A New Day

Former IBM exec stops living for others and starts celebrating herself

To the outside world Lisa J. Whaley seemed to have it all. A successful…

By Tamara E. Holmes


Peak Performance

Break The Mold

By Robyn D. Clarke
Emeril Lagasse had the catch phrase “Bam!” James Brown had the…

By BlackEnterprise.com


Chain Reaction

Q: I have been employed in procurement and strategic sourcing for the last…

By Sonia Alleyne


Handling Conflict In A Diverse Work Environment

Find the right place and time to air your differences

Assembling a diverse workforce to maximize benefits at a corporation is the easy…

By Marcia Pledger


Share And Share Alike

A new option for work/life balance

After Lathonia Oates gave birth to her daughter, she wanted to spend more time…

By Marcia A. Reed-Woodard


Playing For Dollars

Q:I have a 15-year-old nephew who plays video games all the time. He’s…

By James C. Johnson


Light On The Ears…

Easy on the eyes

Let’s face it, size matters. And when it comes to wireless headsets, small…

By Dale Coachman


Broadband To Go

Verizon's Ev-DO lets you take it to the streets

In January, Verizon Wireless and Palm announced the release of the Palm Treo…

By Robert Janis


Let It Rip

Riptopia makes going digital pain-free

When most of us have a serious tech problem, we usually call a professional.…

By Dale Coachman


Mission (Being) Accomplished

Technology CEO helps fight terrorism on many fronts

Every day 20,000 oceangoing containers enter the nation’s 361 ports, according to Chicago-based global…

By Bridget McCrea


Capitalizing On Clutter

Q: I was watching a television show that profiled a professional organizer. Can…

By James C. Johnson


Procter & Gamble

International healthcare supplier company delivers on its bid to contract with minority vendors

Advocating change is one thing, but being at the forefront of progress is another.…

By Glenn Townes


Full Speed Ahead

Entrepreneur puts his company on the fast track for growth

The day Road One Express Inc. delivered its first package in April 2001, Leonard…

By Bridget McCrea


Read All About It

Extra, extra! Here's how to turn your company's news into everyone's business

If you’ve been in business for a while (or even if you haven’t),…

By Robert Janis


Budget For Single Mom

Q: I’m a single mother with a monthly take-home of $6,500 after taxes.…

By Matthew S. Scott


Prepare For Happier Returns

Here are some things you can do to maximize your income tax returns

As you put the finishing touches on your 2005 tax return, you can knock…

By Donald Jay Korn


Confident Consumers

Tried-and-true spending patterns lift Vivian Hairston's favorite stocks

When Vivian Hairston declared that consumers will always buy soap, diapers, food, and…

By Nicole Lewis


Smooth Sailing

Piedmont Investment's Isaac Green offers a conservative portfolio

Times are changing and it’s definitely time to get back to basics. That’s clearly…

By Rhonda Reynolds


Entrepreneurial Ambitions

Before launching their business, the Jacksons had to get their finances in order

Ibrahim Jackson, 30, and his wife, Natasha, 30, purchased a house in Baldwin, New…

By Carmen Brown


After The Storm

Will New Orleans become integrated post-Katrina?

Hurricane Katrina was one of the most devastating natural disasters in U.S. history.…

By Alan Hughes