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Guadua Self-Made Series: Part 1 - Origin Story

Welcome to part one of a three-part series Guadua Self-Made: The Origin. Where we explore the mindset of self-made entrepreneurs and trailblazers while highlighting the origin story of various industry gamechangers. Being a self-made entrepreneur can be empowering, however it does not come without its own set of challenges and barriers. Despite the best of intentions, It can take a lot of inner work to get to the point of realizing that you are worthy of stepping into your dreams and giving your ideas and passions the fuel and space to fail, learn, improve and succeed can be challenging. If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable. - Lucius Annaeus Seneca You have...

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How The Freedman's Bank Became an Enduring Symbol of Black Hope Even Amid Failure

"It was a sight I had never expected to see. … The whole thing was beautiful". These words were said by Frederick Douglass in a moment of genuine feeling and truly encapsulate the significance of The Freedman's Bank to America- specifically the black consciousness. Created in 1865 through a charter of Congress, the savings bank was created to service the financial needs of the newly freed black community. Having only experienced slavery in America, the former slaves had never had any way of legitimately handling their own financial affairs. They needed the support and education necessary to integrate into their new American society. For many, this was the first time they would earn their own wages. At the time of...

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Creating Impact Through Business Development: Building a vibrant, thriving, sustainable business economy.

The beauty of business development or the hustle is that it will always look different to everyone. But no matter how you decide to hustle to achieve success, laying down a strong foundation for your business strategy is key and allows you to continuously open new doors to a thriving career and vibrant life.

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