Entrepreneurship is almost never an overnight whirlwind of success. Most entrepreneurs know that success is a marathon that requires continuous concentration and energy, focused on shifting problems and solutions that only get larger and more complicated as the business grows. Motivation can wax and wane, and it takes unrelenting attentiveness
Nigeria companies, both [Small and Big Business] face daunting challenges every day. From Hyper-competition, critical factors, Nigeria factors, Employee loyalty and a lot of world trends are threatening the survival of small and mid-sized companies everywhere across the commercial hub of the Country. In turn, companies/Businesses need to continually reinvent
Part of being a business owner is being able to distinguish between an idea and an opportunity. The world is full of ideas, simplifications, innovations, and even products and services that no one might have thought about before. However, having an idea doesn’t mean you have an opportunity, and this
You as an Entrepreneur can sometimes be so close to your business that you miss the simple solutions for growing it, where the greatest opportunities often lie. Here, I will be pointing out how effective Follow-up on a prospect can help you in gaining and retaining customers.
In Nigeria, Entrepreneurship is taking its toll in every angle. The state of the Nation’s Economy is pushing a lot of dreamers and non-dreamers to wake up to it but few are bold enough to do what it takes to make that dream or imagination a reality. Apparently, I know
The term ‘value’ has many meanings. In business, it often refers to a product’s monetary worth.
An alternative meaning of the word ‘value’, as it relates to the importance or usefulness of something, is quickly gaining ground in business as the most important way to grow customer loyalty, a share
A lot of young entrepreneurs these days send cold emails, direct messages and private chats to people they want as their mentor. But, sadly only a few know what they want from these mentors or what they can even bring to the table as a mentee.
This well-thought article will give insight
Startup founders and SME owners are always found helpless when it comes to funding, it doesn’t matter the kind of funding series. Their ideas get trapped or stolen while pitching an idea to bigger brands. It’s a new week and I must admit that I’ve become so used to creating
Life must go on, even after the irreplaceable have departed. So family business and organizations should be ready to continue when important figures leave. Yet this is something many fail to grasp.
There may be many reasons why senior executives, and chief executives, in particular, fail to prepare properly for
It is a new week and well another time for our quiz. I found this quiz by designhill.com that really helps you look inwards. How ready is your startup for success? Know now and do something about it. If you need clarification you can book me for one on
It’s another week and time for my favourite column on the blog. Today we will be discussing networking and its effects on business growth. Does it actually work? Do networks really help your business grow faster? I was at an entrepreneur’s forum over the weekend and Debola Williams was
Starting the series with someone I’ve always silently watched from afar. I knew about Timi Bello from my sister Phoebe. Timi was working with Black House Media which happened to be the PR agency of her workplace then. Phoebe spoke greatly about Timi and being an aspiring PR guru, i
I am of the belief that people learn a lot faster from hearing or reading about the experiences of others. This is why I have introduced the series “You Inspire”. Every 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month. We will be reading interviews of entrepreneurs who have managed to overcome
I get asked several questions daily on Instagram (questions that relate to entrepreneurship of course!) But today I was asked a question that inspired this article. What is the most difficult aspect? This post is really about you, my reader It is very hard to decide and I think
So it’s August! Where did time go ? I decided that to start this month I’ll share one of my favourite videos of all time. Its a compilation of advice from some of my favourite entrepreneurs from The late Steve Jobs, Seth Godwin, Jessica Livingston and more. Watch below
Marketing is creating awareness of a product or service. As a startup, the medium you use to create this awareness should be cost-effective and strategic. I sometimes find it strange how everyone speaks about starting a business and starting now! Or starting with your many doubts! How taking a leap
So the other day, I was asked why I’ve decided to focus my attention on young people in the business world. And I explained that I believe the reason why employees have a had time retaining staff and the reason why many people are unfulfilled in their chosen