Tag Archives: professional development

stress

The Business Owner’s Guide to Telling Stress GOODBYE!

Stress causes illnesses like chronic pain and hormonal imbalances. As business owners, we can't allow these things to creep up into our daily routines

Stress is defined by the National Institute of Mental Illness (NIMI) as the brain’s response…

By Cameka Smith

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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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Power Summit

4 Things You Can’t Miss at the 2017 Women of Power Summit

Here's what we're most looking forward to enjoying at this year's Women of Power Summit, March 9–12, at the Arizona Grand Resort & Spa, in Phoenix, AZ

Here’s what we’re most looking forward to at Black Enterprise’s 2017 Women of Power Summit…

By Alisa Gumbs

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Young black employee, smiling

Checkmate: Solving the Problem of Employee Retention

The best employers know how to attract and keep their most valued assets

Human resource strategies for retaining key employees, and solving the problem of employee retention.

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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How to Recognize and Survive Career Doldrums

What to do when you feel like you're stagnating professionally

Whatever the reason you feel “down in the career dumps,” knowing how to recognize and…

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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Here’s Why Leaders Are Made, Not Born

Studies show that real leadership skills come from experience

The bottom line: it’s impossible for anyone to be born with these experiences. They can…

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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Yandy Smith’s ‘Everything Girls Love’ Hosts 4th Annual Women’s Empowerment Event

EGL along with, Partners Uplifting Our Daughters, host's benefit dinner to fund female youth initiative

Serial entrepreneur, Yandy Smith, hosts EGL Partners Uplifting Our Daughters, benefit dinner to fund…

By Brittany Dandy

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5 Signs It’s Time To Divorce Your Employer

Career coach shares cues for saying goodbye to your employer

Nicole K. Webb, a human resource consultant and founder of the NK Webb Group, shares…

By Kandia Johnson

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Mentoring Pays Off

A study shows the importance of giving back

In the report “Mentoring: Necessary But Insufficient for Advancement,” we found that women have followed…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Hate Your Job? Quit…But Not Before You Read This

Check out these five tips before making your decision

Per a Gallup report released on October 10, 2013, there are way more unhappy people…

By Monica Cost

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Educator Steve Perry, T.D. Jakes and More Create Continuing Education Program

Leaders join forces to create curriculum under the T.D. Jakes School of Leadership

Dr. Steve Perry, Ph.D., Bishop T.D. Jakes and other business leaders create continuing education program…

By Courtney Connley

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Branding Out: 4 Strategies for Perception Management

Finding a balance between what's real and what's not can help you leverage success

Use these tips for better business branding.

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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How to Hack Performance Gaps

Maximize your career success with this strategy

Take these four steps to solve performance challenges in your career.

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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6 Ways to Reach Business Success Sooner

6 Ways To Take Your Career To The Next Level

These steps will ensure you boost visibility and results

If you’re a professional looking to take your career to the next level and never…

By Kandia Johnson

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6 Key Aspects of Workplace Culture

How these factors impact your performance

Are you conscious of workplace culture and how you fit into it—or don’t? Being aware…

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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Be Promotable

Insider secrets for moving up in your company

But simply delivering good work won’t be enough, she warns: “Professionals will have to do…

By Marcia A. Reed-Woodard

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7 Deadly Sins of Young Employees

These vices could derail a millennial's career early

Experts weigh in on top vices that can facilitate a young professional’s career downfall and…

By Jamie Harrison

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Leading While Learning

It’s McCabe Thompson’s ability to harness perceived challenges as strengths that led her to the…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Lesson in Personal Branding: Would You Be Associated with You?

While evaluating your inner circle, it's good to put yourself to the test, too

We often evaluate people in our networks since they reflect largely on our own personal…

By Janell Hazelwood

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7 Days of Boss Moves, Day Five: Put Your Networking Skills to the Test

Get beyond the business-card exchange toward quality connections

The Boss Network’s Cameka Smith details how to build long-lasting connections and solid professional relationships.

By Cameka Smith

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