Tag Archives: small business management

Zycron founder Darrell S. Freeman (right) with CEO Steven Howard Smith (Photo by John Schweikert)

Firing the Boss

How Zycron CEO Darrell S. Freeman grew his company by replacing himself

As founder and executive chairman of Nashville-based Zycron Inc. (No. 86 on the BE Industrial/Service…

By Alan Hughes

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EddieCBrown

Business Lessons From a Titan

Money manager Eddie C. Brown offers entrepreneurs advice on how to grow your company and preserve your business legacy

The title Eddie C. Brown chose for his recently released autobiography, Beating the Odds, serves…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Trading Places: Undercover Bosses

Five B.E. 100s CEOs who bravely stepped into their employees' shoes

Everyone has dreams of calling the shots. But a company CEO does more than tell…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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EatPeople

Looking for the Next Big Thing

Four new rules for entrepreneurs

Andy Kessler, author of the book Eat People: and Other Unapologetic Rules for Game-Changing Entrepreneurs,…

By Alan Hughes

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Photo by Lonnie C. Major

Nailing It?

Duo looks to make their polish a beauty industry best seller

With just $2,000 from their personal savings, H. Ginger Johnson and Sara “Liz” Pickett have…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Editors

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The DOs and DON’Ts of Change

A company is operating efficiently when it is achieving three things: retaining old customers, attracting…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Home Base: Why You Need Business Interruption Insurance

Your guide to running an at-home business

For the small business owner, an unforeseen disaster can bring an abrupt halt to company…

By Renita Burns

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Tools of the Trade

Arm your business with ammunition to seize the spoils of exporting

Although 95% of the world’s consumers live outside the United States, the Department of Commerce…

By Emerald S. Morrow

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Starting a Successful Photography Business

You're not just an artist, you're also a businessperson

Though talent is a necessary ingredient for being a successful photographer, training and experience are…

By Letita M. Aaron

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The Entrepreneur in You

Before becoming a business owner, you have to think like one

There are no easy short-cuts to successful, sustainable entrepreneurship: being your own boss takes lots…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Standing Firm

Getting the most from customers without lowering your prices

Gray Haile, a corporate law firm in Washington, D.C., ended 2008 on a high note,…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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