Magazine Archives - Page 2 of 344 - Black Enterprise

Magazine

Money Matters: Finding Financing for a Fixer-Upper

How to get the money for a home makeover

My husband and I are looking to buy a home, but all we can find…

By John Simons

Posted: Tags: , , , , , ,

4 Inexpensive Ways to Boost Your Home’s Value

Eric and Monta Baskerville knew the house they bought in 2009 was a good find,…

By Tory Parrish

Posted: Tags: , , , ,

75 Companies Without Black Board Members

Here is our list of major public corporations that do not have any black board members

When will diversity settle in?

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Editors

Posted: Tags: ,

The Value of a Black Life

To paraphrase Supreme Court Chief Justice Robert B. Taney in the landmark Dred Scott decision…

By Earl G. Graves, Sr.

Posted: Tags: , , ,
Robert F. Smith

The Turnaround Kings: BE 100s Financial Services Company of the Year

Vista Equity Partners team prove themselves masters of rebuild and returns

By applying its proprietary operating principles (the details of which were not fully disclosed), Vista…

By Alan Hughes

Posted: Tags: , , , ,

The Magicians of Madison Avenue: BE Ad Agency of the Year

Walton Isaacson combines analysis and creative wizardry to fuel company growth

According to Walton, it takes a particular mindset to succeed at the firm. “I would…

By Alan Hughes

Posted: Tags: , , , , ,
Robert L. Johnson And Dr. DeForest B. Soaries, Jr. Announce Alliance To End Payday Lending, Lower Minority Consumer Debt, And Promote Financial Education

The Curtain Never Falls on Bob Johnson (A.G. Gaston Lifetime Achievement Award)

There’s always another groundbreaking act for this billionaire entrepreneur

No, I have no desire to eclipse BET as the brand under which I fly.…

By Caroline Clarke

Posted: Tags: , , , , ,
Nelson Mandela's daughter and granddaughter

Spirit of South Africa

A political leader’s daughter and granddaughter toast to new opportunities in the wine industry

To South Africans, Nelson Mandela’s clan name, Madiba, identifies him in terms of his history…

By Sonia Alleyne

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , ,

Pipeline to Power: BE’s Industrial/Service Company of the Year

By fueling sales with integrity, teamwork, and healthy competition, Hightowers Petroleum has doubled its earnings over the past five years

“Bad times are great times for small, innovative, and emergent businesses to take advantage of…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

Posted: Tags: , , , , , ,

Diving Deep

After losing her job, a medical professional finds satisfaction in her passion

Davis, who had enjoyed recreational swimming with her family since she was a child, learned…

By Sonia Alleyne

Posted: Tags: , , ,
Winners ot the black enterprise small business awards

Entrepreneurs Conference: Celebrating Small Businesses Revved Up for Growth

B.E.’s 2013 small business award nominees know what it takes to develop a vision into a scalable enterprise

Every business venture starts with a vision. But it takes the right plan and momentum…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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

High Velocity: Black Enterprise’s African American Auto Dealer of the Year

Quality of service and dealer-owner operations helped March Hodge weather the storm and speed past the competition

Game changers: March (L) and Hodge combined their dealerships to help grow a top auto…

By Carolyn M. Brown

Posted: Tags: , , , , , ,

BE 100s: Accelerate Your Business

41st Annual Report On Black Business

Get ready to take your company through a business environment that promises to be even…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Editors

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

A Great Place for Marketing

Samplesaint’s geo-fencing service gets customers in a shopping frame of mind no matter where they are

Essentially, consumers can receive push notifications from a brand when they physically enter geographic locations…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

Posted: Tags: , , , , , ,

Teaching Financial Literacy

Here’s a quick guideline for teaching your child about money management.

By Leslie E. Royal

Posted: Tags: ,

Keep Track of Rewards Points

With this tool, you can manage points, miles, family memberships, and loyalty programs in…

By Leslie E. Royal

Posted: Tags: , , , ,

What It Takes to Accelerate Your Business

I want to share with both newly minted entrepreneurs and established business owners that you…

By Earl Graves, Jr.

Posted: Tags: , , , , ,

Magic’s Touch

Lessons from the entrepreneurial journey of this former NBA star

Earvin “Magic” Johnson has scored big by creating a business fiefdom that serves urban America.…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Editors

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

A Good Job Is Just the Beginning

With a combined six-figure income, Christopher and Genevie Jones seek advice for long-term success

“Christopher and Genevie aren’t the stereotypical young couple who buys first and asks questions later,”…

By Sheryl Nance-Nash

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

Ensuring a Legacy of Wealth

David Harris learned firsthand how to avoid a common mistake that can derail estate planning

When Harris’ stepmother died, his father could not find information about prepaid burial arrangements, nor…

By Tamara E. Holmes

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , ,

How To

support

How to Position Yourself As an Industry Authority

To build your authority, you’ll need a continuous message that tells the world who you…

Read More »

‘I See You’: The Power and Beauty of Building Multiple Tribes of Professional Women

Women that make the time to find their tribes of professional sisters have a competitive…

Read More »