5 Things Entrepreneurs Need That Money Can’t Buy

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Make sure you’ve crossed these five things off the to-do list before approaching venture capitalist, applying for a business loan or crowd-sourcing funds.

5 Acronyms Entrepreneurs can’t Afford to Forget

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Keep these five acronyms in mind when doing business and you’ll be sure to stay in business.

Call for Submissions: On Gender-Dynamic Leadership

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Calling good leaders! We need your wisdom for the new Lessons in Leadership series.

Who Is In Your Rowboat?

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Imagine you have a rowboat with room for about 6 other guys – You need 6 other guys who you can count on. Who is in your rowboat?

Son Aims to Fill Father’s Grammy-Award Winning Shoes

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Thamsanqa Shabalala is bravely becoming the face of Ladysmith Black Mambazo, a renowned South African a cappella singing group.

Mentoring Begins at Home


Michael Taylor Urges: “Now is the time to begin mentoring our young.”

A Mentor on a Mission to Embrace, Impact and Encourage

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Keith Brown knows the power of mentoring, so when he recognized the need for more black male mentors in his community he stepped on to center stage to play the role of a lifetime.

How My Final Suicide Attempt Attracted My First Mentor

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Six years ago today Chicago native Richard Taylor was recovering from a suicide attempt, today he’s a best-selling author and a mentor to countless youth. If you ask him how he did it, he’ll tell you: Mentoring works!

I Coach Because He Coached: Inspired by Men Who Mentor

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Coach of the award-winning Chosen League, Philly Roots Fellow Isaiah Thomas says he coaches to mentor instead of coaching to win.

Why Every Man Needs a Mentor

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Have a mentor. Be a mentor. September Dohrmann discusses why both are so important.

Call for Submissions: Leadership and Mentorship

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What does a Good Leader look like?

The Mentorship Opportunity


Can—and how—do we re-wire ourselves …?

100 Words on Love: Thicker Than Blood


Love sees no boundaries, and in its blindness, crosses them.

Teachings Toward Manhood


Tweet Continuing with the theme of  young men growing up, and in preparation for an upcoming, publicized Google+ Chat on the topic on 8/20, we are sharing the work of one of the participants of that upcoming chat: Idris Webster On the way to manhood, what are the valuable lessons that you’ve learned? Idris knows […]

Upcoming Google Hangout Asks, “What Kind of Man Do You Want To Be?”

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What do young men say when asked what sort of men they want to be? Join Marie Roker-Jones and Dr. Vibe in a conversation about how to help the future leaders of this world achieve their goals.

New Rites of Passage for Young Men

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How to create meaningful rites that young men want to experience.