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#224 The Barriers for Disabled Entrepreneurs

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Welcome to the 224th episode of the award-winning Diverse Minds podcast. It’s Disability History Month, so on today’s episode, I am going to be talking about disabled entrepreneurship and its complexities due to the barriers society presents.

In today’s show

  • Why I decided to make an episode on this topic. [01:28]
  • Some statistics about disabled entrepreneurship [02:06]
  • What do the terms “entrepreneurship and disability” mean. [03:50]
  • How disabled entrepreneurs are affected in society. [10:20]
  • What workplaces can do to help disabled entrepreneurs [12:37]

Quotes

  • Disabled entrepreneurs have proven themselves to be innovators.
  • 25% of small business owners are disabled or have a health condition.
  • At its core, an entrepreneur can be defined as someone who starts their own business.
  • Disabled entrepreneurs face severe funding difficulties.
  • There’s a lack of focus on investment opportunities for disabled entrepreneurs.

Resources

Work with me

Have a look at my online work-life balance course on Thinkific. You can access it here: http://bit.ly/DMMHPONC

One hour focused Sessions £150 1-2-1

  continue reading

252 episodes

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Manage episode 388978525 series 2552237
Content provided by Leyla Okhai. All podcast content including episodes, graphics, and podcast descriptions are uploaded and provided directly by Leyla Okhai or their podcast platform partner. If you believe someone is using your copyrighted work without your permission, you can follow the process outlined here https://player.fm/legal.

Welcome to the 224th episode of the award-winning Diverse Minds podcast. It’s Disability History Month, so on today’s episode, I am going to be talking about disabled entrepreneurship and its complexities due to the barriers society presents.

In today’s show

  • Why I decided to make an episode on this topic. [01:28]
  • Some statistics about disabled entrepreneurship [02:06]
  • What do the terms “entrepreneurship and disability” mean. [03:50]
  • How disabled entrepreneurs are affected in society. [10:20]
  • What workplaces can do to help disabled entrepreneurs [12:37]

Quotes

  • Disabled entrepreneurs have proven themselves to be innovators.
  • 25% of small business owners are disabled or have a health condition.
  • At its core, an entrepreneur can be defined as someone who starts their own business.
  • Disabled entrepreneurs face severe funding difficulties.
  • There’s a lack of focus on investment opportunities for disabled entrepreneurs.

Resources

Work with me

Have a look at my online work-life balance course on Thinkific. You can access it here: http://bit.ly/DMMHPONC

One hour focused Sessions £150 1-2-1

  continue reading

252 episodes

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