Tag Archives: Entrepreneurship

day job

How to Test Your New Idea (and Still Keep Your Day Job)

You don’t always have to put everything on the line in order to pursue your dream

Having the security of a day job while you develop, test and sell your product…

By Black Enterprise

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self-employed

6 Simple Budget Tips to Follow When You Become Self-Employed

This could be your lifeline as an entrepreneur

Here are 6 simple budgeting tips to take into consideration when you’re looking to take…

By Black Enterprise

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stillness

The Professional’s Practical Guide to Practicing Stillness

“Once you know yourself in this living stillness, there is nothing in this world that is greater than you”

Well, let’s take a closer look into the practice of stillness and 7 actionable steps…

By Cameka Smith

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books

3 Types of Books You Can Publish When You Are Not a Writer

Creative ways entrepreneurs can make money from books when they do not desire to write

Here are 3 creative ways entrepreneurs can earn extra money from writing books when they…

By Cameka Smith

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get paid

4 Money Lessons Entrepreneurs Need To Survive

Entrepreneurship is exciting, but it's not simple. While building your business, here are four money lessons you can learn from

If you are a young entrepreneur, or if you’re ready to quit your job to…

By Ashley M Fox

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fail

13 Keys to Success According to Today’s Most Innovative Entrepreneurs

Everyone’s definition of success differs. But there’s truth behind each and every one

Here are the most important keys to success from 13 innovative entrepreneurs on the scene…

By Black Enterprise

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ePayments

How E-Payments Can Make Your Business Finances Super Easy

Here's how the efficiency of e-payments can help simplify your life

Check out this breakdown detailing a few of the reasons why you need to make…

By Black Enterprise

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president

President Trump’s Best Bet With Communities of Color

Supporting minority-owned and operated businesses may be his best opportunity to successfully engage communities of color

Supporting minority entrepreneurs and small businesses may be President Trump’s best bet to successfully engage…

By Brandon Andrews

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Hyper-Productive

How a Hyper-Productive Entrepreneur Gets the Most Out of Her Day

The simple trick to productivity is being intentional with how you spend your time

The following techniques will allow you to manage your time better so you can invest…

By Black Enterprise

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publish

3 Reasons Why Every Entrepreneur Should Publish a Book

An important strategy to immediately gain instant authority in the marketplace

Book publishing is an important brand positioning strategy that increases an entrepreneur’s visibility, credibility, and…

By Cameka Smith

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Silicon Valley

You Don’t Have to Live in Silicon Valley to Succeed in Tech

Rodney Williams' Cincinnati, Ohio-based tech company LISNR has raised over $14 million and continues to thrive

Rodney Williams is not what some would deem the stereotypical, Silicon Valley entrepreneur and that…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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WTF

Turning My “WTF?” Moment into a FTW (For The Win)

Setbacks along your journey to success can sometimes leave you thinking "WTF?"

Roy Broderick shares how he bounced back from several disappointing points in his career to…

By Roy Broderick Jr.

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side hustle

Mastering the Art of the Side Hustle

If you want your business to be respected as a top-tier company then treat it like one

Check out these 4 fundamental ways to make your side hustle and your money work…

By Danielle D. Hughes

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passion

Self-Taught Chef Turns Passion into Profit with A Unique Twist

Omar Walters talks monetizing passion for success

When it comes to monetizing your passion there are many paths to success. For Omar…

By Kandia Johnson

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team

Don’t Try to Do It All on Your Own: Building a Team

Learn your strengths and weaknesses and fill your team with people who bring a different skill set to the table

Building a core team during the startup phase of your business is challenging. Here are…

By Black Enterprise

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office communication

5 Steps to Building and Managing a Winning Sales Team

Building an excellent sales team is a key factor for business success

What makes a business successful? One of the key factors is an excellent sales team.…

By Stephanie Chung

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Groundwork

How Groundwork is Diversifying the Entrepreneurial Landscape

Part 2, Jason Town's continues to share his story on how he has helped diversify the venture capitalist sphere

Jason Towns, the founder of Groundwork, tells BE how he got involved in the investment…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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pitch video

#BE30DayChallenge Week 2: Creating A Great Pitch Video

Telling a great story is key to getting financial backers

Week one of the #BE30DayChallenge: Launching A Successful Crowdfunding Campaign, talked about cultivating donors. Now…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Groundwork

How Groundwork is Diversifying the Entrepreneurial Landscape [Part 1]

Jason Towns' Groundwork Accelerator program and venture fund is supporting untapped excellence in the innovation space

Jason Towns tells BE how his Groundwork Accelerator program and venture fund is helping minorities…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Join Us in Houston, America’s Next Great Black Business Mecca

We hope to see you at the 2017 Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Summit

More than 1,000 business leaders and entrepreneurs are expected to attend the 2017 Black Enterprise…

By Earl G. Graves, Sr.

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