6 Moves to Position Yourself to Hire a Rock Star Team

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The worst time to prepare to hire is when you badly need help. You should always operate your business as if someone else is going to run it without you present. This means you put structures in place to systematize, train and manage a team over time – not when the house is on fire.…

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Black Hair, Skin and Body Care Businesses in Denver

Black Hair Salons in Denver

Denver Metro is consistently ranked as one of the fastest-growing areas in the nation. We continue to outperform the U.S. as whole with an unemployment rate is 3%, one of the lowest in the country. Great! Especially for the Black professional escaping the hustle of the urban cities in the east and north. Well…great until…

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Secrets for Testing Your Business Idea

Black Woman Business Owner Serving

Too often, I see our sistahs seeking the traditional method of business startup: get an idea, write a business plan, get funding, launch the business, and get ready for the bumpy drive and possible crash. Sounds pessimistic, but I’ve got some encouraging words of wisdom for the aspiring sistahpreneurs that might increase your chances of…

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5 Business Model Changes that Can Generate More Revenues

Black women business training

Your business is going nowhere fast without a profitable and sustainable business model. Thinking more about the model – the value proposition, customer avatar, channels, revenue streams and other model components is key to your success. Many great business ideas die because the model was wrong – pricing, delivery, messaging the offer, wrong customer target,…

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5-Step Formula for Pricing Your Product

Black Woman Entrepreneur Farmers Market

I personally know the anxiety that comes with pricing your product and having to negotiate that price. If you’re not a born saleswoman who lives for the challenge of negotiation, easily finds your way to the best price with a customer, and has no problem raising prices, you GO girl. For many of us, though,…

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6 Shifts Black Women Can Make to Play Big in Business

Black women business resources

As a Black female entrepreneur, I can relate to what it’s like when you haven’t been taught to play big in business or exposed to wealth and entrepreneurship. Sometimes you feel left in the dark about what money moves will shift your small-time hustle to big dough and big business. Everything in you tells you that…

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3 Rookie Moves to Avoid On Your Startup Journey

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Rookie Move #1: Overspending. In the early days of a risky startup, the last thing we Black female entrepreneurs want to do for an unproven business model, particularly for new entrepreneurs, is shell out a bundle of dough for overhead and startup. Small business is tough. You’ll need to spend every penny wisely in order…

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Goal Trolls: The Beasts that Block Your Business Growth

Goal Setting for Black Women Entrepreneurs

As a business coach, I’ve found that goal-setting isn’t a foreign strategy for Black women entrepreneurs – in fact, it’s commonly accepted that goal-setting and strategic planning are critical for business growth. However, few small business owners take the time to set goals effectively, and many fail to engage in accountability rituals that help them…

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