2015’s Best Cities for Black Entrepreneurs

I was recently interviewed by about black entrepreneurship. In an effort to find which cities were most accommodating to black entrepreneurs, they asked several business owners for their advice. GoodCall asked: What is your best advice for African American entrepreneurs just starting out in the business world? Dawn Reshen-Doty: My best advice to anyone starting out in the business world is to think of yourself as a unique individual first before demarking yourself by your color or gender. Your own talents, qualities and qualifications are what is going to define you, not the color of your skin. If you’re positive, eager to learn, and forthright, people will want to hire you as w

Enemy at the Gates: The New Normal for Law Firms and Their Data

Rapid and dramatic changes in technology are continuing to challenge businesses of all kinds, including those of attorneys and other professionals. According to the article,” The New Normal: The Challenges Facing the Legal Profession,” the second greatest challenge facing the legal industry is the growth of technology in the legal field. “These advances increase the pace of practice and client expectations, forcing lawyers to adapt or face extinction. Understanding and implementing new technologies are difficult and time-consuming for lawyers. Clients are often ahead of lawyers in implementing new technologies; they have increased access to legal information, much of it readily available on

Congratulations Soho!

Hooray for Soho! Their book, Those We Left Behind, by Stuart Neville was reviewed in the New York Times. Stimulating the roots of violence through the scope of foster children, Those We Left Behind covers the lives of two brothers, one a murderer, the other a dark influence. Submitted to his brother’s views of distrust, a refined Ciaran will struggle with right from wrong, and whether or not he should trust his brother. #SohoPress #StuartNeville #NewYorkTimes #NYT #bookreview

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