Tag Archives: CEO

This CEO explains that simply saving your money won’t help you build wealth

This interview with Kermit Payne, the CEO of Strategic Communications, was done by TheRoot.com.  It’s a great conversation about the fundamentals of building wealth and finding the keys to your own economic prosperity.  Payne lays out the plain fact that saving alone will not make you wealthy.  Saving vs. wealth building is like the difference between stopping a leak in ...

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African Magazine Releases the Secret to Success, As Told by Entrepreneurs

Ventures Africa Magazine interviews young entrepreneurs about the keys to success. www.techyville.com

Reported by Nigel Boys According to Ventures Africa magazine, there is no reason why Africans or African-Americans cannot succeed in business, especially if they have the will to try and to keep pushing towards their goals. The bi-monthly Pan-African business magazine goes on to say that many young African people fail in their business ventures because they lack the finances to ...

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State Farm to cut the Chris Paul endorsement deal due to Clippers racism

by Andrea Wilson The comments made by Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling have had an impact heard around the globe.  The latest splash from the incident’s fallout is that State Farm has walked away from its sponsorship of the Clippers as a result of Sterling’s words.   During an appearance on “The Herd” with Colin Cowherd, the CEO of ...

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Detroit’s Bankruptcy Is Hurting Kids The Most

By Andrew Scot Bolsinger As the city of Detroit struggles with social ills related to filing bankruptcy, the pinch is being felt even among its youngest residents. “The challenges of just getting to and from school are a daily reminder that theirs is a city in the throes of the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history, where life places special ...

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Square Reader Goes Red For A Great Cause

By Afiya J. Watkins According to the Associated Press, financial services startup Square is trying to turn the swipe of a credit card into an act of generosity. To kickoff this initiative, Square is introducing a red credit card reader that will serve as a charitable alternative to the millions of white readers the San Francisco company has distributed since its ...

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Pharmaceutical CEO Says Poor People Don’t Deserve Cancer Treatment?

By Nigel Boys The cancer treatment drug Nexavar is being marketed by the German based pharmaceutical company Bayer. It has been developed for the affluent people around the world and is not intended to be used by poor people who cannot afford to pay for it, according to Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF), a global medical charity. After several years of ...

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Steve Jobs And Google Exec Eric Schmidt Caught Trying To Hurt Their Employees

By David Bloodsaw The Business Insider reports Apple’s Steve Jobs and Google’s CEO Eric Schmidt have colluded for years to control the salary of tech workers. It all started years ago with an email from Steve Jobs to Google’s founder Sergey Brin threatening him to stay away from his employees, specifically, the team that created the Safari web browser. Business ...

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Xerox CEO Speaks On The Failings Of Social Media

By Dr. Sinclair Grey III In a discussion, Xerox’s CEO, Ursula Burns is very direct and frank about people knowing too much. In other words, some of the workings behind closed doors doesn’t need to be discussed in the public via social media. When asked about how she feels about transparency via the media, she responded that there are ‘certain ...

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General Motors Named Mary Barra As New CEO

By Dr. Sinclair Grey III General Motors has named Mary Barra as their new CEO. She is the first woman to head a major car company. On Tuesday, Dec 9th, after serving 33 years with General Motors, the board of directors tapped Barra to replace outgoing CEO Dan Akerson who is retiring so that he’ll be able to care for ...

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CEO and Son Lose their Lives in “Unsurvivable” Plane Crash

by Barry Burch Jr. When a plane crashes, in spite of recent survivor stories, it’s still a surprise to hear of anybody making it out alive.  A business jet crashed on Sunday and there were no surprises. The jet collided with a hangar (a closed structure to hold aircraft or spacecraft in protective storage) at the Santa Monica Airport on Sunday.  Authorities ...

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