Small Business

Why Should White Guys Have All The M&A Fun? Why More Black Businesses Should Consider Mergers & Acquisitions

Reginald F. Lewis was one of the richest African-American men in the 1980s, and the first African American to build a billion-dollar company. His bestselling book, “Why Should White Guys Have All The Fun?“, is one of my favorites. A small portion of the book briefly describes a conversation Lewis had with another Black attorney. During …

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Johnny Bailey Explains Why The Key To Black Liberation Is Economic Power

Janice Gassam Asare Civil Rights leader John Lewis is quoted to have said “freedom is not a state; it is an act. It is not some enchanted garden perched high on a distant plateau where we can finally sit down and rest. Freedom is the continuous action we all must take, and each generation must do its …

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6 Easy Ways to Support Small Businesses (outside of spending money)

As I continue to watch the world shift around me, my goal remains the same, to leverage the power of the black economy to create sustainable change. In order to do this we must work collectively and support each other’s businesses consistently on a large scale. Going out and buying products and goods from every …

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5 Small-Business Trends to Pay Attention to in 2020

5 Small-Business Trends to Pay Attention to in 2020 2020 hasn’t turned out like most companies expected, but these trends offer an opportunity to move the needle in the right direction. BY JOHN HALL, CO-FOUNDER AND PRESIDENT, CALENDAR@JOHNHALL As an entrepreneur, you’ve likely had to embrace change lately so you not only continue to succeed, but you also find …

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