy located in Brooklyn, New York. See…

By Black Enterprise

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fail

How to Take Risks That Will Pay Off at Work

At the Women of Power Summit, professionals are learning how to give themselves the "freedom to fail"

At the 2017 Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit, professionals are learning the “Freedom to…

By Alisa Gumbs

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owning your power

Owning Your Power

YOU are always in control. YOU own your skills, your time, your knowledge and your resources

After graduating from college and working for seven years in a corporate environment, I decided…

By Rita P. Mitchell, CRC®

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corner office

From Race To Office Politics, What Really Happens In The Corner Office

Nationwide’s Gale King and AT&T’s Cynthia Marshall Share Rules of Success and Survival in Corporate America

A panel of experts at the 2017 Women of Power Summit offered attendees an insider’s…

By Derek T. Dingle

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graduate

My Advice for College Students Graduating in Media and Journalism

Here's the advice I shared directly with students majoring in journalism at Prairie View A&M University

Making the transition from college to the real world can be a scary transition. Here…

By Selena Hill

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gratitude

3 Easy Ways to Show Gratitude in the Workplace

Remembering to say “thank you” has a positive effect on your clients and staff

Not only is it an essential courtesy, but taking the time to write, say or…

By Selena Hill

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Career Goals

The Young Professionals Bucket List: Top 25 Career Goals to Hit by 40

Here's what young professionals need to do in order to make it to executive ranks or to the C-suite by 40

For young professionals aspiring to make it to executive ranks or the C-suite by age…

By Toni Howard Lowe

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Lucinda Cross

Lucinda Cross Knows What It Takes to Be a Queen Boss

Lucinda Cross, the "Queen Boss," discusses her personal and professional journey

Bestselling author Lucinda Cross describes her personal and professional evolution in this interview, which underscores…

By Patrice Tartt

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How To

manage

Ask Sheree: How to Manage an Overload of Work

It is very common for a busy professional to feel overwhelmed with their job commitments…

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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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