Entrepreneurship

Behind The Scenes And Beyond The Glitz of Social Media

Behind The Scenes And Beyond The Glitz of Social Media

Dear Everyone, One thing I keep saying and will continue to say is how social media can easily distort the picture of entrepreneurship. Most of the time, we prefer to share the good stuff rather than our failures and frustrations, because good stuff makes us feel...

Don’t Forget To Be Grateful.

Don’t Forget To Be Grateful.

Dear Entrepreneur, Don't forget to be grateful. Don't forget to recognize the good times. Entrepreneurship is one heck of a roller coaster ride. One day you are happily celebrating an achievement and the next day something goes wrong and you begin to wonder what the...

Think Seriously About The Big Picture.

Think Seriously About The Big Picture.

Dear Entrepreneur, Don’t forget to think seriously about the big picture. Your vision; where you see your venture many years from now. It is easy to get caught up in the day to day running of your startup that you forget to give very serious thought to the big...

Why You Need Fanatical Team Members or Cofounders.

Why You Need Fanatical Team Members or Cofounders.

This post was inspired by Brett Fox's post Dear Entrepreneur, When you are starting out, you need a fanatical team. One key factor which determines whether your startup will succeed or fail is your team. You are either working with the right people or you aren't. When...

Five Things To Note When Looking For An Awesome Mentor

Five Things To Note When Looking For An Awesome Mentor

Dear Aspiring Entrepreneur or Professional, Here's a thing or two about asking people to mentor you. Know Your Goals. Before you ask someone to mentor you, please know what your goals are and how that mentor can help you achieve them. One common trend I see among...

Stop Chasing The Hype and Focus on Your Business

Stop Chasing The Hype and Focus on Your Business

Dear Entrepreneurs, Stop following hype and living for vanity metrics. The advent of social media has made it very easy to deliberately or unconsciously project an image of yourself which could be misleading or different from the reality of things. Sometimes, it may...

Turning An Idea Into A Business: Recounting The Moments

Turning An Idea Into A Business: Recounting The Moments

On February 28th, in my 2nd Twitter Chat,  I was a guest on Tentmaker Ghana’s Twitter Chat talking about turning an idea into a business and recounting my experiences. In this post, I have compiled the questions I answered as well as my responses to the questions I was asked. So here we go!