Month of The Man: Young Black Leaders Talk Keys to Success
Black Enterprise Magazine January-March 2019 Issue

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On Monday, June 3, hosted its first Month of the Man Twitter chat, part one in a series of lunchtime talks tailored to male leaders of color. This week’s chat focused on how young black men can upgrade their boss moves to pave their own lanes and beat the odds. Featured experts included Antoine Moss, Ph.D., contributor and career coach; Cole Wiley, a Harvard Law graduate who’s changing the game in filmmaking; and  Mychal Denzel Smith, blogger and social social commentator for The Nation.

Each talked about the role of negative stereotypes and peer pressure, how to find a mentor, and steps to take in paving your own lane for a fulfilling career path.

Check out this recap of tips and quips from the chat, and be sure to join us every Monday in June for our #MonthofTheMan Twitter chats tailored for power men of color around the world:



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Janell Hazelwood

Janell Hazelwood is associate managing editor at Black Enterprise, managing content across core areas of Money, Career, Small Business and Technology. She is also a featured blogger with My Two Cents, providing insights on branding, millennial career development, employment trends and leadership. She was previously a content producer and copy editor for Black Enterprise magazine, working across several editorial sections. The Hampton University graduate got her start in the newspaper industry, having worked for companies including The New York Times and Scripps Howard News Service. Her works and insights have appeared on The Huffington Post, MadameNoire, E!Online, Brazen Careerist, CBS News, and Arise TV.