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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…

By Black Enterprise

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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…

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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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Team

How to Encourage Your Already Busy Team to Take on More Tasks

Tips and tricks for empowering your staff to take more initiative at work

Taking initiative is what we do here at Red Branch Media. And with a small…

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clean energy

Hip-Hop Caucus Creates Baseball Cap Supporting Clean Energy Movement

THINK 100% cap sales to help get affordable, clean energy to 100% of people

Hip-hop, at times, is all about conscious awareness; not only when it comes to social…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Company culture

How to Foster a Company Culture That Values Creativity and Innovation

Advice for enhancing the quality of company culture at your job

As a startup founder and investor, it’s not enough for me to merely value innovation and…

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auto dealerships

Amber Woods Is Learning To Drive Her Father’s $177 Million Black-Owned Auto Dealerships

The 34-year-old acquiring skills to ‘take the wheel’ of the flagship BE 100s company

Within the next couple of years, Amber Woods, 34, will become the new leader at…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Brown Capital Management’s Small Company Team Named Morningstar’s U.S. Fund Manager of the Year

Congrats Brown Capital Management! Job well done

The stars are shinning bright for Brown Capital Management this year. A small, talented team…

By Kenneth Meeks

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How To

windfalls

How to Budget for Unexpected Windfalls

Having a plan for unexpected windfalls can be as important as anticipating surprise expenses. Just…

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Evita Robinson, founder of Nomadness Travel Tribe (Image: Nomadness Travel Tribe)

How to Get Paid for Traveling

Evita Robinson, founder of Nomadness Travel Tribe (Image: Nomadness Travel Tribe)
Have a passion for…

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