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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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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.…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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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entrepreneurship

10 Common Ethical Dilemmas in Entrepreneurship

What is one common ethical dilemma small business owners often face, and how can you overcome it?

The following answers are provided by members of Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization…

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productivity

3 Ways You Can Boost Employee Productivity and Drive Profits in Your Business

Happy and productive workers means more money for your business

Like many business owners, you may be reviewing your budget in an effort to increase…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Robin Wilson

After 16 Years in Business, Eco-Designer Robin Wilson Shares the Secrets to Her Success

Black Enterprise's 2008 Innovator of the Year Award recipient, Robin Wilson, advises entrepreneurs on effective strategies for sustaining a successful business

New York City Interior Designer Robin Wilson is going 16 years strong in business, having…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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target customer

10 Ways to Easily and Correctly Identify Your Target Customer

What process do you use to identify who your target customer is, in order to craft more effective marketing messages?

The following answers are provided by members of Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization…

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bank black

#BlackBizMatters: 3 Reasons to Bank Black

National Bankers Association President Michael Grant explains how banking black strengthens communities and small businesses

This summer, Killer Mike and Solange Knowles used their platforms to encourage fans and those…

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Marketing Frustrations

Eliminating Headaches: How to Decrease Marketing Frustrations

Tips to simplify the marketing process for your business

Marketing can be a very challenging function for small businesses. It takes a lot of…

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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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