Disney World

Disney World’s First Black-Owned Food Truck Promotes Health Diet

Robyn and Zak Wallace’s food truck Local Green Orlando has found a new home in Disney Springs as the first Black-owned food truck at Walt Disney World in Florida. Multi-platinum songwriter “Big Zak” and his wife Robyn first opened their Local Green restaurant in Atlanta in 2018 after tragedy struck both of their families. The weight of their family members […]

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Unethical Marketing

Modern Day Bamboozling: Unethical Marketing in Business

As a savvy business owner, you understand the importance of effective and highly targeted marketing.  Effective marketing touches the consumers’ pain points in ways that similar products don’t. How?  Easy.  “Consumer Psychology”.  I know you might be asking yourself, is that even legal or ethical?  Yes.  Behavioral psychology in marketing is another story.    Consumer […]

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Generational Wealth

Learn How to Build Generational Wealth with Our New Monthly Series, Everyday People: The A to Z Legacy Builder Series

Introduction & Disclaimer You may be scratching your head in disbelief at the idea that everyday people like me and you can actually build a legacy to leave our grandchildren, but it’s true.  This one of a kind educational series is designed to show you that it is possible to build generational wealth from literally […]

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7 Practices Every CEO Should Avoid

One of the biggest mistakes I see clients make is believing that their business success solely depends on their individual success.  That couldn’t be further from the truth.  Your negative and positive decisions are what determine your business success.   Consistent, small decisions form habits.  Good and bad.  The better the decision making process, the better […]

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Nourish + Bloom

First Fully Autonomous Black-Owned Grocery Store Aims to Change the Way We Shop

The Black community has had a uniquely complicated relationship with food. While we, like many cultures, use food as the perfect excuse to fellowship, we also regularly face the pitfalls of an unhealthy eating culture, food deserts, and the countless disadvantages of lacking significant ownership in the food supply chain. Thankfully, a husband and wife […]

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SOP Association Applauds Committee Passage of H.R. 5236

The ESOP Association applauds Rep. Nydia Velazquez (D-NY) and Rep. Steve Chabot (R-OH) for their roles yesterday in introducing and supporting H.R. 5236, the Main Street Employee Ownership Act of 2018. The bill, which was introduced today and approved unanimously by the House Small Business Committee, seeks to redress longstanding inequities in how the Small […]

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Black Couple Launch Disruptive Health Tech Company

The black community suffers from many health complications and are often on the patient end of the health care industry. Very rarely do we hear stories of black innovators in the health tech space. Meet Jamie and Jilea Hemmings who are married tech entrepreneurs who launched a disruptive new platform called Best Tyme (besttyme.com), the […]

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Shared Harvest Fund Launch Platform Dedicated to Eliminating Student Loan Debt Through Volunteer Projects

In response to the growing $1.3 trillion student loan debt crisis in the U.S., Shared Harvest Fund, (https://www.sharedharvestfund.org/), is introducing practical, impactful, and sustainable opportunities for professionals saddled with student debt to pay back their loans. According to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, about 44 million Americans are carrying some form of student loan debt. The […]

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If Companies Can Reinvent Themselves, So Can We…

For nearly a decade we’ve lived what Charles Dickens penned as “the best of times and the worst of times” in his 1859 novel: A Tale of Two Cities. Americans are recovering from one of the worst economic recessions since the Great Depression of the 1930s; major corporations have collapsed; people are being devastated by […]

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