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EXECUTION 2015

EXECUTION 2015: How to Make this Year Work!

Welcome to 2015, so glad you made it! Breaking the silence It's been precisely 2 months ago you last heard from me, I wish it weren't so. But couldn't just help it. I have been busy working on a very impact-driven project with my Vision Partners [team] to relaunch one of our failed projects since 2011. Last week Tuesday we finally launched www.UniteNigeria.com and it's been one heck of a crazy ride! I just couldn't help NOT thinking of you and feeling bad about the sudden silence. … [Read More...]

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...]

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Stone tower

How To Upgrade Your Business: 5 Practical Steps That Guarantees Sustainable Business Growth

A man in a hot air balloon is lost. He sees a man on the ground and reduces height to speak to him. "Excuse me, can you tell me where I am?" "You're in a hot air balloon hovering thirty feet above this field," comes the reply. "You must work in Information Technology," says the balloonist. "I do," says the man, "How did you know?" "Well," says … [Read More...]

How do you have to work in order to get the results you want?

How To Work And Get The Kind Of Results You Want

“Nothing works by itself. You have to do the work required in order to get the result desired!” Everyone works, but do we all achieve the kind of results we really want? I don’t have a problem with working; I have an issue with ‘how’ people work. If the process (how) of working is wrong, the outcome (result) can never be right. This series is … [Read More...]

What makes a business branded?

The 4 Elements Of Effective BRANDING

Branding is perhaps the most over used word in business. I can totally understand why; there’s so much fuss about how impactful branding is on a business. For instance, the total monetary value of the coca-cola company’s asset is so small comparable to the estimated worth of the coca-cola brand itself which is $70.7billion.   How … [Read More...]

2012 ends

Best Of naijapreneur 2012

The year 2012 ends today! It's surprising to see 365 whole days gone by almost in a flash. Without doubt, 2012 has been a very rewarding year for me, both business-wise and personally. On the business side, I spoke in more events than all the previous years combined, my writings gained more global recognition, two new products/services were … [Read More...]

How Unusual is Bamidele Onibalusi

Unusual Entrepreneur Interview With Bamidele Onibalusi Of YoungPrePro.com

Welcome to another edition of the Unusual Entrepreneur Interviews and today I am very honoured to have gotten this Unusual Entrepreneur in question. His name is Bamidele Onibalusi, a 18-year old entrepreneur and the founder of YoungPrePro, a blog on how to write for traffic and money. If you are just joining us for the first time, this is the … [Read More...]