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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...]

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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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PRICING: How To Charge Whatever You Like Without Losing The Customer!

There are businesses that worry about the cost of their products/services, and there are those who don't. Success goes to the business that doesn't have to worry about the price of what they sell. Want to know why? Ok, here you go! When price is still part of the factors your target customers consider before buying from you, then you don't … [Read More...]

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7 Deadly Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make 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 … [Read More...]

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What Makes You A CEO?

Just like anything else in life, CEOs also come in various categories; we have those who make their companies great and those who bring their companies pain; we have those who lead and those who rule; we have those who win and those who lose.  What makes them different? That’s the focus of this unusual article. I want to briefly discuss 3 simple … [Read More...]

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7 Reasons Why Most Entrepreneurs Fail in Business

Entrepreneurship is a way of life that offers unlimited possibilities to those who truly believe in it and live by it. But at the same time, entrepreneurship is a way of life that can totally alter the course of your life if misunderstood.   Entrepreneurship is not something you can fake your way through; you are either doing it right or … [Read More...]

How can creativity be harnessed for business success?

How To Unlock The Power Of Creativity For Cutting-Edge Innovation

It is said that the only constant thing in life is change. Entrepreneurship is about thriving on change. A business cannot continue to do the same thing every day and hope to remain competitive. In business as well as in life, change is not a choice, it’s a must. The options are very clear; innovate or die!   If there’s one aspect … [Read More...]