Dr. Willie Jolley

When the Ford Motor Company was facing financial difficulties around the time of the Great Recession, Willie Jolley, Ph.D. was one of the men the automaker called on to avoid a financial bailout and turn the company around.

He worked with Ford for three years and, in 2009, Ford went on to billion-dollar profits.

[Related: 4 Emotional Takeaways from Speaker Hall of Famer Willie Jolley]

Jolley speaks globally with corporations such as Walmart, Verizon, Coca-Cola, and Prudential. He is also the host of the top-rated motivational show on Sirius XM, The Willie Jolley Wealthy Ways Show. He is known on the motivational speaker circuit as ‘American’s Comeback King.’ For many small business owners and entrepreneurs who might be struggling to find their way, Jolley, author of Turn Setbacks into Greenbacks, offers the following five tips.

  1. Stop commiserating: People who sit around and commiserate are the people who would rather complain about problems than do anything to fix

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Source: Black Enterprise » Small Business