The One Person Business Revolution is spreading around the world

The one-person business is on the rise in 19 countries, according to a new global report. Among 32 economies surveyed about this by the Global Entrepreneurship Observatory from 2019 to 2022, there was an increase in 19 countries in the percentage of people starting or running a new business but not expecting to add anyone … Read more

Where will you fit into the VC portfolio?

Flopping Ventures getty Contrary to the popular, and much touted, assumption that unicorns wouldn’t be possible without VCs and that getting VC means unicorn success, the reality is that most unicorn entrepreneurs take off without VC interference because the VC portfolio has a lot of flops and very few flips and unicorns. · The Flop: … Read more

6 Ways a Disabled Leader Can Become a Great Entrepreneur

The views expressed by the contributing Entrepreneurs are their own. You may never have considered the tenacity it takes to get through a day with a disability or chronic condition, but as a differently-abled entrepreneur, have you ever considered that your experiences thriving in your disability field can be leveraged beyond role boundaries in business … Read more

Is acquisition entrepreneurship the answer to building wealth for people of color?

How do you build wealth among people of color and do it in a way that is accessible to a critical mass of people? That’s the question four friends who all met through business school connections began to seriously discuss after the 2020 killing of George Floyd and the spotlight on racial inequality it caused. … Read more

How to transition from corporate career to entrepreneurship

The views expressed by the contributing Entrepreneurs are their own. The age-old question: Are entrepreneurs born or made? At Brand of a Leader, we work with GenX entrepreneurs, in their 40s and 50s, and have had the privilege of watching both types of founders. On the one hand, there are the natural entrepreneurs who ran … Read more

The three main traits that built a business empire

What would you do if you had nothing? If you were starting from scratch, with no money, no contacts and no idea which way to turn, what would be your next move? When you hit rock bottom, there’s only one way to go from there. But getting out of a bad place takes more than … Read more

Because your job title doesn’t matter

The views expressed by the contributing Entrepreneurs are their own. In a corporate setting, a job title can be used as leverage, something you should strive for. Titles for distinguishing levels, such as e.g Fellow, Vice president and CEO, allow other employees to understand your position in the company and the status it entails. Some … Read more

8 secrets to business success

The views expressed by the contributing Entrepreneurs are their own. Small business annual growth requires vision and planning. You need to envision where you are going and develop a step-by-step guide to getting there. More often than not, growing your business requires you to do things a little differently. Many entrepreneurs get so bogged down … Read more

Swap “I” for “We” in all your business communications

Success is a team effort, not an individual one. getty The words you use in all your work-related communications can have a significant impact on how others perceive you as a leader. And as entrepreneurs, it’s really easy to put yourself in the middle of it all, on a pedestal, as the person who founded … Read more