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Since the credit card made its debut as an alternative to cash over 50 years ago, more Americans are using debit or credit cards as a primary payment method than ever before. In addition to the convenience and simplicity...
Cory Beal, Sr. is the Founder and CEO of Rekindled Dreams, an organization that’s committed to providing enlightenment to what many consider a bleak future for young adults within the African American community. Cory’s motivation for starting the organization...
NASHVILLE, TN — Students from Head Middle Magnet Prep were introduced to entrepreneurship at a rally on May 23rd. The event was led by YES Builds CEO Yolanda Shields and Dr. Fumi Hancock. Principal Tonja Williams stated that the talk...
I have been criticized as being an “angry” Black man.  Perhaps this label is correct.  When I see the injustices done to people of color, the poor and disenfranchised in our society, I do get upset.  It was refreshing...
by M. Eric Johnson, Dean at Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management Authenticity may be one the most sought after attributes. Whether we are talking music or hamburgers, “authentic” conveys a notion of purity. In a day of synthetic experiences,...
Many adults have a favorite drink that they choose to order when at a bar or restaurant, be it a mojito, margarita, long island iced tea or maybe scotch on the rocks. Regardless of the alcohol or drink preference,...

High Anxiety

We live in an era of high anxiety.  We are anxious about our health, our jobs, our kids, our money, our friends, our churches, our relationships, our climate, our environment, and so many other things.  We are bombarded by...
  NASHVILLE, TN — October 25th was an exciting day of celebration honoring Mrs. Rosetta Miller Perry visionary and founder of the Nashville Black Chamber of Commerce in 1998.  Keynote speaker for this event was Ron Busby Sr., CEO...
Looking to staff up your small business? Don’t underestimate the importance of getting your hiring decisions right. The smaller your business is, the more important your choices become. “While searching for employees does take you away from your primary duties...
You can believe what you want. But when our leaders believe things based upon “alternative facts”, we all lose.  It is horrifying that the government does not believe in climate change.  Climate change is not a hoax.  It is...