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5 Ways to NOT Pitch Journalists

Avoid making these 5 big mistakes

When pitching a story to journalists, the quality of the pitch can determine if you…

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Madison Jaye, media personality

Madison Jaye Talks Building a Career In Media and Developing a Brand

3 pieces of advice for millennial women interested in a career in media

Coming from the inner city streets of Newark, New Jersey, Madison Jaye has quietly emerged…

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3 Ways to Escalate Your Accountability

Clarity, deadlines, and flexibility are key

These strategies will help you get back on the achievement track and escalate your accountability.…

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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Robert Gooden, owner, Cigar Bar

U.S. Navy Veteran Turned Entrepreneur Launches High-End Cigar Bar

Vetrepreneur discusses his latest venture

Vetrepreneur Robert “Doc” Gooden became inspired to pursue a brand new idea—one that would allow…

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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workplace romance

Should You Take a Chance On a Workplace Romance?

Answer these 4 questions before mixing work and pleasure

A successful workplace romance may lead to a loving relationship with a promise of commitment…

By Kandia Johnson

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Keys to Abundant Living: Master Your Mind, Master Your Money

Life coach Jenenne Macklin teaches how to activate the laws of abundance

After navigating a private practice for 10 years, it became clear to Macklin that women…

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[WATCH] What Everyone Can Learn From Nigeria’s First Female Billionaire

'Africa Leads' hosts Twitter chat with Folorunsho Alakija, a black female billionaire from Nigeria

‘Africa Leads’ hosts Twitter chat with Folorunsho Alakija, Nigeria’s first female billionaire.

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5 Mistakes to Avoid Before Quitting Your Job to Start Your Own Business

Starting a business requires more than capital

Starting a business requires more than capital.

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5 Presentation Tips We Can Learn From Dr. King

Master your presentation by taking a few cues from Dr. King

Who is your audience? What do they do they want? Is there something keeping them…

By Kandia Johnson

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8 Career Skills You Need To Be Competitive in 2016

Knowing how to manage diversity will be key

According to a 2015 survey by ManpowerGroup, diversity, communication, and a global mindset are key…

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5 Ways Extroverts Can Step Up Their Networking Game

Here's how those with outgoing personalities can optimize their networking skills

When starting a company, networking is incredibly important. While it can difficult for shyer types,…

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4 Ways to Be An Excellent Mentor

Whatever your career stage, you can help guide someone to greater accomplishments

It may seem counterintuitive, but often people who need to be mentored the most won’t…

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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One Of the Best Things You Can Do For Your Career in 2016

Relationships are the new currency in business

The reality is, regardless of your goal, building relationships must be a part of your…

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Feel Like You Don’t Fit In? Find Your Tribe For Career Success

A tribe can help you build influence as a thought leader

With the explosion of social media, connecting people with similar interests and increasing your digital…

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10 Tips to Make 2016 Your Year

Use these life and career tips to make 2016 your best year ever

Being very honest with yourself about your strengths and weaknesses can help you create a…

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5 Millennials Offer Non-Cliché Advice For Sticking to Your New Year Resolutions

First-hand tips for setting goals and sticking to them

With many New Year’s resolutions in motion, BlackEnterprise.com caught up with five millennials to hear…

By Courtney Connley

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3 Career-Sabotaging Habits To Avoid This Year

If you don't believe that you are good enough, certainly no one else will

If you don’t believe that you are good enough, certainly no one else will.

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Are You Prepared For Success in 2016? Ask Yourself These 8 Questions

The answers can help you have a fulfilling year

Ask yourself the following questions to help you prepare for success in the New Year.

By Kandia Johnson

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6 Ways PR Professionals Can Take Their Career to the Next Level

The founder of AKR Public Relations offers practical leadership advice after more than a decade of PR experience

Founder of AKR Public Relations, Amanda K. Ruisi, has more than 15 years in the…

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Emotionally Intelligent

How to Determine Whether You’re Hiring the Right Fit

How to fix the trend of hiring fast and firing fast

Many companies espouse the mantra “hire fast, fire fast.” Because every day a position is…

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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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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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