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confidence

5 Steps to Rebuild Your Confidence and Get Stuff Done

Are you struggling to boost your energy and passion for life? Discover how to overcome confidence traps by building strong habits and routines

Successful entrepreneurs have learned how to use effective techniques to continuously build and rebuild confidence…

By Cameka Smith

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Franchise

Franchising a Satisfying and Popular Option for Women Entrepreneurs

Female franchisees find success and more

Most women are very pleased with running a franchise, according to the Franchise Business Review…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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wannabe

Are You an Entrepreneur or a Wannabe?

Here are three ways to tell if you're ready to be an entrepreneur

Do you really think that you are about that entrepreneur lifestyle? Here are 3 points…

By Cameka Smith

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beauty startup

This Is Harvard’s Next Black Beauty Startup

These Harvard graduates are building a business that addresses the unique needs of women of color

The founders of Mented share how they got started and how putting on a “white…

By Maryann Reid

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marriage

5 Marital Lessons That Apply to Every Startup

Take your startup out of the honeymoon period and into sustainable growth by following these pillars of successful marriages

The pillars of a successful marriage can pave the road to taking a startup from…

By Selena Hill

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bestselling book

How to Leverage a Bestselling Book in a Saturated Market

Three reasons why it's not only important for your book to achieve "bestseller" status as an author, but how this merit boost your business

Learn three reasons why publishing a book should be a part of your strategic plan…

By Cameka Smith

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business tips

5 Business Tips to Overcome Deadbeat Customers

Watch out for these red flags

Signs of a potential deadbeat customer include a demanding, vague, and uncompromisable demeanor. To avoid…

By Black Enterprise

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women

Women in Franchising: A Natural Fit?

Here's why the art of franchising fits women like a glove

Last week, Hannah Kramer, published an article sharing some insights on women in franchising from an…

By Nancy E Williams

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women business owners

Global #BlackGirlMagic: 5 International Female Biz Stars to Watch

Here's how five women of color from across the globe are creating entrepreneurial #BlackGirlMagic

It’s Women’s History Month, and as such, it is a great time to be a…

By Janell Hazelwood

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fake news

Stop Fake News From Faking You and Your Brand Out

A social media strategist weighs in on how propagating fake news can hurt your small business

With current sensationalist headlines, such as “Pope Francis Shocks World, Endorses Donald Trump for President”…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Editors

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black women

4 Marketing Lessons I’ve Learned From Binging All Things ‘#Girlboss’

Marketing advice inspired by Sophia Amoruso, the creator of Nasty Gal, an e-commerce clothing retailer, and author of New York Times bestseller '#Girlboss'

Here are some of the key marketing lessons I’ve learned in the last couple of…

By Black Enterprise

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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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How To

change

“The only woman in the room” & how to change that by 2186

With passionate voices working every day to redefine the standard for gender equality, I believe…

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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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