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Travel Pillow

Black Entrepreneurs Introduce the Last Travel Pillow You Will Ever Buy

The Journey Pillow, Anthony and Candace Williams' innovative product, helps travelers relax and get comfy

Recently, entrepreneur siblings Anthony and Candace Williams successfully kick-started their premium travel product, the Journey…

By Chanel Martin

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Kidpreneur

Kidpreneur Launches Publishing Company That Celebrates Brown Girls Everywhere

Promotes high self-esteem and positive self-images for black girls

Kidpreneurs never cease to amaze and make us wonder what we were doing with our…

By Gwen Jimmere

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Single Mother

Meet Maria Wills: A Single Mother Paving Her Own Way in Entrepreneurship and Entertainment

She uses passion and fear to drive her goals

Maria Wills was born in Washington D.C. and raised in Prince George’s County, Maryland. Wills…

By Chanel Martin

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Wisdom

The 4 Pieces of Wisdom You Need to Grow Your Business

Numbers are key to keeping your doors open

Entrepreneurs go into business for a variety of reasons, yet they all have one thing…

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business relationships

The Key to Cultivating Lasting Business Relationships

Understanding the true value of mentors

I once heard a colleague say, “You don’t look for a mentor, you strive to become…

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Billion Dollar Roundtable

Major Companies Spending Over $1 Billion Annually With Minority Businesses

Meet the 21 members of the Billion Dollar Roundtable, from AT&T to Walmart

AT&T, Walmart, GM and Microsoft all have one thing in common. They can be found…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Media

Radio One Founder Cathy Hughes Produces New Movie About A Black Media Family Dynasty

TV One will air "Media," an original movie that captures the power struggles occuring within a wealthy, black-owned, family business

Radio One Founder and Chairperson Cathy Hughes joins the bevy of black women making movies.…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Chaz Hammonds

Chaz Hammonds Talks Balancing Law School and Entrepreneurship With “Spice”

Find out how this entrepreneur, law student, and philanthropist became an innovative tastemaker, in every sense of the word

Chaz Hammonds, a native of Houston, Texas, is the owner of SoulFitGrill, an all-natural, low…

By Chanel Martin

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marketing

How Pinterest’s Timing Element Affects Your Marketing (and What You Can Do About It)

How to correctly calculate the Aging or Baking effect on your campaigns

Imagine you’re watching the Indy 500. It’s lap two of the race and you’re thinking…

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app

How I Created an App Under $200 (and Earned Six Figures in Return)

Building an app with the potential to make bank

Almost everyone has an idea for an app, but most people never act on their…

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black auto dealers

#BlackBizMatters: Supporting The Nation’s Top Black Auto Dealers

Black Enterprise’s compilation of the nation top black-owned auto dealerships, and why you should buy black

An often-overlooked aspect of racial equality is economic equality. That’s why black-owned businesses are important…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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acknowledging others

Be Relentless With the Three R’s of Business

What separates seasoned, resilient, flexible employees with a timeless approach to business from those with less experience? It's all in how they leverage the three R’s of business

Good business leaders are like wine–we get better with age. We are relentless in pursuing our…

By Cristie Leondis

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Patterson Law Office

Meet Rhonda L. Patterson: Managing Attorney at Patterson Law Office, LLC  

As a small business owner and mother, Patterson balances life’s challenges while providing excellent service to her clients

As a small business owner and mother, Patterson balances life’s challenges while providing excellent service…

By Chanel Martin

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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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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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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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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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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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