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leaders

Novice To Leader: 5 Tips to becoming a Leader of Your Own Life

Learn the key elements to being a successful and effective leader--personally and professionally

Ready or not 2017 is here and now is the time to learn the keys…

By Cameka Smith

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Books

7 Business Books to Drive Your Success in 2017

Find inspiration and learn a few hacks that will help you change your daily habits in these books

Here are the top 6 business books from 2016 that will lead to a successful…

By Lynne d Johnson

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Haters

Why We Should Be Grateful for Our “Haters”

Critics can't hurt you unless you let them. But people cosigning on everything you do can kill you

For some people, the thought of having haters is as fascinating as wondering about life…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Books

5 Books to Keep From Failing in Business During 2017

Turn your New Year's resolution ideas for 2017 into an actionable plan, with these five insightful must-reads

The New Year is upon us. For many people that means a set of resolutions…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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sales team

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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leadership

A Lesson in Leadership: The Littlest of Things Are the Biggest of Things

Why settle for being a great manager, when you can be a great leader?

There is a difference between management and leadership. Rita Mitchell of First Tennessee Bank discusses…

By Rita P. Mitchell, CRC®

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magical thinking

How Magical Thinking Opens the Door to Success

Magical thinking isn't about wishing or hoping; it’s about having a clear vision and taking action

In this article, we’ll explore magical thinking, what it is, and how it works so…

By Elisha Lowe RN, BSN, MBA

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aggressive

It Isn’t a Bad Thing to Be Aggressive

The benefits of being aggressive greatly outweigh the potential downsides

Although aggression is often viewed negatively, being aggressive also offers numerous advantages over being laid-back…

By Stephen L. Ball

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industry

How to Position Yourself as a Leader in the Workplace

Tips on how to position yourself as an expert in your industry

Here are some fundamental steps you should take in order to become respected as an…

By Cameka Smith

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Paycheck

Tired of Living Paycheck to Paycheck? Escape Now

Because exhibiting champagne taste while on a beer budget can be detrimental to achieving your financial goals

If you are tired of feeling like you don’t have enough to save or spend…

By Ashley M Fox

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leadership

Top 3 Skills Necessary for Effective Leadership

What really makes a good leader?

Check out this brief list detailing what really makes for good leadership and the top-level…

By Black Enterprise

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leadership

Georgia State Rep. LaDawn Blackett Jones Balances Life and Leadership

How to create harmony at home and in the workplace

Georgia State Representative and Attorney at Law, Ladawn Blackett Jones discusses balancing life and leadership…

By Daron Pressley

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Workaholics

A Workaholics Wake-up Call: Why Skipping Vacation for Work is a Bad Idea

The benefits of taking time off go beyond your physical and mental well-being

Life Coach and Founder of Captain’s Chair Coaching provides insight for workaholics to consider for…

By Jason Dukes

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leadership

3 Business Leadership Lessons You Can Learn From the Military

Justin Constantine's book on leadership outlines principles and tactics for business executives

There’s an old saying that no plan survives first contact with the enemy,” notes Constantine.…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Feedback

The Number One Reason Leaders Need Feedback

The value of feedback in a professional environment, especially for those in leadership positions

Are you anxious about receiving feedback? Don’t be.
If you’re a leader or want to become…

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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Leadership

3 Strategic Ways to Be a Better, Effective Business Leader

These three attributes exemplify quality leadership in the workforce.

By: Jason Dukes
Leadership is the critical factor that determines the success of any business, department,…

By Jason Dukes

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healthy habits

3 Healthy Habits of the Nation’s Leading Bosses

From the POTUS, to innovative small biz owners, be inspired by these easy healthy activities

From President Obama to Kevin Hart, successful bosses have one thing in common: They incorporate…

By Janell Hazelwood

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John Hope Bryant

What My Biggest Failures Taught Me

Leveraging life lessons when things fall apart in business

Leveraging life lessons when things fall apart in business.

By John Hope Bryant

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Compassion

Compassion Is Your Most Effective Business Tool

Best leaders know that empathy forges the strong bonds that engage the hearts and minds of team members

Arriving in Haiti in early 2010 was a devastating experience. As our plane circled the…

By Black Enterprise

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‘Wandering Mom’ Tanai Benard Talks Leadership and Giving Her Children the World, Literally (PartI)

Her children are excelling both academically and socially; they've even learned to speak and write Arabic

Her children are excelling both academically and socially. They’ve even learned to speak and write…

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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