Young Bosses: 5 Steps to Success in Business at an Early Age - Page 4 of 8 - Black Enterprise
Black Enterprise Magazine January-March 2019 Issue

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  • On how a tight presentation and business practices can build respect:
  • Brassel: I am diligent about giving a polished, professional presentation to everyone I meet [so that there’s not much opportunity for one not to take me seriously]. As a follow-up to initial meetings, I always send a handwritten thank you note to demonstrate professional etiquette and attention to detail. Most importantly, I am conscious to not waste people’s time and to always deliver a prompt and impeccable work product.

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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.