Beard N Business- Lawrence Gholson

Meet serial entrepreneur Lawrence Gholson II is a mentor and coach for  small business owners, contract professionals and leaders on all levels through his company YOU FACTOR COACHING

He has over twenty years’ experience as a professional and personal development mentor, and team building facilitator. Lawrence is also a published author, business strategist and an “Add Value” life coach and speaker. 

Specializing in team building, creative partnerships and personal development, he challenges you to challenge yourself, challenge your belief systems, and maximize every teachable moment in order to achieve and discover your goals and ultimately your better self. This is what he calls discovering your YOU Factor! 

Additionally he is the co-founder of The MAXIMIZED Life Coaching and Mentoring team (, which is more than a network but a community of mentors and coaches dedicated to add value to your success journey! He is also co-founder of the non-profit Inner Peace Coalition LLC, which focuses on trade and vocational certifications for youth in non-traditional education tracks.