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...] about The STATUS QUO Entrepreneur: How To Stop Struggling In Business
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...] about The Anatomy Of Entrepreneurship: Top 10 Characteristics of An Entrepreneur
Very few things have as much impact on your capacity to succeed as an entrepreneur like learning does. From my over 10 years personal study of entrepreneurship and successful entrepreneurs, plus my 8 years personal experience as an entrepreneur, besides passion and purpose, one other common denominator I found across board is this; voracious learning. Self Education For Entrepreneurs All education is self-education. Period. It doesn’t matter if you’re sitting in a college … [Read more...] about DO MORE: 21 Free Powerful eBooks for Entrepreneurs, Plus Something Extra!
Regardless of the goal, task or activity being undertaken, there are a lot of factors that can be attributed to your success or failure in any given endeavour. But of all these factors, none is as powerful as personal conviction –a deep seated belief that you can accomplish the goal, task or activity and an unwavering commitment to do whatever it takes to get it done. This personal conviction comes from clarity of purpose –an unbiased understanding of WHY [the reason] you are undertaking … [Read more...] about What Is The Purpose Of Entrepreneurship? 21 Answers from 21 Unusual Entrepreneurs
Recently I got this remark from one of my startup consulting clients during one of our strategy sessions. She said; "why didn't I come to you 3 years ago when I just was starting out?" I replied; "Because you didn't think it was SO necessary". And that's the sincere answer. She was just starting out for the first time. She was full of her dreams and had great ideas about how her business was going to turn out. As a matter of fact, she had sufficient technical skills than most of her … [Read more...] about Entrepreneurial FOOLISHNESS: How To Become A Better FOOL In Business
Entrepreneurs are humans and all humans are prone to mistakes. As the saying goes; “no one is above mistake.” But you must also know that all mistakes are not created equal, some mistakes are more deadly than others, especially in business. So in this unusual article, I want to open your eyes to some of the deadly mistakes entrepreneurs make in their journey to change the world and profit from purpose. As always, I encourage you to join in this conversation by sharing from your own unique … [Read more...] about 7 Deadly Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make In Business