Tag: Blessing


13
Sep 2017
7 Ways to Make Networking your Superpower

I was a guest speaker at an entrepreneurship event on Saturday and I asked the entrepreneurs a question: “Your Funding or Your Network, which is more important?” I would not answer the question now. I will let you decide at the end of this article. Steve Jobs and Steve Woz met a long time ago. Woz was the guy who liked to piece things together to make new stuff for fun. Jobs on the other hand was an innate brand conscious entrepreneur. The two met and created a product.......

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31
Aug 2017
To-Do Accountability sheet

To guard against procrastination and effectively manage your time, planning is key. This is why we write To-Do lists. It helps us navigate through the day and keeps us aware of the tasks for the day. This helps us take small steps to achieve bigger goals. You can learn how to set goals here. However, how can we be accountable for taking actions in line with our to-do lists? How can we effectively motivate ourselves to keep going and be responsible for the fulfillment of our goals? We learned......

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06
Jun 2017
multitasking Afropreneur POdcast Web

Hello Everyone! It’s been a while and we thoroughly apologize. This week we are focusing on ‘Multitasking’, is multitasking the best way to handle tasks? is it efficient? Does multitasking help you achieve more? Does multitasking equate productivity? What are the alternatives to multitasking? Is it safe to text while driving? I am sure you’ll be wondering how relevant this is to businesses. Let me explain, last week I sent an email to a client (easy stuff) but I forgot to add an attachment, just because my mind was......

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12
Apr 2017
Yvette Ondachi-Eradicating - Poverty-Afropreneur POdcast Web

Hello Afropreneurs, Entrepreneurship can be hard, yes we said it, really hard! Especially with the socio-economic problems we face in our continent. However, solutions lie where challenges exist! We believe the key to reducing poverty in our continent is through encouraging and promoting Entrepreneurship and small businesses. According to a report by National Bureau of Statisitics, at least 112 million Nigerians now live below poverty. This accounts for about 67 percent of the total population. The level marked as global poor is on the one billion mark and Nigeria accounts......

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03
Apr 2017
sTARTUP gRIND LAGOS cHRIS KWEKOWE-Afropreneur POdcast Web

Hi Afropreneur, This week we had the honor of speaking to a talented young entrepreneur making waves in Nigeria, we jokingly called him the Mark Zukerberg of Africa. I’m sure you are wondering who this is? He is Chris Kwekowe, CEO of Slatecube. Chris is an interesting young man whose entrepreneurial journey is filled with lessons for the everyday African Entrepreneur. One quote from him that got me thinking was that on Passion and how passion is never enough. Chris, who started the parent company – microbold, at age......

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19
Mar 2017
Hard work smart work-Afropreneur POdcast Web

Hello Afropreneur, A question has bugged us for a while and it inspired this podcast. A bricklayer and a web developer, who works harder? This question is not intended to undermine anyone’s hustle. It just got us thinking. What should we define hard work by? Is hard work defined based on mental activity or physical activity? Why do people rate mental activity above physical activity? Why do we pay more for more mentally tasking activities in comparison to physically tasking activities? We evaluated the work environment across industries. We......

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