TOP 10 COMPANIES TO WORK FOR IN THE U.S.

What makes a company great to work for? Good pay and benefits don’t hurt. But when it comes down to it, employees said it’s office culture and great colleagues that make these companies satisfying places to work. http://money.cnn.com/video/news/2014/12/11/peter-lik-phantom-photo.cnnmoney/ Glassdoor asked people about the pros and cons of their employers, and had them rate their company […]

TAKE NOTE FROM WARREN BUFFET’S TWO LISTS

A few weeks ago, there was a pretty great story going around various business and finance websites about Warren Buffett. According to the story: One day Buffett went up to his pilot named Steve and jokingly said to him that “the fact that you’re still working for me tells me I’m not doing my job.” […]

14 TIPS ON HOW TO SURVIVE THE STARTUP YEARS FOR BUSINESS

Dreams don’t always become reality, at least not on your timeline. That’s one of the most valuable lessons I’ve learned as a small business owner. Too bad it took attending the school of hard knocks and letting life, the most valuable teacher, impart this nugget of wisdom into my stubborn brain. Beyond childbirth, taking the […]

PRESIDENT OBAMA SPEAKS ON BEHALF OF HILLARY CLINTON – “HILLARY CLINTON WOULD MAKE A GREAT PRESIDENT”

President Barack Obama says voters want a “new car smell” in the 2016 White House race and that Hillary Rodham Clinton would be “a great president.” But would Clinton pass that particular smell test? In a nationally televised interview broadcast Sunday, Obama seemed to suggest that any Democrat other than him would provide the turn […]

A FEW MOBILE MONEY TIPS FROM ENTREPRENEUR MARSHA BARNES

Mobile services are everywhere. You can get food, legal advice, and now even financial advice from a truck. Financial literacy coach Marsha Barnes chatted with BlackEnterprise.com to talk about The Finance Bar, a new way to get financial advice on the go. What is a mobile finance bar? The Finance Bar is a premier mobile […]

COULD SINGER MONICA HAVE A NEW CAREER……AS A NURSE???

Wow. Who knew Monica had aspirations for nursing? Who knew the singer even had time for nursing? She took to her Instagram and posted a posted a snap of herself in medical gear/scrubs and a caption that spoke of her “other dreams and aspirations” beyond music. “I have other dreams and aspirations so I Pursue […]

BRING DOWN YOUR STRESS LEVELS IN JUST TWO MINUTES A DAY

Bill Rielly had it all: a degree from West Point, an executive position at Microsoft, strong faith, a great family life, and plenty of money. He even got along well with his in-laws! So why did he have so much stress and anxiety that he could barely sleep at night? I have worked with Bill […]

KEVIN GARNETT SHARES HIS INTEREST IN OWNING THE MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES

With his playing days almost numbers, Kevin Garnett has big ambitions for his post-NBA play career. He wants to become an owner. The NBA star tells Yahoo! Sports that he would like to become the owner of his former team, the Minnesota Timberwolves… some day. “I want to buy the Timberwolves,” Garnett said. “Put a […]

7 TIPS ON HOW TO STAND OUT FROM THE COMPETITION

All of us have competitors, whether it’s someone who is pumping out a similar product, or someone who wants to snag our top job candidate. Whatever the competition, we want to win. Todd Berger, president and CEO of Transportation Solutions Enterprises (TSE), a Chicago-based transportation and logistics firm provides some inside advice on how to […]

WORK LIFE BALANCE ADVICE FROM FIRST LADY MICHELLE OBAMA

Michelle Obama’s  speech yesterday on work life balance was so interesting that we’ve posted the entire transcript. It is worth reading. The first lady: Acknowledges one income doesn’t cut it anymore How hard it is for single parents, and that 22 million working women  don’t have a single paid sick day. Mayflower Hotel Washington, D.C. […]