Category: BUSINESS / CAREER

Project Enterprise Entrepreneur Week — Getting the Media Attention You Deserve

Project Enterprise Entrepreneur Week — Getting the Media Attention You Deserve

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March 10, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Tina Shoulders’ Laidback Lifestyle

Tina Shoulders’ Laidback Lifestyle

In the midst of national economic trouble, Laidback Founder and Creative Director Tina Shoulders has found her niche in the home decor industry.  The Bronx native and former fashion designer is making a mark with her pop culture inspired pillows, which were unique enough to be featured on MTV’s Real World Brooklyn. Laidback goes beyond [...]

February 18, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Letter to Russell Simmons — Stop Selling Your Rushcard

Letter to Russell Simmons — Stop Selling Your Rushcard

Dear Mr. Simmons: My name is Ryan Mack [Optimum Capital Management] and I have followed your career for most of my life. I have been a long-time admirer of your work, a tremendous fan, and believe that millions are inspired by the paths that you have created in the field of Hip-Hop. More importantly, as [...]

January 23, 2009 | 1 Comment More
The Minority Report — Will the Threat of a Class-Action Lawsuit Force Advertising to Finally Solve its Diversity Problem?

The Minority Report — Will the Threat of a Class-Action Lawsuit Force Advertising to Finally Solve its Diversity Problem?

Black athletes, musicians and actors figure more prominently in ad campaigns than ever, but the chances that African Americans actually created those ads are pretty slim. According to Bureau of Labor Statistics data from January 2008, the advertising field — defined as advertising and PR agencies, as well as media, direct mail and other operations [...]

January 13, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Rainbow Push Wall Street Project Economic Summit

Rainbow Push Wall Street Project Economic Summit

The 12th Annual Wall Street Project invites you to join corporate executives, political leaders, minority suppliers, government, labor, faith and world leaders during the 12th Annual Wall Street Project Economic Summit that will be held January 13-16, 2009 at the Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers, 811 Seventh Avenue (at 53rd Street) in New York [...]

January 12, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Connect with Success — Tax Planning Seminar

Connect with Success — Tax Planning Seminar

Presented by Workshop in Business Opportunities (WIBO) Get a handle on your small business taxes! Topics include: Income taxes to consider for each business structure (LLC, Sole Proprietorship, S-Corp, C-Corp) Small business taxes (self-employment tax, employment tax, sales tax) Start-up deductions Home-based office deductions Recordkeeping and bookkeeping

October 19, 2008 | 0 Comments More
Connect with Success — Grow Your Business with a Website

Connect with Success — Grow Your Business with a Website

Presented by Workshop in Business Opportunities (WIBO) Learn inexpensive ways to enhance your business using the Internet Topics include: The benefits of developing a website for your business Determining what to include on your website Driving traffic to your website Affordable online marketing techniques Your business image

October 11, 2008 | 0 Comments More
Marketing Series Workshops

Marketing Series Workshops

Presented by the NYC Business Solutions Center, this marketing series is a hands-on seminar developed to provide small business owners with the tools and insight to help them develop and implement successful marketing campaigns. The focus is on managing marketing risk using measurable, accountable methods. The series has been created using independent modules where participants [...]

October 4, 2008 | 0 Comments More
Small Business Bookkeeping Workshops

Small Business Bookkeeping Workshops

Presented by the New York City Business Solutions Center In this two-series workshop, you will be able to establish a bookkeeping system for your business. Part 1 covers basic bookkeeping concepts, while Part 2 illustrates how basic bookkeeping concepts are applied in Quickbooks. It is strongly advised that participants attend both sessions.

October 4, 2008 | 0 Comments More
WE ACT Environmental Justice Centers Wins Green Building Competition

WE ACT Environmental Justice Centers Wins Green Building Competition

On September 24, 2008, The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Mayor’s Office of Long-Term Planning and Sustainability (PlaNYC) named the planned new headquarters for WE ACT for Environmental Justice, a leading advocate for environmental justice for two decades, as a winner in the jointly sponsored 2008 Green Building Competition for New York City. Anthony [...]

October 3, 2008 | 0 Comments More
Magic Johnson Creates Diversity Staffing Agency

Magic Johnson Creates Diversity Staffing Agency

Earvin ‘Magic’ Johnson with Nicole Garnier-Cosme (left) and Morris Reid of Westin Rinehart (right), at the launch of Magic Workforce Solutions on September 23, 2008 in NYC. Magic Workforce Solutions is a staffing service for companies committed to building a diverse workforce.

September 27, 2008 | 3 Comments More
Green Jobs Now — National Day of Action to Build the New Economy

Green Jobs Now — National Day of Action to Build the New Economy

Green Jobs Now is a National Day of Action that will empower everyday people to stage hundreds of grassroots events throughout the country. The events will have a special focus on low-income communities, communities of color and indigenous people. They hope to send a message to our leaders that, when it comes to creating green [...]

September 27, 2008 | 0 Comments More
Build Your Business Around Harlem or Around NYC with WIBO

Build Your Business Around Harlem or Around NYC with WIBO

Future business leaders — if you’re ready to learn the keys to success the volunteers and instructors at the Workshop in Business Opportunities (WIBO) are ready to show you the way. A non-profit with a mission for entrepreneurial success, WIBO has been a Harlem fixture since 1966 and currently has classes across the city. It [...]

September 2, 2008 | 1 Comment More
Wayne Sutton, New Media and Social Media Tech Expert on Harlem’s WHCR Radio Tonight

Wayne Sutton, New Media and Social Media Tech Expert on Harlem’s WHCR Radio Tonight

Wayne Sutton Check out Wayne Sutton on WHCR tonight (September 1st) on social media’s role in bring the news to the public. Wayne is a New/Social Media Technology Evangelist and IT & Mobile Consultant. He blogs, vlogs, and podcasts. Check out his website for more info by clicking here. You can hear him on WHCR [...]

September 1, 2008 | 1 Comment More
NV After Hours Network Event for Urban Professionals — Tonight

NV After Hours Network Event for Urban Professionals — Tonight

August 25, 2008 | 0 Comments More
Network to Networth — Executive Networking Series

Network to Networth — Executive Networking Series

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August 20, 2008 | 0 Comments More
NASDAQ Celebrates Harlem Week

NASDAQ Celebrates Harlem Week

New York City Comptroller (and 2009 Mayoral Candidate) William Thompson, Jr., and Lloyd Williams, Chairman and CEO of Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce preside over the NASDAQ opening bell.

August 15, 2008 | 0 Comments More
“First Steps” to Starting a Successful Business with the New York Women’s Chamber of Commerce

“First Steps” to Starting a Successful Business with the New York Women’s Chamber of Commerce

August 12, 2008 | 0 Comments More