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6 Books Shark Tank’s Daymond John Wants You to Read

Successful entrepreneur and businessman shares some of his favorite books

With a slew of investment deals and businesses, Daymond John is no stranger to what…

By Kandia Johnson

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"Millionaire Mom" Lenika Scott, CEO of Scott Marketing Group LLC

Millionaire Mom of 6 Talks Birthing Business Breakthroughs

Lenika Scott shares 7 strategies for fostering business growth

The Scotts continue to exemplify a down-to-earth, authentic aura and a genuine love and compassion…

By Roz A Gee

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Does Your Business Need a Mobile App? Let’s Get Some Facts

In this digital age, all businesses could use one

mobile.earth provides mobile apps, mobile outreach/marketing and custom software development. In an effort to improve…

By Marquita Miller

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Diversity in Tech Advocate and Entrepreneur Hank Williams Passes Away

Williams was an early critic of the lack of diversity in tech

“If all the significant growth that we expect going forward is coming from fields in…

By Samara Lynn

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Shine By Building an Irresistible Brand Online

Develop an online presence that stands out from the rest

Technological advancements have made it easier than ever to start an online business. Due to…

By Roz A Gee

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5 Excuses Entrepreneurs Use That Derail Their Businesses

Are these common myths keeping you from starting your dream business?

Realize that there is never a right time to strike out on your own and…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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NFL Veteran and Businessman Jonathan Scott Brings Awareness to Psoriasis

The 9-year NFL Offensive Tackle diagnosed with psoriasis is bringing awareness through his partnership with the National Psoriasis Foundation

The 9-year NFL Offensive Tackle diagnosed with psoriasis is bringing awareness through his partnership with…

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Tavis Smiley Signs Multiyear Development and Production Deal with Warner Bros. Television Group

New deal will bring two new, scripted television series to the network

Award-winning author, broadcaster and producer Tavis Smiley inks multiyear deal with Warner Bros. Television Group…

By Courtney Connley

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6 Tried and True Marketing Tips for Your Small Business

Your marketing strategy drives your company's success

Periscope is a new mobile app that allows you to livestream video right from your…

By Kandia Johnson

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Pharrell Williams Named Artist-in-Residence at NYU Tisch School of the Arts

Award-winning artist to inspire NYU's next generation of musical greats

During the in-depth discussion and Q&A event, Williams will talk about his legacy within the…

By Courtney Connley

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Restaurateur Brad Johnson’s Recipe For Success

The second-generation restaurant owner has opened foodie hot spots from coast to coast

Brad Johnson has come a long way since his teenage days working as a busboy…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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[TechConneXt Summit] Test, Test, Test Your Way to Tech Startup Success

Our panel of experts says it's the secret to turning your good idea into a good business

Panelists Charley Moore, founder and CEO of Rocket Lawyer; Amber Senter, a cannabis marketing consultant;…

By Alisa Gumbs

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Pro athlete turned entrepreneur and businessman, Gregory "J.R." Tolver

Former NFL Pro Joins moblHR Team

Gregory "J.R." Tolver Jr. joins cloud-based finance and business services company

Former NFL wide receiver, Gregory “J.R.” Tolver Jr., will join the sales-expert team of cloud-based…

By Samara Lynn

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Celebrity talk show host, attorney and businesswoman Star Jones (Image: NAPW)

Part 1: Star Jones Talks Money, Careers, and Capitalizing on Diversity

Climbing the corporate ladder to be an agent of change

Inclusion is simply good for business. Your consumer base is going to be black, Asian,…

By Stacey Tisdale

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4 Motivational Takeaways From Speaker Hall of Famer Willie Jolley

The renowned motivational speaker offers words of encouragement to businessmen and women

Before making that miraculous move, he asked himself four questions: What’s the best that could…

By Marquita Miller

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Entrepreneur Creates Online Community That Celebrates African Women

Louisa Kinoshi builds an online community for African makeup artists, beauty bloggers, and makeup enthusiasts

Beauty and tech entrepreneur Louisa Kinoshi built an e-commerce platform and online community for African…

By Kandia Johnson

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Tech Founder Creates Online Platform That Sends Customized Care Packages to Seniors

Mary Farrow founded Gramsly, an online platform that curates care packages specifically designed for people aged 50 and older

Gramsly, an online platform, curates care packages specifically designed for people aged 50 and older.

By Kandia Johnson

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‘Project Runway’ Contestant Laurie Underwood Talks How to Make it on Reality TV

Fashion designer launches her clothing line and plans to grow her business

After seven years of carefully designing her own line, Laurie strives to take her brand…

By Chanel Martin

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Meet the First African American Woman to Hold a Patent for a Natural Hair Product

Gwen Jimmere, 2014 Black Enterprise Elevator Pitch Competition winner, talks about how she did it

It can be very difficult to go through the patent process, let alone to…

By Kandia Johnson

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Cool Jobs: How One Young Designer is Charting Her Own Path in the Fashion Industry

Jesstia Usher talks the business behind her clothing line, Eyanatia

Fashion Designer Jesstia Usher talks getting her start in fashion and the highs and lows…

By Courtney Connley

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