Finally Fit Memphis!! with Deana D. Taylor
Feb24

Finally Fit Memphis!! with Deana D. Taylor

Deana D. Taylor trainer/owner and founder of Finally Fit! Deana is Fitnes coach, helping individuals and families overcome unhealthy and sedentary lifestyles through education of nutrition and exercise. Deana is motivating individuals to hit their fitness goals and stay on track. She is marketing to corporations local and national to create a preventative health and wellness program for their employees. So they will be at their  peak...

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Stephen Stamps of  Edward Jones Financial Advisor
Feb04

Stephen Stamps of Edward Jones Financial Advisor

I’m a financial advisor with Edward Jones, a financial-services firm dedicated to serving the needs of individual investors.… With nearly 12,000 financial advisors serving nearly 7 million investors, our firm has been built on the belief that the only way to do business is on a one-on-one, personal basis. Edward Jones is a financial services firm dedicated to serving the needs of individual investors. Member SIPC. We do...

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How One Black Entrepreneur ‘Powers’ Obama’s Africa Strategy by Derek T. Dingle

President Obama’s Africa strategy has moved forward as other countries invest more into the continent. President Obama just ended his whirlwind multi-country tour of Africa. Traveling to Senegal, South Africa and Tanzania over six days, his first major trip to the continent included moments both powerful and poignant: The First Family’s tour of the famous slave trade memorial, Maison Des Esclaves (House of Slaves) at Goree...

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Business Strategist Reveals How to Attract & Retain Corporate Contracts by C. Daniel Baker

Only 2% of women and minority owned businesses break the $1 million revenue mark One week after the national celebration of Small Business Week, Diversity Business Strategist Shayna Rattler is waving the flag for women and minority business owners.  She shows them how to attract and retain lucrative corporate contracts. Rattler says that only 2% of women and minority owned businesses break the $1 million revenue mark. Of those, 56% of...

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Berry Gordy, Motown Founder, Explains How He Started a Company With $800

By 1959, Berry Gordy had become known for his songwriting talent, helping churn out hit after hit for popular performer Jackie Wilson. But Gordy had his sights set on something even bigger: owning his own record company. Despite his songwriting success, Gordy says he still wasn’t in a financial position to go into business for himself. In his appearance on “Oprah’s Master Class,” the now-mega-successful founder...

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Disrupting the Status Quo by Sonia Alleyne

When Adriane Brown left her position as president and CEO of Honeywell’s transportation division in August 2009, she had spent most of her career in the highly structured, integrated corporate world—in companies that had long histories and specific operating cultures for performance. But when the prospect of working for a small private firm was presented to Brown, she felt that by taking the position she’d not only use the best of...

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