Tag Archives: Motivation

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WATCH: Al Sharpton’s 3 Steps To Job Seeking Success

National Action Network president says it takes vision and strategic action to combat joblessness

The Rev. Al Sharpton, in a speech at the Black Enterprise 20/20 Vision Forum, urged…

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Former Computer Salesman Shifts Gears into Public Speaking Career

With a passion for motivating people, this orator went after his purposeful dream

A former Dell computer salesman, Jonathan Sprinkles took his gift of gab to pursue his…

By Aliya Ewing

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Take Back Your Life!

Amputee and paralympain Bonnie St. John shares her three secrets to success against all odds

Amputee and paralympain Bonnie St. John shares her three secrets to success against all odds

By Tamara E. Holmes

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7 Habits for Highly Effective Wannabes

Tools to nurture successful life principles

The Atlanta Post highlights how to develop habits for life success.

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Self-Made Miracle

Former addict finds her way out of a tough situation and helps others do the same

Stanice Anderson snorted heroin for the first time at the age of 19. By the…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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What to Count on in a World of Change

As we stand on the threshold of a brand new year, none of us knows…

By Earl G. Graves, Sr.

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Exclusive: What Motivates 50 Cent to Get Rich or Die Tryin’?

And why he refuses to accept any excuses from YOU

“I’m from the bottom, so you got to find another excuse,” asserts Jackson, referring to…

By Tennille M. Robinson

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The Tireless Advocate

One mans personal battle helps fuel national fight against HIV/AIDS

Most people probably couldn’t fathom a doctor telling them, “You are HIV positive.” And during…

By Emerald S. Morrow

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We Must Never Surrender Our Hope

Since I founded my company more than 40 years ago, there have been seven recessions.…

By Earl G. Graves, Sr.

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A Lifetime of Giving

Food bank CEO fights hunger one mouth at a time

For Valerie Traore, giving back is a family tradition. “When most kids were in summer…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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To Love or to Loathe?

Value yourself despite the circumstance

Back in 1990, Kim Coles was on top of the world. But her excitement was…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Don’t Just Leave a Legacy, Live Your Legacy

We all spend a lot of time thinking about and dealing with how the world…

By Earl G. Graves, Sr.

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Celebrated or Not, Mediocrity Won’t Cut It

Straight talk from Earl G. Graves, the visionary founder and publisher of Black Enterprise

Excellence is a personal code of conduct that demands that, every day, you strive to…

By Earl G. Graves, Sr.

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The Dos and Don’ts of Delegating

Handing tasks over to others lets you accomplish more by doing less

When Juliet Okafor started her sales and marketing business in January 2009, she handled all…

By Dale Coachman

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Everyone’s a Critic

Heres how to deliver or accept feedback

Crystal Washington of Houston says she always welcomed feedback as a way to help improve…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Increasingly, We Must Disconnect to Reconnect

I could get used to pottery. The studio near my office offers a flexible schedule…

By Tennille M. Robinson

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Giving the Gift of Life

Leukemia patient's search for a bone marrow donor highlights low black representation on the national registry

Jennifer Jones Austin thought she just had a stomach virus. The married mother of two…

By Brittany Hutson

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Pep Talk: How Can I Boost Morale at Work?

What to do during tough times.

How do you maintain motivation within your organization during times of doubt?

By Tennille M. Robinson

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Breaking Bad

3 steps to rid yourself of negative habits

Bad habits are tough to shake. Left unchecked, these repetitive actions can hinder professional advancement…

By Renita Burns

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Pep Talk: Be Clear About Your Role

You can't fulfill your responsibilities if you don't know what they are

When the roles and responsibilities in a current position aren’t clear, how do you ask…

By Tennille M. Robinson

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