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4 Steps to Turn Your Expertise into Business

Your skills and knowledge are worth money. Here's how to calculate their value

Everyone has a skill they can teach someone. So whether you’re looking to turn your…

By Kandia Johnson

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Farewell

5 Career Gems That Obama Dropped at the University of Chicago

During Barack Obama's first public appearance since leaving office, he shared great advice that applies to us all

Obama also shared great career advice with the students that applies to us all, no…

By Selena Hill

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Network

So You Say You Want to Network! Here Are a Few Things to Remember

The ability to network is one of the most crucial skills any entrepreneur can have. So make sure you are making the most of your networking experiences

There are many different types of networking events. Some are strictly business related, some are…

By Cameka Smith

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to-do list

Conquer the Chaos! 9 Steps to Tackle Your To-do List with Ease [Part 1]

There always seems to be so much to do and not enough time to do it. Follow these steps to conquer the chaos in your life and get your to-do list done

In this two-part blog, I will share nine steps you can take now to conquer…

By Cameka Smith

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video games

Parents, Stop Nagging: Here’s Proof Playing Video Games Helps Careers

Want to boost your career? Play cooperative, online games

Researchers at Missouri S&T studied the effects of playing World of Warcraft (WoW) and found…

By Samara Lynn

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commute

How to Get Work Done During Your Commute

Your morning commute is the perfect time to prep for a productive day at work

Don’t despair – whether you’re taking public transportation, driving, or even riding your bike, commute…

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freelancer

What Types of Financial Reports Should You Be Generating as a Freelancer?

Everything a freelancer needs to know to get paid.

To help get you on the right path, here’s an overview of accounting basics and…

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Headshots

Save Money: Nine Tips for Better Headshots

You want to look your best in a professional shot

Here are some basic photography tips I learned from taking classes and working as a…

By Black Enterprise

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Kwame Thomison

Coffee With: Asana Engineer Kwame Thomison

Meet Kwame Thomison: an Engineering Site Lead at Asana with a B.S. in Information Science from Cornell University

Learn more about the career path of Kwame Thomison, an Engineering Site Lead at Asana…

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mindsets

Focus on These 4 Successful Mindsets to Rise to the Top

Successful people share these four mindsets, so work on developing your own to achieve success

When it comes to rising to the top, talent, skills, and passion are just part…

By Selena Hill

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career lessons

Coffee With: Airbnb Project Manager Lexi Butler

Meet Lexi Butler, a Standford University graduate who ended up unexpectantly working in the world of tech.

Learn more Lexi Butler, how she landed a job at Airbnb, and how the Standford…

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Ms. Corporate America

Texas M.B.A. Student Tenaj Ferguson Crowned Ms. Corporate America 2017

Meet Ms. Corporate America 2017 Tenaj Ferguson

Meet Tenaj Ferguson: She shatters all MBA stereotypes with her nontraditional background. Tenaj is a…

By Charlene Rhinehart

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business masterminds

5 Gems From Black Business Masterminds That Will Hugely Impact Your Career

Here's what you missed at the Black Business Student Association Elevate Conference

The best and brightest business masterminds dropped gems about advancing diversity in leadership during the…

By Charlene Rhinehart

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four skills

The Four “A’s” That Impact Your Career Advancement

Don't get overlooked for opportunities because you lack the characteristics needed to seal the deal

Learn more about the four “A’s” that will help ensure your personal characteristics are not…

By Nicole K. Webb

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Porschia Nkansa Picture Black Enterprise

This Millennial CPA Gave up Her Corporate Benefits to Pursue Her Dream of Earning a Ph.D.

Porschia Nkansa discusses what it takes to earn a Ph.D.

Meet Porschia Nkansa: a number-crunching sorority girl whose résumé of accomplishments would light up any…

By Charlene Rhinehart

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Equal Pay Day

The 5 Things You Need to Know About Equal Pay Day

Learn how you can help to decrease the ongoing gender pay gap

As you join forces with women to advocate for the equity of women on Equal…

By Toni Howard Lowe

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Carol H. Williams

Carol H. Williams is Inducted Into the American Advertising Federation’s Hall of Fame

The advertising titan is the first black female executive and creative to be given this honor

Visionary advertising veteran, Carol H. Williams, will be inducted into the American Advertising Federation’s Hall…

By Lisa Fraser

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remote work

Live in These States? You May Want to Consider Remote Work

If you'd rather clock-in from home—or from anywhere other than a stuffy office cubicle—here are the top states to find flexible work locations

A recent report by FlexJobs lists the states that offer the most remote work along…

By Janell Hazelwood

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skills

The Skills You Need to Avoid Career Death

Here's how to keep your career alive in the digital age

See why all workers must learn and embrace digital skills for their brand in order…

By Monica Carter Tagore

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The Women’s Global Leadership Initiative’s Global Advisory Board Talks Leadership and Empowering Women

These leading ladies share empowering tips on how to achieve success through leadership

I spoke to the members of my Women’s Global Leadership Initiative—Global Advisory Board about all…

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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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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