The One-Stop Shop For The Knowledge, Tools & Support Entrepreneurs Need To Succeed

You may be surviving. You may be thriving. Either way you waste precious time, money and energy if you don’t have the right resources. We know. As veteran entrepreneurs we’ve lived it.

We created The Lonely Entrepreneur Learning Community to provide you with a one-stop shop for everything needed to succeed as an entrepreneur in today’s hyper-competitive market.

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You may be surviving. You may be thriving. Either way you waste precious time, money and energy if you don’t have the right answers to the right questions. We know. We lived it in 2008.

We created The Lonely Entrepreneur Learning Community to give you one place to get the answers you need to succeed in today’s hypercompetitive world.

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To succeed as an entrepreneur
there is so much you need to know.

Where do you go for answers to the business and personal challenges you face?

How do I manage feeling overwhelmed?

How do I prioritize when everything is urgent?

Why do I need to find a playground where no one else is playing?

What are the five things every investor looks for?

How do I reduce the sales cycle?

How do I negotiate when I have no cards?

How do I compete when everyone has more money and resources?

How do I manage 100 hours of work and 10 hours of time?

How do I drive traffic to my web site when we all use the same tools?

How do I collect money from customers faster?

How much money should I raise?

How do I get a release from the pressure?

How do I protect my idea?

How do I manage the 4 Ps – Passion, Pressure, Pleasure and Pain?

What type of legal entity should I form?

What is a holiday?

How is the movie Apollo 13 the key to managing your day?

I’m working 24/7 so why does it feel like I’m spinning my wheels?

How do I help family and friends understand what it’s like?

How do I hire a digital marketing firm?

Why is doing everything yourself bad leadership?

Should I write a business plan?

How do I make sure I don’t make bad hires?

How do I build a real social media presence?

How much equity should my co-founders get?

How do I pick the right vendors?

Who should I trust?

How do I accomplish the things I don’t know how to do?

Is getting money from friends and family a good idea?

How do I turn my vision into a plan?

What is the right balance of ego and humility?

Do you know what it is like to sit in my shoes?

If I bring in investors, how do I make sure I stay in control?

There is so much you need to know.

Where do you go for answers to the business and personal challenges you face?

How do I manage feeling overwhelmed?

How do I prioritize when everything is urgent?

Why do I need to find a playground where no one else is playing?

What are the five things every investor looks for?

How do I reduce the sales cycle?

How do I negotiate when I have no cards?

How do I compete when everyone has more money and resources?

How do I manage 100 hours of work and 10 hours of time?

How do I drive traffic to my web site when we all use the same tools?

How do I collect money from customers faster?

How much money should I raise?

How do I get a release from the pressure?

How do I protect my idea?

How do I manage the 4 Ps – Passion, Pressure, Pleasure and Pain?

What type of legal entity should I form?

What is a holiday?

How is the movie Apollo 13 the key to managing your day?

I’m working 24/7 so why does it feel like I’m spinning my wheels?

How do I help family and friends understand what it’s like?

How do I hire a digital marketing firm?

Why is doing everything yourself bad leadership?

Should I write a business plan?

How do I make sure I don’t make bad hires?

How do I build a real social media presence?

How much equity should my co-founders get?

How do I pick the right vendors?

Who should I trust?

How do I accomplish the things I don’t know how to do?

Is getting money from friends and family a good idea?

How do I turn my vision into a plan?

What is the right balance of ego and humility?

Do you know what it is like to sit in my shoes?

If I bring in investors, how do I make sure I stay in control?

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Hear from Successes

The Learning Community is a membership that gives you one place to get the answers you need at every step of your journey. You get lots of ways to get the answers you need:

  • KNOWLEDGE … 350 key learning modules

  • WEEKLY LIVE GROUP COACHING

  • 24/7 ENTREPRENEUR COMMUNITY
  • 100s of TEMPLATES

  • 100s OF VENDOR REVIEWS & DISCOUNTS

The Learning Community is a membership that gives you one place to get the answers you need at every step of your journey.  You get lots of ways to get the answers you need:

  • KNOWLEDGE … 350 learning modules

  • WEEKLY LIVE GROUP COACHING

  • 24/7 COMMUNITY

  • 100s of TEMPLATES 

  • 100s OF VENDOR REVIEWS & DISCOUNTS

Hear from Successes
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Need one on one business coaching?

The Lonely Entrepreneur Learning Community can provide you answers
but sometimes realizing your potential requires the personal attention of one on one coaching.

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Need one on one attention?

The Learning Community can provide you answers
but sometimes realizing your potential requires the personal attention of one on one coaching.

Learn about Coaching

Private Business Coaching That Generates Outcomes

Our team has helped 100s of entrepreneurs launch and grow successful businesses. But don’t take our word for it. See what our clients have to say. We show you what to do (and not to do) to win in a hyper-competitive world.

  • Help Getting Started

  • How You Win in a Hypercompetitive World

  • Why You Must Find Your Playground

  • Priorities When Everything Is Urgent

  • Protecting Your Idea

  • What Investors Must See to Invest

  • You Lose Without a Financial Plan

  • The Right (and Wrong) Digital Marketing

  • Avoid Mistakes That Cost Time and Money

  • 4 Ps – Passion, Pressure, Pleasure, Pain

Learn about Coaching

Learn From A Veteran Entrepreneur

Our founder, Michael Dermer, didn’t just create a company. He created an entire industry. Then he watched it almost get destroyed overnight. He not only survived but successfully sold his company and is considered the pioneer of that industry. What he learned during his entrepreneurial journey was priceless. Now The Lonely Entrepreneur team is committed to helping you learn from his experience and turn your passion into success.



Black Entrepreneur Initiative

While our country wrestles with social justice, Black leaders across the nation have partnered with our 501c3 to empower 100,000 Black men and women with the entrepreneurial skills to start or grow a business.  We can’t fix social justice overnight, but we can empower every Black man and woman to realize their potential.


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Black Entrepreneur Initiative Sponsors

The Lonely Entrepreneur’s Black Entrepreneur Initiative will empower 100,000 current and aspiring black entrepreneurs with the knowledge, tools and support they need to start or grow a business.

This program enables organizations to enhance their mission and commitment to this important social issue by practically empowering Black entrepreneurs.

We are proud to welcome Richard Petty Motorsports as our latest corporate sponsor racing to join a growing list of companies providing their support in the fight against social and economic justice.

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Helping Companies Connect with Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs are tired of being sold to. If you don’t speak “entrepreneur”, it is hard to be their trusted advisor. Our Think Like an Entrepreneur Program and Learning Community help service providers create deeper connections with early-stage companies by solving their challenges and staying connected to them.


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Why Listen to Us?

Our founder – Michael Dermer – didn’t create a company. He created an industry. Then he watched it almost get destroyed overnight. He not only survived but sold his company and is considered the pioneer of that industry. What he learned was priceless. Now The Lonely Entrepreneur team is committed to helping you learn from his experience and turn your passion into success.

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Black Entrepreneur Initiative

While our country wrestles with social justice, Black leaders across the nation have partnered with The Lonely Entrepreneur’s 501c3 to empower 100,000 Black men and women with the entrepreneurial skills to start or grow a business.  We can’t fix social justice overnight, but we can empower every Black man and woman to realize their potential.

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Non-Profit & Social Responsibility

Our 501(c)(3) seeks to empower 1 million entrepreneurs. In today’s world, entrepreneurial skills are a must for women, minorities, youth, and the underserved. We have been recognized by the RW Institute and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and earned the Gold Seal from Guidestar, a designation earned by only 5% of non-profits.

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Helping Companies Connect with Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs are tired of being “sold to.” If you don’t speak “entrepreneur”, it is hard to be their trusted advisor.  Our Think Like an Entrepreneur Program and Learning Community help service providers create deeper connections with early-stage companies by solving their challenges and maintaining ongoing dialogues with them. 

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Organizations That Support Our Entrepreneurship Programs