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Find Success

Overcoming the ‘No’s’ to Find Success

When you hear a no, put on your alligator skin, re-focus and take a yes out of your pocket

The skills required to succeed in your chosen field may not come naturally. The beauty…

By Rita P. Mitchell

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employee loyalty

Why Employers are Facing Declining Employee Loyalty

Looking to hire millennials? If so, you may be faced with a loyalty challenge

Looking to hire Millennials? If so, you may be faced with a loyalty challenge.

By Kandia Johnson

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job

STFU and Do Your Job

Speaking out of anger and other poorly timed communication can derail your career. How to recognize the five work situations when it's best to keep quiet.

Speaking out of anger and other poorly timed communication can derail your career. How to…

By Natasha Miller Williams

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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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debt

Dealing with Debt? Take These Steps

This takes patience and resolve, but you will feel great and motivated

Here are a few things you can do to start getting out of it and…

By Jennifer Streaks

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Emoticons

Before You Hit Send: Should You Use Emojis And Emoticons At Work?

Survey reports managers and workers have mixed emotions about emojis and emoticons

Survey reports managers and workers have mixed emotions about emojis and emoticons.

By Kandia Johnson

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acknowledging others

Success in Business and Life Requires Growth and Resourcefulness

No one gets to choose where we are from, but all of us get to choose where we’re going.

No one gets to choose where we are from, but all of us get to…

By Black Enterprise

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Survival Guide

#PowerTV: Tasha’s Survival Guide In Her Own Words

The following was written by Naturi Naughton, who stars as Tasha St. Patrick on the hit Starz…

By Black Enterprise

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Clients

3 Top Strategies for Getting Closer to Your Clients

Three ways to grow your business by using a more personalized approach to engaging with existing clients

As the CEO for In Touch EMR, a healthcare consulting and software business, I’ve found…

By Black Enterprise

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Work Stress

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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weekends

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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How To

3 (Non-Creepy) Ways to Follow-up After a Networking Event

If you’ve ever exchanged contact information at a networking event, then waited too long to…

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women in business

How Women in Business Can Help Other Women Break Barriers

Considering women of color are the fastest-growing group of entrepreneurs in the United States, BlackEnterprise.com…

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