Many African-American/Black Entrepreneur stand out as inspiration or mentors due to their accomplishments in various fields. A mentor is someone who is more knowledgeable in your area of expertise and he/she may help you through various ways such as in career guidance. It’s from this that many entrepreneurs draw their inspiration from them. We asked entrepreneurs and business owners which African-American/Black Entrepreneur inspires them.

 #8- Sean “P Diddy” Combs

When it comes to having a vision, and executing your plan at an undeniable level of excellence, Sean “P Diddy” Combs comes to mind. When Diddy initially launched his fashion line, he was met with skeptical criticism and was not fully supported by industry peers and colleagues. They would soon realize his vision and acute business acumen would change the industry for good. Not only did Diddy set out to build a successful fashion and lifestyle brand, he ultimately built a legacy. Diddy has inspired me to be consistent, strategic and innovative in everything I am involved in. I believe his attributes and accomplishments are not only admirable but attainable as well.  Beyond your taste in music or fashion, he is a true inspiration to entrepreneurs and CEO’s, regardless of the industry they take part in. His tenacity and zest for not only greatness, but for life, is a page we should all take from his book of success.

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