More than $3.1 billion! That’s how much is being spent by businesses
annually on remedial writing training. According to a study from CollegeBoard, a panel
established by the National Commission on Writing, blue chip businesses
are spending as much as $3.1 billion on remedial writing training each
year for their employees. Today, in a business world driven by online content, this is especially true. But poor writing skills can be improved.
In his new memoir, The Man from Essence – Creating a Magazine for Black Women, Essence magazine cofounder Edward Lewis offers a candid and enlightening story of how Essence magazine came to be. Here, Lewis sheds light on his motivation behind selling the magazine to
media giant Time Inc., the meaning behind “the black tax” and the
current state of Essence.
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Over the years Royalyn Reid has built the company she co-founded with
her husband, Angelo, and is CEO of, Consumer & Market Insights
(CMI), into a well-established firm. CMI has offices in Dallas and
Washington, DC and offers service in marketing research, training and