I was born to a 17-year old single mother in a housing project in Louisville, Ky. I struggled through elementary, middle and high school. I was, in the words of Forbes Magazine columnist Gene Marks, a "poor black kid."
The story behind the death of Michael Jackson taught me a lot. Not just about Propoful or the danger of sedatives. But, if you can believe this, about the decisions I make when running my ten person company.
One thing about leaving your job and starting a business is that you find out, very quickly, that it's a cold and lonely world out there. No one really cares about you or your business. You're completely on your own.