By Taroue Brooks
What inspired you to become an entrepreneur?
My desire to be financially independent played the biggest role in my entrepreneurial spirit.
Tell us about your business and services.
Barbershop consulting is currently my most prized service. My extreme niche knowledge of the barber industry has been a great value. Currently I offer, education and training on the ownership perspective and on the barber service side. I have a qualified team that can provide fresh branding and graphic design, web development, strategy, and real estate selection! My main focus has been professional athletes and celebrities whom wish to establish a lucrative barbershop that supports the community without having to lose equity
What do you contribute to your success?
Sticking to things that I know has always helped me my in career, staying in my lane allows me to be very aggressive when seeking new opportunities.
What motivates you to remain in the game of entrepreneurship?
Currently entrepreneurship is the most effective way that I know to give back to the community, whether it be giving pretax dollars to organizations of my choosing, the hiring of employees, or just giving the community an exceptional service or business.
How do you view your legacy?
My currently legacy is obviously still in its development stage, but as of right now my legacy will be that I was one of the nations leaders in barber education.
What is it about travel that you enjoy most?
I appreciate being the student, traveling allows to be a student and learn about different culture. Thus far, that learning process has allowed me to come back from my may travels extremely inspired!
What is on your bucket list?
Lucky for me the Lord has blessed to complete the items on my bucket list. But I do believe creating a successful beauty product would be satisfying
Where would you like to see your business in the next five years?
In the next five years I would like to see my brand more prevalent internationally, more specifically in South Africa, Ethiopia, Cuba and London.