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Houston Power Couple Positions Entrepreneurs For Financial Increase

These entrepreneurs have become super successful with network marketing

Success in network marketing wasn’t a reality in many of their former years, and their…

By Roz A Gee

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4 Fascinating Start-Up Entrepreneurs I Met In 2015

I am a geek for smart entrepreneurs and interesting start-ups. Here are four of the most impressive I connected with last year.

Every year, in part through my role as a judge for a number of annual…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Young Disruptors Launch SENNA: A Multiplatform Series For Hip-Hop and Urban Culture

Founders of SENNA talk changing the way viewers consume and share content

It’s no secret that hip-hop culture is making waves across industries. Several major brands, such…

By Kandia Johnson

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Emotionally Intelligent

Hiring Slowly? Try Hiring Well

The mantra 'hire slow, fire fast' doesn’t help if you don’t hire well from the start

When it comes to hiring in the business world, you should hire slow and fire…

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Passion To Purpose: DLynn Proctor, Sommelier

Proctor purchases, recommends, pours, and talks about great tasting wines worldwide

A sommelier, or wine steward, is much more than a waiter who serves or suggests…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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The Real Reason You Should Hire Millennial Talent

Don’t be swayed by age or previous experience. Millennials are often ahead of the game.

Companies are always looking for hot, young talent. If you’re a business owner, hot, young…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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10 Startup Celebrities and What You Can Learn From Their Success

Learning from the top startup celebrities is a sure way to get ahead in business

Learning from the top startup celebrities is a sure way to get ahead in business.

By Carolyn M. Brown

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What Matters Most to Venture Capitalists

Tips for perfecting your business pitch

To gain advantage over other startups, you need an understanding of your market, a business…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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Business–It’s Not Complicated: 4 Strategic Steps For Success

Entrepreneur and businessman Jay Veal shares his formula for a successful business

Keep in mind, you cannot do everything by yourself. You can’t go into any type…

By Marquita Miller

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The Power of Video Marketing

It's estimated that only 9% of U.S.-based small businesses use YouTube

Only a small amount of US based small businesses use YouTube; only 9% according to…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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Shark-Tank

Entrepreneurs Raise $2.8 Million On Shark Tank And Kickstarter

Luggage line receives highest valuation in show’s history at $28 million

Trunkster is a new innovative luggage concept that offers zipperless entry, USB ports for charging,…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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How to Build a $10 Million Business

Here are 5 tips to help take your small business to bigger heights

Getting past $1 million in revenues is a goal that most entrepreneurs would love to…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Business of Beauty: Hair Stylist MiMi Luvshair Talks Branding Beyond the Salon Chair

The Alabama native funds a styling competition and gives back to her community

A Birmingham, Alabama native, and a 10-year veteran in the hair industry, MiMi Luvshair is…

By Chanel Martin

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The Ultimate 2016 Branding Guide

5 tips to launch your brand to the next level

If you haven’t begun to think about what your driving force will be in the…

By Aniesia Williams

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8 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Choosing a Business Partner

There's a lot more than friendship riding on this relationship

Launching a business is both one of the toughest and most rewarding experiences an entrepreneur…

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3 Key Qualities Successful CEOs Possess

Even without innate leadership qualities, you can still adopt these characteristics of truly remarkable CEOs

While it might sound fancy, being a CEO is not easy. As the leader of…

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Raleigh-Durham Is Startup Capital of the South

American Underground leads nation in funding, jobs, and minority-led businesses

Raleigh-Durham is the startup capital of the South. American Underground leads nation in year in…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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5 Easy Tips For Finding Your Perfect Mentor

Take time to learn from others’ mistakes

Having a mentor is good – but having the right mentor is incredible.

By BlackEnterprise.com

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Just In Time For the Holidays: ‘Black Card Revoked’

Now you can test your 'black knowledge' in a new game

It’s happened to us all. You’ve been in a room of your peers, and divulge…

By Kimberly Wilson

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Glam University and Rolling Out Magazine Present “I Am Girl Power” Film

Film shares stories of "Girl Power" from successful businesswomen

The film opened with a chilling recounting of Peterson’s life, from working in the adult…

By Chanel Martin

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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?
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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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