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Entrepreneurship

FNPhenomenal Woman: AJ Williams, Blogger in Chief at Single Black Chick

In Entrepreneurship, FNPhenomenal Woman, Frugal, Phenomenal

This month’s FNPhenomenal Woman is AJ Williams of the Single Black Chick.  She is a very good friend of mine and also one of my accountability buddies.  Her energy and wisdom is amazing and she inspires me every day.  I can’t wait for you all to learn more about her! – Aisha What do you do and why is it important? I am a digital editor for the Michigan Chronicle/Real Times Media and Blogger in Chief at Single Black Chick.com. I believe the being in the digital media/web design field is important because there is a low percentage of African-American…

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What You Need to Consider When Starting a Business

In Entrepreneurship, Frugal, Phenomenal

Recently I embarked on full-time entrepreneurship and the road is harder than I expected but way more fulfilling than I ever could have imagined. Since I started this full-time journey I often get questions about how I started FNPhenomenal.  Therefore, I decided to compile the 4 things that really helped me at the beginning of the journey. 1.  Find what keeps you going. Passion will sustain you during the tough times and when you don’t feel like working. Ask yourself, “What would you do if you had to do it for free?”  The answer to that is probably something that…

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[Live Workshop] Get Your Personal Finances Right: The Financial Steps You Need to Know Before Starting Your Business

In Entrepreneurship, Frugal, Phenomenal

Ever wonder what steps that you need to take to prepare yourself for entrepreneurship? Did you know that your ability to manage your personal finances properly impacts your ability to sustain or grow your business? Wish you knew the steps that you needed to take to become a better steward of your money so you can be positioned to have more? If you are an early or aspiring entrepreneur, and are located in the Detroit area, then this workshop is workshop is for you. [more…] During this interactive workshop we will be discussing: How to develop your vision and goals…

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What I Learned From Becoming a Full Time Entrepreneur

In Entrepreneurship, FNPhenomenal Woman, Frugal, Phenomenal

I’ve been on this full time entrepreneur journey for about 1.5 months now, and I’ve learned a ton. I think that the hardest part of the journey is actually managing myself. You see becoming an entrepreneur is not for the faint of heart. It’s not for those who want to see quick results.  If you look at Facebook, then you will believe that so many people are making a lot of money overnight and it’s just not true. People only see what they want you to see, and you don’t see their struggles. Many of the struggles that you face…

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Learning to Be Ok with Taking Some “Me” Time

In Entrepreneurship, Phenomenal

Being the overachiever that Nina is, it’s hard for her to understand that it is perfectly normal, in fact recommended to schedule in some “me time”. She recently went through a patch where all she did was work long hours, attend a few events, volunteered, ran errands, and helped out her family. At the end of that time she was physically and mentally exhausted. She wondered what she could do to help create some more balance in her life. Many people who are highly motivated can understand it, because they start wishing that they could have more than 24 hours…

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