Tag Archives: Entrepreneurship

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How 3 Business Owners Are Keeping Black Dollars in the Black Community

It empowers businesses as well as the overall community

When you buy from black-owned businesses you create a chain reaction of events, empowering that…

By Gwen Jimmere

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Inspiring Young Entrepreneurs Talk the Importance of Self-Confidence in Business

Young entrepreneurs reveal some of their unwritten rules of business

As an entrepreneur, I get to define my own success. I could have stayed at…

By Kandia Johnson

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5 Tips for Managing a Full-Time Job and Entrepreneurship

Make time for what's important to you

There are many of us looking to start and run our own businesses while working…

By Yvelette Stines

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Amazing Women Entrepreneurs Making a Difference in the World

Women entrepreneurs blazing trails in their careers and giving back to the community

Entrepreneurs making a difference and blazing trails in their career.

By Kandia Johnson

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The Rucker Sisters Talk Managing Careers, Entrepreneurship, and Motherhood

These God-fearing, southern belles were taught that the world is limitless

Education has always been the focal point for success in the Rucker family. Born into…

By Daron Pressley

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Equifax and Kingonomics Bring Innovative Program to Atlanta’s Westside Community

Program seeks to hack poverty and close growing wealth gap

Through a series of events such as #StartupHigh, #StartupLounge, and Idea Hackathon, attendees will have…

By Kandia Johnson

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Entrepreneur Talks Finding Success by Creating Her Own Dream Job

Monica G. Coleman talks finding success by creating her own company

Monica G. Coleman talks finding success by creating her own company, M320 Consulting.

By Kandia Johnson

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Celebrate International Women’s Entrepreneurship Day

Join the largest international celebration of businesswomen on November 19

Women’s Entrepreneurship Day is the world’s largest celebration of women entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs, innovators and job…

By Kandia Johnson

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Generation Boss: How Millennials Can Use Creative Talents to Fund Dreams

Photography entrepreneur Oye Diran shares three quick tips for success

Despite challenges, students find creative ways to succeed in their career goals while pursuing their…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Tech Meets Hip-Hop and Breeds Inspiration at Tech808 Event

At the Tech808 conference, young entrepreneurs shared their advice with peers looking for success set against the backdrop of hip-hop

The run-down of the Tech808 event in New York.

By Samara Lynn

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Rihanna’s New Business Venture Will Help Beauty and Styling Artists Land Employment

Pop artist says beauty and styling agency was an organic thing for her to do

Rihanna launches beauty and styling agency to help artists with booking commercials, editorial shoots, red-carpet…

By Courtney Connley

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How to Make Sure Your Business Is Sustainable

Creating a long-term vision for your business is essential for future growth

Sometimes, in their haste to identify and seize opportunities, many entrepreneurs rush into their business…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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Victoria Reese Talks What it Takes to Be a Brand Architect

Creativity and a sharp business acumen are necessary

Since branding is the emotion people feel when your company or personal brand come to…

By Chanel Martin

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3 Skills Schools Should Be Teaching the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs

What skills are kids going to need 25 years from now?

In order to help a younger generation of entrepreneurs succeed, there are a few key…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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4 Common Mistakes Career Switchers Make and How to Avoid Them

Looking to change careers? Avoid these common mistakes

The 4 common mistakes career changers make and how to avoid them.

By Kandia Johnson

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Foreign-Born Blacks More Likely to Be Self-Employed Than U.S.-Born Blacks

Research also finds gap in self-employed professionals creating hiring opportunities

Among the self-employed, more telling numbers came from their research when broken down by ethnicity,…

By Janell Hazelwood

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4 Crucial Factors for Successful Self-Employment

Tips for transitioning into entrepreneurship

The self-employment transition involves going from being an employee to learning how to manage it…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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’50 Billion Dollar Boss’ Authors Talk Diversity, Black Women Entrepreneurs and Success

Kathey Porter and Andrea Hoffman provide unique insight into being a businesswoman

With an impressive wheelhouse of expertise that includes small business development, Fortune 500 consulting, supplier…

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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How to Master the Art of the Follow-Up

Follow these steps to follow-up like a pro

A networking event is just the jumping-off point for starting a new professional relationship…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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4 Sacrifices Every Entrepreneur Must Make When Starting a New Business

An honest look at setting out on your own

Nowadays, social media has given a lot of people a false sense of reality on…

By Kandia Johnson

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