May 2022 — On today’s episode, Rajon talks with J.D., the owner of Mentor Systems in Green Bay and Ambrose -a mental performance coach who has been conducting character development training for 23 years! They both share their stories about challenges but also advise on how you can prepare yourself as an entrepreneur before starting […]
May 2022 — What does it mean to be a business woman? For Brandi Iberia and Tasha Greenleaf, the answer is simple: black girl magic. They both bring their unique voices into each project they take on- whether that’s running Luminocity Media Group in Milwaukee or owning Urban Cultural Arts with its focus on art […]
May 2022 — In today’s episode, Rajon Hall is joined by Anthony Kazee and Phillip Bennett to talk about patience, discipline, growth mindset, authenticity, and networking that are essential to entrepreneurship and success. Kazee is a real-estate entrepreneur, while Bennett is a business coach who has worked with clients all over the world. Both men […]
May 2022 — Are you a family-oriented business & community-minded individual? Do you believe that faith in the higher power has created opportunities you could never foresee? Are you challenged by your faith within connection to your business? On this week’s podcast, Rajon sits down with Albert Walker and Bobby Drake. Albert Walker is the owner […]
May 2022 — Are you an aspiring barbershop owner? Are looking for insight on how to begin the process? Rajon interviews two Wisconsin business owners, Chris Kimbrough and Walter Matthews. Chris Kimbrough is the owner of Starz Barbershop in Green Bay. Chris owns and operates three barbershop locations, with his last grand opening on the […]
May 2022 — Do you feel that you have a personal purpose to serve and be visible to your community? This week Rajon sits down for a conversation with Samantha Collier and Arletta Allen. Samantha Collier is the Executive Director of TeamTeal365. Samantha is an educator, healer, and advocate. TeamTeal365 has a mission to empower […]
May 2022 — Are you interested in becoming a licensed professional counselor and owning your own practice? Dr. Kadihjia Kelly of Stars Counseling (Appleton) has been working in the field of counseling since 2018. Dr. Kelly’s expertise is working with self-Identified Black/African American clients focusing on Critical Race Theory and Racial Fatigue. Welcome Dr. kelly […]
This section explains how market analysis data can be used in the various steps of a business recruitment program.
May 2022 — Are you interested in learning what it takes to start your own nonprofit agency? Interested in becoming a successful business owner, who sells their own merchandise? In this episode, Rajon speaks with Robin Scott, Executive Director of We All Rise African American Resource Center, and J. Riley, a small business owner. Robin […]
May 2022 — Welcome to the premiere of In Our Words podcast. The goal of this podcast is to see a more holistic view of African-American entrepreneurs in the state of Wisconsin. We seek to gain understanding of challenges faced and overcome by Black business owners, while also providing success stories and strategies implemented along […]
Entrepreneurial activity increased sharply in Wisconsin in 2020 and 2021 during the COVID-19 pandemic. Entrepreneurship is a key part of any healthy economy but ensuring that new business activity leads to significant economic impact by creating high quality jobs can be difficult. Communities can take a lead role in a range of strategies that help entrepreneurs grow and be successful to make the most of this opportunity to improve their economies.
This section outlines ways to use your market analysis to support entrepreneurship in your downtown or business district. Entrepreneurship represents the capacity and willingness of an individual(s) to undertake a venture, with its risks, in an effort to achieve a profit. Entrepreneurship has always been important to downtowns and business districts, serving as a catalyst for business formation and its positive ripple-effect in the local economy.