My name is Yolanda Brown with Yolanda Nichole, LLC. I help business and community leaders create meaningful outcomes while they maintain peace, clarity and joy.
I accomplish this by utilizing natural curiosity, a sense of justice and a warrior mentality to produce the strongest outcomes in support of the overall mission. Any work I do demonstrates love, integrity, knowledge, joy, and faith. Listening, empowerment, organization, and empathy are keys to success in creating positive outcomes with my work. This has helped me accomplish a lot including founding a company, leading several organizations and raising 2 amazing sons as a single parent.
I want to help you create outstanding outcomes to support your mission.
As a long-time business consultant, an entrepreneur and single parent who's vision is to be a trusted ally in developing flourishing companies and communities across the country.
As an entrepreneur who has spent time in Corporate America and non-profits, and motherhood, I understand the desire for successful business and community leadership, and have experienced the overwhelm of wanting everything to be just right. When I went through the school of hard knocks through job, marriage and home losses while raising two small sons, I continued to have the desire to "not put all my eggs in one basket" and "create multiple streams of income" but wasn't sure what the best way to start was for me. I have been a business consultant, written business advice in numerous publications and founded or led many programs to support people take the lead in their professional or personal lives.
It took me a while to even understand what to truly put my energy towards for meaningful work... but I finally got it.
Over time, I have grown the confidence to change my overwhelm into productivity with peace and sanity.
If you can relate to wanting any of the above, this is an online sanctuary made just for you.
I am dedicated to supporting entrepreneurs through the start-up and growth of their companies.
With business lessons, challenges, resources and inspiration shared via content on the blog and newsletter, you can start or grow a company or community project. Business information and advice is presented in a concise and actionable way to not only give you the reason something is important, but also how to get it done with respect to the minimal amount of time you presently have.
Expect to gain knowledge and resources from this website to help you and your company strengthen and grow in:
- Entrepreneurism - entrepreneurship and lessons for it can be found in everything. I share the ones I see in this category.
- Entrepreneur Profiles - historic and current business lessons from entrepreneurs of diverse areas of business.
- Parenting - as a single parent, I have been intentional in the exposure and experiences my boys have so they grow up to be happy, educated, and balanced young men. This can be a struggle as a single mom entrepreneur with various interests of my own. I share my experiences here.
- Relaxation & Play - It's been my experience that it's extremely important to have time for play and relaxation to recharge and have success in your business.
View this blog and community as a sanctuary for entrepreneurs to refresh, relax and release.
About Yolanda Brown, MBA
Yolanda Brown is Mom to these two, President of Yolanda Nichole, LLC, former Chair of the Board of Directors for Urban Ministries of Durham and hopefully your next source of inspiration. She has coached and consulted entrepreneurs since 2003. She has directly helped over 100 entrepreneurs across the Southeast U.S. by writing and developing business plans, marketing plans, commercial loan packaging, MWBE application packaging and much more. She began blogging in 2005 and freelance business writing in 2010 which has impacted many more entrepreneurs across the country. She earned an MBA from UNC's Kenan-Flagler Business School, BSIE from the University of Missouri-Columbia, and professional certifications from Dartmouth College, the National Development Council, Boy Scouts of America.
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