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#DetroitWeek: #DetroitSelfies Inspirational Challenge: The New Faces of Detroit Entrepreneurship + Tech

Can the #DetroitWeek hashtag be a catalyst for people to share their passion? Detroit is a City of Doers that doesn’t require ‘Gatekeepers’. Let’s re-define who the faces of entrepreneurship, technology and innovation are in Detroit? It is time to … Continue reading

Jayru Campbell – How to Manage His Brand in Crisis (Open Letter)

Fox 2 News Headlines How do you manage a brand in crisis?  Damage control is critical for brands whether they are personal or corporate.  Their future hangs in the balance while time elapses and the court of public opinion spins … Continue reading

Entrepreneurship vs. Employment: What is the Price of Freedom?

I recently shared a short post on Facebook on Entrepreneurship and the price. Would love to hear your thoughts! // Post by Hajj Flemings. Subscribe to my feed on Facebook for more of my thoughts:

Detroit Files Bankruptcy: Time to Re-Build and Re-Brand the City!

On July 18, 2013 Detroit becomes the largest city in U.S. history to file bankruptcy with a $18 Billion debt. What does this mean for the City of Detroit and the State of Michigan? We can question whether the tactics … Continue reading

Hajj Flemings Interview w/ Ann Nyberg and WTNH ABC News – ‘The Entrepreneur’s Journey’

I was recently interviewed by Ann Nyberg of WTNH Channel 8 ABC News in New Haven, CT.  Ann is a well known news anchor that I met via Twitter, this interview was birthed from our online conversation that included a … Continue reading

It is Time to Reinvent Yourself!

News flash: ‘The world has Changed’!  We now live in a collaborative, co-created, agile, mobile, post-industrial economy that will be run by millennials/digital natives.  (I believe I covered most of the buzzwords in one sentence.)  In the U.S. we are … Continue reading

Is Jack Dorsey an Entrepreneur or Intrapreneur?

“Be nice to geek’s, you’ll probably end up working for one” – Bill Gates When it comes to entrepreneurs you don’t know Jack!  Maybe you do, Jack Dorsey is the the Co-Founder of Twitter and Square which generated $350 Million … Continue reading


“With Great power comes great responsibility” – Spiderman “…to whomever much is given, of him much shall be required…” – Luke 14:28 Why do you do what you do?  Is it because it is safe?  Is because of fear? Is … Continue reading

Get Out of Your Own Way!

Increase your odds of winning by ‘Getting Out of your Own way!’  With a show of hands how many people can say they have never gotten in their own way in business?  If you raised your hand then congratulation you’re … Continue reading

Hajj Flemings and Student Ventures Headed to the White House

I am very excited to announce that I have been selected to join Engine and Hattery in Washington, DC 02/26-02/27 for Startup Day on the Hill for the second year in a row.  Startup Day on the Hill is a … Continue reading