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Grammy-nominated Music Producer’s Nonprofit Revolutionizes Urban Education

Kevin “Khao” Cates transcends music into the arena of business, education, and tech

A few years ago, Kevin “Khao” Cates was at the top of the music industry…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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team

How Hiring a Diverse Team Will Strengthen Your Company Culture

Rather than the beer test, follow these three principles to guide your hiring process

Check out these three principles for hiring the best and brightest team you can find…

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chicago

The Black Lives That Impact More in Chicago

Community ownership, hope, and action for positive change

 
On average, 12 people are shot in Chicago every day. According to the Chicago Tribune,…

By John Hope Bryant

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presidential election

Congressional Leaders Hosts Town Hall On Impact of Presidential Election on African Americans

Black community needs to understand what's at stake and not sit on the sidelines come November

The black community has too much at stake in this Presidential election and cannot afford…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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protect your assets

Protect Your Assets: Advice For Entrepreneurs

When operating a business (even a side hustle), it is critical to shield your personal assets from liability associated with your entrepreneurial activities

When operating a business (even a side hustle), it is critical to to shield your…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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business strategies

12 Best Business Strategies for Sticking Out From the Competition

The best things you can do to differentiate your growing business in a crowded market

Check out these 12 best business strategies, provided by members of the Young Entrepreneurs Council,…

By Black Enterprise

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bootcamp

Inventors And Entrepreneurs Can Compete To Pitch Their Products On QVC

QVC joins the founders of Make48 and other successful startups for the ultimate series of inventor competitions

Companies like QVC and famous startups from Shark Tank, like Squatty Potty, Scrub Daddy and…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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360 incubator

7 Producers Compete For $150,000 To Develop TV, Web Series Pilots

NBPC’s 360 funding initiative pipelines stories about the black experience

It’s year two of the National Black Programming Consortium 360 Incubator and Fund. Seven more…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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new hire

11 Tips for Conducting a Successful New Hire Trial Period

Here is how you can maximize potential

Check out these 11 tips provided by the Young Entrepreneur Council that will ensure that…

By Black Enterprise

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digital marketing

4 Lesser-Known Tips for Improving Your Digital Marketing Efforts

These four tips can help you work with a digital marketing agency

Check out these 4 lesser-lnown tips for you to use to make sure your digital…

By Black Enterprise

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business

5 Ways to See the ‘Bigger Picture’ as an Entrepreneur

You may be juggling priorities at work and at home, but you can’t afford to give up on time for reflection

Find out how this leader learned to combat letting “must do” tasks overwhelm the “want…

By Black Enterprise

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bullying

Hey You, Stop Bullying Yourself!

Create a new, empowering story that is aligned to your goals and visions

Check out business success coach and founder and CEO of Captain’s Chair Coaching, Jason Dukes,…

By Jason Dukes

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Tyler Perry

Tyler Perry Holding Casting Auditions and Hiring Talent to Work at His Studio

Powerhouse producer is now hiring people that are looking to break into the entertainment business

Filmmaker Tyler Perry is expanding his operation at Tyler Perry Studios and is now hiring…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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david de la cruz

Interview With New York Fashion Week Designer David De La Cruz

One of the foremost stylists talks Aailyah, fashion, and designers of color

Designer David De La Cruz and his models will hit the runway at New York…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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low cost franchises

8 Budget Friendly Franchise Businesses

Here are some of the best franchise concepts offering low costs, with high returns

For those seeking to be their own boss, franchises offer the potential for financial independence…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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flexible work

5 High Paying, Flexible, Part-Time Jobs for Professionals

FlexJobs identifies the top high paying, flexible, professional level jobs across multiple industries

As more employers adopt flexible work options, interest and opportunities for high paying, part-time jobs…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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BeyHive

How to Build a Tribe as Fiercely Loyal as Beyonce’s BeyHive

Make it a point to connect, empower, and nurture the relationships with your customers

A loyal customer is the holy grail for a business owner. That’s because these raving…

By Sonia Thompson

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grants

7 Top Grants Or Free Money For Black Women Entrepreneurs

To help ease the top barrier to entry for many small businesses, which is access to capital, here are some of the top grants available

Women entrepreneurs continue to get shortchanged when it comes to getting bank loans, venture capital…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Job

Can’t Find a Job? Buy One!

To take control of your professional destiny, consider investing in one of these five franchises

On a daily basis, I consult with people that are at a crossroads regarding their…

By Nancy E Williams

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shelley worrell

What This Former Google Exec Did After She Left Her Job Changed Her Life

Shelley Worrell is creating a new voice for the global Caribbean community

It started when she bought a shipping container and turned it into a pop-up art…

By Maryann Reid

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How To

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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