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dreams

Maybe It’s Time To Give Up On Your Dreams

When you've done it all, how do you know when it's time to stop?

When you give up on your dreams, you make room for new ones. New…

By Maryann Reid

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social media

Surprising Number of Small Biz Owners Still Don’t Use Social Media

And for the entrepreneurs who do, Facebook is king

In today’s age of selfie saturation and Facebook Live branding, there is still a significant…

By Janell Hazelwood

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dying brand

How to Bring a Dying Brand Back to Life

Shrinking customer base? It’s not too late to give your brand the jumpstart that it needs

Following these strategies can help you to not only revive your company brand, but also…

By Selena Hill

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financial habits

Successful Business Owners Do These 5 Things

Adopt these financial habits of successful entrepreneurs

I’ve learned a lot from the successful business owners I have the pleasure of speaking…

By Black Enterprise

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pricing

How to Fix These Big Things Businesses Keep Getting Wrong

Inconsistent and improper pricing can be fatal for your business

Business owners tend to make mistakes in pricing. To be the change you want to…

By Black Enterprise

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Boy Scout

Boy Scout Lessons That Any Entrepreneur Can Learn From

How the six requirements Boy Scouts use to earn their Entrepreneurship merit badges can translate into adulthood

Through the Boy Scouts, I learned leadership, personal finance, and other skills that have come…

By Black Enterprise

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interview

5 Perceptive Questions to Ask Your Potential Hire During the Interview

Find the best candidate for the job by adding a human element to your process through these questions

You can’t just go out there and hire anyone. This person has to be the…

By Selena Hill

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Diversification

Business Owners Beware the Danger of Diversification

Entrepreneurs must understand the potential risks associated with diversification

Business diversification is good or is it? Jerome D. Love uncovers the hidden dangers of…

By Jerome D. Love

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nonprofits

Why Donate to Nonprofits? It’s Just Good Business

Giving is better than getting — even in business.

There is nothing wrong with making donations as part of elevating your company’s brand, so…

By Selena Hill

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design-centered

Why Every Entrepreneur Should Have a Design-Centered Mindset

Creativity is essential no matter what industry your business is in

Design is intangible. People undervalue the skills involved in creativity, so they treat it as…

By Selena Hill

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personal brand

5 Tips for Strengthening Your Personal Brand

Take your brand to the next level

Creating a personal brand that others recognize and trust is essential. Here are five things…

By Black Enterprise

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Business Practices

12 Ways to Confirm That Your Current Business Practices Align With Your Original Mission

How can you make sure your current and future business practices continue to honor your original mission?

Business experts share tips on how can you make sure your current and future business…

By Selena Hill

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Business Trends

12 Ways to Best Gauge Whether a New Business Trend Is Worth It

How can you best gauge whether or not a business trend is worth putting into motion for your startup?

Business experts share tips on how you can best gauge whether or not a business…

By Selena Hill

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Derrick Morgan

Angel Investor Rodney Sampson and NFL Player Derrick Morgan Team Up to Help Minority Startups

Huddle Ventures’ Opportunity Ecosystem to Launch at SXSW

NFL Tennessee Titans linebacker Derrick Morgan seeks to tackle major issues facing minority and women…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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The Lip Bar Celebrates 5 Years of Challenging the Beauty Standard

Melissa Butler says she isn’t passionate about makeup.
Butler, who founded The Lip Bar in 2012, says…

By Danielle D. Hughes

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moneu

5 Ways to Talk to Your Mate About Money

Use these five tips from relationship coach Cassandra Henriquez to discuss shared finances with your partner

Relationship coach Cassandra Henriquez shares five ways to effectively communicate with your partner about shared…

By Shani Curry St.Vil

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personality

3 Ways to Use Your Personality in Your Online Brand

Be yourself and build your brand

No one has your same experience or your same qualities. Here are just a few…

By Black Enterprise

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Gatorade

Decoding the NBA and Gatorade Entitlement Partnership Deal

Did you know that, as a result of a new partnership with Gatorade, the NBA D-League will now be known as the G-League, starting in the 2017-2018 basketball season?

Recently, the pathway has been expanded for people of color, enabling them to showcase their…

By Nathaniel J.

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pricing

How To Choose The Right Pricing Model for Your Small Business

Choosing a pricing model for your goods or services doesn't have to be a headache

It can be challenging to know whether your products or services are priced too high,…

By Black Enterprise

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small business awards

Apply Now for the Black Enterprise Small Business Awards

B.E. is on the hunt for the best black-owned small businesses across industries, across the country

If you’re part of an outstanding company that’s destined for greatness or if you know…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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How To

manage

Ask Sheree: How to Manage an Overload of Work

It is very common for a busy professional to feel overwhelmed with their job commitments…

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podcast

How to Watch Black Enterprise’s New Tech Podcast on Any Device

Tune into Black Enterprise’s BE The Code podcast hosted by Sequoia Blodgett for all the…

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