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5 Ways to Get Thousands of Connections on LinkedIn (Really)

How to leverage LinkedIn profile and expand your professional network

In her book, From Receptionist to Boss: Real-Life Advice for Getting Ahead at Work, Nicole Smartt explains…

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corporate board seats

4 Ways Black Women Can Position Themselves for Corporate Board Seats

How women of color can break the glass ceiling and earn a seat on their corporate board of choice

In 2013, MetricStream Inc. CEO Shellye Archambeau received a call from Verizon Chairman and CEO…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Introverts: 5 Tips for Upping Your Networking Game

Being an introvert doesn't have to inhibit your networking skills

Check out these 5 helpful tips for networking for the shy, uncomfortable, socially awkward, unseasoned,…

By Safon Floyd

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acknowledging others

The Power of Acknowledging Others In 6 Steps

Recognizing others may seem small in practice, but it pays off huge dividends

One of the hardest parts about being homeless was feeling invisible.
I felt like I was…

By Cristie Leondis

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How to Master and Maximize Your Weekend

The things you can get done while doing nothing at all

Find out how to make your 2 weekend days set you up nicely for the…

By Safon Floyd

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big-name contracts

3 Traits Millennials Need for Long-Term Career Success

Shirley Ann Jackson's insightful advice about what skills millennial professionals need to succeed in an ever-evolving workforce

In assessing the business landscape in the coming decade, there will be only one constant:…

By Derek T. Dingle

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How to Talk to Your Co-workers About Race

Seven tips for navigating this complex conversation

Check out these 7 expert tips for talking to your co-workers about race as we…

By Safon Floyd

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bad habits

10 Bad Habits to Ban From the Workplace

There are some things you just shouldn't do while in a professional setting

Check out this list of 10 bad habits you must avoid at all cost while…

By Safon Floyd

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Office survival kit

21 Items You Need in Your Office Survival Kit

We're all just trying to make it here

Check out this necessary list of 21 essential items you need in order to survive…

By Safon Floyd

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How to Communicate Your Company’s Vision to Your Employees

Make sure your team is on the same page

Your vision is exactly that: yours. Not everyone has the luxury of immediately understanding the…

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Power back

#PowerTV: 5 Tips to Get Your #Power Back When the Going Gets Tough

Naturi Naughton, star of Starz TV's "Power," shares her secrets for navigating through tough times in business and in love

The following was written by Naturi Naughton, who stars as Tasha St. Patrick on the hit Starz…

By Cristie Leondis

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The Pros and Cons of Starting a Business With Friends

How to work with your BFF and not ruin a friendship

I first met Jonathan Wasserstrum, one of my best friends and now a co-founder of…

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10 Questions to NEVER Ask in an Interview

Sometimes curiosity can kill the cat

Find out the 10 questions you want to complete avoid asking in any job interview…

By Safon Floyd

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Diversity Execs Share the Inside Scoop On How to Get Hired Fast

Black Enterprise spoke to Chief Diversity Executives from Capital One and Pinterest about how diversity benefits business

Decades of scientific research shows that hanging out in groups of people who, for example,…

By Selena Hill

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4 Secrets to Success From Mathew Knowles

If you just think of him as Beyoncé's dad, you're not awake. The accomplished businessman and author shares valuable keys to high achievement

Mathew Knowles, accomplished businessman, educator and author—and yes, Beyonce’s dad, shares valuable keys to high…

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Young, Black, and Looking for a Job? Create One

Here is how minority teens can take initiative carving out their own paths to wealth, in spite of adverse hiring trends

Now is the time to reject the myth of the skills gap, and reorient black…

By Jared Brown

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Women of Power: Vie Wilson Shares How African American Women Can Find Success in the Real Estate Industry

Real estate powerhouse Vie Wilson talks with Black Enterprise about how to achieve success in this competitive industry.

Real estate is a continuously growing and expanding industry. In any given major U.S. city,…

By Tia Walker

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morning commute

#MotivationMonday: 5 Ways to Maximize Your Morning Commute

It's not where you are, it's what you're doing

Find out how to make the most of your morning commute by using the traveling…

By Safon Floyd

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Real Estate

Women of Power: Brie Bythewood Talks Success in the Growing Profession of Real Estate

A 10-year real estate industry veteran reveals the highs and lows of her career

The final installment of our African-American Women in Real Estate rests with Brie Bythewood.  The…

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5 Ways to Avoid Being Overwhelmed at Work

The will to get it all done is already there, but now you have the way

Check out these 5 tips to help you avoid being overwhelmed given a never-ending, insurmountable…

By Safon Floyd

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How To


How to Budget for Unexpected Windfalls

Having a plan for unexpected windfalls can be as important as anticipating surprise expenses. Just…

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Evita Robinson, founder of Nomadness Travel Tribe (Image: Nomadness Travel Tribe)

How to Get Paid for Traveling

Evita Robinson, founder of Nomadness Travel Tribe (Image: Nomadness Travel Tribe)
Have a passion for…

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