Clarence Otis Jr, CEO of Darden Restaurants, Inc.

Each week tens of thousands of diners eat at an Olive Garden or Red Lobster restaurant. Few of these diners know that the CEO heading these large restaurant chains is a black man. Clarence Otis Jr. Is the CEO of Darden Restaurants Inc., the largest casual dining operator in the nation. The firm operates nearly…

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Is it time for a Makeover?

Does your company logo look like the latest clipart design from microsoft word? If so, it is time for a logo makeover! With the presents of the internet you are able to level the playing field. Crafty design and a great website have now made it difficult to distinguish a large corporation from a freelance business.

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San Diego’s LT is a GENIUS if you ask me. Intro the LT Slide

In what could be hailed as a stoke of genius if it catches on at weddings, LT creates his own patented dance song. Get those multiple streams of income man!

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Why You Need a Website

…should your business have a website, even if your business is small and sells products or services you don’t think can be sold online? My answer in 1998 is the same as my answer today: Yes, if you have a business, you should have a website. Period. No question. Without a doubt.

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Intelligent Entrepreneurs Tweet Smarter

Of course you have heard of Twitter; the free social networking and micro-blogging service which allows users to communicate with other users, or “tweeters” in bite-sized 140 character snippets. You’re probably on Twitter as well. You know it’s good for business and broadening your network.

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Thinking of starting your own business?

Finally we kick the new year off with the new Business section on AlumniRoundup.com. So for those business minded individuals that are or have been dabbling with the idea of going out on their own and starting their own business, may I suggest to you the first book that you…

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Two brothers, no fears and $1 billion empire

Michael and Steven Roberts, both African-Americans, built a $1 billion empire. “Black folks need legacy. We have to have examples of successes in order for us to be able to let the generations to come know that many of the successes that occurred by African-Americans in this country can be seen and pointed out and can be emulated,”

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Marketing 101: Do Something People Will Talk About

Should they leave the kids out of it?

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