Being able to turn a passion into your life’s work gets at the heart of entrepreneurship, but that’s just the start. Cultivating skills to keep ourselves open—to people, to change, to growing, to leaning into resilience when times are rough—while also keeping a clear eye on founding principles allows that passion to thrive and inspire others to work alongside us. We’ve started gathering valuable information on this topic, but haven’t yet curated the findings.

Darian Hall and Elisa Shankle on Building a New Kind of Wellness Studio in Brooklyn

Darian Hall and Elisa Shankle wanted to create a space for growth in all its forms.

This Group Is Fighting to Make Cannabis Inclusive

Cannaclusive is a grassroots community that is fighting for inclusivity and diversity in the rapidly growing cannabis industry in the USA. The organisation aims to tackle the lack of diversity in today’s growing cannabis culture.

Cannabis Is Ripe for Building Black Wealth, Says Mary Pryor

How can black people build cannabis wealth? Cannaclusive cofounder Mary Pryor has some thoughts.

3 Black Women, Tired of the Whitewashed Weed Industry, Created 'Cannaclusive' to Rep for People of Color

After noticing that the cannabis industry was incredibly white, three black women decided to do something about it by creating their own business.

“It Shows Up in Many Ways”: Latham Thomas Shares Her Experiences with Racism in the Beauty and Wellness Industry

Can I say people were outwardly racist? No, but it’s embedded in our consciousness. It’s not a matter of being overtly racist, it’s how deep it’s bound in there and how much we have to unbind. We all have it. Everyone carries white supremacy. - Latham Thomas

Mary Pryor Is Fighting for Inclusivity in the Cannabis Space

In an open letter published on Cannaclusive’s website, Mary Pryor addresses the weaknesses in diversity initiatives and hiring practices across the cannabis industry, making it clear that there is a lot of work to be done.

Elisa Shankle, Cofounder of Healhaus, Shares Her Wellness Routine in a Difficult Time

The entrepreneur and community leader on healing, boundaries, and tuning into yourself.