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Startup planning

Startup Planning: 5 Things You Fundamentally Need to Start A New Business

Startup planning refers to all the essential things you need to consider when starting up a new business. As an entrepreneur, there are so many things you need to consider when starting up a new business. But of all these things, the 5 essential factors you need to focus on during your startup planning that will guarantee a successful launch of your new business are; Team Product Market Business Model Capital Let’s take a closer look at each of them.   Startup … [Read More...]

entrepreneurial success

ENTREPRENEURIAL SUCCESS: What Does it Really Take?

What does it really take to achieve entrepreneurial success? From my experience as a business development consultant and entrepreneurial coach, I have seen two different schools of thought on this issue.   1.   It Takes WILL To Succeed As An Entrepreneur The first school of thought believes that entrepreneurial success is a matter of determination –WILL. The underlying assumption is this; if you are determined to succeed, you will succeed. This underlying assumption is built … [Read More...]

business revolution

BUSINESS REVOLUTION: 18 Ways to Build a Business that MATTERS!

Business revolution is what unusual entrepreneurs start. They don’t just Do business, they START a business revolution. How? By building a business that MATTERS! I have always strongly believed that there’s more to entrepreneurship than just business as usual. I believe entrepreneurship is a test of your life seeking expression through an idea. The idea is one that possesses you to do something about a problem, a need or an opportunity. It draws upon your passion, life experience, … [Read More...]

Entrepreneurial Advantage

The Entrepreneurial Advantage: Why Entrepreneurs Succeed Faster Than Others

 What’s the one thing that gives an entrepreneur the unfair advantage over others?   Time freedom. The fact that you own 100% of your time is your greatest advantage as an entrepreneur. While others have to give up their time in exchange for salary, entrepreneurs make use of their time to create products/services that makes them money. I’ve previously written about this; how entrepreneurs create wealth in their spare time. For an employee, there’s a limit to their income potential … [Read More...]

Becoming An Entrepreneur

How To Become An Entrepreneur: Entrepreneurship for The Rest of US!

Can Everyone Become An Entrepreneur? OR Is Entrepreneurship for Everyone?   To effectively answer this question, we’ve got to go back to the very beginning; what is entrepreneurship? We need to understand the very meaning of the word –entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurship is derived from the French word ‘Entrepreneur’, dating as far back as 1723. It means an individual who undertakes, organizes and manages any enterprise, especially a business with considerable initiative and risk. In … [Read More...]

The STATUS QUO Entrepreneur

The STATUS QUO Entrepreneur: Why Some Entrepreneurs Will NEVER Stop Struggling In Business

For every new subscriber to naijapreneur, in the welcome email, I often encourage them to write me back telling me about what they are currently struggling with in their business. In other words, what’s their business status quo? Exactly 3 days after their subscription, they get another email from me asking them to tell me what they are currently struggling with in their business. Why do I insist on you sharing your business struggles with me? Because I know you wouldn’t be reading … [Read More...]

balance

The Anatomy Of Entrepreneurship: Top 10 Characteristics of An Entrepreneur

Clearly understanding the characteristics of an entrepreneur is an important step in your entrepreneurial journey. Why? Because being an entrepreneur requires a lot from an individual that is often not properly thought through before many venture into entrepreneurship. But until recently, entrepreneurs were not widely studied. There was a general lack of knowledge and information about what made them tick. One of the leading studies on the anatomy of an entrepreneur was published by the … [Read More...]

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CEO

The 3 Essential Roles Of Successful CEOs

  Do you have what it takes to be a CEO? What are the essential roles of Successful CEOs? A CEO in a very simple term is the leader of an organization. This title is only given to someone who is occupying the highest position in an organization and is solely responsible for the success or failure of the organization. This means, you are a … [Read More...]

love

BUSINESS: What’s LOVE Got To Do With It?

Everything. Love is at the core of entrepreneurship. Love is what drives true entrepreneurial endeavours. Love is the reason why you think that idea of yours is going to change the world. Love is the reason why you gave up everything else to chase your entrepreneurial dreams. Love is why you are risking everything you’ve ever known and owned … [Read More...]

How Unusual Is Yaro Starak?

Unusual Entrepreneur Interview With Yaro Starak Of Entrepreneurs-Journey.com

Here’s another edition of the Unusual Entrepreneur Interviews and today I am very honoured to have gotten this Unusual Entrepreneur in question. His name is Yaro Starak, the founder of entrepreneurs-journey a great website where he offers down to earth tips and advice for internet entrepreneurs.   If you’re just joining us here and is … [Read More...]

How do entrepreneurs like Warren Buffet create so much wealth?

How Entrepreneurs Create Wealth In Their Spare Time

Question: How is wealth created?   Answer: In your spare time. Period.   Wealth is created in your spare time. The truly rich and wealthy made all their fortune from their spare time. You’ll only be as rich as how you spend your spare time. Mark Zuckerberg created Facebook in his spare time while in his dormitory at Harvard … [Read More...]

switching gears

Business Skills Checklist For Entrepreneurs

  What is the number one reason for most small business failures? The number one reason why most small businesses fail is low business IQ! A common trend among small business owners is thinking that all it takes to successfully run a business is technical skill plus some common sense. After all, business is all about selling your stuff to … [Read More...]