Tag: uwem


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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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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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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10
Jan 2017
2017 Watchword

It’s 2017! Happy New Year!!! There’s been a lot of talk during recent days, in the press and on social media, about how awful 2016 was. On a political level, there were random changes that brought the Political unrest In Gambia, Democratic Republic of Congo and Ethiopa, the social unrest in South Africa, and the credit crunch in Nigeria. There were terrorist attacks in Nigeria while the situation in Somalia and Sudan remains bleak. But this perspective is by no means the whole story. We also witnessed extraordinary feats......

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