Tag: entrepreneur


17
Feb 2017
4 Bad Habits Blocking Your Great Idea From Becoming a Successful Business

You can’t build a successful business without a great idea, and if you’re a passionate entrepreneur you’ve got a dozen ideas that you talk about all the time. Your enthusiasm is infectious. Your friends and family offer endless words of encouragement, and the constant praise makes you feel happy, fulfilled and optimistic. Surely this latest idea will skyrocket you into the stratosphere of success – right? Here’s the harsh truth. Your idea will probably never see the light of day, and if you’re honest – you’re not surprised. After all, it’s easier......

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13
Feb 2017
George Neequaye, the Entrepreneur who believes in Love

  George Sylvanus Niikoi Neequaye is a Ghanaian serial entrepreneur with a big heart! He believes his goal on earth is to make life better for the people who by no choice of theirs do not have a life they deserve. Love is one of his guiding principles and with this in mind and his talent of aestheticism through design and technology, he has been able to touch numerous lives. George is a Designer (Experience Design, Interaction Design and Graphic Design), a Social Entrepreneur, a Technologist, and a Model. George also is also......

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09
Feb 2017
How To Overcome The Hardest Part Of Entrepreneurship: Getting Started

We spend the majority of our young lives having others motivate and direct us – from parents and teachers pushing us to excel at learning, to peers inspiring us to push our limits and discover what we’re truly capable of, to loved ones causing us to look deeper into ourselves and develop who we are as a person, and where our moral compass points. It’s understandably jarring when that’s all yanked out from under us during an important time, and there are few more familiar with that feeling than entrepreneurs. For many,......

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08
Feb 2017
3 Steps To Launching A Successful Business

The most common mistake entrepreneurs make when launching something new is trying to do too much at once. I call it the hammer-and-nail syndrome. Let’s say I give you one hammer and one nail. Your job is to hold the hammer in one hand and the nail in the other. All you have to do is drive that nail into a piece of wood. That’s it; just nail that one product or service. You may miss the first time or even the second, but eventually you’ll nail it. But what if I......

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18
Jan 2017
Make money for free - The Afropreneur

This title sounds a bit misleading, because nothing worthwhile comes easy, but down the next lines you’d be glad you read it . This is not one of those get rich schemes, it is not online magic, pyramid schemes or MMM (the new craze in Nigeria). I was invited to deliver a keynote speech at the First Africa Startup Digital Accelerator last week and while preparing I realized how lots of people have great ideas but are still broke. It’s not just entrepreneurs, it applies to corporate workers, leaders and individuals generally.......

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14
Jan 2017
TAX GUIDE FOR COMPANIES IN NIGERIA

Do you sometimes get overwhelmed by the numerous taxes that you need to pay and need some clarification? You might have even missed or mixed up the due dates for filing and remitting the returns, thus incurring severe penalties. We have put together a simple guide to provide the most basic information you need to have handy with respect to the various taxes. This however does not replace the need for professional advice as tax matters may often require different interpretations and application depending on the peculiarity of the situation. You may......

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27
Dec 2016
Caesar Vulley, The Ghanian Social Entrepreneur with the passion for Africa

Born and raised in Ghana, West Africa, Caesar a Social Entrepreneur with a passion for improving health, supporting education, and alleviating poverty. He is  a proud Bucknell University alumnus and the founding president of Nested Savings, a nonprofit organization working to alleviate poverty in Africa via the execution of environmentally friendly initiatives that build economically resilient communities. The Nested Savings program  trains families in northern Uganda to keep chickens for egg production and provides a marketplace where they can exchange those eggs for income. The project aims at building resilience in communities......

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13
Dec 2016
How to Make the most of Startup Grind

Your network influences your networth. StartUp Grind is a global startup community for entrepreneurs that hosts monthly events in 200 cities and 85 countries. This month, there would be an end of the year party to celebrate entrepreneurs in Lagos. How do you take advantage of this event to improve your business? We started this article telling you that your network = Money if you know how to use it. StartUp Grind is a perfect place to expand that network and improve your income. SAY Hello and Smile: Walk up to someone and......

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13
Nov 2016
Meet Jean-Patrick Ehouman, the Ivorian Entrepreneur who loves to gives back

Jean-Patrick Ehouman is an Ivorian Tech Entrepreneur and rising african leader working on global issues in Africa. He is concerned by local softwares and apps and also african content. Basically a software architect, he is running Akendewa, a tech NGO and Tech Hub he started in 2009 and where his team and him are engaged in producing community apps (health, election, social engagement, …) and teaching young Africans how to use technologies for entrepreneurship and culture of peace. His organisation is the biggest tech community in Francophone Africa with more than 1000......

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