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Young women

These Young Women Prove Collaboration Wins Over Competition

Ready to get ahead in your career? Think collaboration vs. competition

The trailblazers behind The Powerful Women’s Weekend represent a new breed of entrepreneurs and change makers—ones…

By Kandia Johnson

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Work

This Former Model Taught Miss USA How to Work a Room And It Paid Off

Expert runway coach, Lu Sierra shares strategies for killer confidence

As the woman who’s coached five of the top 10 ladies of Miss USA 2016, including the…

By Kandia Johnson

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Quitting

Lose Your Day Job: 4 Tips on Quitting to Pursue Your Passion

How one woman stepped out of a Corporate America comfort zone

Find out how Efe Cierkowski, a wife, entrepreneur and mother of three left her dream…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Events

Summer ’16: Enlightening Events for Young Professionals

Add these events to your summer plans

The summer season brings out some of the best events across the country. Add these…

By Kandia Johnson

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Podcasts

5 Hot Health & Wellness Podcasts for Busy Entrepreneurs

Add these to your morning playlist to get motivated toward healthy habits

These five podcasts will help you stay mentally and physically balanced, and one might even…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Bounce Back From Business

Millennials on the Move: Timea Gaines Shares 3 Ways to Bounce Back from Business After Cancer

Tips to bounce back from business setbacks

Diagnosed with breast cancer at 27, Timea Gaines shares tips to bounce back from business…

By Kandia Johnson

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Creators of The Unlocked Summit Share 5 Career Tips For an Aspiring ‘Girl Boss’

The tips every aspiring girl boss needs to hear

The tips every aspiring girl boss needs to hear. 

By Kandia Johnson

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L’Oréal Hosts Mentoring and Career Readiness Program for Young Women

High school and college students attend annual role model program

High school and college students attend annual role model program.

By Kandia Johnson

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Minority Entrepreneurs: A Big Part of Detroit’s Comeback

Chairman and CEO of JPMorgan Chase & Co Jamie Dimon says The Motor City is a place that welcomes and encourages business investment

Today, Detroit is home to over 61,000 small businesses. Minority entrepreneurs play a big role…

By Jamie Dimon

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Find Out How These Three Black Female Lawyers Started Their Own Law Firm After One Simple Tweet

Keli Knight, Yondi Morris, and Jessica Reddick share their journey to launching KMR Law Group

See how one frustrated tweet led to female lawyers Keli Knight, Yondi Morris, and Jessica…

By Courtney Connley

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#ThankfulThursday 3 Ways Mentors Enhance Your Personal and Professional Life

The benefits of having someone in your corner to guide you to success

As today is #ThankfulThursday, here are three ways mentors can enhance both your professional and…

By Black Enterprise

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4 Lessons Learned From Appearing on ABC’s Hit Show “Shark Tank”

Kim Kaupe and her co-founder nabbed a $725K deal from the Sharks. Here’s how she prepared for the live taping

Kim Kaupe and her co-founder talk lessons learned after appearing on ABC’s Shark Tank.

By Black Enterprise

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Meet the Costume Designer Behind the Hit Film ‘The Perfect Match’

Janelle Carothers opens up about her rise to success in the fashion industry

Celebrity costume designer and stylist Janelle Carothers opens up about her rise to success in…

By Courtney Connley

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5 Questions You Should Ask During Every Job Interview

Use these questions to see if the position and company is the right fit for you

Find out what questions you should be asking the interviewer to ensure that the position…

By Courtney Connley

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Keeper

My Brother’s Keeper: White House Cabinet Members Talk Entrepreneurship Advocacy

Maria Contreras-Sweet and Broderick Johnson share why initiative is vital and going strong

This week, media, industry leaders and members of President Obama’s cabinet gathered at the Apollo…

By Janell Hazelwood

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This is the Amount of Retirement Money You Lose Every Time You Make a Student Loan Payment

Further proof that neglecting retirement savings for student loans isn't a good thing

See how much money you lose by neglecting retirement savings to pay off student loan…

By Courtney Connley

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Business Astrologist

Meet the Business Astrologist Who is Helping People Find their Dream Career

Ashleigh Johnson opens up about her use of astrology to help others find clarity in business

See how Ashleigh Johnson uses business astrology to help her clients gain clarity in their…

By Courtney Connley

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New ‘Gig Economy’ Embraces Workers Young and Old

More and more people are joining the growing ranks of the gig economy as self-employed workers

More and more people are joining the growing ranks of the gig economy as self-employed…

By Gary Rawlins

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Job Hunting

5 Mistakes Recent Graduates Should Avoid When Job Hunting

Use these tips to save you from a job searching headache

Recent graduates pay attention: avoid these mistakes to land your next dream job.

By Courtney Connley

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How Gena Lovett Became One of Boeing’s Top Female Executives

Lovett opens up about being a power woman in manufacturing

Boeing’s VP of Operations for Defense, Space and Security shares her secrets to success as…

By Courtney Connley

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