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How to Negotiate a Line of Credit

For most construction companies, winning a bid on a contract is just the beginning, since…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Getting Clear

How ambivalence in the office hinders opportunities for success

According to a recent report by Catalyst, there are four specific and implicit behaviors necessary…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Building Healthy Relationships

After nearly a decade of managing supplier contracts and procurement in finance, Knightner transferred her…

By Brittany Hutson

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5 Hot Industries for Startups

These sectors offer strong projected revenue growth for new businesses

Every budding entrepreneur wants to find the next big growth sector. A recovering economy and…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Design Drive

How one artist steers her creative interests

Crystal Windham, interior design director, passenger cars, at General Motors Co., integrates beauty and style…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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Auto Insurance Myths and Reality

Auto insurance coverage can be costly. The average annual expenditure for auto insurance came to…

By Jeff Fortson

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Spring Affair

For Your Wardrobe
Python is one of the most stylishly diverse leathers available and nobody demonstrates…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Powered Up

Experience has taught Joe A. Gilbert, a portfolio manager at Integrity Asset Management, to be…

By Frank McCoy

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Talent Hunt

Companies still struggle to find the best employees

Jobs are scarce, competition is high, unemployment is staggering—all of these factors should contribute to…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Inside Tavis Smiley Inc.

TV personality Tavis Smiley and his team were feeling the heat after a series of…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Protecting Your Assets

Jefrey Jones’ 80-year-old widowed, childless aunt suffers with dementia. As the primary steward for her…

By Emerald S. Morrow

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The Right Image

5 ways you can get a job using Pinterest

With more than 10 million registered users, it’s hard to ignore the latest social media…

By Sirita Wright

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Out of Sync

Why the stock market and the economy seem at odds

In February we saw headlines about the DOW JONES industrial average reaching its highest level…

By Mellody Hobson

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Angela Lee (Photo by Joe Abraham)

Space Encounters

What it takes to make a house your home

All of Angela Lee’s work begins with interviews. “The client may not know what they…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Upping the Numbers

How to be a great sales executive in a tough environment

During challenging times, you can expect the competition to be targeting your good customers. So…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Art of the Turnaround

Retired Air Force lieutenant colonel propels small petroleum company into a million-dollar logistics business

Sandra K. Walls became the sole owner of AVPOL in 2004 and turned the petroleum…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Choose Wealth, Not Style

I’m sure if you’ve read my column, heard my speeches, or had the chance to…

By Earl "Butch" Graves Jr.

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Backtalk with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Since retiring from the Los Angeles Lakers in 1989, Kareem Abul-Jabbar continues making his mark…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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All Access: Women of Power Summit

If you’ve been keeping up with this year’s Women of Power hashtag (#WPS2012) on Twitter,…

By Monique Myles

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Get Excited About Your Money

Our Wealth for Life mission is to ensure that you become an active participant in…

By Alisa Gumbs

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How To

Cultural bias

Ask Sheree: When an Employee Suffers Cultural Bias

What should I do when I sense that my manager is culturally biased against me?
First…

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Startups

How to Start a Profitable T-Shirt Business

T-shirts are contemporary wardrobe staples for men, women, and children today. Building an online T-shirt…

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