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Black Enterprise


Black Enterprise is the premier business, investing and wealth-building resource for African Americans. It provides information on entrepreneurship, technology, personal finance and other minority business issues.

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How to Shake Off That Career Slump and Rediscover Your Motivation

By | 1 Comment | April 11, 2014

Whether you’re feeling a case of the “blahs” or have hit a burnout point, these tips will help you re-energize yourself and your career. Read »

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Why Sheryl Sandberg’s Anti-Bossy Campaign Gets It Wrong

By | No Comments | March 28, 2014

Sheryl Sandberg’s campaign to ban the word “bossy” has its merits, but it leaves something to be desired. Here’s what it’s missing. Read »

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Feel Like You’re on Your Own? Here’s How to Get Some Much-Needed Career Support

By | 2 Comments | March 14, 2014

Sometimes, our friends and loved ones don’t get our career paths. Here’s how to find the motivation and support you need in spite of that. Read »

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Before You Change Jobs, Consider This

By | 2 Comments | February 28, 2014

Thinking of quitting your job? Here are some key questions to ask yourself first. Read »

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Why You Should Start Building Your Brand While You’re Still in College

By | 2 Comments | February 21, 2014

Don’t wait till graduation to start building your personal and professional brand; here’s why starting while you’re still in school can pay off. Read »

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Leverage Your Awkwardness to Become an Awesome Leader

By | 3 Comments | January 31, 2014

Being awkward is no longer a point against you — in fact, your quirks can make you a great leader. Here’s how to leverage them. Read »

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Wait, There’s a National Clean Off Your Desk Day?!

By | 1 Comment | January 24, 2014

A tidy workspace can do wonders for your productivity, peace of mind — and career. Read »

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Before Recommending Your Friend for a Job, Ask Yourself These 3 Questions

By | No Comments | January 3, 2014

Referring a friend for a job puts both your professional reputation and your friendship on the line. Ask yourself these questions to make sure it’s worth it. Read »

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How to Fit in Time for Fitness in Your Busy Schedule

By | No Comments | December 13, 2013

Physical fitness leads to greater mental clarity and creativity. Here’s how to fit some exercise into even the craziest of schedules. Read »

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5 Reasons Hiring Managers Aren’t Calling You

By | 3 Comments | November 29, 2013

Get inside recruiters’ heads to ace the resume review, impress with your application and wow the hiring manager at your interview. Read »

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3 Smart Ways to Stand Out by Serving Others

By | 5 Comments | November 15, 2013

If you really want to move your career forward, put aside your personal agenda and look for ways to help others. Read »

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Top Performers: All Roads Lead to Mindfulness

By | 1 Comment | November 1, 2013

It IS possible to quiet our minds in today’s busy world and produce great work in the face of mounting stress. The key lies in your approach. Read »

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Push It to the Limit: How to Become the MVP of Your Company

By | 3 Comments | October 18, 2013

If you want to realize your big career goals and dreams, it’s time to step out from the ranks of the average and become your company’s Most Valuable Player. Read »

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Passion vs. Profit: Ladies, It’s Time to Get What You’re Worth Today

By | 3 Comments | October 4, 2013

How much of the salary gender gap is due to women failing to demand what they’re truly worth? Better question: how can we change that? Read »