Tag Archives: Enterprise

CEO and president of Health-Works1, LaShonda Bracey (Photo courtesy of LaShonda Bracey)

No Money Left Behind: 7 Mistakes to Avoid When Going After Government Contracts

Make sure you don't miss out on lucrative business opportunities

LaShonda Bracey doesn’t look for paths that lead to nowhere, instead she blazes her own.

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Courage Factor: 5 Surefire Steps to Living Fearlessly

Make your dreams reality with these insights from business coach Cheryl Wood

Check out these powerful takeaways to overcome fear from award-winning entrepreneur and business coach Cheryl…

By Roz A Gee

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The Outcome of an Organization Overhaul

Savvy business owners understand change is necessary and sometimes drastic measures are needed to ensure…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Is There a Doctor In the House?

How to choose the best health insurance plan for your small business

Health insurance is one of the most expensive lines in the budget for small businesses.…

By Renita Burns

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Lifesavers

For Dr. Omar Davis and Dr. Natarsha Grant business is a matter of life and…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Human Capital

When change means terminating an employee

A company is only as good as its workforce. In the second part of our…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Where the Green Opportunities Are

Energy, agriculture, and manufacturing poised to reap the rewards

Two ideas converge in the term “green economy:” To increase efforts toward conservation and sustainability,…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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In the Driver’s Seat

Full-service ground transportation business navigates through successes and over speed bumps

Passengers who take the backseat with W&T Travel Services L.L.C. are always in for a…

By Emerald S. Morrow

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Perfecting the Process

Creating a more efficient organization on your terms

Now more than ever, for a business to thrive it must embrace change. Entrepreneurs have…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Pulling No Punches

Former boxer and retired ballerina turn innovative fitness approach into business success

Michael Olajide Jr. and Leila Fazel offer a unique approach to fitness that melds the…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Accelerated Advancement

Construction contractor parlays relationship into financial success

MAXI-CON2 (www.maxi-con2.com; 301-931-3206), a construction contractor in Beltsville, Maryland, is turning into an impressive do-over…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Avoiding Fatal Missteps

Dartmouth College program helps educate minority entrepreneurs

The hills of New Hampshire are perhaps the last place one would expect a minority-focused…

By Alan Hughes

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Go Green or Go Home

Time’s up. The green economy is making significant headway and will soon be woven into…

By Tennille M. Robinson

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Tools of the Trade

Arm your business with ammunition to seize the spoils of exporting

Although 95% of the world’s consumers live outside the United States, the Department of Commerce…

By Emerald S. Morrow

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How Sweet It Is

A health hardship leads to cupcake commerce

For Andra Hall, entrepreneurship was a matter of medical necessity. In 2004, her 1-year-old daughter…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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8 Ways to Improve Your Elevator Pitch

Perfect your pitch with these tips

Crafting the perfect elevator speech is both an art and a science in which the…

By Alan Hughes

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Mix and Match

Entrepreneurs find the right combination to move their hair products forward

As biracial women, Wendi Levy and Kim Etheredge couldn’t find haircare products for their curly…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Do You Know Your Business Credit Score?

Whether managing or repairing it, understand how it affects operations and the bottom line

In the current economic environment, business owners understand that a good personal credit score is…

By Emerald S. Morrow

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Savvy Solutions: Franchise Deal Too Good To Be True?

What questions do I need to ask so I don't get taken advantage of?

I am looking into a franchise opportunity. They’re offering a special program where I would…

By Tennille M. Robinson

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Savvy Solutions: Starting A Record Company

You can sign artists and put out your own music, but you can't do it alone

It isn’t impossible to put out signed artists or your own music. You just can’t…

By Tennille M. Robinson

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