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Challenge is Always Good! Print E-mail
Black Business Advice
Written by Torin Ellis   
Tuesday, 27 November 2007
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Torin Ellis
So what if I sneak in; the back door is open.  Stop judging because you would do the same thing.  As I stand to my feet, I brush off and get myself together.  Not a moment later I look through the façade surroundings.  Bold.... briefcase in hand...staring me down are the eyes.  Pushing and shoving...maneuvering the crowd..."it" moves quickly.  Chaos is incredible and the weight is excessive.  Bumping back and forth...still moving...and I've yet to pass out a business card.
 
Change is Always Good! Print E-mail
Black Business Advice
Written by Torin Ellis   
Tuesday, 20 November 2007

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Torin Ellis
For 3 minutes, let's pretend that change is always good.  This week, I thought it would be fun if we thought together.  Here we go:





  • Under what circumstances are you likely to become immobilized by doubt or lack of faith? 
  • In these situations, what better alternatives have you NOT chosen that seem unlikely or improbable?
 
We've Got To Save Our Black Males At Black Colleges Print E-mail
Our Community
Written by Tom Joyner, BC Guest Columnist   
Friday, 16 November 2007
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Tom Joyner, Guest Columnist
Every year, I visit more than a dozen black college campuses, giving graduation speeches and helping them raise money. It makes me feel good to see all those students' smiling faces, but there's something missing. As much as I like to see all the African-American women graduating from HBCUs, and enjoy getting all those hugs, I'd like to get more firm handshakes from young brothers in caps and gowns. In other words, I'm not seeing enough black male's faces at these graduations, and that's got me worried.
 
Unwavering belief in self! Print E-mail
Black Business Advice
Written by Torin Ellis   
Tuesday, 13 November 2007
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Torin Ellis
It’s about assenting intellectually with certainty...always is. Today we talk about the fourteen-dollar millionaire (words paint a better picture). Everyone knows Kenneth Cole. He is also socially in tune with issues that play in the space of humans the world over. An icon for some. One of many no doubt. His second start is interesting. After creating his first line of shoes, Cole had two options: take up space at a trade show side by side with thousands of other sellers or set up a fancy showroom.
 
Self-Determination and Nationalism Print E-mail
Political
Written by Dr. Conrad W. Worrill, PhD   
Friday, 09 November 2007

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Dr. Conrad W. Worrill, PhD
In order for the African Community in the United States of America to continue our fight for self-determination and dignity, it is important that we remind ourselves of the nature of the American dynamic.



Essentially, and at the foundation of the American-European dynamic, is the fact that it is made up of many nations who migrated to this country and continued to fight for, and develop their national interest, inside this country. At the same time they maintained their economic, political, cultural, and social relationships with their country of origin.

 
Click Clack Print E-mail
Black Business Advice
Written by Torin Ellis   
Tuesday, 06 November 2007

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Click Clack
Click clack.  To most it means get low.  I’m taking aim this week at a fallacy around activity.  Left standing...a good thing.  All others get up... content is not a coincidence.  



Careful analytics of the Blackberry, Ipaq, I-phone, Palm, and Treo devices signal the scurry of activity day after day after long day.  Swollen with conference calls, cold calls, meetings, presentations, seminars, trainings, and travel to and fro...we rise early and retire later.  Each day is filled with red lines of over lapping appointments and to do items that warrant our conviction and sincerity.

 
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