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What You Need to Know Before Launching a Home-Based Business

According to Small Biz Trends, 69% of entrepreneurs launch their businesses from home. Starting a home-based business can be exciting and lucrative. However, study all aspects of your company carefully before committing your time, money, and reputation. Also, take an honest appraisal of your talent, availability of resources, and the demand for the product or services. […]

Fast Food Mogul, Serial Entrepreneur La-Van Hawkins Dies at 61

La-Van Hawkins, a black entrepreneur in the food industry, just died at the age of 61, reports Crain’s. Hawkins was featured several times in BLACK ENTERPRISE magazine. In 1995, his business, La-Van Hawkins Inner City Foods, ranked No. 45 on the BE 100s listing of the nation’s most successful black-owned businesses. At the time, the business had sales […]

Fast Food Mogul, Serial Entrepreneur La-Van Hawkins Dies at 61

La-Van Hawkins, a black entrepreneur in the food industry, just died at the age of 61, reports Crain’s. Hawkins was featured several times in BLACK ENTERPRISE magazine. In 1995, his business, La-Van Hawkins Inner City Foods, ranked No. 45 on the BE 100s listing of the nation’s most successful black-owned businesses. At the time, the business had sales […]

Tips on Quitting Your Job to Start a Business; Like a Boss

Considering leaving your 9 to 5 to grow your own business? You should negotiate quitting strategically to avoid burning bridges. Employees often limit negotiating to the idea of asking for more money. But Charreah Jackson, corporate facilitator, career coach, and author of “Boss Bride: The Powerful Woman’s Playbook for Love and Success,” says that there is […]