Tag: startup


31
Jul 2017
BMC-Business Plan Afropreneur POdcast Web

Driving home from one of Startup Grind Lagos’s meetup we had a discussion with one of the participating entrepreneurs which evolved into an interesting argument and now, an Afropreneur topic: Business Model Canvas vs Business Plan. Why do we need business plans? Why not stick with a Business Model Canvas (BMC)? When should Business plans be drafted? Who needs to see the business plan? So what is the difference between a BMC and a Business Plan? The difference is the level of detail! A business plan can reach up......

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15
Jun 2017
sTARTUP gRIND LAGOS pradeep palhawani-Afropreneur POdcast Web

Startup Grind Lagos celebrated her Female Entrepreneur/Founder month and it was so much fun. Three amazing personalities were hosted. They shared their experiences with the participating entrepreneurs. These personalities were Olatorera Oniru (a passionate African entrepreneur who we have had on our show before. You can listen to that episode here), Abimbola Adebakin and Pradeep Pahalwani. The meetup was very insightful and engaging. Different topical issues were discussed. Most of the conversations addressed life issues and challenges faced by entrepreneurs. Gender issues were also addressed. You missed, if you were......

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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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18
Apr 2017
6 things to quit-inc-afropreneur

Most of us grew up hearing the mantra “Don’t be a quitter,” and we’ve internalized it to the point where we feel guilty if we don’t finish a book that’s boring us to death. Our parents weren’t entirely wrong in saying that persistence is necessary for success, but sometimes quitting is the most effective course of action. Whether it’s a failed project, a thankless job, or a doomed relationship, quitting can be a virtue. “Quitting is leading too.” -Nelson Mandela As it turns out, some of us are really......

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12
Apr 2017
Build Your Business on the side the afropreneur

Not everyone is capable of building a business on the side because, let’s be honest — it’s so damn hard. People fail at building a business when they’re working on it full time, so imagine how difficult it is when you’re doing it on the side.