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How to Raise an Entrepreneur

Fostering an entrepreneurial mindset helps children focus on solutions, rather than the problem. Parents (and…

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sneaker line

The Kanye Effect: This 90s Hip Hop Duo Is Unveiling Their Sneaker Line Next

Hip-hop artists hope new brand of kicks take lifestyle market by storm

Kanye West dropped his wildly popular Yeezy Boost adidas sneaker line last year causing consumer…

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Daymond John

Daymond John Shares How Being Broke Can Be an Entrepreneur’s Greatest Asset

Daymond John's latest book discusses why starting a business while still broke is more advantageous than one might think

Shark Tank investor Daymond John’s latest book is The Power of Broke: How Empty Pockets,…

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women entreprenuers

10 Things Candidates Need to Know About Women Entrepreneurs

Here are some issues that are significant for women-owned businesses this election season

As election season progresses, there are crucial issues such as barriers to entrepreneurship, impacts of…

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leadership

3 Business Leadership Lessons You Can Learn From the Military

Justin Constantine's book on leadership outlines principles and tactics for business executives

There’s an old saying that no plan survives first contact with the enemy,” notes Constantine.…

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Dropping Jewels: 3 Tips for Breaking Into the Diamond Industry

Ken and Nicole Black of Philadelphia Diamond Co. share success and innovation

Diamond industry power couple Ken and Nicole Black talk how to break into the industry…

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Teenpreneur

This 13-Year-Old Fashion Designer and Spa Owner Was Just Named Teenpreneur of the Year

Black Enterprise recognizes teenpreneurs with the goal of inspiring youth to view entrepreneurship as an exciting option

The 2016 Black Enterprise Teenpreneur of the Year winner is 13-year-old fashionista, Essynce Moore, who…

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Emotionally Intelligent

Hiring Emotionally Intelligent Employees Is Crucial To Growing Your Business

Ask the right questions and find people who are the right fit

Determining who you hire for a job plays a big part in forming your company’s…

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Cupcake Enterprise

Family Business Of The Year Poised To Be Million-Dollar Cupcake Enterprise

Meet the 2016 winner of Black Enterprise’s Small Business Award

Mignon Francois combined her desire to launch a business with her college chemistry studies to…

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Daymond John

Shark Tank Investor Daymond John To Help Groom Young Entrepreneurs Worldwide

The FUBU founder is working with the White House as a Presidential Ambassador for Global Entrepreneurship

Shark Tank investor and FUBU founder Daymond John knows what it takes to succeed in…

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Entrepreneurs

New Guidebook to Help Women Entrepreneurs Grow

Lessons from the 50 fastest growing women owned businesses

Women-owned firms have grown at a rate five times the national average since 2007, according…

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Facebook

5 Reasons Your Business Shouldn’t Be on Facebook

From a limited reach to a lack of results, here’s why your brand is better off without Facebook in its marketing strategy

Facebook is heralded as the social media platform to help you reach the people who…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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TD Jakes

11 Principles to Succeed in Business and Life, from T.D. Jakes

Information and inspiration from entrepreneur, Bishop T.D. Jakes

Bishop T.D. Jakes hails from four generations of entrepreneurs. In fact, he asserts, “I was…

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crowdfunding

New Crowdfunding Site Designed for Youth and Millennial Entrepreneurs

New crowdfunding platform for young entrepreneurs raises over $100,000 in first month

An ambitious new crowdfunding platform aims to do more than just host a fundraiser for…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Al Rocker

Al Roker Taps Top Black Female Executive for Livestreaming Company

Jamilah Barnes Creekmur, former chief operator officer of AllHipHop.com, is taking her expertise to Roker Media

Find out why Al Roker is turning to the former COO of AllHipHop.com, Jamilah Barnes…

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Detroit

Black Founders Praise Chase’s $100 Million Investment in Detroit Businesses

Serial entrepreneur Haj Flemings is re-branding Detroit’s innovation economy

Detroit leaders and organizations are working with JPMorgan Chase to deploy the bank’s $100 million…

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Detroit Startup

First-Ever Detroit Startup Week Helps Black Business Hopefuls

Ford chairman, investors, and startup advisors offer tips to thousands of local entrepreneurs

Ford chairman, investors, and startup advisors offer tips to thousands of local entrepreneurs.

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Marijuana Shops Break Sales Record In April

Retail sales for recreational and medicinal marijuana use up more than 30% during cannabis holiday

It’s no surprise to cannabis retailers that April 20 is the biggest sales holiday in…

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These 10 Smart Twitter Accounts Can Change Your Life

The key to dynamic resources, inspiration, and events are one 'follow' away

If you’re just a young entrepreneur making that dream a reality, follow these 10 startup…

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This Baltimore Startup Is Part of Dreamit Accelerator’s New EdTech Cohort

Entering an accelerator is helping these black founders and other startups thrive and survive longer than nonaccelerated firms

Entering an accelerator makes a lot of sense for startup founders. The survival rates of…

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hire talent

How to Hire Talent That Will Complement Your Team and Culture

People make the difference. You can have incredible systems and procedures in place, the right software…

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grief

How to Deal With Grief While at Work

Regardless of where you live in the world, all of us in some way have…

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