As you consider becoming an entrepreneur know that marketing is an important skill for your business, as well as for your own personal brand. Anything can be marketed: a product, an idea, yourself, or your view point. The biggest mistake people make is thinking that if they JUST get their name “out there,” they’re going to see results. The next ... Read More »
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by Andrea Foy I am a certified John Maxwell Coach which means I have been trained personally by Dr. ...
by H. James Williams Earning money is the primary means for protecting one’s self and family from p...
On Ask the Expert, Towanna Freeman shared a viewer’s question regarding business partnerships with g...
by Andrea Foy For those of you already in leadership or are striving to become leaders, here is a th...
by Dr. Boyce Watkins Of course no one wants to go broke over the holidays, but a lot of people do. ...
This year my wife and I were featured in an article on MSN Money’s website “New Renter: Married with children” sharing our story of foreclosure and our views on renting. The article answered a question that goes against the normal American dream, why some families prefer to rent and not own? Years after experiencing foreclosure my wife and I looked ... Read More »
Christmas is fast approaching, and now’s the time to start thinking about ways in which your business can give back this holiday season. Philanthropy is not only a straight-ahead good deed to begin with, but it can help to improve the reputation of your business and should never be overlooked. Perhaps best of all is that there are a variety ... Read More »
In my previous article, Joining the Ranks of the Gainfully Unemployed, I suggested that African Americans shift their mindset from that of being an employee to being an employer. One gentleman called it a “feel good” article that didn’t say a “d**n” thing and suggested “these know-it-alls” suggest a plan. Well, I can’t plan an individual’s life without a thorough consultation but ... Read More »
When I was 10 years-old, I remember being visited by a cousin from Bronx, New York. We were close growing up even though I was growing up in the Virgin Islands and he was growing up in New York. We spoke, wrote each other and sent pictures to one another in the mail regularly. (Did I just date myself?) Anyway, ... Read More »
The term ‘Gladiator’ has become a widely publicized and trending word primarily due to one woman who just happens to be a fictitious character, Olivia Pope. Her name is synonymous with passion, strength and of course, scandal. Millions upon millions shut down everything around them on Thursday nights to find out what Olivia, Harrison, Huck and the rest of the ... Read More »
by Dr. Boyce Watkins Jay-Z is one of the most popular hip-hop artists in the world, selling millions of records. But with the fame comes the corporate connections. This has led to a pile of sponsorships, all of which add to his bank account, yet pull him further and further away from the people who helped lift him out of ... Read More »