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Franchising

Franchising: The Numbers Tell the Story

The perks of franchising

When people see me speak about franchising, they ask me why I’m so passionate. Well, the…

By Nancy E Williams

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Maya Angelou

After Surviving Funding Shortfall, Maya Angelou Documentary Heads to PBS

‘And Still I Rise’ is the first documentary on life story of the phenomenal poet

Coming soon to public television is And Still I Rise, the first documentary that chronicles…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Business Award

Do You Really Need to Apply for Another Business Award?

The pros and cons of applying for business awards

My childhood room was filled with trophies, plaques, and photos of my achievements. While I…

By Black Enterprise

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community service

3 Reasons You’ll Always Have Time for Community Service

Take your skills and put them to work in the service of nonprofit missions

Take your skills and put them to work in the service of nonprofit missions.

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new parent

The Key to Running a Business as a New Parent

If you’re running your own business and you just welcomed a new baby, it’s important to strive for work/life balance

Whenever a person transitions to running their own business, they have to adjust their concept…

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Mindful Entrepreneur

Secrets of the Mindful Athlete are Good for the Mindful Entrepreneur

George Mumford shares how he helps individuals develop into the best versions of themselves with mindful thinking

When, earlier this year, George Mumford approached the stage at the Wisdom 2.0 Conference in…

By Patricia Patton

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Truth

Live Your Truth [All Day, Every Day]

The secret to never getting tired in work and in life

My favorite question to ask people is, “What are you passionate about?” I’ve found that…

By John Hope Bryant

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African American Entrepreneurs

African American Entrepreneurs Who Are Running Billion-Dollar Businesses

Here are five companies that belong to Black Enterprise's top 100 rankings

The first time Black Enterprise compiled its annual report of the nation’s largest black-owned business…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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video content

3 Media Trends That Are Changing the Way We Consume Video Content

Here is how the evolution of digital media is changing the way viewers engage with content

As the CEO of a corporate video production company, it’s essential for me to keep…

By Black Enterprise

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Truth

The Truth Behind Your Business’ White Lies

How a simple white lie can negatively impact your company's productivity and overall success

There are no half-truths, only whole lies; yet telling only a fraction of the truth…

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women entreprenuers

10 Things Candidates Need to Know About Women Entrepreneurs

Here are some issues that are significant for women-owned businesses this election season

As election season progresses, there are crucial issues such as barriers to entrepreneurship, impacts of…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Startup Founders

5 Ways Startup Founders Can Rejuvenate — and Avoid Burnout

Sometimes, the key to improving overall productivity is cutting yourself a little slack

After many late nights staring at glowing fluorescent screens, drinking bottomless cups of coffee, and…

By Black Enterprise

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business goals

5 Things You Need to Successfully Reach Your Business Goals

If you want to grow your business, you’ve got to take control of your time so you can get things done

If you want to grow your business, you’ve got to take control of your time…

By Sonia Thompson

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Female Entrepreneurs

Female Entrepreneurs and Their Rising Roles in Business

While there are still, and always will be, horror stories about being a woman in a powerful position, some female CEOs and entrepreneurs have noted progress for the better

While there are still, and always will be, horror stories about being a woman in…

By Black Enterprise

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leadership

3 Business Leadership Lessons You Can Learn From the Military

Justin Constantine's book on leadership outlines principles and tactics for business executives

There’s an old saying that no plan survives first contact with the enemy,” notes Constantine.…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Team

How to Encourage Your Already Busy Team to Take on More Tasks

Tips and tricks for empowering your staff to take more initiative at work

Taking initiative is what we do here at Red Branch Media. And with a small…

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clean energy

Hip-Hop Caucus Creates Baseball Cap Supporting Clean Energy Movement

THINK 100% cap sales to help get affordable, clean energy to 100% of people

Hip-hop, at times, is all about conscious awareness; not only when it comes to social…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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mentoring

Mentoring Just Got Easier for Small Business Owners

SCORE and Kauffman Foundation team up to offer video mentoring to small businesses

Research shows that businesses receiving three or more hours of mentoring have witnessed a boost…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Dropping Jewels: 3 Tips for Breaking Into the Diamond Industry

Ken and Nicole Black of Philadelphia Diamond Co. share success and innovation

Diamond industry power couple Ken and Nicole Black talk how to break into the industry…

By Janell Hazelwood

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next company

Why Your Next Company Doesn’t Have to (or Shouldn’t) Be a Unicorn

Why The Unicorn Formula isn't the only path to success for startups

“Buyers like us, we have a lot of options. It’s a buyer’s market,” said my…

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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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