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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,…

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interview

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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Mistake

Messed Up At Work? 5 Tips to Recover From a Major Mistake

We've all been there. Here's how to recover from a major error made in the workplace

So, you made a mistake on the job. Haven’t we all? It is not the…

By Cameka Smith

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media

How I Landed a Cool, Full-Time Job in Media

Looking for a job isn't fun or easy—especially in the fields of media and journalism

Black Enterprise’s very own Selena Hill shares some of the tips, strategies and advice that…

By Selena Hill

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unapologetic

How to be Unapologetic in 2017

Don't apologize for your dopeness, maximize it in 2017

2017 is the year to unapologetic about everything in your life. Take charge and walk…

By Cameka Smith

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work anxiety

5 Ways to Stop Work Anxiety While on Vacation

Here's how to let go of work anxiety and enjoy yourself on vacation—because, you can do this! You earned it

These 5 tips are exactly what you need in order to avoid that nagging work…

By Safon Floyd

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Goals

3 New Year’s Goals That Most Entrepreneurs Haven’t Considered

To take your career into an unexpected, yet profitable direction, try these nontraditional New Year's resolutions

Here are three nontraditional New Year goals that probably weren’t on your list last year,…

By Charlene Rhinehart

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keys to success

Like a Boss: 3 Keys to Success From the CEO of JCPenney

Marvin R. Ellison, who runs one of the biggest retailers in the country, shares how he made it to the top

Marvin R. Ellison, one of the few black CEOs in corporate America, talked to BE…

By Alisa Gumbs

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family values

Like a Boss: Why Family Values Matter in Business

JCPenney CEO Marvin Ellison says he wouldn't have made it to the top without the love of a strong black woman

JCPenney CEO Marvin Ellison shares how the importance of his faith, family values, and his…

By Alisa Gumbs

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Leadership Lessons

Like a Boss: JCPenney CEO’s Leadership Lessons

4 lessons in leadership from Marvin R. Ellison, the Black Enterprise Corporate Executive of the Year

Here are a few of the leadership lessons JCPenney Chairman and CEO Marvin R. Ellison…

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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