Tag Archives: family business

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Dropping Jewels: 3 Tips for Breaking Into the Diamond Industry

Ken and Nicole Black of Philadelphia Diamond Co. share success and innovation

Diamond industry power couple Ken and Nicole Black talk how to break into the industry…

By Janell Hazelwood

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How I Fired My Niece and Lived to Tell the Tale

Sometimes the two words “family” and “business” simply should not go together

Sometimes, the two words “family” and “business” simply should not go together.
My only sister, Dr.…

By Black Enterprise

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Family Business Launches Game-Changing 10-Minute Hair Weaving System via Kickstarter

Martin is one of the co-founders of hair technology startup Myavana, and has been featured in almost every major urban publication

Minute Weave, launched by a family business. is the fastest and easiest weave installation and…

By Chanel Martin

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5 Tips On Running Successful Family Businesses

Family businesses make up 90% of business enterprises in North America, yet only 12% make it to the third generation

Family businesses account for 62% of U.S. employment. Yet, only a third of these businesses…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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7 Dynamic Mother-Daughter Entrepreneur Duos You Should Know

Sometimes your next business partner is closer than you think

BlackEnterprise.com recognizes successful mother-daughter dynamic business duos who’ve come together, realizing success in their industries.…

By Safon Floyd

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6 Questions to Ask Before Saying ‘I Do’ to a Business Partner

Here’s what you need to consider when choosing a co-founder

Here’s what you need to know when choosing a partner or co-founder to help run…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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How Couples Can Buy a Franchise to Start a Family Business

Tips to consider before making that purchase

Here are several tips to consider before making that leap of faith to become franchisees.

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Seasoned Vegan Owner Talks Going into Business With Her Son

Chef Brenda Beener says she wouldn't have opened her dream business without him

Brenda Beener, owner of seasoned Vegan, talks going into business with her son Aaron.

By Brittany Dandy

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5 Tips To Better Prepare Your Family For Business

Don’t start a new career until you map out how it will affect your loved ones

Here’s what you can do to make sure you have the love and support of…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Leading Through the Vines: Meet Wine Power Brokers Robin and Andréa McBride

Andréa and Robin McBride talk working as sisters in a luxe global partnership

Imagination and creativity led the way for Andréa and Robin McBride, sisters and business partners…

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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Ronnie and Lamar Tyler, husband-and-wife partners of Tyler New Media. (Image Courtesy of Subjects)

How To Build A Successful Business With Your Spouse

Four core elements that must be in place to have a happy home and office

When they started the blog “Black and Married” in 2007, Ronnie, and Lamar Tyler were…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Lessons From FOX’s Empire On Running A Drama-Free Family Business

Here are four rules to follow when working closely with relatives

Empire co-creator Lee Daniels describes his new FOX television show as his “Black Dynasty,” in…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Curl Sistas Hair: Couple Talks Working Together to Launch Brand

Fashion stylist and her husband combine business savvy for hair line

A fashion stylist and blogger started Curl Sistas Hair, a textured hair line for naturals,…

By Essence Gant

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Black Girls Workout Too: Mother-Daughter Duo Promotes Fitness Among Minorities

Ellen and Lana Ector detail how they got started and tips for success

Ellen and Lana Ector detail their journey toward healthy lives and advocacy of fitness with…

By Essence Gant

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5 Steps to Growing Your Business After the Death of a Partner

Paula Penn-Nabrit of PN&A Inc. details coping with loss and continuing a legacy

Entrepreneur Paula Penn-Nabrit has continued to grow the business after the death of her partner.…

By Patricia Patton

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Family Business of the Year: Barbara “Sky” Talks Why ‘Can’t’ Doesn’t Mean Impossible

This inspirational entrepreneur survived breast cancer and the death of a son

Barbara “Sky” Burrell is an entrepreneur’s inspiration after surviving personal tests and being honored as…

By Raqiyah Mays

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Franchise Profile: Sean and Shannon Verdun Become A Small Business Success Story

'We took a leap of faith and made an informed, educated decision'

Colbert-Ball is one of just a handful of black-owned successful franchise concepts. A entrepreneurial couple…

By Richard Spiropoulos

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3 Signs Your Spouse Is Not Compatible With Your Business

Running a successful enterprise could depend on how you address this issue

Check out these signs your spouse-business partner is incompatible with your enterprise.

By Carolyn M. Brown

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[Part 1 ] Mother-Daughter Entrepreneurs Work to Advance Youth STEM Education

Chicago-based duo propelling with 'Paige & Paxton' books

Mother-daughter duo, Rachel and Kelley Williams, talk with BlackEnterprise.com about their STEM-inspired characters — Paige…

By Kevin L. Clark (@KevitoClark)

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Need a Family Loan? Here’s the Right Way to Get It

New service helps simplify personal loan request process

With many startups relying on loans from family and friends, a new service helps simplify…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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