Magazine Archives - Page 4 of 7 - Black Enterprise

Functional > Magazine

Help! My Co-worker Is Psycho!

How to work with a manipulative and conniving colleague

The difference, however, between a psychopath and someone operating on the periphery is based on…

By Brittany Hutson

Posted: Tags: , , , ,

Blue Chips Poised for Share Growth

Michael McGee sees value plays in three big company brands

Michael McGee is a hopeful pragmatist. During 2012’s second half, the Detroit-based independent financial adviser…

By Frank McCoy

Posted: Tags: , , , ,

When a Company Like Facebook Goes Public

Should you invest in initial public offerings?

Does the Facebook price saga indicate that individual investors should shy away from IPOs? Not…

By Donald Jay Korn

Posted: Tags: , , , , ,

Presidential Politics: What’s at Stake

Unlike the 2008 presidential election, the history-making novelty of a black candidate earning the nomination…

By Earl G. Graves, Sr.

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Dream Big, Act Small

According to the Small Business Administration, roughly 90% of businesses fail in their first year.…

By Earl "Butch" Graves Jr.

Posted: Tags: , , , ,

Scotch Discoveries

A whisky connoisseur gives a primer on a classic spirit

Often considered a “man’s drink,” the spirit of choice in professional circles and at cigar…

By Sonia Alleyne

Posted: Tags: , , , , , ,

The 2-Hour Job Search

Stop wasting time and focus on where you can get results

“The online job application process is inefficient,” insists Dalton. “Online job postings have destroyed the…

By Marcia A. Reed-Woodard

Posted: Tags: , , , , , ,

A Healthy Business

Natural pet food company leverages mobile delivery and e-commerce to help maximize canine wellness

Cook says this business model made sense because not only did e-commerce eliminate the overhead…

By Emerald S. Morrow

Posted: Tags: , , , , , ,

Lessons From My Loving Mother

You were the anchor of our family. Although you had to contend with a testosterone-charged…

By Darcel J. Church

Posted: Tags: , , , , ,

The Eternal Love of My Life

On the many nights I came home exhausted, beaten, bloodied, and bruised from the daily…

By Earl G. Graves, Sr.

Posted: Tags: , , , , ,

A Designer Venture

Young entrepreneur promotes economic growth in Africa through fashion

So, in 2009, to assist African designers in having an international presence in the industry,…

By Brittany Hutson

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , ,

Quiet Power

Manny Halley finds business success through faith, family, hard work, and ownership

Halley is far from the typical image or behavior of what many might expect of…

By Sonia Alleyne

Posted: Tags: , , , ,

Learning From Experience

A creative experiment helps land a job at a major tech firm

In 2010, Foy created a concept video promoting the virtues of Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7…

By LaToya M. Smith

Posted: Tags: , , , , , ,

Blogging Your Professional Brand

Want to be thought of as an industry expert? Become a blogger

Don’t think of blogging as writing several paragraphs per day. Keep it as fluid, dynamic,…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

Posted: Tags: , , , ,

How Is Your Relationship with Your Boss? Do You Know?

Tips for maximizing your standing with your manager

A relationship that seems amicable may not adequately reflect how a manager feels about the…

By Brittany Hutson

Posted: Tags: , , , , ,

Digital Life with Mario Armstrong: Group Economics

Three tips to successfully “crowdfund” your idea or dream

Crowdfunding is a radical new form of fundraising that happens online and helps you leverage…

By Mario Armstrong

Posted: Tags: , , , ,

Ultra Thin, Ultra Fast, Ultra Light

Intel’s ultrabooks take on the future

Ultrabooks are a new breed of portable laptop that is gaining popularity in consumer circles…

By K. T. Bradford

Posted: Tags: ,

Have Music, Will Travel

With one foot in music and the other in technology, Dennis Jeter makes software that jives

Jeter, a musician who holds a degree in classical trumpet, started programming computers when he…

By Darcel J. Church

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Winning Government Bids

Minority business owners are making small inroads in getting more federal contracts

Small minority-owned firms are winning as many federal contracts as their mainstream counterparts, but are…

By Tamara E. Holmes

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , ,

E-Learning for Entrepreneurs

Dell and Black Enterprise team up to provide courses and solutions to startups

SBU is a free eight-week online video course. Topics include establishing a brand, hiring a…

By Carolyn M. Brown

Posted: Tags: , , , ,

How To

podcast

How to Watch Black Enterprise’s New Tech Podcast on Any Device

Tune into Black Enterprise’s BE The Code podcast hosted by Sequoia Blodgett for all the…

Read More »
paycheck

Here’s How to Stop Living Paycheck to Paycheck

Living paycheck to paycheck can be a vicious cycle that seems so hard to break.…

Read More »