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Strongly considering making a move from a comfortable career path in Big 4 accounting to starting my own firm. As a minority CPA, a driving force for me is a desire to start a black-owned accounting firm. Would be interested to hear some perspective on what led others on the journey of entrepreneurship and what drove them from corporate to ownership.

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Minority here. I’m not a CPA but I started my own side business during the pandemic and made over 10K in 6 months. A part of me feels like minorities are not paid fairly just like women in corporate America but the women’s issues seem to control the bulk of that conversation. If you work for yourself, you’re in control of what you earn. I’m one foot in, one foot out in taking the leap myself.

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A similar situation drove me to start my own company. It was the best career move I made after working in corporate for 30 years.

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That’s me. Interested in finding out why you’re thinking of leaving. I was following my calling to help up-level women at work and in business though confidence, clarity and course activation plan. I found too many people were being asked to do the impossible for the ungrateful and losing a piece of themselves every day in corporate. I love what I do now and have helped so many women clarify and launch their business or side gig.

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