Tag Archives: corporate leadership

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How to Influence Without Authority

Here are 3 tips to successfully leverage leadership, communication, and persuasion

Learn to influence using the language of power.

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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Here’s Why Leaders Are Made, Not Born

Studies show that real leadership skills come from experience

The bottom line: it’s impossible for anyone to be born with these experiences. They can…

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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Why Corporations Must Fly the Flag of Social Responsibility

I applaud the response from those corporations that put social responsibility ahead of the bottom…

By Earl "Butch" Graves Jr.

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$3 Million Pay: Former McDonald’s CEO Don Thompson to Consult with Company

Business leader continues his relationship with the restaurant chain

McDonald’s to pay former CEO Don Thompson $3 million to serve as a consultant for…

By Courtney Connley

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There Are Still Peaks to Reach in Corporate America

African Americans still represent only about 2% of executives at the top echelons of the…

By Earl G. Graves, Sr.

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4 Ways to Boost Your Professional Marketability

Be that job candidate who is sought after and indispensable

Don’t just rest on simply having a degree. Make yourself a job candidate who is…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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Leadership Lessons From the Navy Video Scandal

How to lead by example and rally your troops

Honors’ crude videos can be a teaching moment for corporate managers about leadership, especially…

By Derek T. Dingle

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The Color of Success

ELC focuses on making diversity work

Arnold W. Donald knows well the challenges of making it to the C-suite. He achieved…

By Sonia Alleyne

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What it Takes to Be an Effective Leader

Two experts examine how chief diversity officers effect real change

Redia Anderson and Lenora Billings-Harris, both of whom have a long and nationally recognized history…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Let’s Go Team

When a retail professional leads by example, everyone benefits

You oversee 450 stores that employ approximately 75,000 employees. How do you keep employees motivated…

By Aisha I. Jefferson

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A. Barry Rand Appointed to Key Post in Obama Administration

Rand continues his lifelong mission of service

President Obama appointed A. Barry Rand to his Advisory Council on Financial Capability last week.…

By Sonja Mack

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McDonald’s COO Gives Three Keys to Career Success

Don Thompson tells how to get ahead in corporate America

In an exclusive interview with BlackEnterprise.com, Don Thompson, COO & President of McDonald’s USA, discussed…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Black CEOs Demand More Diversity in the C-Suite

ELC expands mission to focus on global leadership

With the mission of expanding black corporate leadership across the globe, the Executive Leadership Council,…

By Black Enterprise

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Learning How to LEAD

Marcus Allen’s original plan was to join the military after college, but he changed his…

By Brittany Hutson

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Choosing a Legal Structure for Your Biz

What to consider when trying to set up your upstart

When starting a business, there’s an abundance of factors entrepreneurs need to consider. But none…

By Renita Burns

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5 Ways to Improve Your Visibility as a Leader

Good leadership requires teamwork

Effective leadership is a team sport, not a solo experience. You can’t effectively lead “in…

By Patricia Perkins

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Pep Talk: How Can I Boost Morale at Work?

What to do during tough times.

How do you maintain motivation within your organization during times of doubt?

By Tennille M. Robinson

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In the Black

A budget-savvy executive advises on staying competitive in an economic crunch

In three years as vice president of distribution, J. Phillip Holloman, President & COO of…

By Laura Egodigwe

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Lee Archer Jr. Dies at 90

Aviation and business pioneer passes away

The aviation and business world lost a legend and a pioneer Wednesday, January 27. Retired…

By Sonja Mack

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If Diversity Is America’s “Secret Weapon”…

...The Executive Leadership Council's mission is to get corporations to use it to full effect

Over the past two days the Executive Leadership Council has been holding its annual series…

By Derek T. Dingle

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