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"As a Black Female Founder, I Know Times Are Hard. Here's How I Push Forward."

As the founder and CEO of The Honey Pot, Beatrice Dixon has been the target of racism. But she's found a way to see opportunity in difficult times and embrace her own power.

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This story appears in the September 2020 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

It's a beautiful time to be alive. That's not how most people talk about 2020, but beauty doesn't just apply to easy, tranquil moments of peace and happiness. Beauty also lives in the dismantling of falsehoods, the disruption of fallacies, and the destruction of systems. The three pandemics of 2020 — Covid-19, an economic downturn, and police brutality and injustice toward African Americans — have been the perfect chain of events to wake up our world.

Ron Hill

I have been impacted by the ugliness. But I insist on seeing beauty.

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