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Black geek advice

Advice From Blerd Entrepreneurs to Their Younger Selves

Before geek became chic, it was just another synonym for outcast. So as a blerd—a…

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Domestic violence survivor Maleeka Holloway

How a Victim of Domestic Violence Rebuilt Her Career After Leaving Her Abuser

Survivor and entrepreneur Maleeka Hollaway shares her tips

Domestic violence is a hidden yet harsh reality for many women who show up at…

By Kandia Johnson

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Ahyiana Angel (Image: Switch, Pivot or Quit)

Former NBA Publicist Starts Podcast for Women Looking to Make Career Transitions

'I bet on myself and won,' says former publicist-turned-podcaster Ahyiana Angel

“Have you noticed that we are no longer living in a world where ambitious people…

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Tamar Huggins

This Woman Is on a Mission to Increase the Number of Women and Minorities in STEM

Learn more about how Tamar Huggins is helping to increase STEM-related opportunities for minorities and people of color

Tamar Huggins is working to empower 10,000+ educators across the country to teach coding and…

By Kandia Johnson

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Meet the Tech Founders Connecting You to Pharmacies That Deliver

When you're too sick to pick up your medicine...

After co-founder Halston Prox watched his busy dad struggle to find the time to pick…

By Kandia Johnson

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3 (Non-Creepy) Ways to Follow-up After a Networking Event

How to follow-up on a connection without looking like a stalker

If you’ve ever exchanged contact information at a networking event, then waited too long to…

By Kandia Johnson

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say no

It’s Not Them, It’s You: 5 Effective Ways to Say No

Nearly every time you say yes to someone’s request, you’re saying no to yourself

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Raise your hand if you can’t say no without feeling guilty. Well here’s…

By Kandia Johnson

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Work Smarter, Not Harder: 4 Ways to Slay Your Day

Efficiency pays off

Self-awareness is key to slaying your goals. What are your top three daily priorities? What…

By Kandia Johnson

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Millennial Bosses: 3 Tips to Take Your #BlackGirlMagic Global

Saran Kaba Jones, founder of Face Africa talks starting small and getting great rewards

Saran Kaba Jones, 34, is a Boston-based powerhouse who decided in 2009 to build a…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Millennial Women: 4 Steps to Ensure the Retirement of Your Dreams

Realistic ways to fund the best golden years

Most retirement savings advice can be beneficial to anyone, no matter their sex. But, young…

By Janell Hazelwood

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7 Secrets of a Side Hustler: How This Millennial Leads a $400 Million Project While Running Her Own Successful Business

Jereshia Hawk has found the key to balancing her full-time position at a Fortune 500 company and managing her own side hustle

Let’s be real; most of us have a hard time managing one full-time job. However,…

By Kandia Johnson

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4 Steps to Turn Your Expertise into Business

Your skills and knowledge are worth money. Here's how to calculate their value

Everyone has a skill they can teach someone. So whether you’re looking to turn your…

By Kandia Johnson

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bee-coming

“Bee-Coming Your Brand University” is Educating Young Professionals and Entrepreneurs

The Bee Agency launches "Bee-Coming Your Brand University" to educate young professionals and entrepreneurs

Black Enterprise got a chance to sit down with Brittni Brown and learn why the…

By Danielle D. Hughes

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financial mistakes

5 Smart Saving Tips for Single Women to Build Wealth

Whether it's saving for a dream home or just a rainy day, get started now

Whether’s it’s for that dream home, vacation adventure or just for a rainy day, start…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Career Goals

The Young Professionals Bucket List: Top 25 Career Goals to Hit by 40

Here's what young professionals need to do in order to make it to executive ranks or to the C-suite by 40

For young professionals aspiring to make it to executive ranks or the C-suite by age…

By Toni Howard Lowe

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stress

5 Tips for Surviving Work after Inauguration Day

Many Americans are dealing with the looming anxiety of returning to the workplace post-inauguration

In wake of the incoming Trump administration, here are a few tips to help you…

By Toni Howard Lowe

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5 of the World’s Best Train Adventures

Explore new journeys in an engaging way via rail

Looking for a new type of vacation in 2015? Exploring some of the worlds’ most…

By Kandia Johnson

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Vacation

5 Ways to Begin Saving for Your Dream Vacation

Start planning and saving for your dream destination today

Everyone deserves to travel, but money always seems to get in the way. Here are…

By Ashley M Fox

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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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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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How To

Equifax hack

After 143 Million Left Vulnerable by Equifax Hack, Here’s What You Can Do

The Equifax hack could be the largest data theft involving Social Security numbers, which is…

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JavaScript Developer

How She Became a Full Stack JavaScript Developer In 5 Intensive Months

My biggest lesson learned was overcoming limitations I had put on myself regarding what I…

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