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Entrepreneurship Etiquette Series: Volume II: Legitimacy Through Credibility

    Entrepreneurs should always be in search of one thing: credibility. Credibility garnerssupport for a legitimate operation, and we gain our legitimacy as business owners through our credibility. 

    We all struggle daily in our attempts to establish credibility or remain credible. I always
    say that if you can strive for the absolute truth, encourage

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    • Written by The Chicago Defender
    • Category: Chicago

    VOTE: Your Life Depends On It

       

       

       

      If there is anything to remind people of why this election is important, it is Hurricane Sandy. The storm that is rattling lives on the East Coast has not been politicized by both the campaigns of President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney.

      But with millions of people without power, hospitals evacuating patients in New York and New Jersey

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      • Written by The Chicago Defender
      • Category: Chicago

      Derrick Smith, Illinois Rep, Mired In Democrats' Intra-Party Battle

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        CHICAGO -- Since the heyday of the city's machine politics, punching a straight Democratic ticket on Election Day has been as dependable a Chicago tradition as hot dogs without ketchup and the Cubs breaking their fans' hearts.

        But this November, the automatic vote is turning out to be a little too dependable for the state's Democratic leaders.

        The

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        • Written by The Chicago Defender
        • Category: Chicago

        Mitt Romney Surrogate Chris Christie Praises President Barack Obama's Response to Sandy

           

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          WASHINGTON (CNN) -- When Chris Christie praises President Barack Obama as "outstanding" and "incredibly supportive," you know something extraordinary has occurred.

           

          In this case, it was once-in-a-lifetime Superstorm Sandy, which caused the outspoken Republican governor of New Jersey to declare a state of emergency and seek federal help for

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          • Written by The Chicago Defender
          • Category: Chicago