How Luck and Hustle Got Me Mentioned in Inc. Magazine

I’ve been blessed to get wonderful PR for my business the last few years, and people always ask me how I do it. Yet they are underwhelmed when I tell them it’s just luck and hustle. I recently had the privilege to contribute to an article in Inc. Magazine, and thought I’d share how that… Continue reading How Luck and Hustle Got Me Mentioned in Inc. Magazine

Entrepreneurs: Sometimes When You Lose, You Win (part 2)

If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you know I share both the good and the “bad” of my entrepreneurial journey. Anyone grinding out there knows too well the feeling of defeat. But if you’ve been consistently grinding, you also know sometimes situations that seem bad at first have a way of coming back… Continue reading Entrepreneurs: Sometimes When You Lose, You Win (part 2)

That Feeling When You Raise $100,000 For Your Startup

Last week I was fortunate enough to raise $100,00 for my business. I’ve known I needed more cash since March of 2014, but as with most things in life, timing matters. I had to be able to tell a credible story to investors to get the cash I needed. Thankfully, the fourth quarter of last year… Continue reading That Feeling When You Raise $100,000 For Your Startup

How I Will Grow My Startup After Scraping By Last Year

If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you know I pour my heart into every article and authentically share my experiences good and bad. You also know 2014 was a roller coaster year for me and my business. I’m happy to tell you that because of the success the business enjoyed at the end… Continue reading How I Will Grow My Startup After Scraping By Last Year

3 Ways The Ghetto Helped Me Be a Better Entrepreneur

I grew up poor and in a rough neighborhood in Brooklyn, NY. It might be clichĂ© to say I had lots of friends who were either killed or in jail at some point, but it’s true. And being clichĂ© doesn’t make it any less f#@ked up. While growing up in the ghetto was tough, and… Continue reading 3 Ways The Ghetto Helped Me Be a Better Entrepreneur