Many entrepreneurs go into business for themselves because they want to do their own thing, their own way. This “do-it yourself” mindset can be an asset as well as a liability. There are many facets to running a business and while most entrepreneurs are very intelligent, few are experts at everything.
To quote a favorite movie of mine that begins “I was born a poor black child…”, and it’s been mostly uphill since then. That’s not a gripe on the difficulties that I’ve faced over 45 years of life, just observation. Simple story, I was raised in one of the worst
Being an entrepreneur cost money– money I don’t have. While my Fellowship awards us funding for the project during the summer, I’d like to save that for developing the doll. So my team and I recently spent time trying to stretch our dollars for our booth at the SEEED Summit. To
What did you want to be when you were growing up– a teacher or an athlete maybe? Or maybe you dreamt of being a doctor or lawyer? The answers are endless, I’m sure, but did you ever aspire to be CEO of your own company, before you hit puberty no
For the aspiring business owner, the journey to independence–calling all the shots and taking every hit–is an adventure in and of itself. However, for social media consultant and newly crowned business owner Timberley Jones it’s more than that; it’s a lifestyle. Though she is relatively new to the small business
Having spent the last half of 2014 living in Arizona, Nabukenya Muwonge is a long way from home. She is a certified life coach from Namibia–a country located in the southwest region of Africa. Her visit was prompted by the opportunity to visit another part of the world and to
“I don’t need kids, because I already have 800 of them,” muses Rob Earl. He is the owner of Rob’s Fitness a Dallas, Texas area based personal training studio. Since starting the business, he has worked with hundreds of children, as well as teens and adults. For Earl it is more than
Your business may have started with “a dollar and a dream” but in order for it to thrive it will take character. I used to wonder why more people weren’t entrepreneurs until I became one. It is the hardest “job” I ever had and if I tried to calculate my
In part one MYBB introduced you to Brian Wyatt, founder of B-EZ Graphix. In this second half we learn how he overcame adversity to achieve his entrepreneurial dreams. Like many budding entrepreneurs of his generation Brian Wyatt started B-EZ Graphix while still in college. Though one thing separated him from his peers.
Brian Wyatt approaches running his business as he does the rest of life–with passion and purpose. Wyatt is the Founder and Creative Director of B-EZ Graphix, a Georgia based digital design and marketing agency. He couples his passionate and purposeful approach to business with his design philosophy, “Design without usability is