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How to Foster a Company Culture That Values Creativity and Innovation

Advice for enhancing the quality of company culture at your job

As a startup founder and investor, it’s not enough for me to merely value innovation and…

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auto dealerships

Amber Woods Is Learning To Drive Her Father’s $177 Million Black-Owned Auto Dealerships

The 34-year-old acquiring skills to ‘take the wheel’ of the flagship BE 100s company

Within the next couple of years, Amber Woods, 34, will become the new leader at…

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Brown Capital Management’s Small Company Team Named Morningstar’s U.S. Fund Manager of the Year

Congrats Brown Capital Management! Job well done

The stars are shinning bright for Brown Capital Management this year. A small, talented team…

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black farmers

Black Farmers Take Discrimination Protest to U.S. Supreme Court

Black farmers demand justice for what they call unfair treatment by Department of Agriculture

Farmers from the Southern region and their supporters recently gathered in front of the Supreme…

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Work environment

The Trick to ‘Nailing’ a Flexible Work Environment

In many cases, it’s simply more efficient for everyone for employees to work from home or on the road, checking in whenever necessary

In many cases, it’s simply more efficient for everyone for employees to work from home…

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sales

Increase Sales by Expanding Into New Markets

Things to consider when taking your company to the global marketplace

Congratulations!  You have taken care of satisfied customers from one side of the United States…

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raise money

Webinar Teaches Entrepreneurs to Raise Money From Investors, Accelerators, and Family

Businesswoman Chanel Martin offers first-hand tips in an upcoming webinar, after having raised over $500,000 for her own startup ventures

Accessing capital money to start, grow and build a business is major challenge. Helping entrepreneurs…

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Startup

Why Your Male Dominated Tech Startup Isn’t Sustainable (and How to Diversify)

Five reasons why diversifying your tech startup can benefit your business

When someone tells you they work for a tech startup, you probably picture boys’ club…

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app

How Customers are Changing the App World (and How You Can Keep Them Engaged)

Tips on how to fulfill the many demands of today's mobile-focused and tech savvy consumer

“There’s an app for that.” That phrase has become shorthand for our current reality. These…

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Entrepreneur Creates ‘Make America Native Again’ Hat To Counter Trump Supporters

Goal to incite conversation around marginalized population of indigenous people

Donald Trump supporters can be seen wearing a red baseball cap with the caption: “Make…

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AT&T

Success in Business and Life Requires Growth and Resourcefulness

No one gets to choose where we are from, but all of us get to choose where we’re going.

No one gets to choose where we are from, but all of us get to…

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Clients

3 Top Strategies for Getting Closer to Your Clients

Three ways to grow your business by using a more personalized approach to engaging with existing clients

As the CEO for In Touch EMR, a healthcare consulting and software business, I’ve found…

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Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter To Black Businesses In Fight for Social Justice

African American entrepreneurs and executives are using their political and financial clout to drive policing reform

The Black Lives Matter movement has struck a chord with African American executives and entrepreneurs.…

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Callaloo

Callaloo Brings Diversity to Children’s Books

How Callaloo, an educational brand for kids, is changing the way children of color engage with literary content and improving self esteem

Fewer than 10% of the children’s books published in 2015 were about black people, according…

By Jared Brown

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AT&T

AT&T to Award $50,000 To Most Agile Small Business in America

Pursuit of Happyness author Chris Gardner serves as ambassador and lead judge

AT&T is seeking the most agile businesses in America through its Agility Challenge competition, which…

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Twitter

10 Ways Twitter Could Be Harming Your Brand

Is Twitter really a valuable social channel for your brand?

It seems like every article about marketing today says that you should use as many…

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cloud

Why Small Businesses See Cloud as More Secure for Backing Up Data

Despite popular skepticism, more owners are opting for online backup

At a time when small businesses are increasingly the primary targets of cyber security attacks,…

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Mobile Devices

Top 5 Reasons We Can’t Live Without Our Smart Mobile Devices

As more people become dependent on their mobile devices, more reasons they can’t fathom living without one arise

On an average day, millennials (39 percent) interact with their smartphone more than anything or…

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Alton Sterling

Alton Sterling and Why Black Entrepreneurship Matters

Nurturing an independent black economy and a strong institutional resource base for black survival in the 21st century

These informal kinds of work carry added importance for black Americans, a demographic that is…

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Sharing economy

4 Ways Your Business Should Be Taking Part in the Sharing Economy And It’s Not

Here's how small businesses can implement basic strategies for success that are also used by booming "shared economy" entrepreneurs

If you’ve ever gotten a ride from Uber or Lyft, rented a vacation home through…

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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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