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Keeping It Real Estate

While African Americans have long known the benefits of home ownership, there is still much more to the real estate game beyond your home

Real estate investing is the art and science of buying real estate. African Americans have…

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manager

Are You a ‘Musher’ Manager? Here’s Why That’s Not a Good Leadership Model

Why the best leaders get off their sleds and push, as opposed to merely barking orders at their team

It’s early Monday morning and Simon, president of eLearning Mind, is sitting amongst darkened computer…

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Employee Theft

How to Protect Your Business From Employee Theft

Did you know $50 billion are stolen from U.S. businesses every year by their own staff? Here's how to handle issues of employee theft

As a business owner, I have to say that statistics on employee theft are frightening.…

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Assistant

Replace Yourself: How to Hire Your First Virtual Assistant

Don't think you need an assistant? Answer these four questions

Does this sound like you?
Your alarm goes off at 6:00 a.m., and you head to…

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Digital Skills

Why Women Really Earn Less Than Men

So, why does the trek toward the final frontier for women's equality stall when it's time to get paid?

No one can argue that women have made significant strides in society over the past…

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Side business

How I Officially Turned My Side Business Into My Full-Time Job

Here are the steps you can take to make your visions a reality

Before I became an “official” entrepreneur, I was just an entrepreneur at heart, working one…

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Shirley Chisholm

Hillary Clinton Talks To Black Businesses

U.S. Black Chambers stands by the Democratic Presidential frontrunner as the best person for black businesses

In the days ahead of clinching the Democratic presidential nomination and President Obama’s endorsement, Hillary…

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leaders

Are Women Better Leaders than Men?

Debunking long-held traditional attitudes about the fairer sex

Once upon a time, long ago (in the ’70s), there was a television game show…

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Leadership

Lessons in Leadership From Top Female Executives

Women in business generally belong to one of two leadership groups: female founders or female executives

Women in business generally belong to one of two leadership groups: female founders or female…

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meeting

The Most Powerful Meeting You Can Ever Have

The most powerful meeting that aspiring entrepreneurs or young professionals can have isn’t a job interview. It’s an informational meeting.

The most powerful meeting that aspiring entrepreneurs or young professionals can have isn’t a job…

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Cannabis

Meet Veteran and Cannabis Entrepreneur Tanganyika Daniel

How a military vet turned her skills set into a cannabis-infused skincare business!

How a military vet turned her skills set into a cannabis-infused skincare business!

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Interview

7 Unique Job Interview Questions to Ask Your Next Candidate

Want to ask your next candidate something different during the standard interview? Check out these seven unique interview questions.

Want to ask your next candidate something different during the standard interview? Check out these…

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New Team

3 Ideas for Choosing the Perfect Company Name

When it comes to company names, intention is everything

When choosing a company name, you want it to be creative and different—but don’t forget…

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Technology Team

3 Unconventional Ways to Inspire Your Team

When’s the last time that you inspired your team? If you can’t recall, then that’s a problem

When’s the last time that you inspired your team? If you can’t recall, then that’s a…

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Women

Rules for Creating Contagious Positivity in Your Workplace

There are plenty of ways you can spread positive vibes to counter all that bad energy

There are plenty of ways you can spread positive vibes to counter all that bad…

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Compassion

Compassion Is Your Most Effective Business Tool

Best leaders know that empathy forges the strong bonds that engage the hearts and minds of team members

Arriving in Haiti in early 2010 was a devastating experience. As our plane circled the…

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rainbow fashion

Rainbow Fashion Week Is Going Green And Making Queer Style A Movement

Designer Jag Beckford is mixing fashion and social responsibility during her annual New York LGBT pre-Pride event

Rainbow Fashion Week “RFW” is returning to New York City for the third consecutive year,…

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Niece

How I Fired My Niece and Lived to Tell the Tale

Sometimes the two words “family” and “business” simply should not go together

Sometimes, the two words “family” and “business” simply should not go together.
My only sister, Dr.…

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inclusion

Are Diversity and Inclusion Good For Business?

Attitudes born out of our own individual upbringing and conditioning informs a company’s culture

Attitudes born out of our own individual upbringing and conditioning informs a company’s culture.

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client

How to Attract and Book Your Ideal Client

Everyone wants to know how to book the kind of client who not only inspires but also benefits and creates growth for their business

Everyone wants to know how to book the kind of client who not only inspires…

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How To

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?
First…

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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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