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Investing In Chad’s Local Business Women : Empowering Women In The Sahel Region

Investing In Chad’s Local Business Women : Empowering Women In The Sahel Region

Although Chad, a poor landlocked country in the Sahel region of Africa, has been primarily reliant on its oil and extractive industries, one N’djamena-based entrepreneur believes that enabling women and promoting Chadian goods would be beneficial not only for the people, but to promote a healthier country as well. “Chad is a country with lot […]

How To Run A Multi-Million Dollar Company – Jessica Alba

How To Run A Multi-Million Dollar Company – Jessica Alba

In 2012, Jessica Alba co-founded the Honest Company with the goal of providing baby and home products made with ingredients that wouldn’t be a mystery and were ethically sourced. The company would help customers and their growing families make informed and healthy choices.  Today, Honest sells more than 100 consumer products that are available online […]

How To Nail Thought Leadership

How To Nail Thought Leadership

I work in thought leadership. It’s literally what I do for a living. I have 30 staff members in three offices around the world, and I even claim to be a thought leader myself. Recently, I was at a networking event where someone asked me, “What makes a thought leader anyway?” As someone who has been in […]

Being Up As Early As 5am Doesn’t Guarantee Your Success As An Entrepreneur

Being Up As Early As 5am Doesn’t Guarantee Your Success As An Entrepreneur

Many business experts and life-hackers swear by their morning routines. They believe these habits are key to continuous learning and developing the kind of self-discipline it takes to achieve success. While each leader’s list varies a bit, more than a few tasks pop up again and again. Here’s a sampling. Wake up at 5 a.m. (or earlier). […]

These Are The Mistakes Young Entrepreneurs Make In Business

These Are The Mistakes Young Entrepreneurs Make In Business

Most new entrepreneurs make terrible, dumb mistakes that crash their businesses before they can even get started. They make these grave mistakes not because they are unintelligent, have low IQs or possess little experience. New entrepreneurs allow these blunders because they don’t see them as issues. Thus, they fail to invest their resources into fixing the problems until the […]

Your Health Is The Key To Your Success In Business

Your Health Is The Key To Your Success In Business

Be honest: Are you working at your absolute peak? Just look at The Rock. Sure he’s charismatic and a strong actor, but how does he fly across the world to record back-to-back films with barely a moment to rest? It’s because he’s in incredible shape. The Rock gets the most out of his acting chops […]

AfDB’sTo Fund Women-Owned Businesses

AfDB’sTo Fund Women-Owned Businesses

Banks operating in Africa have been urged to accelerate funding for women-owned businesses or risk limited lending from the African Development Bank (AfDB), the institution cautioned on Wednesday. AfDB President Akinwumi Adesina made the announcement during an Invest in Women panel discussion at the three-day Africa Investment Forum at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg […]

The Strategies For More Lands and Leads

The Strategies For More Lands and Leads

According to The Bridge Group, the average sales rep makes 46 calls each day. That’s a lot of time on the phone, and if those calls aren’t going out to qualified leads, it can feel like a massive waste of time. Unfortunately for sales reps, when it comes to the details of defining a qualified lead, uncertainty […]

Black Women Being Affected By Equal Pay

Black Women Being Affected By Equal Pay

If you are a woman in business, you won’t be surprised to learn that gender stereotyping prevents many female employees from advancing to C-suite levels. What you might not know is that the bias comes from men and women alike. Research published in the Academy of Management Journal supports the notion that women have a more difficult […]

Double Your Hustle

Double Your Hustle

It seems like almost everyone has a side hustle these days. According to Bankrate, more than 44 million  Americans have one. Having a side hustle is a great way to make a little extra money, do something you enjoy and feel empowered. But, do you dream of quitting your 9-to-5 and turning the side hustle you love […]