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Saturday, May 21, 2016


Black People, Stop whining—Start grinding.

May 3, 2016 by  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails. — William Arthur Ward It’s interesting how the young folks have started using a term that describes what the older folks should be doing. I hear young people saying, “I’m grinding,” and I hear older folks whining.... [Read more...]

Students’ Build Your Brand and Reputation and Protect It.

May 1, 2016 by  
Filed under Business, Education, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” William Butler Yeats Student’s Build Your Brand and Reputation and Protect It The story of Laremy Tunsil is a strong lesson to middle and high school youth that their Social Media content can influence their future. The mistakes of the past can... [Read more...]

Customer Service Is A Three-Way Street.

April 29, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I eat out often. If I say so myself, I’m a pretty good tipper. I tip well because I usually get pretty good service. I usually get pretty good service because I try to be as nice and engaging as possible with the person who’s taking my order and bringing me my food. I believe that restaurants probably have the best customer... [Read more...]

Buckle Up in the Backseat: Uber Tips and Tricks for Wise Riders.

April 29, 2016 by  
Filed under Business, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Uber often sends targeted advertising to customers ahead of weekends and holidays — if you’re headed to a party, they hope you will remember to use Uber. What they fail to mention in those advertisements is that they charge “surge” prices at such high-demand times. Uber may be within its rights charging... [Read more...]

Black-on-Black Coalescence – Part Two.

April 25, 2016 by  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Differences versus commonalities: Enslavement was different, for instance, in the U.S. from the brand that was practiced in the Caribbean and Brazil and other South American countries. Thus, we view our lives through different lenses when it comes to independence, entrepreneurship, and politics. We must build bridges, learning... [Read more...]

Harriet Tubman – Ol Economic Freedom Fighter.

April 25, 2016 by  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) When Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew announced that Harriet Tubman would grace the new $20 bill, my heart sang hallelujah.  Additional changes to the currency were also announced.  The back of the $10 will now recognize the five leaders of the women’s suffrage movement and the back of the $5 bill to recognize civil rights leaders,... [Read more...]

2nd Great Recession Will Hit Black Population in Eight Years!

April 24, 2016 by  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) By the end of July, African Americans will cross the line into their second Great Recession, having yet to completely recover from the first one. The African American (AA) unemployment rate by that time will rise to 10.0 percent from 9.0 percent which was the highest rate the nation reached during the 2008 Great Recession in... [Read more...]

Common Myths about Hydroponics.

April 21, 2016 by  
Filed under Business, Health, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Hydroponic growing provides many advantages for both commercial farmers and home growers. This easy and efficient growing technique offers healthier and nutritionally better plants than conventional growing methods. Yet, hydroponics is still a much maligned and misunderstood growing methodology. Here we look at some of the commonly... [Read more...]

Listening & Offering Options.

April 20, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I don’t really have any nicknames, which suits me fine. My grandfather called me something different, which was great because he was my grandfather and the only one who ever used it. My mother and father had a name they called me; parents do that. And there was this group of ladies in college who made up another nickname that... [Read more...]

Expanding Your Business and Hiring Employees.

April 20, 2016 by  
Filed under Business, Money, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) There are so many facets to running a successful business, that one person simply can’t manage it all on their own. While many entrepreneurs start off running the show by themselves to save money and resources, when their business starts to grow, the need for help also increases. The truth is, no matter how intelligent you... [Read more...]

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