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4 Money Lessons Entrepreneurs Need To Survive

Entrepreneurship is exciting, but it's not simple. While building your business, here are four money lessons you can learn from

If you are a young entrepreneur, or if you’re ready to quit your job to…

By Ashley M Fox

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bee farmer

How This Engineer Became a Bee Farmer and Honey Entrepreneur

Ivy Lawson purchased beehives in Jamaica to create her specialty honey

Here’s how Ivy Lawson went from a career as quality control engineer and software developer…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Chopped

Celebrity DJ Debuts on Food Network’s ‘Chopped’

We spoke with Dallas Green, the first celebrity DJ to compete on Food Network's "Chopped," as he hosted his annual Eats & Beats Brunch

Dallas Green is the first celebrity DJ to compete on Food Network’s CHOPPED. The “Game…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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How This Couple Created Jean Line For Women With Curves

PZI Jeans sells online and through center offering unique Denim Suite experience

PZI Jeans is a denim line for curvy (not necessarily plus-size) women age 25 and…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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children

How to Raise Your Children to be Entrepreneurs

4 ways to actively impart your entrepreneurial skill set to your offspring

Here are the four simply, main ways to actively impart your entrepreneurial skill set onto…

By Black Enterprise

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luxury shoe

Meet the Millennial CEO Behind Luxury Shoe Brand Rivaling Prada

At only 22-years-old, Kendall Miles has managed to design and launch a line of luxury, handcrafted, vintage-inspired stilettos

Learn more about Kendall Reynolds, the 22-year-old CEO and design director of the luxury shoe…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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sole power

This Female Innovator Is Providing Sole Power

Hahna Alexander’s self-sustaining smart work boots use the power of walking to charge devices

How This Female Innovator Is Providing Sole Power, Hahna Alexander’s self-sustaining smart work boots use…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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passion

Self-Taught Chef Turns Passion into Profit with A Unique Twist

Omar Walters talks monetizing passion for success

When it comes to monetizing your passion there are many paths to success. For Omar…

By Kandia Johnson

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Don’t Try to Do It All on Your Own: Building a Team

Learn your strengths and weaknesses and fill your team with people who bring a different skill set to the table

Building a core team during the startup phase of your business is challenging. Here are…

By Black Enterprise

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hiring

Hiring Your First Employees? 5 Things to Keep In Mind

It’s easy to make hiring mistakes in your first year, but there’s a way to navigate through them.

Do you know what defines a good hire? Here are five hiring lessons you’ll be…

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Shonda Rhimes

Shonda Rhimes Joins MasterClass to Teach Writing for Television

Screenwriters, producers, writers, and Shondaland fans should sign up now

Shonda Rhimes is calling out to screenwriters, producers, writers and Shondaland fans to learn how…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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barbara corcoran

4 Important Lessons About Failure From ‘Shark Tank’s’ Barbara Corcoran

Embracing fear and failure is a key component of becoming an entrepreneur; you need to take a leap of faith

Barbara Corcoran, a successful businesswoman and TV personality, explains the key components of entrepreneurial success:…

By Black Enterprise

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Competition

How to Stand Out From the Competition

Standing out as a unique brand is all about how you "dress it up"

Ok, so I got this dress at H&M. They had a million of them. So,…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Juicing

How Juicing Changed this Entrepreneur’s Life [Part 1]

Kansas City’s Chris Goode is on a mission to honor the departed by inspiring the living by way of Ruby Jean's Juicery

Chris Goode, owner of Ruby Jean’s Juicery in Kansas City, talks about his passion, purpose,…

By Kali Wilder

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savings

5 Simple Ways to Raise Capital for Your Small Business

Use these tips to help successfully fund your small business

Small businesses often need capital to get their footing, i.e.: for inventory, equipment or retail…

By Black Enterprise

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trivia board game

Father-Son Team Develop Trivia Board Game That Is Bringing Conversation Back

Earth Encounters offers innovative and captivating way to learn about the world through play

Earth Encounters is a board game fueled by the concept that conversations among friends ignite…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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pitch deck

How to Prepare a Pitch Deck That Gets Funding

Components from my pitch deck that got me funding from a legendary VC

BE’s Associate Tech Editor shares key components from her pitch deck that helped her receive…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Need to Fund a Program or Project? Try Getting Fiscal Sponsorship

Consider this viable alternative to setting up a nonprofit organization

Passionate individuals or grassroots organizations who are looking to fund a program or a project—film,…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Black Store Owner Finds a Successful Niche in Selling Toys

Butterfly 7 CEO Rick Shorter talks change, transformation, and growth in relation to his small enterprise

For Brooklyn, New York-based Butterfly 7 CEO Rick Shorter, change, transformation and growth has become…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Nigerian

BE GLOBAL: This Nigerian Entrepreneur Says Your Coconut Water Is Finished

Ganiu Ladejobi is disrupting the healthy beverage industry with a new addition

Find out how this visionary Nigerian entrepreneur started a sugarcane juice business armed with only…

By Maryann Reid

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After 143 Million Left Vulnerable by Equifax Hack, Here’s What You Can Do

The Equifax hack could be the largest data theft involving Social Security numbers, which is…

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How She Became a Full Stack JavaScript Developer In 5 Intensive Months

My biggest lesson learned was overcoming limitations I had put on myself regarding what I…

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