14Oct

189: Why Entrepreneurs Need to Target the Right Audience

More ways to listen: Apple Podcasts, YouTube, Spotify, GooglePlay. Do Black people support each other? The answer to this hugely subjective question is both yes and no. First, Black people do support each other. In fact, they don’t just care about their families; they also care about the communities they live in. However, people in business who say Black […]

07Oct

188: What It Means to Be A First-Generation American and Entrepreneur

More ways to listen: Apple Podcasts, YouTube, Spotify, GooglePlay. According to the Kauffman Index, more than 27% of entrepreneurs in the US are immigrants despite representing only 13.5% of the population. Furthermore, 43% of the companies on the 2017 Fortune 500 list were founded or co-founded by first or second-generation immigrants. This data speaks volumes about their ability to […]

23Sep

186: How to Find and Close a Gap In The Market

More ways to listen: Apple Podcasts, YouTube, Spotify, GooglePlay. The one thing that’s consistent among all successful businesses is not their ability to attract customers; it’s the ability to spot and fill gaps in the market. Every successful business out there serves a specific market gap. And the reason they’re successful is that they create a business that provides […]

16Sep

185: Why Leaving a Corporate Job Might Be a Good Decision

More ways to listen: Apple Podcasts, YouTube, Spotify, GooglePlay. There are numerous benefits to working a corporate job. The job is often pretty well defined; employees boast a fairly good salary, health insurance, and for the most part, they don’t have to worry about work once they leave the office. Sounds great, right? However, Gallup reports that only 30% […]

15Jul

176: Why First-Gens Don’t Have to Quit Their Job to Start a Business

More ways to listen: Apple Podcasts, YouTube, Spotify, GooglePlay. Some believe that being an entrepreneur is the worst job on the planet. Why? Because all the complex problems that the smartest people in your team can not solve are pushed back to you. And when things start going south, it’s you that needs to come up with the solutions. […]

08Jul

175: Why Every First-Gen Entrepreneur Needs a Business Mentor

More ways to listen: Apple Podcasts, YouTube, Spotify, GooglePlay. It’s a well-known fact that only 10% of new startups succeed. It’s hard out there; everyone is doing their best to stay relevant, and so the competition is fierce. However, knowing what to do and when to take risks requires a high degree of expertise that’s not readily available to […]

01Jul

174: Why First-Gen Student-Athletes Make the Best Entrepreneurs

More ways to listen: Apple Podcasts, YouTube, Spotify, GooglePlay. Professional athletes spend a large majority of their energy, time, and money training and competing. They also make personal, professional, and financial sacrifices to turn their passions into high-performance careers. But there always comes a time when they must consider life after sports. (It puts me in the mind of […]