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Informed interaction

You need to know what your co-workers do

You thought it took only a day to process a one-page invoice. That…

By Nicole Graves

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Managing adversity

The Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University is helping senior executives…

By Robyn D. Clarke

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Making the switch

I like the company I work for, but I'm tired of my position. Should I leave?

“Leaving should always be your last option,” says John Black, president of J.…

By Nicole Graves

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Getting carried away

Avoid taking on the problems of the entire office

You regularly rearrange your already tight schedule, take work home and stay late at…

By Tanisha A. Sykes

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Making the right moves

Jerri DeVard's career is jumping-literally

Most people wouldn’t dare leap for a job in an industry in which they…

By Robyn D. Clarke

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Singing the workplace blues

Use these tips to combat those feelings

Been in a funk at work lately? Not quite feeling like yourself? In…

By Sonja

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Positive vibrations

Get a musical dose of motivation

When was the last time you heard a song that made you want…

By Robyn D. Clarke

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Time’s a-wasting

Stop procrastinating and get back to work

Don’t put off till tomorrow what you can do today.” It’s an adage…

By Terri P. Guess

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A study date

Making one with yourself daily will help keep you on the path to success

The successful person will make the time to do what’s important. This includes…

By Robyn D. Clarke

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Build a precious collection

Take a look at the Black Heritage series of U.S. postage stamps

Even if you’re not a philatelist (pronounced fee-late-tul-ist, a.k.a. stamp collector), you probably already…

By Sonja

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Check out an inexpensive flying option

Choose courier travel for big savings on overseas flights

Ready for the world? If so, flying courier will enable you to see foreign…

By David Kaufman

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Ensuring the proper fit

Finding the right dentist is more than luck; it takes investigation

Edward Jenkins, 45, shot out of bed with pain roaring from his molars, aching…

By Tanisha A. Sykes

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Traveling with the euro

At the beginning of this year, the European Union’s monetary system changed forever.…

By Ann Brown

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An Office Of Her Own

Black women have proven themselves a force to be reckoned with in the world of business. But is the best yet to come?

Over 70 years ago, black intellectual leader and scholar W.E.B. Du Bois said, "The…

By Robyn D. Clarke

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Get Financing Now

These resources can help you find the money you need to start-and grow-your enterprise

Black women entrepreneurs have been on a roll. Between 1987 and 1996, the number…

By Phaedra Brotherton

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Business Consultants Abroad

Entrepreneurs act as middlemen in assisting others with overseas business affairs

During a 1991 business trip to Tokyo, Kathryn D. Leary says she fell in…

By Gerda Gallop-Goodman

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Working the Web

Learn how the Internet can benefit your business

Microsoft’s Bill Gates has been quoted as saying that any business that doesn’t have…

By Deidra-Ann Parrish

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The Mother of All Balancing Acts

You don't have to choose between a briefcase and a diaper bag. Here are proven strategies toward a more rewarding work and family life.

After glancing at the kitchen clock for the third time, Coleen Kelley shouts up…

By Robyn D. Clarke

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Tailor-made Coverage

Here's how you can insure your life insurance is the proper fit for you

Dr. Reginald Buford and his wife, Dr. Deena Buford, have experienced the kind of…

By Donald Jay Korn

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Revenge Of The Value Investors

With surgical precision, conservative fund managers have carved out the best stocks from the body financial.

Imagine the high school chess whiz tripping up the football team’s brawny captain. Or…

By James A. Anderson

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Is Booking Over the Web Worth the Trip

A look at how online travel websites measure up

Jim Shelton flies back and forth between Los Angeles and Atlanta once a month…

By Ann Brown

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Obesity in black women

According to the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, half of all…

By Monique R. Brown

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Winters’ storm

United Energy CEO James Winters sues city of Portland, Oregon

Don’t tell James Winters you can’t fight City Hall. The CEO of United Energy…

By Cliff Hocker

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Express elevator to the top

Ken Chenault formally named CEO to lead American Express in 2001

Going up? If you’re Kenneth I. Chenault, the answer is an absolute yes.…

By Marjorie Whigham-Desir

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Switching tech servers

John Thompson leaves IBM to take the helm of Symantec Corp.

They say things always happen in threes. In early April, John W. Thompson,…

By Cassandra Hayes

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A landmark appointment

Francisco Borges tapped as new head of investment management firm

The University of Connecticut’s men’s basketball team weren’t the only Huskies who celebrated…

By Denise K. Douglas

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The Wright move

Carver taps former head of Harlem empowerment zone to head bank

The nation’s largest black-owned bank recently ushered in a new era, announcing that Deborah…

By Kimberly Seals McDonald

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Riding the Internet wave

Will e-commerce widen or narrow the gap in African American entrepreneurship?

In an increasingly electronic age, the question is a rather simple one: will electronic…

By Thomas Boston

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Saving is fundamental

Groups teach teens the value of financial responsibility

Remember receiving your allowance with a stern warning to save it rather than…

By Bevolyn Williams-Harold

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Commercial or residential?

Check your zoning laws before hanging out your shingle

Picture this: you’ve worked hard to ready your home-based print shop. But within a…

By Wendy M. Beech

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Medicine for the masses

Phoenix Pharmaceuticals markets prescription drugs to underserved communities

Most urban dwellers who see black physicians probably aren’t aware that the money…

By Sonya Kimble-Ellis

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Banking on books

The Afro-American Book Stop thrives at selling tomes

Michele Lewis was struck with the entrepreneurial spirit as a kid selling candy…

By Melba Newsome

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Want to play your cards right?

Business cards should work as hard as you do. Use these tips to create ones that sell.

What kind of response do you get when you pass out your business card?…

By Wendy M. Beech

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Financing option

More industries use factoring to capitalize small businesses

Ned Amos, owner of Amos Plumbing Co., was in a bind. As a subcontractor…

By Paula Lynn Parks

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Save yourself from being sued

Learn about strategies to gain greater financial security

Would you know what to do if your business was sued? The Business…

By Gerda Gallop-Goodman

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Squeezing dollars out of the Net

Be ready to reap the benefits as retailers realize the value of niche marketing on the Net

Since its inception as a commercial medium, the Internet has posed a persistent question…

By Tariq K. Muhammad

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Ballyhoo over broadband

If your Internet connection is too slow, check out these high-speed options

If you find that you do more waiting than work when you surf the…

By John W. Ellis IV

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E-mail faux pas

Read this before you send that message to multiple addressees

Are you an e-mail fanatic, sending and receiving forwarded messages no matter how…

By Tariq K. Muhammad

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Just the fax, please

Two e-mail fax services keep you connected, even on the road

There’s often no substitute for receiving a fax. E-mail doesn’t always do the trick,…

By Sakina P. Spruell

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Bonds continue bumpy ride

Investors contend with another seesaw market

Events-from the Fed chairman’s comments to the air strikes in Yugoslavia-have rocked the…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Growing or not?

American Express' Manns reveals how to really identify earnings growth

We hear so much about earnings growth these days, you’d think we’d have it…

By James A. Anderson

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The dogs of summer

Cappy Price finds no value in small caps

Last year proved to be the worst of times for small caps. As of…

By Tania Padgett

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The right fund at the right price

Finding investments with high returns at low prices

Before you place your hard-earned dollars in a mutual fund, find out if you’re…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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…And nephew makes four

The Fosters try to plot the finances of a growing brood

Where there’s a will there’s a way" best describes Kelvin and Michelle Foster. The…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Entering the world of commodities

Here's how to make money by trading futures

If you’re looking for another potentially profitable-albeit risky-investment vehicle, you may want to…

By Camille Brown

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Is this the end?

What to do when an employee quits

"I quit!" What do you do when a staff member shouts these words…

By Robyn D. Clarke

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Poor communication

Procrastination. Bureaucracy. Clinging to outdated modes of thinking. All of these can reduce…

By Robyn D. Clarke

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A Pregnant (Career) Pause

Can being visibly pregnant during a job interview hurt my chances of getting hired?

"Our fair labor laws say pregnancy shouldn’t affect a hiring decision," says Nadia…

By Robyn D. Clarke

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Through the grapevine

Network internally to further your career

You’ve purposefully avoided hallway corner conversations and navigated around the sea of complaints discussed…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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FIT to be president

Joyce Brown is the first African American to head a New York City college of design

In the world of fashion and design, few people get to see the runway…

By Phaedra Brotherton

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Yoga-to-go

Don't forget to relieve stress on the road

Face it. Sometimes traveling for business takes a lot out of you. The…

By Kellye Davis

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Do it now

There's no time like the present

"Why put off till tomorrow what you can do today?" Even if you’re…

By Robyn D. Clarke

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Ready to call it quits?

Read this before you give up

So, things aren’t going as planned. Maybe it’s your professional life. Perhaps it’s…

By Marcia A. Reed-Woodard

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Become a people person…

...and increase the quality of your interactions

There are those who view interaction with office-mates only as a means to…

By Robyn D. Clarke

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Search and seizure

Are U.S. Customs Service agents violating the rights of African American travelers?

Karra Duncan, a 25-year-old California resident, dreamed of seeing the Eiffel Tower. Late last…

By Nancy Huie

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Train travel is getting faster-at least on Amtrak’s Boston-New York-Washington, D.C., route. Amtrak…

By Ann Brown

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Flex Your Financial Muscle

Whether you're buying a new car or a tube of toothpaste, make sure you spend your hard-earned money with companies that invest in your community

When Deborah Foster, a network administrator at Street Law Inc. in Washington, D.C., decided…

By Monique R. Brown

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Supermarket Blackout

The lack of major food retailers is devastating African American communities. It's time to use your dollars to fill the gap.

Like some African Americans, Zelda Owens turned to buses, subways, taxis or car pooling…

By Monique R. Brown

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The Madison Avenue Initiative

Millions could be at stake as minority media outlets face an ongoing "blackout" from national advertisers

Let’s say you knew a corporation valued you significantly less than some of its…

By Matthew S. Scott

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Doing Well By Doing Good

Here's how you can gain a solid return and stay socially responsible at the same time

Think socially responsible investing is for do-gooders who are willing to settle for lackluster…

By James A. Anderson

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Life of a Day Trader

Vanita Jones reveals the promise and peril of online investing

With the explosive growth of online brokerage firms, it seems that practically everyone is…

By Lynnette Khalfani-Cox

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They Got Game

Twins Dan and Dana Napier took a big gamble on careers in the gaming industry. They are now the highest-ranking African Americans at MGM Grand Inc.

Back in the mid-1970s, when Dan and Dana Napier opted to forge careers in…

By Caroline Clarke

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New Power Generation

From dealmakers to urban marketers, B.E. 100s companies are redefining business as usual -- and American industry will never be the same

As the century draws to a close, we find many of the be 100s…

By Eric L. Smith

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And Still They Rise

Through partnership, acquisition and synergy, the ascent of the B.E. Industrial/Service 100 will not be denied

After more than a decade as the nation’s largest black-owned company, TLC Beatrice International…

By Eric L. Smith

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On Top of the World

David Steward, CEO of World Wide Technology, has propelled his company by focusing on internal growth

David Steward is a firm believer in the power of faith and perseverance. Yet…

By Tariq K. Muhammad

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The Loaded Sticker Price

When it comes to import cars, black dealers still find themselves stranded by the side of the road

In the ever-evolving auto industry, bigger is better — especially now. The effort to…

By Bevolyn Williams-Harold

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Bigger Is Better

Anthony March and Ernest Hodge have joined forces and dealerships to make March/Hodge Holdings an auto powerhouse

When Anthony March met Ernest Hodge in January 1998 in Atlanta, it was a…

By Marjorie Whigham-Desir

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The New Blood

Meet the latest movers and shakers in the exclusive B.E. 100s community

Ordinarily, no one likes to be the new kid on the block. But the…

By Robyn D. Clarke

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Seeking A New Policy For Growth

With their numbers dwindling, black insurers map out a plan for survival

Last October, in a quiet ceremony, Nathan A. Chapman Jr., founder of Baltimore-based Chapman…

By Joyce Jones

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Degrees of Excellence

Get the bottom line on top minority business executive programs for entrepreneurs

Donna Allie, president and CEO of Team Clean Inc., a $5.2 million, full-facility maintenance…

By Gerda Gallop

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You’ve Got it Made!

Now that your vision has been realized, make sure no one steals your thunder

While attending the French Culinary Institute in New York in 1995, John Waters was…

By Bevolyn Williams-Harold

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Dogfight On Madison Avenue

Advertising firms zero in on new niches while they battle mainstream firms for accounts

Forget the days of yore when black-owned advertising agencies just targeted the African American…

By Cassandra Hayes

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Not Just An Ol’ Boys Club

Strong enough to compete with the establishment, Carol H. Williams Advertising isn't a secret anymore

The lobby of Carol H. Williams Advertising looks more like an art gallery than…

By Cassandra Hayes

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No Longer Business As Usual

A new breed of investment banker is aggressively pursuing corporate accounts and strategic alliances

African American investment firms faced a curious paradox in 1998. On the one hand,…

By Lynnette Khalfani-Cox

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Turf War

As megabanks make a grab for market share, black institutions hold their ground via joint ventures and new financial products

Black-owned financial institutions are going on the offensive. Instead of waiting for monolithic megabanks…

By Donald Jay Korn

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Strength In Numbers

By sharing equity with employees and snaring lucrative corporate-bond deals, Christopher Williams has propelled his firm into the big leagues

It’s hard to tell by looking at Christopher J. Williams that he’s a chameleon…

By Kimberly Seals McDonald

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Money Talks

The time has come to adapt the old civil rights agenda to a new economic power strategy. The NAACP and the National Action Network are leading the charge.

It’s hard to believe that nearly four decades have come and gone since the…

By Eric L. Smith

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Tech Boom in the Beltway

This long stretch across Maryland, northern Virginia and Washington, D.C., has rapidly become the new hot spot for burgeoning tech companies

Silicon valley is widely recognized as ground zero of the information technology (IT) boom.…

By Tariq K. Muhammad

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Presto Change-O!

On average, you will have at least three careers in your lifetime. With the right preparation, the transitions can be like magic.

I’ve always thought it absurd that people were expected to make a decision early…

By Cassandra Hayes

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Making the Best Mid-Year Tax Moves

Following our plan will help you trim your federal, state and local obligations

Like most taxpayers, you probably receive tips from your accountant when you have your…

By Donald Jay Korn

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What It Takes To Be A Landlord

The ins and outs of buying and managing your rental property

When Linda Graves, a design engineer at Ameritech, purchased her two-family brick home in…

By Laura Washington

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Protecting Your Parents’ Finances

Now is the time to get a handle on Mom and Dad's money matters. It could make the difference between a comfortable retirement or tarnished golden years.

Elsie Darby has been a homemaker for most of her life. The 72-year-old has…

By Lynnette Khalfani-Cox

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Royalties ‘R’ Us

Are intellectual bonds a smart money move?

So how’d you like to own a piece of Ashford & Simpson? Or, to…

By Ann Brown

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A strong bond

Minority underwriters have corporate bond issuers buzzing

Minority-owned investment banks have Wall Street buzzing. But it’s not because of a…

By Denise K. Douglas

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Inking a deal

As national advertisers come under increasing scrutiny for their reluctance to advertise in…

By Eric L. Smith

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In with the big boys

Aetna adds Chapman to investment grab bag

Starting in May, as many as 1.5 million private and government employees will…

By Denise K. Douglas

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He’s got game

Cosby gets all 'net' with the NBA

He shoots and scores. The New Jersey Nets now have a new courtside…

By Ann Brown

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Smoke and mirrors

Clinton announcement of $6.5 billion mortgage discrimination settlement in dispute

Well, it certainly sounded like good news at the time. The question now is…

By Joyce Jones

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Where credit is due

Low-income credit unions make the most of megabank mergers

The recent spate of merger mania in the banking industry has often hit…

By Bevolyn Williams-Harold

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There’s no place like home

Ready to flex your entrepreneurial muscle? Try setting up shop right at your kitchen table

Although many entrepreneurs first start their businesses from home, many don’t take into…

By Wendy M. Beech

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Recovering losses

D&R Recovery makes sure clients are repaid

Debt collectors often have an ominous and forbidding image. But if Alvin D.…

By F. Romall Smalls

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A zesty pursuit

Luther Dryers Lemonade profits from family recipe

Patrick M. Steptoe grew up enjoying the icy, sweet and refreshing lemonade made…

By Sonya Bernard

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Talented tycoons

Young entrepreneurs head successful firms

Some of the most profitable business ventures have been started by people under…

By Ann Brown

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Wedding bells ring up big business

Entrepreneurs thrive in bridal industry

For many of us, weddings represent the promise of enduring love and commitment, but…

By Deidra-Ann Parrish

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Expanding business horizons

African American and African security firms join forces

Safety has always been a con-cern here in the U.S. and in post-apartheid South…

By Sonya Kimble-Ellis

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Is telecommuting right for you?

Know the pros and cons before you choose an office with a backyard view

Have you just about had it with your two-hour commute? Need to spend more…

By George Alexander

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It’s a family affair

www.blackfamilies.com

While working as a marketing manager at Cox Interactive Media, a Website management…

By Sakina P. Spruell

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Save real dollars with a virtual network

Using the Internet for secure transmission of your company's data

In today’s business environment, timely access to information is paramount. Whether it’s sharing accounting…

By Rebecca Frances Rohan

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Information Age griots

E-mail newsletters and discussion groups create community despite distance

Before the advent of the printing press, telegraphs and telephones, the responsibility for transmitting…

By Ron Cadet

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Blame it on Rio

Diamond Multimedia's giant killer MP3 player

Music lovers have always searched for the perfect way to listen to music…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE MAGAZINE

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The Dow tops 10,000

How the market milestone will affect your portfolio

Boy, what a climb. In last year’s June issue, black enterprise predicted that…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Scavenger hunt

Dawn Alston Paige of Loomis Sayles looks for undervalued mid-caps

It’s Dawn Alston Paige’s job to conduct a daily stock market scavenger hunt. Instead…

By James A. Anderson

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Standing on shaky ground

Green's portfolio produces spotty returns

The market may have recovered from last year’s seismic third quarter, but some…

By Tania Padgett

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Job search expenses

You can deduct certain costs when looking for a new job

Q: The company I worked for recently relocated to another state. Instead of…

By Black Enterprise

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Evaluating annual reports

How to separate fact from fluff

A man’s best friend is his dog, but the investor’s best buddy is the…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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School daze

How a Gen-Xer seeks to maintain her portfolio while in grad school

Kimberly Felder knows she has time on her side. Over the past three years,…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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It takes money to make money

How you can gain a sizable return from currency trading

From mid-July to late August 1998, the major stock market averages dropped about 20%,…

By Donald Jay Korn

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Give praise

First, learn how to use it effectively

If you’re like most managers, you know the importance of rewarding employees for…

By Robyn D. Clarke

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Find your market value

Don’t know how much your job is worth? Forget about generic, outdated salary…

By Robyn D. Clarke

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Cover Story

Do you need a cover letter when you submit your résumé online?

“You should never send a résumé through any medium without a cover letter,”…

By Robyn D. Clarke

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Mind your manners

Good behavior makes meetings run more smoothly

If you’re like most professionals, meetings are the bane of your existence. But in…

By Phaedra Brotherton

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A piping hot career

Cuba Wadlington Jr. is striking up deals in the natural-gas industry

When the Williams Group decided to spend $3 billion to buy Houston-based Transco Energy…

By Lloyd Gite

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Born to shop

The process is threefold. First, she sets up a consultation. “I meet with…

By Terri P. Guess

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A follower’s guide

In the business world — and society at large — there are two…

By Robyn D. Clarke

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Getting to know you

Understand your personality and improve your work role

Brian Lawrence is an account supervisor for a New York City-based company that provides…

By Sonja

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Laugh a little

Don' t take your work so seriously

With so much pressure to do more in less time, it’s easy to…

By Phaedra Brotherton

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Three no-fix mistakes

Fall into these snares and kiss deals good-bye

For advice on how to be a top-notch salesperson, you could easily pick…

By Nashad L. Warfield

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Power tripping

Stay alert to avoid a nasty fall

Power struggles are a part of life. And while the game to achieve…

By Kirk Charles

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Don’t get taken for a ride

Everything you need to know to purchase a used car

Are you in the market for a car? If so, here are three good…

By Jay Koblenz

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Help your kids buy smart

Teach your child healthy spending habits

Kids have more discretionary income than ever before, so it’s important that you…

By Monique R. Brown

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Driver’s license Internet scam

If your driving record is less than perfect, don’t be lured by Internet…

By Ann Brown

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The Magic Touch

Earvin Johnson has worked his wizardry on his urban movie theater chain. But will his mastery continue as he seeks to become the country's leading entertainment entrepreneur?

Earvin “Magic” Johnson personifies celebrity. He wears it with style and a casual ease,…

By Eric L. Smith

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Emerging Markets

BE Green Lights Four Foreign Business Propects

By now, you’ve heard of the BEMs, Big emerging markets. While some of these…

By Monique R. Brown

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Fifteen Fabulous Foreign Fellowships

Get work experience in a distant land while keeping your day job

You’ve paid your dues as a fledgling in your field. Now you want to…

By Keisha Anderson

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Going Global

It may not look like the best time to invest overseas. Think again.

These days, it seems that you need a strong constitution, a bottle of aspirin…

By James A. Anderson

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Choose Your Own Adventure

The islands definitely have the action. Here are a few ways to increase your heart rate and your excitement level.

Are you planning to vacation in the Caribbean-again? If you’ve been to any of…

By Lisa Tabb

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Is less more for Parks Sausage?

Sale of the Baltimore plant marks last-ditch effort to keep company afloat

They came in amid much ballyhoo and fanfare in 1996 — set to chalk…

By Cliff Hocker

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Hank Aaron goes to bat for BMW

Famed baseball player signs on as luxury auto dealer franchisee

Hammering Hank Aaron is at bat again. This time he’s swinging for the corporate…

By Bevolyn Williams-Harold

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Fast Layne to profits

Sports financial planner tries the franchise route

In the span of 30 years, Earl Layne has gone through many incarnations.…

By Mark W. Wright

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Home sweet home

Homeownership, long an integral part of the American dream, has eluded too many…

By Sufiya Abdur-Rahman

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Log on to blackcyberspace.com

Venture seeks to create world's largest black community in cyberspace

At least one be 100s CEO is looking to the next millennium by…

By Cliff Hocker

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Making money on the Web

New Website targets African American investors

At a time when the ranks of African Americans investing in financial markets…

By Paula M. White

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The hues behind the news

Is diversity really alive in America's newsrooms?

Despite some progress, newsrooms across the country still have a long way to…

By Bevolyn Williams-Harold

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Meet the 1999 nominees

The B.E. Small Business Awards honor excellence in black entrepreneurship

This year, more than 1,200 African American entrepreneurs and executives are expected to attend…

By Gerda Gallop

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The true measure of success

Keeping track of your visitors can help you make your site even better

Throughout this series we’ve guided you from the conception of your Website to its…

By Rebecca Frances Rohan

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The art of convergence

Combining computer technology with consumer electronics

Far from just a workplace phenomenon, the rapidly changing face of computing is affecting
all…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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The new sound of music

MP3 lets you download your favorite songs from the Net

Record companies are always looking for clearer and more efficient ways to distribute music.…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE MAGAZINE

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Will tech stocks short circuit?

Wall Street interprets shifts in the Nasdaq

Investors will continue to absorb tech shocks. Major indices will go haywire based…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Bullish on Europe

MSF's Marcus Smith seeks big gains with foreign shares

Even though emerging markets have been ravaged over the past 18 months, Europe has…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Cash in on low mortgage rates

B.E. helps you find the best deals around

The interest rate environment continues to be favorable for mortgage borrowers. Thanks to the…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Designing a new life

What one family should do with their lump-sum retirement package

Like many American workers, Debra K. Gay is trying to ride out the tumultuous…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Finding value in a sky-high market

Bargains can be found in out-of-favor industries

When it comes to investing, one of the rules of thumb is to…

By Donald Jay Korn

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Dress up your office

Pay special attention to details

You take great pains to pick out clothes and accessories that project a…

By Robyn D. Clarke

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Your scores are ready

If you’re preparing to apply to business school, you already know that the…

By Robyn D. Clarke

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Great Expectations

Q: I want to submit my résumé to an executive search firm. How…

By Tamara Feaster

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Meantime manager

Lease your expertise as an executive temp

When Karen Hoy, an accounting manager and controller, was downsized in 1997, she used…

By Phaedra Brotherton

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Trains, planes and automobiles

Ernesto Butcher keeps New York/New Jersey travelers on schedule

If you want to enter or exit New York City, you’ll have to go…

By Robyn D. Clarke

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A TV guide for entrepreneurs

A few coaching tips to avoid on-air errors

An appearance on local or national television is a great opportunity for a small…

By Roz Ayres-Williams

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Snack food success

GUBA competes against larger firms for market share in peanut business

Roscoe Allen wasn’t sure what type of business he wanted to start until…

By Wendy M. Beech

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Customizing solutions

Interface Teknologies provides personalized information technology consulting

For a young, growing business like Dallas-based Interface Teknologies, competing in the fast-paced…

By Gerda Gallop

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Women of Power

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10th Women of Power Summit Most Successful of All Time

Last week, Black Enterprise’s 10th Women of Power Summit, hosted by State Farm in Ft.…

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Women of Power: How to Make a Vision Board

Vision Boards are a powerful way to manifest dreams and goals in life. So the…

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