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The Capacity To Succeed

How can the minority business industry sustain itself in today hyper-competitive world?

In The Capacity to Succeed, Dr. Mel Gravely unpacks a well-researched approach for minority firms to build an ongoing capacity to succeed. In his most aggressive book to date, Gravely makes the case for why minority spend ules?must give way to building capacity as the only solution for sustainability. But how can they do it?

This book articulates the activities, thinking, and measures that work. Specifically, The Capacity to Succeed:
  • Details how minority business ules?are hindering capacity growth
  • Outlines the three primary capabilities of successful firms
  • Explains why these capabilities are often missing, even in large minority firms
  • Exposes the myths about how capacity to succeed is built
  • And more....
Be prepared to uncover candid realities, thoughtful insights, and new strategies that all minority business owners, major organizations, and community leaders can put into practice today.

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What Is the Color of Opportunity?
New Realities at the Crossroads of Business and Race

Dr. Mel Gravely, the popular author of When Black and White Make Green, The Lost Art of Entrepreneurship, and Getting to the Next Level returns with What Is the Color of Opportunity?  This fable takes you to the heart of the new realities at the crossroads of business and race.  6PM Promo Code 2014 Its story delivers answers to the questions that are often seen as too sensitive to ask, including:
  • Why does it seem like minority business development is less important than ever before?
  • What are the new rules of success for minority businesses?
  • Why doesn't capacity building equal success?

A must read for minority firms and those who want to understand the color of our common opportunities.

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Getting To The Next Level:
Business, Race and Our Common Goal to be Competitive

Mel Gravely, the popular author of When Black and White Make Green and The Lost Art of Entrepreneurship, is back with Getting to the Next Level.  The book is full of the real lessons learned from the most successful minority business owners, the corporations that are most committed and the communities that truly understand their role in growing successful diverse businesses.  Getting to the Next Level is direct, candid and at times challenging.  The book makes no excuses, places no blame and finally makes the path to success clear.

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When Black and White Make Green

When Black and White Make Green answers the questions that are on everyone's mind but are too often too sensitive to ask:

  • Why does access to markets and capital not equal success?
  • Why do we keep investing more and getting less in return for our efforts?
  • Why won't what we are doing now ever get us the results we expect?
  • Why do corporate spending levels with minority businesses not really matter?
  • Why is it imperative there be a significant minority business community?
  • What do we do next in supplier diversity?
Read When Black and White Make Green and join us in a national conversation about the next evolution in business and race.

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The Lost Art of Entrepreneurship

It would be easy if you had a clear road map. If the obstacles didn't get in your way. If all you had to do was just work hard. But things aren't that simple…at least not until you rediscover...The Lost Art Of Entrepreneurship.

Fenton Rice is a black entrepreneur challenged by what he believes to be THE obstacle to his success in business. A threatening letter from the bank confirms his beliefs and suddenly throws him into a fierce fight for his entrepreneurial life. Frustrated and unsure what to do next, Fenton is introduced to his last hope, wise, old Hugh Belden. Hugh challenges everything Fenton once thought was true about business, about himself and about success. Fenton then uses the principles he has learned to start his comeback, but the bad news just keeps coming. Is it too late for Fenton? Can he overcome the obstacles in his way? The Lost Art Of Entrepreneurship is a fast paced story of challenge, action and inspiration. The lessons are practical and relevant to almost every business situation.

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Making It Your Business

Making It Your Business: The Personal Transition From Employee to Entrepreneur builds on the fact that most entrepreneurs do not fail, they quit. Making It Your Business gives entrepreneurs insights, motivation, and a strategy for getting in and staying in business. Special topics include the power of focus, getting ready before you start, building discipline and determination, the Entrepreneurial Pledge, and many other topics.

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The Complete Series

In this series, you will encounter many of the same characters, including wise old Hugh, Fenton, Carol and even Max Albert. These books are powerful stories full of practical lessons and solid strategies. The reads are quick and entertaining and the proven principles and approaches create lasting results for a lifetime.


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Downloadable Audio

Downloadable Audio of Getting To The Next Level: Business, Race and Our Common Goal to be Competitive

Enjoy Getting to the Next Level in MP3 audio. Now you can listen to this powerful book in the convenience of your car or other digital audio device. It is masterfully created and professionally read. Just like the book, this audio is full of the real lessons learned from the most successful minority business owners, the corporations that are most committed and the communities that truly understand their role in growing successful diverse businesses. Getting to the Next Level is direct, candid and at times challenging. This audio book makes no excuses, places no blame and finally makes the path to success clear.

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Video DVD

Partnering to Prosper Together

This video presents an inspired glimpse into the future of supplier diversity. Dr. Mel Gravely, the author of When Black and White Make Green, delivers a balanced message to major corporations, communities, and minority businesses. His direct speaking style energizes and entertains as he focuses on the changing nature and critical success factors of what thriving supplier diversity will look like in the future. Partnering to Prosper Together is full of practical ideas and a challenging message that is sure to help you rethink, restructure, and re-measure your own strategy.

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