My Worst Day in Business: Interview with ActOne Founder & CEO Janice Bryant Howroyd | WATCH

Janice Bryant Howroyd is founder and CEO of $950 million ActOne, a provider of workforce solutions including temporary staffing. She opened the business in Los Angeles in 1978 with $1,500 including a $900 loan from her mother, a fax machine and a phone. With over 17,000 clients and 2,600 employees in 19 countries, Janice has …

My Worst Day in Business: Interview with Bishop TD Jakes, Potter’s House Founder | WATCH

Bishop TD Jakes is an American pastor, author and filmmaker. He is also the pastor of the Potters House, a non-denominational American megachurch where for the past two decades, he has consistently inspired the world with his message of hope. However, about five years ago, a catastrophic business move would have him experience, the worst …

Tyler Perry Becomes First Black Man to Own a Major Film Studio in America | 5 Lessons to Note!

Entrepreneurs are problem solvers and the spirit of entrepreneurship is not limited to just one group or race. Yet, it is not uncommon to see many marginalized groups believe that successful entrepreneurs can only be found among other races or groups, except their own. That view seems true until, of course, one of their own …

Supermodel Iman on 6 Life Lessons From 40 Years in the Modeling Industry | WATCH

Supermodel Iman was a guest speaker earlier this year at Essence Carnival where she shared six key life lessons from her 40 years experience in the modeling industry. In a nutshell,  she said: 1. Find your tribe: They are there specifically for you. 2. Intern: Intern is good and essential. Don’t be afraid to even …