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Laila Ali

Laila Ali Let’s Work Ethic, Not Legacy, Dictate Her Success (Exclusive)

'I have a work ethic where I have really high expectations of myself,' says Ali

I think when you can be authentic and you can be unguarded, you have a…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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6 Strategies to Negotiate a Pay Raise with Confidence

Go get that money!

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Ready to approach your employer about a pay raise? “Keep in mind that…

By Kandia Johnson

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Multiple Myeloma

To Nurses Who Are There When We Aren’t: Thank you and Happy Nurse’s Week!

My dying mother wanted to spend her last moments with her nurses

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The day we discontinued life support for my mother turned out to be…

By Elisha Lowe RN, BSN, MBA

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Winning in Real Estate: How One Woman Has Found Multimillion-Dollar Success

Jane Bond of The Bond Group shares insights on how to win big in selling luxury

Jane Bond reached a recent landmark in her career: She represented the owners of a…

By Janell Hazelwood

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7 Secrets of a Side Hustler: How This Millennial Leads a $400 Million Project While Running Her Own Successful Business

Jereshia Hawk has found the key to balancing her full-time position at a Fortune 500 company and managing her own side hustle

Let’s be real; most of us have a hard time managing one full-time job. However,…

By Kandia Johnson

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Stop Killing Your Book Sales! 7 Common Mistakes Self-Published Authors Should Avoid

Yes, you can make money as an author

Many writers, especially entrepreneurs, have turned to self-publishing as an option to get their books…

By Cameka Smith

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President Barack Obama Was Right About Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day

What started out egalitarian now simply perpetuates class divides

President Barack Obama tried valiantly to shift the day’s focus: In 2015, he urged employers…

By Robin White Goode

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Advertising Titan Carol Williams Offers Solid Career Advice

Let her words and work inspire you to never give up, when it comes to following your passion

Advertising titan Carol H. Williams was recently inducted into the American Advertising Hall of Fame,…

By Lisa Fraser

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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…

By Black Enterprise

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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…

By Black Enterprise

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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…

By Black Enterprise

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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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How To

Equifax hack

After 143 Million Left Vulnerable by Equifax Hack, Here’s What You Can Do

The Equifax hack could be the largest data theft involving Social Security numbers, which is…

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JavaScript Developer

How She Became a Full Stack JavaScript Developer In 5 Intensive Months

My biggest lesson learned was overcoming limitations I had put on myself regarding what I…

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