Category: Business Written by Candice Choi- AP Food Industry Writer
MCDONALD CORP.'S CEO DON THOMPSON
NEW YORK (AP) — They might start calling it the McDiet.
Last Updated on Thursday, 30 May 2013 16:20
Category: Business Written by James Clingman
(NNPA)—Frederick Douglass’ words—“Power concedes nothing without a demand”—have been haunting me lately, because of the pressing issues we face in today’s political world, the dire economic straits in which many of our families find themselves, and the ever-present social problems Black people deal with every day. The key word in that admonishment is demand.
Last Updated on Thursday, 30 May 2013 09:47
Category: Business Written by Courier Newsroom
JUNE 3—The University of Pittsburgh Center for Executive Education will host Management Essentials from 9:05 a.m.-5:05 p.m. at Alumni Hall, 4227 Fifth Ave., Oakland. Registration is required. For more information, visit www.business.pitt.edu.
Social Media to Grow Sales
JUNE 5—Duquesne University’s Small Business Development Center will host “Prospecting 2.0: How to Use Social Media to Grow Sales” from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. at Duquesne’s Rockwell Hall, 600 Forbes Ave., Uptown. This is geared toward chief executive officers, presidents, senior managers and sales professionals. Sales Expert Scot Teachout, of Sandler Training and Peak Performance, will offer tools leveraging existing networks through social media to prompt sales opportunities. Registration is required. For more information, call 412-396-1633 or visit www.duq.edu/sbdc.
Leadership Breakfast Series
JUNE 6—The Duquesne University School of Leadership & Professional Advancement will host its Leadership Breakfast Series from 8-10 a.m. at Duquesne’s Power Center, Ballroom West, 600 Forbes Ave., Uptown. The topic is “Leading Organizational Change: Changing Mindsets, Attitudes and Culture.” Sonia Layne-Gartside will lead this educational and networking event on the people side of change and how to create real behavioral change in an organization’s culture. Registration is required and the cost will include a continental breakfast and materials. For more information, call 412-396-5600 or visit www.duq.edu/leadershipseries.
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JUNE 14—The Center for Women’s Entrepreneurship will host the 2013 Women Business Leaders Breakfast Series from 7:30-9:30 a.m. at the James Laughlin Music Hall, Woodland Rd., Oakland. Guest speakers Rachel Blaufield, Deborah Gilboa and Kiya Tomlin will present on the “Mompreneurs: Changing the Way Business is Done Using Social Media.” Registration is required. For more information, call 412-365-2779.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 May 2013 18:14
Category: Business Written by Damon Carr
What is your number one asset? (A) Home, (B) Car, (C) Another valuable possession (D) None of the above.
The answer may surprise. Drum roll…if you guessed (D) None of the above, you guessed right. Your most valuable asset is your ability to earn an income. In order to provide food, clothing, shelter, transportation and other necessities and luxuries for you and your family, you need an income to pay for it. By the way, your income is your most powerful wealth-building tool–but that’s another topic.
Last Updated on Thursday, 30 May 2013 09:44
Category: Business Written by BlackNews.com
Robert L. Johnson, founder and chairman of The RLJ Companies and founder of Black Entertainment Television (BET), attended the 18th Annual Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference + Expo where he was presented with the Arthur G. Gaston Lifetime Achievement Award, the publication's highest honor.
Last Updated on Saturday, 25 May 2013 18:27
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