175: REWIND: Meet Janice Bryant Howroyd: The first African American Woman To Run A $1-Billion Business

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175: REWIND: Meet Janice Bryant Howroyd: The first African American Woman To Run A $1-Billion Business

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Today’s episode is a REWIND episode with Janice Bryant Howroyd, the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of The ACT-1 Group, the largest privately held, woman-owned workforce solutions company founded in the U.S.

I love this episode because Janice exudes confidence, energy, and just makes you want to walk into a room and take up space. 

As Auntie Janice (as I now refer to her in my head) likes to say, “knowledge married to experience breeds confidence.” When you have the experience and knowledge you must own that confidence. I listened to this episode twice as I was riding to the Today Show for my appearance in August 2018, and it really did give me confidence. 

I often re-listen to this episode whenever I’m nervous about rising to a new level in my business. 

I’m excited for you to hear Janice share how she became the first African American woman to operate a company that generates more than $1 billion in annual revenue.

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Nicaila Matthews-Okome

Hi! I’m Nicaila, the Creator and Host of the Side Hustle Pro Podcast. I started Side Hustle Pro when I was a side hustler myself. I was a digital marketer at NPR by day, side hustler by night. Through the powerful stories shared on this show and the courage to launch my own initiatives, I was able to quit my own job and go full time with Side Hustle Pro.

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