Stories in Place: 886 is one of those documentaries that should be referenced when future generations look back and wonder how we as a society overcame COVID-19. In addition to perfectly encapsulating the lengths a small business went to in order to keep its doors
You might think that with the world facing a pandemic, the days of running a successful business by knocking on people’s doors are over. However, this couldn’t be further from the truth. Caleb Johnson, founder of Elevate Roofing and Construction, did the unthinkable and launched
An active soldier for the United States Special Operations Command, a writer and lecturer on advanced intelligence theory and asymmetric warfare for the U.S. military, as well as a stuntman, a window washer, a computational linguist, and a touring rock star, in addition to being
Last year, when the world was on lockdown and people were gathering in the streets to protest the murders of Breonna Taylor and George Floyd, we witnessed the positive change a community can bring. Sparked by the increasing power of the Black Lives Matter movement,
For most people, playing sports is just another way to have fun with friends, let off steam, or get some exercise. But for entrepreneurs, sometimes it means something more. Meet Derrick McNeil. Growing up in Coatesville, Pennsylvania, Derrick loved playing sports and even attended college
When the lockdowns first began last year, every entrepreneur had to learn how to adapt to a new society where social distancing was the norm and most business was conducted online. Although many businesses were able to thrive during the pandemic, some, understandably, did not.
Raising capital for your startup is not easy. It is even more difficult if you are a woman, particularly a woman of color. However, Black women have recently begun to turn that around. According to CNN Business, Black women are the fastest growing group of
If there was one case study you could write about the state of an entrepreneur’s mental health and how money does not necessarily equate to happiness, it is the tragic case of Tony Hsieh. Tony Hsieh seemed to have everything going for him. He founded
If you live in New York, you might have seen the “same ole dudes” standing in line for big events. From Broadway shows to getting the newest iPhone, there are people who get paid to wait in line for others. And you can be one
2020 has been a tough year for most sectors, especially with regard to business growth. With 2021 approaching, the outlook is brighter; vaccinations are beginning to be rolled out and the future of businesses seems more promising. In fact, it may be the one of
When you were a kid cutting grass in the middle of the summer, pushing a lawn mower heavier than you with the sun beating down on your shoulders, did you ever think there had to be an easier way? Evan Utterback, Owner of Remote Control
The CBD industry’s popularity has boomed over the last couple of years and many businesses are now thriving in the green rush. However, there is one problem many CBD businesses fall into and that is a lack of transparency about their products. Sabrina Didado, CEO
Mark Marsolais-Nahwegahbow is the founder of Birch Bark Coffee Company, a company that promises excellence with each sip of coffee while also promising to give back to Indigenous communities. Mark is Ojibwe and a Band Member of Whitefish River First Nation, located on Birch Island, Ontario.
Being your own boss. Many people dream about it; not as many get to live it. But if it’s something you’re considering, let me be the first to discourage you from sharing the vision with your 9 to 5 co-workers. As much as they complain
A lot of the freedoms we have in our country we owe to our veterans. They put their lives on the line to defend our rights, whether it be voting or launching our own businesses. In honor of Veterans Day 2020, we have gathered the
You had one job! This phrase is an ever-popular meme in today’s culture. Usually the headline to someone making a huge, obvious mistake. However, as an entrepreneur or business owner, it is rarely ever a statement that we feel applies to our daily lives. We