The Bureau of Labor Statistics finds about half of all new businesses fail within the first five years. But failure isn’t always the end of the line. In business, those who learn from failure can come back with new successes. In this program, we’ll talk with Native entrepreneurs about when it’s time to fold and what lessons they learned from business failures.
Derrick Watchman (Navajo Nation) – board chairman of the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development
Kristina Stanley (Lake Superior Chippewa) – entrepreneur, chef and activist
Lucinda Hughes-Juan (Tohono O’Odham and Choctaw) – business owner, business consultant and business writer
Sonja Tanner (enrolled in the white earth band of Ojibwe) – president and owner of OPOS Tours and Travel
Break Music: Prayer Loop (song) Supaman (artist)