7 Best Venture Capitalists for Black Entrepreneurs

Originally printed on BlackEnterprise.com by Sequoia Blodgett | [ BIO ] November 15, 2017 These venture capitalists are not only some of the top investors in the investment community but many of them are committed to spending dollars with black-owned companies. Below are their names and some highlights of companies they’ve invested in. Monique Woodard (Image: 500 Startups) Venture partner at 500 Startups. Highlight […]

ShearShare Snags Win in Capital Factory Diversity Challenge

The challenge was put on by Capital Factory in partnership with DivInc and The Dallas Entrepreneur Center. Finalists pitched Tuesday in the building that will house Capital Factory’s first Dallas location.  ShearShare founders Courtney and Tye Caldwell BY NICHOLAS SAKELARIS • JAN 24, 2018 ShearShare founders Courtney and Tye Caldwell won $100,000 in the Dallas Diversity & Inclusion […]

Fireside Chat with James Sowers: ICO Thought Leader & Angel Investor in ShearShare

by Shazir Mucklai Can you share some of the interesting projects you are working on? SVH Health nexus is a decentralized rent free system that makes transactions involving sensitive data better easier faster and more reliable for users. The health nexus is bringing Liquidity to medical data for the 1st time. Founder of Simply Vital […]

4 Bad Habits That Drive Clients Away

by Marco Pelusi Originally printed in the January 2018 edition of Texas Stylist If there’s one thing a client won’t tell you, it’s the real reason why they’re “breaking up” with you. Sometimes you can pry the reason out of them, but most people would prefer to avoid conflict and politely fade off your radar. Over […]

10 Steps to Saying Yes to You in 2018

Beyond Your Chair | Jayne Morehouse Originally printed in Texas Stylist, January 2018 edition 2018 is the year to get positive by learning when saying no means saying yes to you. Often, it’s as simple as being aware and present. Here are 10 steps to living and working toward happiness, fulfillment and success. Say yes to […]

New Year New Focus: Mastering Our Nail Trade

The Nail Extension| by Elizabeth Morris Originally posted in Texas Stylist, January 2018 edition Last year we saw many new things hit the nail industry. The year was full of new techniques and some that were reinvented. Overall most of the new releases were focused on ease of use, service simplicity, and making the difficult […]

3 Bad Habits CEOs Picked Up In 2017 And How They Plan To Break Them

Six CEOs share the least productive behaviors and blind spots they acquired over the past 12 months. On the agenda for 2018? Self-care and unplugging. BY PAVITHRA MOHAN 3 MINUTE READ If last year felt like a never-ending avalanche of shocking headlines, push notifications, and crises to react to–plus a big heaping spoonful of mindless distractions dumped on top of […]