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Why Your Next Company Doesn’t Have to (or Shouldn’t) Be a Unicorn

Why The Unicorn Formula isn't the only path to success for startups

“Buyers like us, we have a lot of options. It’s a buyer’s market,” said my…

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Company culture

How to Foster a Company Culture That Values Creativity and Innovation

Advice for enhancing the quality of company culture at your job

As a startup founder and investor, it’s not enough for me to merely value innovation and…

By Black Enterprise

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sales

Increase Sales by Expanding Into New Markets

Things to consider when taking your company to the global marketplace

Congratulations!  You have taken care of satisfied customers from one side of the United States…

By Preston Charles

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Business

13 Small Changes That Can Make a Big Impact on Your Business

Refocus your business efforts onto the right business targets

Refocus your business efforts onto the right business targets.

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Instagram

How This Woman Monetized Her Instagram Presence

Ready to monetize your Instagram presence? Check out these tips.

Ready to monetize your Instagram presence? Check out these tips.

By Kandia Johnson

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DC

This D.C. Clothing Brand Celebrates ‘Chocolate City’

Bailiwick Clothing lends voice to the gentrification conversation

The District of Columbia (D.C.) was the first major American city to achieve a black…

By Jared Brown

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Meaningful Relationships

How to Invest Time in Creating Meaningful Relationships

Get a schedule that allows you to invest in life at the highest level possible

Recently, I’ve been wrestling with some paradoxes. On the one hand, you can’t give others…

By Black Enterprise

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Startups

What Startups Can Learn About Marketing From the Food and Beverage Industry

Four tips from the food and beverage industry startups can use to launch a successful marketing campaign

Whether you’re trying to transform transportation in the tech industry or sling a new cocktail…

By Black Enterprise

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Real estate

Keeping It Real Estate

While African Americans have long known the benefits of home ownership, there is still much more to the real estate game beyond your home

Real estate investing is the art and science of buying real estate. African Americans have…

By Black Enterprise

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Assistant

Replace Yourself: How to Hire Your First Virtual Assistant

Don't think you need an assistant? Answer these four questions

Does this sound like you?
Your alarm goes off at 6:00 a.m., and you head to…

By Black Enterprise

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career

Things You Tell Yourself About Your Career That Are Wrong

To do good work, it still takes the basic building blocks: dedication, honing your skill set, listening to constructive feedback, improving and growing

To do good work, it still takes the basic building blocks: dedication, honing your skill…

By Black Enterprise

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Leadership

Lessons in Leadership From Top Female Executives

Women in business generally belong to one of two leadership groups: female founders or female executives

Women in business generally belong to one of two leadership groups: female founders or female…

By Black Enterprise

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Website Mistakes

6 Website Mistakes You’re (Probably) Making Right Now

Tips to help you avoid these design and function sins

An effective web presence is crucial for businesses of all sizes in today’s marketplace.
It’s imperative…

By Black Enterprise

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Business Partner

How LinkedIn Helped This Woman Find a Business Partner

Co-founder of COLOUR talks tips for finding a business partner

Co-founder of COLOUR talks tips for finding a business partner.

By Kandia Johnson

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co-working space

How to Choose the Best Co-working Space for Your Tech Startup

If you are thinking of using a co-working space for your startup, you want to be sure to ask these questions

Your startup is your baby, and you want to nurture that baby in a safe,…

By Samara Lynn

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meditate

Why Black Business People Should Meditate

Let’s face it, being black in corporate America requires a complex skill set to succeed.

Nichol Bradford
The following was written by Nichol Bradford:
Let’s face it, being black in corporate…

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She Said It: Mompreneurs Open Up

How to balance running a business and running a family

Mompreneurs share their tips for balancing running a business and running a family.

By Alisa Gumbs

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OP-ED: Why Access to Capital Still Matters

A. Shuanise Washington, President and CEO of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation discusses the importance of access to capital for minority-owned businesses.

A. Shuanise Washington discusses the importance of access to capital for minority-owned businesses.

By Black Enterprise

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Beauty

Phylencia Taylor Helps Beauty Pros Navigate the New Age of Beauty

Beauty culturalist writes a book to address "new age" of beauty business

Beauty culturalist writes a book to address “new age” of beauty business.

By Kandia Johnson

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Getting Started: How One Corporate Exec Went from Workdays to Doggy Daycare

Entrepreneur Robin Crawford shares three things small businesses can learn from Corp. America

Entrepreneur Robin Crawford shares three of her most valuable lessons from stints at such companies…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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