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Work Stress

Ask Sheree: Owning Your Personal Power During Work Stress

Tips to cope with job challenges and come out on top

Dear Sheree, I am a seasoned professional with an MSW (Master of Social Work) who…

By Sheree Franklin-Hill

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black emotional intelligence

Black Emotional Intelligence (BEI) for Executives

Developing yours allows for fluid and agile movement across time, context, personnel, and circumstance

The following was written by James C. Wadley, Ph.D.:
As a licensed professional counselor and marriage,…

By Dr. James Wadley

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procrastination

Today is the Day We Fight Procrastination…and Win.

And to think---this day would fall directly after a holiday.

Today, September 6th, is the unofficial holiday, Fight Procrastination Day, for those who tend to…

By Safon Floyd

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3 Jobs Everyone Should Have

Three types of jobs that shape your career and your humanity

In one of my first jobs, I had a boss that, in reviews, told me…

By Natasha Miller Williams

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office romance

5 Ways to Govern Your Office Romance

If there is a will, there is a way

Check out 5 helpful tips for navigating your office romance to ensure your situation is…

By Safon Floyd

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social media mishaps

How to Avoid Social Media Mishaps in the Workplace

If employees’ inappropriate posts can be traced back to your company, they immediately become your problem, too.

It’s early on a Monday morning, but your office is already buzzing. At first, this…

By Black Enterprise

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helicopter parent

Your Helicopter Parent is Ruining Things for You

There is such a thing as going too far

There is a place where each child (or adult) must draw a firm line in…

By Safon Floyd

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momprener

5 Tips for Becoming a Master Mompreneur

You can do it all, and it can all be done well—if you're doing it right

Check out these 5 tips that reveal what you can do to have it all…

By Safon Floyd

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Personal Brand

How to Build Your Personal Brand to Promote Your Business

Network boldly to build brand awareness

Most entrepreneurs think that the business or product they represent is the most important aspect…

By Black Enterprise

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interview questions

Top 10 Interview Questions You Must Be Prepared to Answer

Business and HR leaders share their most insightful interview questions

Check out these 10 interview questions that you should always be prepared to answer and…

By Safon Floyd

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college

These 6 College Majors Will Secure Your Future

If you are unsure of which major to pick, these six options are more likely to yield success in the job market following graduation

Find out what you should major in in college in order to secure the brightest,…

By Safon Floyd

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work

5 Tips on Maximizing Tomorrow’s Work Day, Today

These tips will help you stay organized and increase your overall productivity

Find out what you can do to wind down your work down today in order…

By Safon Floyd

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dangerous jobs

Top 10 Safest and Most Dangerous Jobs

Are your job conditions safe, or is there always a potential risk for danger?

Clearly there are some dangerous jobs out there, but someone has got to do it.…

By Safon Floyd

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social circle

5 Fast Ways To Expand Your Social Circle

Expand your "bandwidth" to attract opportunities that can help you become successful

Never eat alone.
That’s according to Keith Ferrazzi, author of Never Eat Alone: And Other Secrets To…

By Maryann Reid

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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…

By Black Enterprise

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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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networking

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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weekend

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

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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