Tag - entrepreneur

Finding Purpose in Your Job While You Grow Your Side Hustle

https://youtu.be/w3nvQML_u6Q After I graduated, I launched my business full-time and even though I don’t regret my decision, I also don’t think that entrepreneurship is the only way to go. I’m not advocating for you to drop out of school or just quit your job to start your business. Speaking with Troy showed the balance of...

Veteran turned Beauty Entrepreneur: Ahmad Azmi

Ramon Ray, editor, SmallBizTechnology.com spoke with Ahmad Azmi, veteran and owner of Amazing Lash Studio. They discussed how Ahmad transitioned from military serviceman to Beauty Entrepreneur and why Ahmad wanted to venture into the world of small business.\ Ahmad Azmi: Veteran, Beauty Entrepreneur, and Businessman Ahmad actually grew up all around entrepreneurship. As a child, he...

Five Ways to Start Your Entrepreneurial Career Smart Hustle Magazine

Five Ways to Start Your Entrepreneurial Career

The greatest thing about being an entrepreneur is that it gives you the power to choose your path in life. You are no longer working for someone who dictates your career options. You are in complete control, which can be liberating, but also extremely stressful if you are unprepared for the realities of the...

How to Tap Into the POWER Within with Antonio Brown

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UJ-iE3uDH-k   I am so overjoyed to have been able to sit down with Antonio Brown owner of men’s fashion brand LXIII. Our conversation was literally food for my soul, we discussed everything from walking in faith, making sure your actions align with the life you want to live and tapping into your POWER.   With no formal...

How to be Happy and Fulfilled in a Disruptive World: Notes from James Arthur Ray

James Arthur Ray, one of the world’s foremost leadership and performance advisors, sat down with Ramon to talk about leadership, failure and how to attain happiness in a culture of disruption. James co-authored and featured in the film documentary “The Secret,” a ground-breaking feature-length film, and New York Times bestseller. He is also author...

From Penniless to the NYSE: Successful Entrepreneurship from President of the National Entrepreneur Center

Jerry Ross, president of the National Entrepreneur Center (NEC), is a serial entrepreneur who wants to help....everyone. Under his leadership, the Orlando, FL based organization has coordinated the efforts of 14 non-profits who support business, under one roof, to provide face-to-face coaching and training to over 15k entrepreneurs annually. How does an organization with only...

The Entrepreneur’s Curse: Why Passion Can Be Dangerous for the Small Business Start-up

Most of the stories we hear about entrepreneurs are epic.  Silicon Valley rock stars, massively leveraged IPO’s, black turtle-necks and dazzling technology. But the truth is much more down to earth, because for the most part it’s really about people like you. Someone with a good idea and the passion to start what is...

The Journey with Hadi: Leadership Shackleton’s Way

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oMpM3M72_P0 I met Hadi randomly during one of my excursions through Atlanta. I always remembered him to be so fun and a burst of energy. When I came across an article naming PeachDish as one of the fastest growing meal subscription companies, I had to take some time to speak with him. PeachDish is a...

The Journey with Ryan: How to Continuously Level Up in Business

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bKAb8t1aIwg One of my mentors reached out to me and told me that these young guys were starting a new city club in Atlanta and I should get connected. I really had no idea what it was but I applied and went to their first event previewing their space, and lets just say, the Gathering...

3 Fears That Hold Entrepreneurs Back

A lot of people wish for the flexibility and potential financial freedom that come with owning a business of their own. Yet with the promises entrepreneurship holds, it’s still tough to take that leap of faith and commit to putting in the effort it takes to launch, grow and maintain a business. People often...