What a Former Slave Can Teach Entrepreneurs

harriet-tubman-1Born into slavery, American abolitionist and humanitarian  Harriet Tubman escaped and subsequently made some thirteen missions to rescue approximately seventy enslaved families and friends using the network of antislavery activists and safe houses known as the underground railroad.

Harriet Tubman’s passionate message is a mantra for every entrepreneur that feels a calling deep within his or her soul to pursue that which is most important:

“Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.”

Find, Free and Follow Your Passion

2013-10-31 09.45.02“There is an inner restlessness; an existential “itch” that desperately needs to be scratched.  Each of us is at the epicenter of a potential personal crisis of epic proportions. Most Americans hate their jobs and are holding on by their fingertips trying to survive each day at the office. A recent Gallup poll produced the alarming statistic that almost 70% of those surveyed either hate their jobs or are completely disengaged from the work they do. Our ability to grab onto the inner passion of our being and pull ourselves out of this career quicksand will determine the quality of our existence.” (from the forthcoming book by Garrison Leykam and Christopher Leykam)