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Are Your Friends Helping or Hurting Your Business?

Your friends will say they want to help out in some shape or form.

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Project Deadlines

How to Make Project Deadlines Less Daunting

Here's how to be proactive and productive while working towards impending deadlines

A goal without any kind of timeline can be endlessly postponed.
Sometimes circumstances, such as a…

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money

5 Worthless Work Worries

Why you need to get over other people's opinions of you, past mistakes, and other work worries that waste your time and energy

Work offers plenty of legitimate concerns: deadlines, goals, customer satisfaction, new opportunities, missed opportunities—the list…

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Tyler Perry

Let’s Look At How Tyler Perry Built His Billion-Dollar Brand

History does not have to determine your destiny or your legacy

Against All Odds:
How Tyler Perry Built His Billion-Dollar Brand
He’s become one of the most polarizing…

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career

Things You Tell Yourself About Your Career That Are Wrong

To do good work, it still takes the basic building blocks: dedication, honing your skill set, listening to constructive feedback, improving and growing

To do good work, it still takes the basic building blocks: dedication, honing your skill…

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gap year

3 Productive and Purposeful Things to do During a Gap Year

Taking a year off before college? Tips to make yourself more marketable

Recently, when Malia Obama, President Barack and Michelle Obama’s oldest daughter, announced she was taking…

By Kandia Johnson

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Millennial

Millennial Success Secrets

If you're a young entrepreneur looking to get on the fast track to success, check out Micha's course: From College To The Real World

If you’re a young entrepreneur looking to get on the fast track to success, check…

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Dana White

Leadership Expert Dana White Talks Career, Sacrifice, and Balance

Sure, you can have it all--just not at the same time

Find out the price to be paid for success.

By Safon Floyd

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Women

Rules for Creating Contagious Positivity in Your Workplace

There are plenty of ways you can spread positive vibes to counter all that bad energy

There are plenty of ways you can spread positive vibes to counter all that bad…

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Compassion

Compassion Is Your Most Effective Business Tool

Best leaders know that empathy forges the strong bonds that engage the hearts and minds of team members

Arriving in Haiti in early 2010 was a devastating experience. As our plane circled the…

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Women summit

3 Reasons Why You Should Live Stream the United State of Women Summit on June 14

Livestream #StateofWomen Summit on Tuesday, June 14.

On Tuesday, June 14, the White House is welcoming over 5,000 women to the United State of…

By Kandia Johnson

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Storytelling

Storytelling Sets These Trailblazers Apart

Eric Thomas and Marcus Burrell share tips on how to build a standout brand

Eric Thomas and Marcus Burrell share tips on how to build a standout brand. 

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Work

This Former Model Taught Miss USA How to Work a Room And It Paid Off

Expert runway coach, Lu Sierra shares strategies for killer confidence

As the woman who’s coached five of the top 10 ladies of Miss USA 2016, including the…

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Work

Who Wants to Work Past 70?

You may have to.

Find out why 1 in 4 Americans expect to retire after 70, if at all.

By Safon Floyd

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Publicist

5 Little Known Ways To Be Your Own Publicist

Promote yourself like a pro

Whether you’re an employee preparing for the job of CEO or an entrepreneur looking to…

By Kandia Johnson

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Kamau Bobb

Dr. Kamau Bobb Talks Encouraging Interest in STEM Education

Dr. Kamau Bobb shares advice for students pursuing STEM fields, part IV

Dr. Kamau Bobb shares advice for students pursuing STEM fields.

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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Career

Olympic Stamina: 3 Tips to Overcome Career Obstacles Like a Superstar

Record-breaking runner Carmelita “The Jet” Jeter shares advancement tips

Record-breaking runner Carmelita “The Jet” Jeter shares advancement tips.

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meditate

Why Black Business People Should Meditate

Let’s face it, being black in corporate America requires a complex skill set to succeed.

Nichol Bradford
The following was written by Nichol Bradford:
Let’s face it, being black in corporate…

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The Lean UX Design Method That Will Make a Real Difference

Demonstrating the value in human-centric design

By prioritizing UX design over hardware, Apple launched a product that killed the competition in…

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How to Strengthen the Client Base You’ve Worked Hard to Build

Here are a few ideas to build better relationships with your clients and your network

Now, this only works if you have a strong client base.

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How To

T-Shirt Business

How to Start a Profitable T-Shirt Business

T-shirts are contemporary wardrobe staples for men, women, and children today. Building an online T-shirt…

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How to Invest in Cannabis Stocks

While some stocks in these sectors have been high fliers, even more have gone bust…

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