Tag: goals


21
Jan 2019
Ep62: Business Lessons from Lion Heart

There is so much buzz about Lion Heart – the first Netflix original film produced in Nigeria, and directed by Nollywood actress, Genevieve Nnaji. While the movie was such a breadth of fresh air, we decided to pick business lessons from it (just like we did with Game of Thrones). Here are some lessons we learned from Lion Heart: Collaboration! it is better to own a bit of something then all of nothing Learn to harness the power of negotiation Don’t run your business in isolation, institute a corporate governance......

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15
Jan 2019
Ep61: What investors look out for

Access to finance is one problem that limits Entrepreneurs across Africa. However, sometimes it’s not about the availability of funding but about being Investor ready (which we discussed in one of our previous episodes). In this episode, we pick the brains of an exceptional investor, Luni Libes, Founder & Managing Director of fledge.co. Fledge is a global network of conscious company accelerators and seed funds, helping entrepreneurs create impactful companies and co-ops at scale through intense, short programs filled with education, guidance, and a massive amount of mentorship. Luni details in this......

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08
Jan 2019
Ep60: Start 2019 With a Bang

Happy New Year Afropreneurs!!!! Welcome to 2019!!! We are super excited about this new year and we hope you are too. What is so exciting you might ask? GOALS! Our Goals are making us excited. The beautiful thing about goals is, they give you something to look forward to. This year, we broke down our goals into financial, social, personal and business goals. We didn’t stop there, we summarized them in S.M.A.R.T ways into 7-point Agendas. We went on to create plans and get an accountability partner. Why does......

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11
Jul 2018
Ep53: What they do not tell you about Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship to many people is an escape from the 9-5 life. It creates a door to “freedom” especially as people feel like they are their own boss. Many quotes and founder stories give the impression that as an entrepreneur you get to call the shots, e.g. You can wake up whenever you like Choose when you want to go on a vacay Decide what days should be public holidays Make your own rules Make so much money and control that money Live above the “9-5 rules” and many more......

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11
Feb 2018
Ep52: Failure, the requirement for Success

Who likes to fail? Surely no one I know. Besides, failure is an integral part of our journey as entrepreneurs, why then do we run away from it (I am not saying we should aim to fail)? We believe there is a lot we can learn from failures, ours and other people's failures. We had a chat with Chude Jideonwo, and he shared his success and failure stories.