The Importance of Community with James Oliver Jr.

The old African proverb says that “If you want to go fast go alone; but if you want to go far go together!” Today's episode is all about going together. 

In this episode host LaKeisha Entsuah talks to James Oliver Jr. about building the community he didn’t have with his Parentpreneur Foundation. Why co-founders from different backgrounds are fundraising ninjas. The importance of good mental health as a parentpreneur and why we all need to get into alignment with our purpose. 

Legacy Thought of the Week: Entrepreneurship is a team sport; choose your team wisely! Also remember that your team is more than the people who work with and for you. 

Highlights of the Episode

1:53 – Thought of the Week

5:28 – James’ Story

6:36 – Kabila, like Bumble for Tech founders

8:25 – Why he started the Parentpreneur Foundation

12:45 – Supporting the mental health of parent entrepreneurs

15:00 – Is dad guilt a thing?

17:15 – Finding work/life harmony

21:45 – Alignment with purpose

24:30 – Going through hell to get to heaven

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About James

James Oliver Jr. is co-host of the Parents Making Profits podcast and CEO of the ParentPreneur Foundation, which empowers Black ParentPreneurs, so they can leave a legacy for their beautiful Black children. He is the founder of Kabila, a startup that connects co-founders of tech startups. And he is the author of The More You Hustle, The Luckier You Get: You CAN Be a Successful Parentpreneur. 

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