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Tales of the Nigerian Entrepreneur – Chapter 3 (Hi! I’m Charles the Software Engineer).

"Moving back to Nigeria was not the easiest decision I made because I was doing very well back in California as a Software engineer but people kept talking about the opportunities back home and how if I moved back I would be able to do more and impact more people at the same time. Trust [...]

By | 2017-12-20T11:13:33+00:00 December 20th, 2017|Business, Startups|0 Comments

Tales of the Nigerian Entrepreneur – Chapter 2 (Meet Funmi the “Fashion-Preneur”)

"Mehn I am tired of this job I go to everyday. Ah ahn! Waking up at 4.30am isn't cool at all and doing this Magodo-Vi route everyday is not for me. I really need to become my own boss!" These are the words Funmi told herself consistently for a period of 6 months until the [...]

By | 2017-12-13T11:07:42+00:00 December 13th, 2017|Business, Startups|1 Comment

What every entrepreneur must do at the end of every month

The end of the month comes with mixed feelings depending on how the month had gone for you and your business. Most business owners look forward to the new month believing that it is going to be better than the month than just ended especially when they did not met up with the goals and [...]

By | 2017-09-23T20:25:22+00:00 September 30th, 2017|Business, Startups|2 Comments

5 Signs Your Brand Needs Restructuring

It is very easy to get used to stagnancy without realizing it in business which is why the business must be reviewed periodically and restructured once the need arises. A lot of times, as entrepreneurs / business owners, we settle for less than we deserve because we don't even know what else is out there [...]

By | 2017-09-26T12:10:27+00:00 September 25th, 2017|Business, Startups|0 Comments

Retaining your customers as a service based entrepreneur

Most times people think once you start a business as an entrepreneur you have a physical product to sell but that is not always the case as in with service based businesses. It makes it kind of difficult to sell a product that people cannot see with their eyes or touch with their hands. Service [...]

By | 2017-09-19T06:59:08+00:00 September 22nd, 2017|Business, Clients, Startups|0 Comments

How to reduce startup overhead expenses

As a startup business it is very easy to consider very mundane and unnecessary things because of the excitement and over-zealousness that comes with starting your own business. After 6 months or maximum of a year, you start to ask yourself questions like: "Where did all the money go?" Well, you actually spent it all [...]

By | 2017-09-20T12:14:06+00:00 September 19th, 2017|Business, Startups|1 Comment

Entrepreneurship can be lonely; but you are not alone

The one thing that aspiring entrepreneurs don't prepare for is the loneliness that can come with entrepreneurship. Reading this, you might not even realize that you are lonely or perhaps you have been able to learn how to overcome this loneliness. Working a 9-5 is very different from entrepreneurship because more often than not, there [...]

By | 2017-08-01T09:43:37+00:00 August 1st, 2017|Business, Startups|0 Comments

10 things your customers wish you knew about them

How well do you know your customers? And how much are you doing to keep them? There are more than these 10 things that your customer wants you to do but let's start from here. 1. Customers value "good" service more than "fast" service: No doubt, customers want fast service but the thing is that first [...]

By | 2017-07-13T07:16:12+00:00 July 13th, 2017|Startups|0 Comments

How to start a business with no money

Do you know it is possible to start a business with no money? Yes it is possible to turn your  cupcake, tech or even fashion businesses ideas into reality with little or no money. Truth is that a lot of times when we want to start businesses we think money is the one thing holding [...]

By | 2017-07-10T13:47:20+00:00 July 10th, 2017|Startups|0 Comments