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Why Compete When There’s More Than Enough Opportunities for Us All?

Collaboration is the key to growth and success

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Competition is dead, collaboration is the key!
Why do people compete in the…

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African American politicians

Keeping the Doors of Opportunity Open for Black Businesses in Houston

African American politicians are working to keep business open for blacks in the conservative state

One politician who has seen the dramatic political shifts on the local, state, and county…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Carlecia Wright

See How This Financial Maverick is Helping Black Businesses Grow in Houston

Carlecia Wright is helping to turn Houston into the capital of diverse business innovation

In her role as director of the Office of Business Opportunity, Carlecia Wright helps foster…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Kase Lawal

Kase Lawal is One of the Biggest Power Players in Houston’s Oil Industry

Lawal is chairman of the only energy company that is controlled by African Americans on the New York Stock Exchange

Nigerian-born Kase Lawal represents one of Houston’s greatest power sources. He serves as chairman of…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Sherman Lewis III

How Sherman Lewis III Became the Largest Black-Owned Employer in Houston

Sherman Lewis III risked it all to open up a profitable business franchise

Sherman Lewis III says that he may be conservative by nature but he “bet the…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Tap Into 7 Key Sources of Opportunity for Innovation

Don't miss these common opportunities for business and career growth

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“Efficiency is doing things right. Effectiveness is doing the right things.” That quote…

By Preston Charles

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influencer marketing

4 Reasons Why Small Businesses Should Consider Influencer Marketing

How to harness the power of the influential

Influencer marketing includes content creation as well as distribution across social media channels, and this…

By Kandia Johnson

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AfroFemmism

Creativity Begins At Home

Remembering what sparked my creativity

Creativity… an innate gift that is inspired by loved ones and begins at home. Last…

By Lisa Ascolese

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A Recipe for Success: 3 Easy Ways to Achieve Personal and Professional Consistency

Achieving consistency is a critical, yet overlooked skill all entrepreneurs must master

When I think of consistency, I think of smooth cake batter—the kind that my mother…

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Who Is on Your Dream Team? Meet 6 Key Players That Can Make Your Business a Success

Could you pick out a 'Dream Team' from your inner circle?

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The NFL Draft is the topic of the day. I don’t follow it,…

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Secret to Improving Business Performance: The 14 Points of Quality

These tips from noted business expert W. Edwards Deming should be practiced by businesses large and small

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Face it, there are times when anyone can forget lessons learned from the…

By Preston Charles

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5 Ways to Scale Your Service-Based Business

A successful business can fail if it can't scale

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Whether you’re a solopreneur or small business owner, chances are you’ll reach a…

By Kandia Johnson

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Black Enterprise’s “Teenpreneur of the Year,” Moziah Bridges, Lands NBA Mega Deal

The design wunderkind scored a major league business deal

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A teenager recognized with a 2014 Black Enterprise Teenpreneur of the Year award at…

By Samara Lynn

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Download the BE Events App to Stay Connected at Entrepreneurs Summit

Stay connected at the 2017 Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Summit

Download the Black Enterprise events app to remain in the loop at the Black Enterprise…

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This Millennial Publicist is Inspiring Others to Create Their Own Opportunities

Spotlight on an up-and-coming entrepreneur

Lindsey Walker is a woman of many facets. She’s a social media influencer, CEO, and…

By Chanel Martin

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franchise

7 Ways to Turn Your Franchise Into a Multiunit Franchise Empire

He went from one, to five, to 25 pizza franchises; and you can, too

Find out how this franchisor built a national multiunit franchise empire, and seven things you…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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On the Road With ‘Shark Tank’ 2017: Meet the Founders of 3 Black Cats Café and Cakery

While on the road with 'Shark Tank' hopefuls, Brandon Andrews chats with the owners of 3 Black Cats Café and Cakery, located in Brooklyn, NY

Throughout 2017, Values Partnerships is leading a nationwide casting tour for ABC’s Shark Tank that is focused on bringing more…

By Brandon Andrews

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Letisha Royster, the founder of the Waterless Medi-Pedi & Nail Spa,

Why This Woman Launched a Waterless Medi-Pedi Nail Spa

Her innovative spa uses no water for a reason

For many of us, a trip to the nail salon means soaking your hands or…

By Kandia Johnson

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Eminent Franchisee Valerie Daniels-Carter Takes Over as AAA’s Board Chair

Her primary goal is extending AAA's digital platform

 

As the new chair of the AAA, Valerie Daniels-Carter has ambitious plans for North America’s…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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disctopia founder patrick hill

On the Road With ‘Shark Tank’ 2017: Meet the Founder and CEO of Disctopia

On the road with "Shark Tank" hopefuls

Values Partnerships leads a nationwide casting tour for ABC’s Shark Tank, which is focused on bringing more diverse ideas…

By Brandon Andrews

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“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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