Columbia Resident Inspires Business Owners To Survive And Thrive: 5 Ways To Ensure “U Won’t Starve” During COVID 19

In light of all that’s going on with COVID 19, entrepreneurs are among those being hit the hardest. Businesses are closing left and right, with no contingency plan in sight.

Award winning speaker and author J.Haleem knows firsthand the importance of pivoting when all else fails. In his new book, “U Won’t Starve,” the New Jersey native shares key principles for entrepreneur development. This easy to read guide highlights the step by step process that took J. Haleem from making $8 an hour to becoming a successful entrepreneur with his own photography and media company.

As a corporate & commercial photographer in Columbia,SC, his client base includes: Save the Children Foundation, The National Guard, WNBA All Star Aja Wilson, The Aja Wilson Foundation, to name a few. Although he holds quite an impressive roster, J. Haleem has experienced high’s and lows that come from dealing with life as a convicted felon. Now he is on a mission to inspire and educate others through motivational speaking and his work as a corporate trainer.

His new book, “U Won’t Starve” is available now for pre-order and releases May 29, 2020. For more information, please visit

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