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What Women of Power Attendees Are Saying About This Year

Here's what attendees are most excited about

As the 11th annual Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit rapidly approaches, neither we nor…

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4 Fail-Proof Strategies for Getting the Most Out of Your Business Day

Don’t use work as an excuse to neglect your health

If you want your business to thrive, then you have to give it the very…

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5 Ways to NOT Pitch Journalists

Avoid making these 5 big mistakes

When pitching a story to journalists, the quality of the pitch can determine if you…

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Madison Jaye Talks Building a Career In Media and Developing a Brand

3 pieces of advice for millennial women interested in a career in media

Coming from the inner city streets of Newark, New Jersey, Madison Jaye has quietly emerged…

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Should You Take a Chance On a Workplace Romance?

Answer these 4 questions before mixing work and pleasure

A successful workplace romance may lead to a loving relationship with a promise of commitment…

By Kandia Johnson

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[WATCH] What Everyone Can Learn From Nigeria’s First Female Billionaire

'Africa Leads' hosts Twitter chat with Folorunsho Alakija, a black female billionaire from Nigeria

‘Africa Leads’ hosts Twitter chat with Folorunsho Alakija, Nigeria’s first female billionaire.

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How to Set up Your Freelance Business

3 simple ways to jumpstart your freelance career

Here are four steps to jumpstart your freelance business.

By Kandia Johnson

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5 Mistakes to Avoid Before Quitting Your Job to Start Your Own Business

Starting a business requires more than capital

Starting a business requires more than capital.

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6 Eye-Opening Mobile Marketing Statistics

There is less competition in the channel than you think

These eye-opening mobile marketing facts may challenge everything you think you know about mobile marketing…

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[Entrepreneur of the Week] How Corrie Harris Launched Brand Placement Platform For Multicultural Designers

She's helped designers of color land fashion placements in TV and film

When Corrie Harris noticed a disconnect between the mainstream fashion world and multicultural designers, she…

By Kandia Johnson

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8 Career Skills You Need To Be Competitive in 2016

Knowing how to manage diversity will be key

According to a 2015 survey by ManpowerGroup, diversity, communication, and a global mindset are key…

By Kandia Johnson

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5 Ways Extroverts Can Step Up Their Networking Game

Here's how those with outgoing personalities can optimize their networking skills

When starting a company, networking is incredibly important. While it can difficult for shyer types,…

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Entrepreneur of the Week: Anie Akpe Turns Frustration Into Innovation

Entrepreneur creates business card app to make networking easier

For all the talk about the benefits of networking, the fact is that many people…

By Kandia Johnson

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4 Ways to Be An Excellent Mentor

Whatever your career stage, you can help guide someone to greater accomplishments

It may seem counterintuitive, but often people who need to be mentored the most won’t…

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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6 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before Developing Your Dream App

Make sure you have what it takes to set your app apart

True entrepreneurs understand that the real value of an idea comes from its execution. Here…

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One Of the Best Things You Can Do For Your Career in 2016

Relationships are the new currency in business

The reality is, regardless of your goal, building relationships must be a part of your…

By Kandia Johnson

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Feel Like You Don’t Fit In? Find Your Tribe For Career Success

A tribe can help you build influence as a thought leader

With the explosion of social media, connecting people with similar interests and increasing your digital…

By Kandia Johnson

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10 Tips to Make 2016 Your Year

Use these life and career tips to make 2016 your best year ever

Being very honest with yourself about your strengths and weaknesses can help you create a…

By Kandia Johnson

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Are You Prepared For Success in 2016? Ask Yourself These 8 Questions

The answers can help you have a fulfilling year

Ask yourself the following questions to help you prepare for success in the New Year.

By Kandia Johnson

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Jill Marie Jones Talks Fearless New Role on ‘Ash vs Evil Dead’ and Career Longevity

Actress has new role on Starz comedic horror series

Jill Marie Jones talks new role on Starz comedic horror series Ash vs. Evil Dead

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