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Six Traits All CEOs Should Have

You want to build your personal brand within the company and make productive, significant changes.…

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27 Things White People Should Never, Ever Say to Their Black Co-Workers

White people in the workplace—Just don't

We asked our audience to post across Black Enterprise’s social media accounts things white people…

By Samara Lynn

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#FridayReads: Learn To Perform Better From A Record-Breaking Broadway Star

'My Pride' shares tips Alton Fitzgerald White learned from his 4,000 performances in 'The Lion King'

#FridayReads: learn to perform better from “My Pride” by Alton Fitzgerald White and his record-breaking…

By Alisa Gumbs

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5 Success Strategies from the Most Powerful Man in Tech

Microsoft's chairman of the board offers sound advice

During our recent Silicon Valley-based TechConneXt Summit 3.0, I gained the rare opportunity to interview…

By Derek T. Dingle

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7 Ways to Make Monday Your Favorite Day of the Work Week

Get your mind and routine right about Mondays

With some planning ahead; a few tweaks to your Monday morning routine; and a…

By Samara Lynn

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How to Get Over Your Fear of Self-Promotion

It's not conceit; it's good for your career and goals

The bottom line is no one will invest in you if you’re invisible, here are…

By Kandia Johnson

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4 Simple Ways to Show Your Value At Work

Your career could stall if you don't

Ready to get promoted or ask your employer for a pay raise? Take note; your…

By Kandia Johnson

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Your Coworkers Are Not Your Friends…But Maybe They Should Be

Even though workplace friendships can be difficult, research proves they're good for our health, happiness, and productivity

Even though being friends with your coworkers can be difficult, research proves it’s good for…

By Alisa Gumbs

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public speaking

4 Ways to Market Yourself as a Speaker

Speaking can be another source of income

Want to become a sought-after speaker? Your success comes down to increasing your visibility in…

By Kandia Johnson

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5 Tried-and-True Steps to Building Great Business Relationships

Fostering alliances and solidifying connections can go a long way

If networking seems useless to you and you just seem to collect business cards, here…

By L Michelle Smith

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Woman in an interview (Image: iStock/XiXinXing)

How to Succeed in a Male-Dominated Workplace

How to successfully navigate the 'boys' club'

For ways to succeed as a woman in business in a male-dominated workplace, we tapped…

By Kandia Johnson

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How to Jump-Start Your Career When You’re Over 50

Older workers bring unique benefits to the workplace

You’re over 50 years old and haven’t had to interview in years. Now what? Here…

By Tana Session

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Retired Marine Colonel and CEO: ‘Leading Is Not For the Weak’

'There is no doubt that great leaders require fortitude'

As CEO of Fortitude Consulting, Col. Boggs provides leadership development for individuals and organizations that…

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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Black geek advice

Advice From Blerd Entrepreneurs to Their Younger Selves

Shared lessons learned by the people behind Goboiano, Black Girl Nerds, Noir Caesar, BlerDCon, Fanbros, and others shaking up the geek market

Before geek became chic, it was just another synonym for outcast. So as a blerd—a…

By freemani

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Publicist Kiki Ayers

How a Formerly Homeless L.A. Publicist Uses Her Network to Increase Her Net Worth

Entertainment reporter Kiki Ayers shares how she started her own PR firm

When looking at publicist Kiki Ayers, the last thing you would suspect is that she…

By Nicole K. Webb

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Domestic violence survivor Maleeka Holloway

How a Victim of Domestic Violence Rebuilt Her Career After Leaving Her Abuser

Survivor and entrepreneur Maleeka Hollaway shares her tips

Domestic violence is a hidden yet harsh reality for many women who show up at…

By Kandia Johnson

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The Right Ways to Get the Most Out of LinkedIn

You've been doing LinkedIn wrong

Some LinkedIn tips to consider if you’re struggling to attract career-related opportunities or make meaningful…

By Kandia Johnson

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Only You Can Prevent ‘Email Overwhelm’: Level-Up Your Business Email Skills

We thought email would be a dead technology by now, but it's not. So...

If there is one thing most people can agree on—it’s being email overwhelmed. Here are…

By Kandia Johnson

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Major Career Keys from an MTV Vet on Her 10-Year Anniversary

Ezinne Kwubiri, the Director of Change Management, Global Business Services at Viacom, shares why she's been dedicated to the same company for the last decade

Ezinne Kwubiri shares why she’s chosen to work for Viacom Media Networks (VMN) for the…

By Mia N. Hall

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Ahyiana Angel (Image: Switch, Pivot or Quit)

Former NBA Publicist Starts Podcast for Women Looking to Make Career Transitions

'I bet on myself and won,' says former publicist-turned-podcaster Ahyiana Angel

“Have you noticed that we are no longer living in a world where ambitious people…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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How To

Password Protect Your Flash Drive In Two Simple Steps

Flash drives, thumb drives, USB sticks: whatever you want to call them, they’re more than…

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Black Female Voice Actor on How to Break into the Lucrative Voice-Over Business

“The secret society [of the voice-over business] is due in part because it’s a career…

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