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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.

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.

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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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What Matters Most to Venture Capitalists

Tips for perfecting your business pitch

To gain advantage over other startups, you need an understanding of your market, a business…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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6 Ways PR Professionals Can Take Their Career to the Next Level

The founder of AKR Public Relations offers practical leadership advice after more than a decade of PR experience

Founder of AKR Public Relations, Amanda K. Ruisi, has more than 15 years in the…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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3 Key Qualities Successful CEOs Possess

Even without innate leadership qualities, you can still adopt these characteristics of truly remarkable CEOs

While it might sound fancy, being a CEO is not easy. As the leader of…

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How to Determine Whether You’re Hiring the Right Fit

How to fix the trend of hiring fast and firing fast

Many companies espouse the mantra “hire fast, fire fast.” Because every day a position is…

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What TED Talk Speakers Teach Us About Giving Presentations

Take cues from some of the most popular TED talk speakers the next time you present

Whether you’re giving a boardroom presentation, an elevator pitch or a conference speech, you have…

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10 Ways to Boost Your Career Before the New Year

Tips to kick-start your career right now

Why wait until January 1 to start working toward your career goals for the New…

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