The unfortunate truth is that many in society are uncomfortable with the idea of persons of color, not only having political power, but financial power and the authority to use it as they please. In particular, the Carolina Panthers potential ownership group had an immense potential to shift the culture of America both on the field and off it.
Introducing Canada’s first-ever Black Entrepreneurship Program. Prime Minister Trudeau has made history, along with the directions of Black business organizations and Black business owners and organizations. Canadian Black business owners are getting a cool $221 million business loan program. The goal is to foster growth over the next 4 years. who have been disproportionately affected by […]
What is Influence? Is it getting others to do what I want? Is it persuading another to follow my recommendations? Whatever it is, we know leaders do it. Leaders influence. So, recently in an executive education course of about fifty women, I asked these leaders to define influence. Their definitions fell into two groups. Some […]
The news is out and melanated makeup enthusiasts are elated! The global beauty brand Black Opal was bought this week by Cheryl Mayberry McKissack and Desiree Rogers, making it officially a Black-owned beauty brand. Some may be surprised to know that this longstanding and very notable name in cosmetics was not always African American owned. Founded […]
I walked into the Manhyia Palace Museum, in Ghana, West Africa and the tour guide greeted my group with this message: “In our society we believe in a democratic form of leadership in which we always have two leaders—a man and a woman—who share leadership responsibilities. You see, the man can understand the needs and […]
Amazon, Target, Nordstrom, Macy’s, Best Buy, Apple, and Microsoft are some of the most iconic brands in America, and the world, and they are kicking off their Holiday Season preparations now. The products are developed, and the supply chain is being optimized, and more importantly their marketing plans are being drawn up and the foundations […]
Education is always a topic of importance, especially when dealing with the education of your children, and with that whether your child is getting the highest quality of education possible. One children’s book author, and her family would ask this question, and from it would bring about something new, that would empower parents that share […]