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Black Entrepreneur

5 Irrefutable Life Lessons Prince Taught Us about Success

Prince

Prince Rogers Nelson’s career spanned over 40 years. He sold more than 100 million albums worldwide. He showed the unwavering power of a musical genius and true creative. In addition to his music and epic performances, there is a lot we can learn about life and success from what Prince accomplished over his career. Here is [...]

April 22, 2016 Brian Branding, Marketing, Personal Development 4

Would You Hide That Your Business Is Black-Owned To Achieve More Success?

Hiding Black Owned

A very interesting article ran in the Chicago Tribune last week titled: “When building your business means hiding that it’s black-owned.” The article discusses three entrepreneurs in the Chicago area that believe not promoting the fact that their businesses are black-owned, has led to more opportunities and more success. A [...]

April 19, 2016 Brian Entrepreneurship 7

Monday Motivation: Impose Your Will by Inky Johnson

Inky Johnson

Who is Inquoris “Inky” Johnson? He could be described as the survivor of an underprivileged past. He could be described as a refugee of poverty and violence. He could be described as a success story stained by tragedy. But if you look deeper, you’ll discover something else. You’ll see a [...]

April 11, 2016 Brian Entrepreneurship, Personal Development 0

Former Gang Members Used Instagram To Grow Booming Catering Business

Trap Kitchen Former Gang Members

Malachai Jenkins and Roberto Smith at one point would’ve never saw eye-to-eye. Both LA natives pledged their allegiance to rival gangs, Jenkins a Crip and Smith a member of the Bloods. But after years of gang banging, Jenkins grew tired of the dangerous life. “All money isn’t good money, Jenkins [...]

April 8, 2016 Brian Business Start-Up, Entrepreneurship, Marketing 5

Chicago Businesses Partner to Offer Elegant, Affordable Prom Dresses From $50-$150

Bridal Bliss Sale

As prom season begins, the idea of paying several hundred dollars for a prom dress is overwhelming and simply unaffordable for many parents. To provide a more affordable solution, two Chicago businesses have partnered to offer young women stylish prom gowns at prices less than $150. Naree Sallu of Style [...]

April 5, 2016 Brian Business Start-Up, Entrepreneurship 3

Dr. Hadiyah-Nicole Green Wins $1.1 million Grant To Develop Laser That Kills Cancer Cells

Dr. Hadiyah-Nicole Green

When Dr. Hadiyah-Nicole Green receives invitations to be a guest speaker for professional groups, schools and nonprofit organizations, she almost never turns them down. “Usually if there is an invitation to speak at a forum like that, I accept it because I feel like it’s a responsibility,” she said. “There [...]

April 4, 2016 Brian Business Start-Up, Entrepreneurship, Financing 22