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5 Lessons I Learned After I Started My Own Business

Learning to look at the big--and little--picture

If you’re an entrepreneur, you already know that starting a business is a lot of…

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Successful CTOs

8 Qualities All Successful CTOs Share

How to rise to the occasion as a great CTO

The most successful businesses I’ve worked with have one thing in common: excellent leadership. As…

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4 Simple Ways to Truly Put Your Customer First

Keeping the voice of the consumer top-of-mind at all times is key

Most successful companies are “consumer-first.” And while your job might be hectic at times, your…

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Fun Facts About Millennials and Banking

The digital generation’s perspective on banks is different in comparison to past generations

The digital generation’s perspective on banks is different in comparison to past generations—33% of millennials…

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Top 10 Questions to Ask Before You Relocate

There’s a great quote by Oprah Winfrey that says, “I believe that one of life’s…

By Toni Howard Lowe

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How to Raise an Entrepreneur

Here’s how parents can nurture their child’s talents, desires, and foster their inner entrepreneur

Fostering an entrepreneurial mindset helps children focus on solutions, rather than the problem. Parents (and…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Juicy Franchise Opportunities For Millennials

Juice and smoothie bars are fast growing segment of the restaurant business with wide appeal

Juice is a growing segment in the restaurant business. Consumers are becoming increasingly concerned with…

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Tasha Smith

Tasha Smith Opens Up About Creating Her Own “Empire”

Actress Tasha Smith on the power of working in your purpose

When skill, favor, and faith collide, enter actress Tasha Smith. And when Tasha Smith comes…

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black businesses

#BlackBizMatters: Spending $1.2 Trillion Black Buying Power With Black Businesses

Buying products and services from black-owned businesses helps them to grow and to employ other African Americans

Circulating dollars into black-owned businesses is critical to those businesses—it enables them to keep their…

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big-name contracts

3 Traits Millennials Need for Long-Term Career Success

Shirley Ann Jackson's insightful advice about what skills millennial professionals need to succeed in an ever-evolving workforce

In assessing the business landscape in the coming decade, there will be only one constant:…

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How to Get Your Marketing Content Thousands of Views on YouTube

Tips and tricks for boosting brand awareness by creating viral video content

Almost one-third of all Internet users watch YouTube, streaming hundreds of millions of hours of content…

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How Reactive Entrepreneurs Can Prepare for the Future of Business

What if social entrepreneurs were also futurists? As a catalyst of enterprise, this explains the significance of preemptive social entrepreneurship

In this anthology, I challenge the next generation of social enterprise leaders to embrace preemption as…

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Soul to Sole, Stepping Into Destiny Part I

A successful engineer turned high-end Italian shoe designer discusses her journey

Soul to Sole
If you have ever considered the idea of starting a second career or…

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customer satisfaction

#BlackBizMatters: How to Up Your Customer Service

It is our duty to raise the standard to ensure our community is getting quality goods and products and services at every turn

Check out these 5 tips for maintaining exceptional customer service standards as strive to increase…

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online store

What We Learned After Taking Our Online Store Offline

Three characteristics that will impact the future of how stores are built

Andy Dunn, co-founder of men’s clothing brand Bonobos, deserves a lot of credit for making…

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online business

How to Know When to Sell Your Online Business

Recognize the signs and conditions that lead to the highest valuation possible

A couple of years ago, one of our customers lost more than $96,000. He lost this…

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business email

How to Send the Perfect Business Email Every Time

Present yourself via email in a way that lets the receiver know you are intelligent, professional, and to be taken seriously

People often view email as a less formal means of communication.
This can be true when…

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Steve Harvey

Entrepreneurs Wanted For Steve Harvey’s New Competition Show On ABC

Winners will walk away with up to $100,000 to grow their businesses

Values Partnerships has been leading a nationwide casting tour supporting minority entrepreneurship and recruiting diverse…

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Google Tech Hub American Underground Hosts Exchange To Fund Black Startups

Weeklong immersion program to run this fall to help black founders raise seed money

The North Carolina tech hub American Underground has announced a first of its kind program…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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$2.7 Million in New Deposits at Black-Owned Industrial Bank

Movement seeks to leverage our resources to support African American banks that are more inclined to lend to minority small businesses

As the national conversation about the value of black lives and the role of police…

By Jared Brown

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How To


How to Budget for Unexpected Windfalls

Having a plan for unexpected windfalls can be as important as anticipating surprise expenses. Just…

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Evita Robinson, founder of Nomadness Travel Tribe (Image: Nomadness Travel Tribe)

How to Get Paid for Traveling

Evita Robinson, founder of Nomadness Travel Tribe (Image: Nomadness Travel Tribe)
Have a passion for…

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