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5 Best Ways to Actively Prevent Office Politics

You don’t need office politics to build a competent, cooperative team. In fact, it might even slow you down

Check out these several best practices that, when implemented, can work wonders at keeping bothersome…

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Grammy-nominated Music Producer’s Nonprofit Revolutionizes Urban Education

Kevin “Khao” Cates transcends music into the arena of business, education, and tech

A few years ago, Kevin “Khao” Cates was at the top of the music industry…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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team

How Hiring a Diverse Team Will Strengthen Your Company Culture

Rather than the beer test, follow these three principles to guide your hiring process

Check out these three principles for hiring the best and brightest team you can find…

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presidential election

Congressional Leaders Hosts Town Hall On Impact of Presidential Election on African Americans

Black community needs to understand what's at stake and not sit on the sidelines come November

The black community has too much at stake in this Presidential election and cannot afford…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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protect your assets

Protect Your Assets: Advice For Entrepreneurs

When operating a business (even a side hustle), it is critical to shield your personal assets from liability associated with your entrepreneurial activities

When operating a business (even a side hustle), it is critical to to shield your…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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business strategies

12 Best Business Strategies for Sticking Out From the Competition

The best things you can do to differentiate your growing business in a crowded market

Check out these 12 best business strategies, provided by members of the Young Entrepreneurs Council,…

By Black Enterprise

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new hire

11 Tips for Conducting a Successful New Hire Trial Period

Here is how you can maximize potential

Check out these 11 tips provided by the Young Entrepreneur Council that will ensure that…

By Black Enterprise

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digital marketing

4 Lesser-Known Tips for Improving Your Digital Marketing Efforts

These four tips can help you work with a digital marketing agency

Check out these 4 lesser-lnown tips for you to use to make sure your digital…

By Black Enterprise

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business

5 Ways to See the ‘Bigger Picture’ as an Entrepreneur

You may be juggling priorities at work and at home, but you can’t afford to give up on time for reflection

Find out how this leader learned to combat letting “must do” tasks overwhelm the “want…

By Black Enterprise

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bullying

Hey You, Stop Bullying Yourself!

Create a new, empowering story that is aligned to your goals and visions

Check out business success coach and founder and CEO of Captain’s Chair Coaching, Jason Dukes,…

By Jason Dukes

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Tyler Perry

Tyler Perry Holding Casting Auditions and Hiring Talent to Work at His Studio

Powerhouse producer is now hiring people that are looking to break into the entertainment business

Filmmaker Tyler Perry is expanding his operation at Tyler Perry Studios and is now hiring…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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BeyHive

How to Build a Tribe as Fiercely Loyal as Beyonce’s BeyHive

Make it a point to connect, empower, and nurture the relationships with your customers

A loyal customer is the holy grail for a business owner. That’s because these raving…

By Sonia Thompson

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key employee

Creating a Smooth Transition After a Key Employee Moves On

Pre-empt the need to document jobs only on departure

Kim had been with LogicPrep from the very beginning—when there were just four of us working…

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failed business engagement

How Our Company Bounced Back From a Failed Client Engagement

Getting caught up in the excitement of a client relationship can allow a situation to grow beyond your comfort zone

In the summer of 2014, my company was doing great work with a large client engagement.…

By Black Enterprise

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Entrepreneurs

The Stark Reality about Entrepreneurs of Color

2016 Shark Tank Casting Tour Recap

The stark reality about entrepreneurs of color is that their brilliance, ingenuity, and grit are…

By Black Enterprise

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marketing

Offbeat, Creative Ways for Marketing Your Business

KFC's fried chicken scented sunscreen shows how a publicity stunt can draw positive attention to your brand

The KFC Extra Crispy Sunscreen is an example of stunt marketing at its best. Executed…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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first website

Know Where to Start: Advice for Launching Your First Website

Use these tips to build and launch a successful website

Whether it’s for personal use or for business, starting your first website can be quite…

By Black Enterprise

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Personal Brand

How to Build Your Personal Brand to Promote Your Business

Network boldly to build brand awareness

Most entrepreneurs think that the business or product they represent is the most important aspect…

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African American women

What It’s Like for Black Women in America

African American women are critical for the country’s economic stability, yet they still continue to face barriers to their success

Without a doubt, African American women are critical to the economic stability and success of…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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How High School Habits Can Lead to Long-Term Success

Tools to help you prioritize, prepare, and perform to get ahead

Have you ever thought about what has made you more successful than most other people?…

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change

“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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manage

Ask Sheree: How to Manage an Overload of Work

It is very common for a busy professional to feel overwhelmed with their job commitments…

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