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Small Business Groups React to New Employee Overtime Rule

Paying employees what they earn undercuts business growth

Every week, millions of Americans work more than 40 hours a week but do not…

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Why Great Hires Don’t Always Have the ‘Right’ Background

Find out how coffee connoisseur Nick Bayer finds success by being “in the people business, not the product business.”

Discover why great hires don’t always have the perfect background.

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The 7 Essential Qualities of Every Great Manager

The best managers are hard to come by — but they do share certain key qualities.

Discover the essentials qualities of every great manager here.

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Minority Business Development Agency Awards $31.5 Million in Grants

Federal funding will support business centers helping minority entrepreneurs create jobs and grow their businesses

New resources and funding is underway to help minority-owned firms create jobs, compete in the…

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NMDSC President Joset Wright-Lacy Predicts Supplier Diversity Future – Part 2

"The numbers don’t lie."

Find out what NMSDC President, Joset Wright-Lacy predicts will happen with supplier diversity necessity and…

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5 Ways To Brand Your Business Successfully Beyond Social Media

Here's how you can create awareness and drive customers to your brand

Social media is only one aspect of building a successful brand. There are many more…

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National Minority Supplier Development Council President Talks Prejudice in Business – Part 1

President of one of the country’s leading corporate membership organizations, Joset Wright-Lacy, talks the impact and importance of the NMSDC's diversity initiative

Check out what National Minority Supplier Development Council President Joset Wright-Lacy had to say about…

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Camille A. Brown: A Choreographer Hitting Her Stride

The dancer candidly discusses her evolution as an artist and business woman

The announcement came this week; the 2016 John Simon Guggenheim foundation fellows were chosen and…

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BE 100s CEO of Golden Krust Bakery & Grill to Appear on CBS Hit Series ‘UNDERCOVER BOSS’

Episode featuring Jamaican-born Lowell Hawthorne airs May 22 at 10 PM ET

Lowell Hawthorne, President and CEO of Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery & Grill, will be featured…

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New Crowdfunding Rules Help Black Businesses Access Up To $1 Million In Seed Money

Title III regulation crowdfunding portion of Jobs Act is in effect

Find out how new federal equity crowdfunding rules will help black businesses access up to…

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4 Hacks for Becoming a More Empathetic Leader

Implement a “user experience” approach to better understand the wants and needs of your team

Implement a “user experience” approach to better understand the wants and needs of your team,…

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6 Best Practices for Becoming an Influential Business Leader

Leading by example is just one way to inspire others in your industry

The goal for any successful professional is to become an influencer in their respective field.…

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Emerging CEO Plans on Changing the Face of Financial Literacy

Helping people achieve financial security and peace of mind for themselves--and their families, part 2

Alita Gregg talks financial literacy.

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Sam’s Club Offers $8.8 Million in New Grants to Entrepreneurs

Sam’s Club addresses the unmet capital needs of small business owners

Find out how Sam’s Club is addressing the unmet capital needs of small business owners,…

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Why and How to Develop Resilience as an Entrepreneur

Resilience — the ability to either overcome challenges or bounce back from setbacks — is huge in the world of startups

Are you a growing entrepreneur? Learn how and why to develop resilience with this article.

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5 Important Points to Keep in Mind When Working With Millennials

Millennials now represent a large portion of employed workers. Why do myths about how to retain them still persist?

Do you want to know how to successfully work with millennials? Check out these five…

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How Working With Family Members Can Benefit Your Business

Top five reasons you should bring a family member onto your team

Find out how working with family members can actually help your business.

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4 Lessons Learned From Appearing on ABC’s Hit Show “Shark Tank”

Kim Kaupe and her co-founder nabbed a $725K deal from the Sharks. Here’s how she prepared for the live taping

Kim Kaupe and her co-founder talk lessons learned after appearing on ABC’s Shark Tank.

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How this Former Nurse Built a Profitable Haircare Business from YouTube

Mane Choice founder shares her journey to entrepreneurial success

Mane Choice founder, Courtney Adeleye, talks building a profitable hair care line from the bottom…

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How to Propel Your Business from the Shark Tank to the Bank

New book reveals untold stories of some of Shark Tank's memorable companies

Fans of the popular ABC show will want to hear the untold stories of some…

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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?
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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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