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Robert F. Smith

African American Billionaire Robert F. Smith Named Carnegie Hall’s New Chairman

The BE 100s CEO to assist with the prestigious concert stage’s outreach efforts

Robert F. Smith, founder, chairman and chief executive of Vista Equity Partners (No. 1 on…

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Ebony

Linda Johnson Rice Says Ebony Sell Is Smart Business Move

New venture Ebony Media Operations is still black-owned

Last week marked the end of an era for the historic Chicago-based Johnson Publishing Co.…

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Real estate

Keeping It Real Estate

While African Americans have long known the benefits of home ownership, there is still much more to the real estate game beyond your home

Real estate investing is the art and science of buying real estate. African Americans have…

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manager

Are You a ‘Musher’ Manager? Here’s Why That’s Not a Good Leadership Model

Why the best leaders get off their sleds and push, as opposed to merely barking orders at their team

It’s early Monday morning and Simon, president of eLearning Mind, is sitting amongst darkened computer…

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Venture Capitalists

Learning From Your Investors: Tips From 5 Top Venture Capitalists

Steve Ufford, founder and CEO of Trulioo, shares tips on how entrepreneurs can win over investors

There were more than 12,000 financial technology startups worldwide at the end of 2014, according…

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Employee Theft

How to Protect Your Business From Employee Theft

Did you know $50 billion are stolen from U.S. businesses every year by their own staff? Here's how to handle issues of employee theft

As a business owner, I have to say that statistics on employee theft are frightening.…

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Startups

New Loan Resource For Entrepreneurs of Color

Venturize platform gives small business owners access to trustworthy loan information

Helping women and minority entrepreneurs compare financing options and borrow with confidence without worrying about…

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Assistant

Replace Yourself: How to Hire Your First Virtual Assistant

Don't think you need an assistant? Answer these four questions

Does this sound like you?
Your alarm goes off at 6:00 a.m., and you head to…

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Digital Skills

Why Women Really Earn Less Than Men

So, why does the trek toward the final frontier for women's equality stall when it's time to get paid?

No one can argue that women have made significant strides in society over the past…

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Side business

How I Officially Turned My Side Business Into My Full-Time Job

Here are the steps you can take to make your visions a reality

Before I became an “official” entrepreneur, I was just an entrepreneur at heart, working one…

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head

Hillary Clinton Talks To Black Businesses

U.S. Black Chambers stands by the Democratic Presidential frontrunner as the best person for black businesses

In the days ahead of clinching the Democratic presidential nomination and President Obama’s endorsement, Hillary…

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Online solutions

The Top 5 Online Solutions for Small Business Owners

Integrating online solutions are the most efficient way to manage your business

Integrating online solutions are the most efficient way to manage your business. Not only,…

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leaders

Are Women Better Leaders than Men?

Debunking long-held traditional attitudes about the fairer sex

Once upon a time, long ago (in the ’70s), there was a television game show…

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Leadership

Lessons in Leadership From Top Female Executives

Women in business generally belong to one of two leadership groups: female founders or female executives

Women in business generally belong to one of two leadership groups: female founders or female…

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meeting

The Most Powerful Meeting You Can Ever Have

The most powerful meeting that aspiring entrepreneurs or young professionals can have isn’t a job interview. It’s an informational meeting.

The most powerful meeting that aspiring entrepreneurs or young professionals can have isn’t a job…

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Cannabis

Meet Veteran and Cannabis Entrepreneur Tanganyika Daniel

How a military vet turned her skills set into a cannabis-infused skincare business!

How a military vet turned her skills set into a cannabis-infused skincare business!

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Interview

7 Unique Job Interview Questions to Ask Your Next Candidate

Want to ask your next candidate something different during the standard interview? Check out these seven unique interview questions.

Want to ask your next candidate something different during the standard interview? Check out these…

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New Team

3 Ideas for Choosing the Perfect Company Name

When it comes to company names, intention is everything

When choosing a company name, you want it to be creative and different—but don’t forget…

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Technology Team

3 Unconventional Ways to Inspire Your Team

When’s the last time that you inspired your team? If you can’t recall, then that’s a problem

When’s the last time that you inspired your team? If you can’t recall, then that’s a…

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Women

Rules for Creating Contagious Positivity in Your Workplace

There are plenty of ways you can spread positive vibes to counter all that bad energy

There are plenty of ways you can spread positive vibes to counter all that bad…

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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?
First…

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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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