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Pulling it all together: choosing a network operating system for your local area network – Building a ‘LAN’; Technology for Business, part 3

Pulling it all together: choosing a network operating system for your local area network – Building a ‘LAN’; Technology for Business, part 3 – Brief Article Muhammad. Taiq K. So you’ve decided that a client/ server network is best for you and have even tackle the tricky issue of network topologies. Now it’s time to […]

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Web columns – articles on Black Enterprise’s web site

Web columns – articles on Black Enterprise’s web site – Brief Article RESOURCE LINE Whatever your professional or entrepreneurial needs, you can find them on blackenterprise.com. Senior Editor Spruell’s column provides useful resources for business owners, corporate executives, and budding investors. MAKE CONNECTIONS Are you looking for more ways to use the articles featured in […]

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You’ve got the power!

You’ve got the power! – Brief Article Robyn D. Clarke Reflect it in your body language “Stop slouching and sit up straight. Stand with your back flat, your shoulders back, your head held high, and your feet firmly planted on the floor.” How many times have we heard this from our mothers over the years? […]

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Investing in style

Investing in style – Letters Linda M. Scott IT FELT SO GOOD FOR ME TO TURN IN MY last assignment for my evening division law school class and find myself with some free time to read what I enjoy, instead of what is required for the next class assignment. As I relaxed in my seat […]

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Fun and games – Web Watch – Internet games

Fun and games – Web Watch – Internet games – Brief Article Sonya A. Donaldson Just because you’re an adult doesn’t mean you can’t have fun. The Web is filled with hundreds of ways to spend a little downtime, and for free! Sure, you want to impress your friends with talk of online investing and […]

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Cashing in on the home shopping boom

Cashing in on the home shopping boom Cassandra Hayes Home shopping networks are blowing the lid off the retail trade. Even though there are few blacks, there’s money to be made. TERRY LEWIS MASON IS WORKING the camera. Her crisp, commanding voice wafts over the Home Shopping Network airwaves, prodding television viewers to buy the […]

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Advice from the top – obtaining services of institutional money managers

Advice from the top – obtaining services of institutional money managers – Brief Article Carolyn M. Brown Allison Street Advisors help small enterprises tap talents of black asset managers Until recently, only a select few–institutions and individuals who met a $2-$5 million in assets threshold–had access to Wall Street’s top performing African American money managers. […]

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army reservist Vergil Chames makes personal sacrifices to manage his business from Iraq

When the boss is away: army reservist Vergil Chames makes personal sacrifices to manage his business from Iraq Bridget McCrea IN WAR-TORN IRAQ, THE 56K INTERNET SPEED IS SLOW and unreliable, the satellite phone service is sketchy at best, and the region’s volatility can wreak havoc on one’s “normal” day-to-day activities. In fact, on the […]

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Too busy to work? – managing your time

Too busy to work? – managing your time – Brief Article Robyn D. Clarke Maximize your time with these strategies Breakfast meeting at 8:30. Conference call at 10:45. Power lunch with new client at 12:30. Weekly report due at 3. Business cocktail reception in satellite office halfway across the country at 7:30. That leaves just […]

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Not just for a rainy day: getting African Americans to start saving one dollar at a time

Not just for a rainy day: getting African Americans to start saving one dollar at a time – Buying Power Lee Anna Jackson “I used to just put it on the credit card and worry about it when the bill came,” says Michael Campbell, community development officer for Columbia Bank in Fair Lawn, New Jersey. […]