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Stop Killing Your Book Sales! 7 Common Mistakes Self-Published Authors Should Avoid

Many writers, especially entrepreneurs, have turned to self-publishing as an option to get their books…

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Advertising Titan Carol Williams Offers Solid Career Advice

Let her words and work inspire you to never give up, when it comes to following your passion

Advertising titan Carol H. Williams was recently inducted into the American Advertising Hall of Fame,…

By Lisa Fraser

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Farewell

5 Career Gems That Obama Dropped at the University of Chicago

During Barack Obama's first public appearance since leaving office, he shared great advice that applies to us all

Obama also shared great career advice with the students that applies to us all, no…

By Selena Hill

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Network

So You Say You Want to Network! Here Are a Few Things to Remember

The ability to network is one of the most crucial skills any entrepreneur can have. So make sure you are making the most of your networking experiences

There are many different types of networking events. Some are strictly business related, some are…

By Cameka Smith

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to-do list

Conquer the Chaos! 9 Steps to Tackle Your To-do List with Ease [Part 1]

There always seems to be so much to do and not enough time to do it. Follow these steps to conquer the chaos in your life and get your to-do list done

In this two-part blog, I will share nine steps you can take now to conquer…

By Cameka Smith

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commute

How to Get Work Done During Your Commute

Your morning commute is the perfect time to prep for a productive day at work

Don’t despair – whether you’re taking public transportation, driving, or even riding your bike, commute…

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Headshots

Save Money: Nine Tips for Better Headshots

You want to look your best in a professional shot

Here are some basic photography tips I learned from taking classes and working as a…

By Black Enterprise

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mindsets

Focus on These 4 Successful Mindsets to Rise to the Top

Successful people share these four mindsets, so work on developing your own to achieve success

When it comes to rising to the top, talent, skills, and passion are just part…

By Selena Hill

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business masterminds

5 Gems From Black Business Masterminds That Will Hugely Impact Your Career

Here's what you missed at the Black Business Student Association Elevate Conference

The best and brightest business masterminds dropped gems about advancing diversity in leadership during the…

By Charlene Rhinehart

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four skills

The Four “A’s” That Impact Your Career Advancement

Don't get overlooked for opportunities because you lack the characteristics needed to seal the deal

Learn more about the four “A’s” that will help ensure your personal characteristics are not…

By Nicole K. Webb

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Carol H. Williams

Carol H. Williams is Inducted Into the American Advertising Federation’s Hall of Fame

The advertising titan is the first black female executive and creative to be given this honor

Visionary advertising veteran, Carol H. Williams, will be inducted into the American Advertising Federation’s Hall…

By Lisa Fraser

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skills

The Skills You Need to Avoid Career Death

Here's how to keep your career alive in the digital age

See why all workers must learn and embrace digital skills for their brand in order…

By Monica Carter Tagore

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networking event

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

How can you tell whether a business mastermind or certain networking event is worth your time or not?

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

By Selena Hill

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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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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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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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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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How To

change

“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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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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