I want to welcome you to an opportunity for a new chance of business understanding. Inside you will find proven business practices essential to help you to elevate your business techniques while encouraging you through the storms. This book has been written to open a new level of insight of women in business, especially women of color. I want to be transparent, this book is not to attack, blame, nor ostracize another race or ethnicity, but a book written to give voice to a sector of women that tend to experience more roadblocks based on the level of melanin in their skin. Great women that have the skills to accelerate the business world into a new level of inclusiveness and successes, that are at times not given the opportunity to have a seat at the table. This book was written to move us past a 200-year-old “image” of a successful businessperson. The 8 Qualities of the EXCEPTIONAL Black Woman in Business and Entrepreneurship is a reference book designed to give “voice” to women business owners, especially those women of color This book is a SOLUTION-DRIVEN guide that can help to articulate our experiences, while providing a “blueprint” for success that will not only help current and future black women business leaders but provide the world with a NEW foundation of understanding the true qualities of black women in business. It will contain thought provoking, challenging, engaging content and materials designed to highlight the professionalism of black women in business, clarity of what it takes for us to have a sustainable revenue driven operation, and a revolutionary guide for future women leaders, not just black women but ALL women.