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Why Should Hajj Flemings Speak at your Next Event? #tech #entrepreneurship

Are you looking for a speaker to talk ‘Tech’ or ‘Entrepreneurship and transform your next event or ‘Inspire’ your audience to live their dreams?   Well Hajj is your guy!   Hajj has spoken on the White House Economic Forum stage, he … Continue reading

What I Learned from the Presidential Election about Startups, Diversity & Growing The Economy

So what did we learn from the 2012 Presidential Election between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney on November 6th?  The past 24-hours was a social media frenzy with 327,452 tweets per minute being posted about the election.  The campaign was … Continue reading

What is more important ‘Money or Time’?

No one has an infinite supply of money (unless you are the Federal Reserve) and we all have 24 hours in a day. Which is more important, ‘Money or Time’? Without getting into a long philosophical discussion of defining money … Continue reading

Chaos, Instability and the New Economy!

How would you define an unstable environment?   Today we would call it the workplace or the new economy! What was true yesterday could be replaced by new information and big data that shifts an entire industry or how you launch … Continue reading

Startup Day on Capitol Hill: Detroiter @HajjFlemings & @Gokitme Selected to meet w/ Congress 06/19-20

  With the JOBS Act (Jumpstart Our Business Startups) of 2012 being signed into law on April 5, 2012, startups and government are two communities that need to know more about each other. is taking the first step in … Continue reading

The @DetroitChamber Mackinac Policy Conf. – Young Professional Media Rep is @HajjFlemings #mpc12 #yp

The 2012 Mackinac Policy Conference, held May 29 – May 31, will spur a comprehensive dialogue on innovation, collaboration and the 21st century global market. Speakers and sessions will focus on creating a globally competitive, financially attractive business environment in … Continue reading

I will be speaking at the @WhiteHouse Urban Economic Forum in Detroit on 05/17

  On Thursday, May 17, 2012 the White House Business Council, in conjunction with the U.S. Small Business Administration, the City of Detroit and the Michigan Black Chamber of Commerce, will host an Urban Economic Forum to specifically address the … Continue reading

I’m Headed to the U.S. Olympic Training Center to speak at the @USParalympics Leadership Conf.

I am very excited to announce that I will be speaking at the U.S. Paralympic Leadership Conference in Colorado Springs, CO, April 26-30, 2012.  It is an honor to have the opportunity to be speaking at the official U.S. Olympic … Continue reading

Today, I Moderate a Google Plus Hangout w/ @RepHansenClarke on Student Loan Forgiveness. #studentloan4170

Today is a historical day.  I will moderate the first congressional Google Plus Hangout with Congressman Hansen Clarke to discuss the Student Loan Forgiveness Act of 2012 (H.R. 4170), which he introduced in Congress on March 8th. The Panel discussion … Continue reading

The Final Four attracts Entrepreneurs to Visit the Lower 9th Ward in New Orleans

Wayne Sutton ( – San Francisco, CA) and myself were sponsored by Buick to cover the NCAA Men’s Final Four from a social media perspective. During our trip we decided to visit the Lower 9th Ward to reflect on life, … Continue reading