No Room At The Inn?

You’ve just arrived in town, and a major convention has the hotel rooms…

By Ann Brown


Are Debit Cards Bad Travel Partners?

It may not be such a good idea to use your bank card…

By Ann Brown


A Taste Of The Stars

Black-owned celebrity restaurants are opening in cities nationwide

A growing number of African American celebrities, working closely with restaurant industry veterans, are…

By Marcelle Williams Fowler


Follow My Vision

Here's how to align your employees with your mission

“Without vision, the people perish.” After widespread downsizing efforts in the 1980s, this…

By Iris Randall


To Ease The Daily Grind …

Pamper yourself with alternative therapy

Carol Johnson-Green used to be able to get her family ready and out…

By June Smith Bryant


Jack or Jill of all trades

The ability to perform many roles simultaneously is a must

You’ve updated the accounting books in time to make a few sales calls.…

By Kirk Charles


Taking The LEAP Into Stock Options

Reserving the right to purchase stock later offers both risk and reward. Here's how to carefully get a handle on it all.

Novice or longtime investor, if you’ve been pondering buying stock over the last year…

By James A. Anderson


Show and Sell

Here are the tricks of the trade show circuit and how to expo your way to profits

Gregory Perkins knows how to stand out in a crowd. When 20,000 publishing industry…

By Karen Gutloff


Shopping for EQUALITY

Tired of racism in retail, black shoppers are starting to speak up, and the industry is being forced to listen

When Paula D. Hampton, 37, went shopping with her family on April 5, 1996,…

By Valerie Lynn Gray


Canady Sledgehammers Black Business

A new Congressional bill is poised to slam affirmative action efforts

After a relatively quiet period earlier in the year, affirmative action rulings are once…

By Hamil R. Harris


If You Can’t Beat ‘Em — Buy ‘Em

Black management group buys 73 Denny's restaurants across the country

These days when Denny’s is in the news and an African American is involved–your…

By Paula M. White


CFO Bids Farewell To World Of Disney

After a 12-year tenure, Richard Nanula leaves to be CEO at Starwood Hotels

Richard D. Nanula is hanging up his Mickey ears to don a new hat…

By Carolyn M. Brown


Reaching the Apex

B.E. investment company in new hands following sale to Rice Financial Products

The gentlemen at Rice Financial Products Co. have taken what used to be the…

By Kimberly Seals McDonald


Gospel Rises Again

These soul-filled sounds aren't only lifting up spirits, they're raising new business opportunities

Music industry professionals packed a dimly lit New York restaurant one evening this past…

By Shawn E. Rhea


Bargain Hunting on the web

Cyberspace can be a comparison shopper's dream -- if you know where to look

From zip drives to four-wheel drives, deals abound on the World Wide Web. It’s…

By Cheryl Coward


Cleaning up Your credit

Here's how to wipe your credit report's slate clean

Anne Harrison knows what it’s like to be caught in a credit crunch. “I…

By Donald Jay Korn


A Point Of Reference

The candidate gave a great interview and her resume is stellar, but how…

By Cassandra Hayes


A Job With A Backbone

Occupation: Chiropractor
Job description: Specializes in disorders of the nerves, muscles and bones. Uses…

By Monique R. Brown


You Can Go Home Again–Maybe

Returning to your old job can be a charm if you plan it right

Some things in life are cyclic, and that includes careers. Now that the downsizing…

By Cassandra Hayes



Q: I’ve been assigned to a six-person project team, and we’re not working…

By Black Enterprise