Each and every day, the inspiring self-employed folks in our QuickBooks Community remind us that entrepreneurs find their calling in their own unique way. Some can’t imagine ditching the security of a day job, while others give it up in a flash. We’ve met moms who tailor their career to fit their family life, friends who join forces to bring a business idea to life and sons and daughters who are carrying on family business traditions.
If you recognize your own entrepreneurial personality among these eight, let us know. Are you a different type altogether? Tell us more!
A schoolteacher turned actor, musician, two-time national poetry slam champion, entrepreneur, and award-winning poetic voice, any given day may findSekou Andrewskeynoting at a leadership conference, helping a Fortune 500 company with brand messaging, or even performing pieces for Barack Obama in Oprah’s backyard. Sekou is the creator of Poetic Voice, a new, cutting-edge speaking category that seamlessly fuses inspirational speaking with spoken word poetry to make messages more moving and memorable.
Here's Sekou inspiring the attendees at 2014 QB Connect to take their business to the Next Level!
Film award season is upon us, which inspired our QB Community team to think about some memorable self-employed characters from our favorite films. From chocolatiers, fashion designers and pirates to circus-runners, sports agents and working girls, we came up with a wide variety of cinematic go-getters.