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Working From Home Sucks

Working remotely has its pros, but also many cons

Contrary to popular belief, I think working from home sucks. Whether it’s for a day…

By Selena Hill

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vision

Write the Vision and Make It Plain

Similar to a vision, a vision statement is a personal vision that defines what you aspire to become. That's why it's imperative to write your vision down

In his book “The Success Principles,” Jack Canfield explains that in order to create balance…

By Cameka Smith

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negotiating

10 Negotiating Tips to Get Paid What You’re Worth

During the 2017 Women of Power Summit, a panel of experts shared advice on the best practices that women should apply when negotiating their salary

During the Women of Power Summit, a panel of experts led a master class in…

By Selena Hill

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personal brand

3 Hot Marketing Trends To Boost Your Brand Before It’s Too Late

Use your brand as currency to help your business succeed

A personal brand is like currency as it can open doors that benefit your business.…

By Monica Carter Tagore

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stop trying

Women: Why You Need to Learn to Stop Trying to Do It All

In a one-on-conversation at the Women of Power Summit, author Tiffany Dufu tells women why they need to drop the ball

In a one-on-conversation at the Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit, author Tiffany Dufu tells…

By Alisa Gumbs

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Andrew McCaskill

Coffee With: Nielsen Senior Vice President Andrew McCaskill

Andrew McCaskill, Senior Vice President of Global Communications & Multicultural Marketing at Nielsen, opens up…

By Black Enterprise

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La Vesha Parker

Day In The Life: Meet Etsy Software Engineer La Vesha Parker

Meet La Vesha Parker, a Software Engineer at Etsy located in Brooklyn, New York. See…

By Black Enterprise

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fail

How to Take Risks That Will Pay Off at Work

At the Women of Power Summit, professionals are learning how to give themselves the "freedom to fail"

At the 2017 Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit, professionals are learning the “Freedom to…

By Alisa Gumbs

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owning your power

Owning Your Power

YOU are always in control. YOU own your skills, your time, your knowledge and your resources

After graduating from college and working for seven years in a corporate environment, I decided…

By Rita P. Mitchell

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corner office

From Race To Office Politics, What Really Happens In The Corner Office

Nationwide’s Gale King and AT&T’s Cynthia Marshall Share Rules of Success and Survival in Corporate America

A panel of experts at the 2017 Women of Power Summit offered attendees an insider’s…

By Derek T. Dingle

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graduate

My Advice for College Students Graduating in Media and Journalism

Here's the advice I shared directly with students majoring in journalism at Prairie View A&M University

Making the transition from college to the real world can be a scary transition. Here…

By Selena Hill

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gratitude

3 Easy Ways to Show Gratitude in the Workplace

Remembering to say “thank you” has a positive effect on your clients and staff

Not only is it an essential courtesy, but taking the time to write, say or…

By Selena Hill

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Career Goals

The Young Professionals Bucket List: Top 25 Career Goals to Hit by 40

Here's what young professionals need to do in order to make it to executive ranks or to the C-suite by 40

For young professionals aspiring to make it to executive ranks or the C-suite by age…

By Toni Howard Lowe

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Lucinda Cross

Lucinda Cross Knows What It Takes to Be a Queen Boss

Lucinda Cross, the "Queen Boss," discusses her personal and professional journey

Bestselling author Lucinda Cross describes her personal and professional evolution in this interview, which underscores…

By Patrice Tartt

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network

6 Types of People You Need in Your Life to Thrive

Your network should have a variety of people with unique things to offer

Learn how to strengthen your network with this easy, simple tips. Find out the 5…

By Maryann Reid

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Elaine Welteroth

Teen Vogue Editor Elaine Welteroth on Work, Life, and Balance [Video]

The 30-year-old boss talks about leading Teen Vogue, her fiance, and the importance of self-care

Watch Teen Vogue Editor Elaine Welteroth’s interview with Black Enterprise’s Selena Hill to discuss her…

By Selena Hill

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Kindness

Buckets of Kindness: Remembering Natalie Cole

How a chance encounter with a childhood idol taught Lisa Ascolese the value of sincere kindness and generosity, even in traditionally cutthroat corporate climates

Lisa Ascolese’s chance encounter with musical legend Natalie Cole exemplifies the value of kindness, even…

By Lisa Ascolese

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5 Ways to Go From Co-Worker to Boss and Get R-E-S-P-E-C-T

Use these five tactics to make a smooth transition from co-worker to boss at your company

It’s not uncommon to start in a non-management position, then work your way up to…

By Nicole K. Webb

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5 Key Startup Steps to Reach Social Media Numbers Like Beyoncé

Rishabh Sharma shares his proven formula for building a loyal brand audience on social media, as used by top influencers today

With 10.6 million likes and counting on Instagram, Beyoncé knows how to connect with her…

By Nathaniel J.

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power breakfast

One Thing Powerful People Do That Costs Under $10

A power breakfast at least once a month can enhance your career and professional relationships

Have you taken a look at your life lately? Look now; there’s something missing. You…

By Maryann Reid

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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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