Advice from Lowell Hawthorne, CEO of Golden Krust Bakery

Lowell Hawthorne and his siblings built a $100 million company from one small store in the Bronx. Read and watch his insights on how to be successful in America.

Q. What advice do you have for immigrant entrepreneurs?

A.Follow your dream and don’t let anybody tell you that  you can’t do it.

Keep focused. If you want to be a leader, you have to be innovative and creative.

Know your business well—and you will do well.

Q. What are the advantages to being an immigrant entrepreneur?

A.Wherever you’re from, you can bring the products and tastes of your country here. That’s what we’ve done. You bring with you your culture and concepts that have done well in your country and will be appreciated here. Capitalize on that.


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