Why entrepreneurship is for a select few

Being an entrepreneur nowadays has become a fad. It has literally become a cliche for people to place the word “entrepreneur” in their Instagram or Twitter bio for all to see. The thought of leaving your job to start your own business is something that many people dream about daily. Let’s take the time to go […]

‘GirlCode’ author discusses the image of today’s femmepreneur

According to Entrepreneur.com, women own 10.6 million businesses in the United States and they employ 19.1 million workers (that’s one in every seven employees). Female businesses account for $2.5 trillion in sales! Still, with all the strides being made on the financial front over the last twenty years, females still deal with some of the same […]

Monica Cost reveals how business owners can avoid ‘brand busters’

Monica Cost works to help companies and entrepreneurs build their brands. She  provides insight into brand building in her book, The Things I Used to Do to Sneeze. During the National Urban League Conference, Cost moderated a panel discussion on the importance of brand building. She also revealed how companies can be damaged by “brand busters.” […]

Sister to Sister: Celebrating a Bond of Excellence

HOUSTON-Some of the world’s most prominent and influential women business owners, finance experts, spiritual and motivational speakers made their way to the Wortham Theater in Houston for the 6th Annual Texas Women’s Empowerment Foundation (TWEF) Sister to Sister Celebrity Food Drive in celebration of Women’s History Month. It was truly a special night full of […]

McDonald’s COO and President, Don Thompson, Talks Innovation

Don Thompson, McDonald’s COO and president, told of the rewards that the Mcdonald’s Corporation has reaped thanks to the combined integration of innovation, technology, and diversity, during his keynote address at the Chicago Urban League’s annual summit and luncheon held at the Hyatt Regency Chicago on May 3. This year’s summit theme, Empowerment Through Innovation: […]