Posts in category "Entrepreneurship"

Financial Empowerment: Top 5 Things Rich People Do to Stay Rich

1. Negotiate purchases.  For example, if you’re buying a car, shop around advises Reginald E. Humphrey, Senior Manager of Supplier Diversity at General Motors. “Negotiate and then go from one dealership to the next. Ask the questions: What is the auto loan interest rate? Run the numbers if I lease the vehicle vs. if it buy it.” If you do decide to lease a car, Humphrey adds: “Don’t ever take negative equity to the next car lease commitment.”
By Zondra Hughes Financial illiteracy is expensive. In other words, the more you don’t know about money and credit, the more it will cost you down the line. To that end, The Rainbow PUSH Coalition and the Citizenship Education Fund  launched the Financial Empowerment Series, sponsored by Chevrolet, a free event to teach money management... Read more »

Mellody Hobson Asks...Are You A Ball Stealer?

Mellody Hobson Asks...Are You A Ball Stealer?
by Dawj Sangster- We have probably all encountered that one person that is really popular that everyone wants to meet or see. You want to be in their presence to learn and grow from their knowledge and experience. While this is all great, Mellody Hobson says that if you are that popular person, “STOP STEALING... Read more »

My Coworker Called Me GHETTO

By Nicole Harding Did you ever find yourself using a word that if someone else used you would be offended? Oh…not that word! My family long ago admonished the use of the N word in any type of fashion. Just not happening. So, why then was it so easy for me to drop the word... Read more »
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Alourdam Cigars Launch Party

Alourdam Cigars Launch Party
  By Dawgelene “Dr Dawj” Sangster- Adam Jackson, Co-owner of Jimmy Jamm’s Sweet Potatoe Pies and CEO of Adam Jackson Enterprises has launched a new business called, Alourdam Cigars. Alourdam Cigars is a classic blend of Dominican and Nicaraguan, with a Brazilian Maduro wrapper.                                                 ... Read more »

Truth About Conflicts & Girl Fights

Truth About Conflicts & Girl Fights
The Myth of Community: A Look at Girl Fights, Sistahood and Individuality by Jean Usen It was my girlhood ambition to be a part of a blood-tight crew of black female friends. Instead of that, I have a beautifully disjointed and unique connection with a precious few jewels. The sistahs are a tight-knit and deeply... Read more »

Photos: Leading Ladies Empowerment Conference

By Celeste T. Parker It was for Chicago, a typical cool non spring-like day.  But inside the deceptively sunlit, beautifully decorated, chic Art Revolution (401 N. Paulina) there was a sense of solidarity that was warm, electric, and no less than extraordinary.  The power source was the Leading Ladies International 5th Annual Empowerment & Leadership... Read more »
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Photos: Wealthy Sisters Network

Photos: Wealthy Sisters Network
Photos from the Wealthy Sisters Network’s March Happy Hour event. Six Brown Chicks correspondent Dawniel Winningham gave an encouraging talk to the ladies, reminding them to watch their wealth, their health and their attitudes. The women made a promise to support women-owned businesses and to offer help to a woman in need. The event took... Read more »

The Fight of My Life...

The Fight of My Life...
By Yanni Brown I believe that we are all connected. Some of us have to disconnect in order to re-connect while others simply need to open their inputs (hearts) in order to receive the connection. We were not meant to live alone, exist alone or succeed alone. We need each other to survive.   This... Read more »

Be Like Tweety Bird--and Rise Above the Madness

Be Like Tweety Bird--and Rise Above the Madness
Live Your Own Success By Kym B. Have you ever watched Loony Tunes, with Sylvester the Cat who is on a constant mission trying to catch and eat Tweety Bird?  Sylvester envies the swiftness of Tweety and despises the bird’s beauty.  He spends episodes trying to outwit and outsmart Tweety’s very being.  The more Tweety... Read more »
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Got a minute? 7 Tips to Recharge Your Career

Got a minute? 7 Tips to Recharge Your Career
The future is now—so, are you prepared for it? Ven K. Lai, Lead Creative Designer, Buick, Creative Design, has seven rules for rebooting your career and these rules apply if you’re a Millennial just starting out, and/or if you’re a mid-level executive starting over. Video: Meet Ven K. Lai Ven K. Lai, Lead Creative Buick,... Read more »