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Part 3: EXECUTION 2015!

Still on the issue of EXECUTION 2015 and our goal of making this year work for you and your business, permit me to go further. In my first unusual article on EXECUTION 2015, I pointed out the two kinds of execution that exists; Energy-Driven Execution and Strategy-Driven Execution. In the second installment of this series, I went a great deal to explain and analyze these two kinds of execution. This is my third piece, and I am going to talk about a very key component that is not often … [Read More...]

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Part 2: EXECUTION 2015!

In continuing our discussion on EXECUTION 2015 -how to make this year work, let me shed more insights on the two kinds of execution discussed previously. Energy-Driven Execution This is the most common type of execution in the world of business. As a matter of fact, it’s what 99% of entrepreneurs use and that’s why the 1% who succeed are those who use the other kind of execution. In other words, this is what powers majority of businesses. Let me tell you a story to practically … [Read More...]

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...]

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CASE STUDY: How I Made Close To 1Million In Sales Within 3 Months Of Selling Online!

My first experience with e-Commerce was selling my business consulting and internet marketing services through this blog, you can read about the results here. Then in January 2013, I came across Kaymu.com.ng while it was still in its early stage trying to break her way into the Nigerian e-Commerce terrain. It didn’t take me long to see the … [Read More...]

Fundamental Business Questions For Startup Entrepreneurs

11 Fundamental Business Questions For Every Startup Entrepreneur

Many people venture into the world of business without taking the time to critically answer some very fundamental business questions that goes a long way in determining how successful the new business venture becomes or not. In this article, I will be sharing the 11 fundamental business questions I usually use in my coaching and consulting … [Read More...]

What is the Origin Of Profits?

The Origin Of Profits: An Unusual Strategy For Increasing Profitability

After all is said and done, profit is essential to a business’ survival as air is essential to life. But how does one make profits? Or put another way, where the heck does profit come from?   Proffering an answer to these questions is the essence of this unusual article. This article has been overdue, I’m glad I finally wrote it, thanks … [Read More...]

How Unusual Is Mark Harai?

Unusual Entrepreneur Interview With Mark Harai Of MarkHarai.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 Mark Harai, an entrepreneur with over 20 years experience. He blogs at MarkHarai, a blog on entrepreneurship, startup and how to leverage the new media for business growth. If you are just … [Read More...]

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A Christmas GIFT For Entrepreneurs!

So it’s that time of the year again, when so many giveaways will be generously shared by your friends, family and even companies. Well for us at MADphilips, we want to giveaway NOT for free, but at a ridiculous discount one of our Differentiate Online services –blogging for business design. Beyond Websites … If your business doesn't have … [Read More...]