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Cultural bias

Ask Sheree: When an Employee Suffers Cultural Bias

What to do when you sense cultural bias at your job

What should I do when I sense that my manager is culturally biased against me?
First…

By Sheree Franklin-Hill

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Business World

How to Ask for What You Really Want in the Business World

How to ask for what you want in business—and do so with tact, poise, and grace

In business, your greatest assets are often found in the relationships that you’ve developed with…

By Black Enterprise

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Lessons

Priceless Lessons From One Successful Entrepreneur’s Mother

Take care of those around you

Take care of those around you.

By Black Enterprise

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Business

13 Small Changes That Can Make a Big Impact on Your Business

Refocus your business efforts onto the right business targets

Refocus your business efforts onto the right business targets.

By Black Enterprise

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Young Entrepreneurs

Here are the Top Things Young Entrepreneurs Worry About

The need to succeed at any cost, can be a huge stress to carry

Young entrepreneurs, especially newer entrepreneurs, are constantly pushed to succeed. While success can be defined…

By Black Enterprise

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Mindful

Mid-week Mindfulness: Be Mindful at Work

Apply these principles to feel more alive and present while you’re being productive

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Mindfulness may seem like a laudable goal, but with phone calls, meetings, reports…

By Black Enterprise

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Meaningful Relationships

How to Invest Time in Creating Meaningful Relationships

Get a schedule that allows you to invest in life at the highest level possible

Recently, I’ve been wrestling with some paradoxes. On the one hand, you can’t give others…

By Black Enterprise

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screenwriting

The Akils on Jumpstarting Your Career in Screenwriting

In their Q&A-filled Industry Coaching seminar, Mara Brock Akil and Salim Akil provide practical advice on how to become a screenwriter

Mara Brock Akil and Salim Akil brought some tips on screenwriting to the American Black…

By Kali Wilder

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muhlenberg college

How to Make Project Deadlines Less Daunting

Here's how to be proactive and productive while working towards impending deadlines

A goal without any kind of timeline can be endlessly postponed.
Sometimes circumstances, such as a…

By Black Enterprise

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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…

By Black Enterprise

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Tyler Perry

Let’s Look At How Tyler Perry Built His Billion-Dollar Brand

History does not have to determine your destiny or your legacy

Against All Odds:
How Tyler Perry Built His Billion-Dollar Brand
He’s become one of the most polarizing…

By Black Enterprise

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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…

By Black Enterprise

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career

Things You Tell Yourself About Your Career That Are Wrong

To do good work, it still takes the basic building blocks: dedication, honing your skill set, listening to constructive feedback, improving and growing

To do good work, it still takes the basic building blocks: dedication, honing your skill…

By Black Enterprise

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Millennial

Millennial Success Secrets

If you're a young entrepreneur looking to get on the fast track to success, check out Micha's course: From College To The Real World

If you’re a young entrepreneur looking to get on the fast track to success, check…

By Black Enterprise

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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…

By Black Enterprise

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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.…

By Black Enterprise

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Website Mistakes

6 Website Mistakes You’re (Probably) Making Right Now

Tips to help you avoid these design and function sins

An effective web presence is crucial for businesses of all sizes in today’s marketplace.
It’s imperative…

By Black Enterprise

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entrepreneur

5 Crucial Ways to Gain Support and Recognition as an Entrepreneur

Personal positioning tips to benefit you and your enterprise

As a young entrepreneur, the way you position yourself matters. Personal positioning is crucial to…

By Black Enterprise

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meditate

Why Black Business People Should Meditate

Let’s face it, being black in corporate America requires a complex skill set to succeed.

Nichol Bradford
The following was written by Nichol Bradford:
Let’s face it, being black in corporate…

By Black Enterprise

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How to Strengthen the Client Base You’ve Worked Hard to Build

Here are a few ideas to build better relationships with your clients and your network

Now, this only works if you have a strong client base.

By Black Enterprise

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