Each time I see a fellow Nigerian throw a biscuit wrap, an emptied plastic bottle, banana peels, or corncobs out of a moving car or while trekking on the sidewalks, […]
My team and I have been going through some challenges, and I have been keeping note of how we navigate these challenges day to day. Sometimes it gets so frustrating, […]
Say you have a business idea and you envision yourself executing this idea. You want to be the founder, the CEO, the everything, just you. You read about billionaires who […]
What is the point of going to school for years and searching for a job for even more years when the simplest life and business lessons can be learnt in […]
The market woman is more successful than most entrepreneurs out there. This is the painful but ironic truth.
Small businesses are the heart of entrepreneurship. Today I sat at the market and watched a woman sell and chop vegetable leaves with a smile. I learnt something from her, […]
It is funny how we want something so badly, and when we get it we move to another, and another, and another. That thing that you want so bad right […]
Take practical steps towards success. Wishing for success is never enough.
As a creative person, you’d surely face depression. Now you can do one of two things; kill yourself, or swallow the pain. The first is tempting, but the second is […]
Don’t try to solve all the world’s problems, just identify a problem around you and solve it in a highly creative way. That’s how to be an entrepreneur.
Indecisiveness is the attitudinal cause of failure.
Impatience is the principal cause of failure.
“Insanity is the price of greatness.”
Some months ago, my business partner and I had an appointment with an investor. We were to meet him at his office. When we walked in, he welcomed us and […]
Yesterday, I was browsing through Punch online newspaper, and I read that the Nigerian Naira has fallen even deeper against the dollar and now stands at ₦500 to $1. To […]
When I was in school I had a DJ friend whom I always admired. When it came to weekend parties, DJ Java was the man. Anyone who wanted to organize […]
Some weeks ago, I had a dream. What happened was, on that day I was thinking heavily about my startup and as I rested I sauntered into a rather deep sleep. […]
In my previous post I talked about how not having money can cause a lack of taste in everything, nothing will interest you anymore and you just damn everything. So, […]
When I started rebranding my blog about a month ago, I made a promise to myself and my readers to tell the good, the bad, and the ugly. I’ve been […]
When I started out to execute my business idea, it was with so much zeal and passion. I wanted to cause change in the society, develop the economy and influence […]
I’ve had a running nose and cough for some days now, but deep down I know it’s my body’s way of fighting a much bigger ailment, like malaria. So this […]
Today I visited a job consultant someone referred me to. The fact that you’re going into entrepreneurship doesn’t completely obliterate the relevance of the day job in your life. So […]
When I was starting out, I talked to so many people about my business idea, family and family friends alike. I specifically targeted my Aunt in Abuja because I knew […]
Does your business center on connecting technology with farming? Then AgLaunch Accelerator 2017 is for you. If chosen, you will participate in a 15-week world-class mentorship program in Memphis (U.S) […]
I am an introvert, not the bordering type, more like well at the extreme end of the spectrum type. But if you see me these past months, you will bet […]
Some days ago, I was in the barbershop cutting my hair, and looking into the mirror a thought hit me, “What are my chances of succeeding?” Just then it occurred to […]
There are different kinds of businessmen in this world, some deal in the virtual world (that’s the internet) while others deal in the more physical world. In fact, you’d be […]
Applications for the 2018 Rolex Awards for Enterprise are now open! The Rolex Awards for Enterprise support inspiring individuals between the ages of 18 and 30 who carry out innovative projects […]
Last week I was doing some reflecting, and I was thinking about how far I had come. Then something struck me, a thought, I had changed. My ambitions were changing […]
Some weeks ago, I was travelling by bus from Abuja to Lagos, and while the bus was loading I saw this guy sitting at the boot of the bus with […]
The 2017 application portal is open! TEEP is a pan-African entrepreneurship programme organised by Tony Elumelu Foundation with the vision of creating 10,000 startups across Africa within the next 10 years […]