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5 Tips to Look (and Feel) Your Best at Work

Find out just how your image and physical presentation can have more influence on your…

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Networking

5 Key Ingredients to Maximize Your Networking Skills

To improve your networking skills, you must first understand why you're networking

Why are you networking? Are you looking for new prospects? Are you seeking strategic partners?…

By Nathaniel J.

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Books

7 Business Books to Drive Your Success in 2017

Find inspiration and learn a few hacks that will help you change your daily habits in these books

Here are the top 6 business books from 2016 that will lead to a successful…

By Lynne d Johnson

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diversity

You’ve Got Diversity All Wrong

'Diversity' in corporate hiring practices is missing a major component that could get better results

Learn what it diversity really means and how you can enhance your workplace environment with…

By Maryann Reid

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Mariah

Career Lessons We Can All Learn From Mariah Carey’s NYE Fiasco

Here's what you should avoid doing after dropping the ball on the job

A few lessons in business about dropping the ball on the job can be learned…

By Selena Hill

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9 things

9 #ThingsIWontApologizeFor at Work

Here is where I draw the line in the sand

Check out these 9 imperative things I absolutely will not apologize for at work no…

By Safon Floyd

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Personal Branding

Top Tips for an ‘Undeniably Fierce’ Personal Branding Strategy

Unleash your 'undeniably fierce' factor, with sage advice from personal branding expert and elevation strategist Jennifer Ransaw-Smith

Personal Branding Expert and Elevation Strategist Jennifer Ransaw-Smith shares valuable insight to you readers position…

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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Ignored

Ask Sheree: How to Cope When Being Ignored at Work

I am a person of color and my ideas are frequently ignored at work. What should I do?

It is not unusual for minorities to feel they have to prove their worth on…

By Sheree Franklin-Hill

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Career

BE’s Guide for Success in 2017: Your Career

Here's to professional success and prosperity in the New Year

Looking to prosper in your professional life next year? Here’s a round-up of articles that…

By Selena Hill

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Baby Boomers

Tapping Into the Wisdom of Baby Boomers

Baby boomers and retirees have plenty of knowledge and wisdom to offer millennials and gen-Xers. In 2017, let's take advantage of it

Let’s put our age and other differences aside in order to tap into the valuable…

By Stephen L. Ball

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explode

Want to Explode Your Success in 2017? Do These 3 Things

Now is the time to determine not just what you'd like to accomplish in 2017, but exactly how to go about accomplishing it

Want to set yourself apart from the crowd and put your career or your business…

By Dr. Avis

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holiday party

10 Things You Should Never Do at Your Office Holiday Party

“The future depends on what you do today” ― Mahatma Gandhi

Avoid doing these 10 things at your company’s upcoming holiday party if you’d like to…

By Safon Floyd

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Disease

Ask Sheree: How to Deal With a Life Changing Diagnosis

Advice on how to cope after being diagnosed with an incurable disease that jeopardizes your career

Intuitive Life Strategist Sheree Franklin shares advice on how to cope after being diagnosed with…

By Sheree Franklin-Hill

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prioritize

9 Easy Ways to Prioritize Your Daily To-Do List

How do you prioritize your daily to-do list?

Members of Young Entrepreneur Council, an org comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs,…

By Black Enterprise

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Dream Job

Strategies for Landing and Succeeding in Your Dream Job

Increase your odds of getting hired, even in a competitive job market, and once employed, excel in your new position

In preparation for and during a job interview, here’s advice to help aid prospective employees…

By Cameka Smith

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7 signs

7 Signs That You’re Great at Your Job

Because sometimes, this maybe hard to tell

If either or all of these 7 signs resonate with you then you deserve a…

By Safon Floyd

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destroy

9 Quick Ways to Destroy Your Career

The guide to breaking it before you make it

Check out this vital intel that reveals the 9 quickest, often hard to recognize, ways…

By Safon Floyd

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productivity

These 10 Habits Will Revamp Your Productivity

Try it. It works

Doing these 10 things on a consistent basis will be exactly what you need in…

By Safon Floyd

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grass

The Grass Is Green: What the HECK Does That Mean?

This concept has guided me in dealing with change, challenges, and opportunities as an African American in corporate America

In a corporate environment, what does it mean to say “the grass is green?” Rita…

By Rita P. Mitchell, CRC®

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2017

5 Powerful Strategies You Must Consider for 2017

These strategies will help you create positive changes in your life, and position you for a better year ahead

Are you ready to close out 2016 and enter the New Year with a clean…

By Cameka Smith

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How To

resolutions

How to Keep Your Healthy New Year’s Resolutions Going Strong

For millions of people, the new year is also starting with new year resolutions around…

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magical thinking

How Magical Thinking Opens the Door to Success

In this article, we’ll explore magical thinking, what it is, and how it works so…

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