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Musbahu El Yakub

Delivering Results in a Low-Trust Environment: A ‘Dangote-Wilmot’ Model

One of the major challenges faced by entrepreneurs in Nigeria and several other such countries is, unfortunately, fraudulent activities by staff. These activities include direct cash theft, under-invoicing of sales to favour a customer, over-pricing of purchases from suppliers, direct pilferage of products, etc. These actions make entrepreneurship more costly

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Build Your Business Tribe

  In our post on ‘Personal Tribe’, we discussed the evolution of tribal groups and the need for an entrepreneur to have a ‘personal tribe’. The features, benefits and composition of ‘personal tribes’ were discussed. Here we will discuss the need for an entrepreneur to have a ‘business tribe’ as

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Build Your Personal Tribe

As social creatures, human beings kept, and many still keep, to their ‘tribes’ for several benefits such as identity, protection, self-sufficiency and opportunity for growth. Overtime, trade, wars and politics have forced different levels of evolution to different tribal groups across the world. We are now living at a time we

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Young Entrepreneurs Support Sessions

In association with our company, Aperture Consulting, we are pleased to announce the commencement of our Young Entrepreneurs Support Sessions (‘YESS’). These are one day free consulting sessions aimed at helping young entrepreneurs clarify any business knotty issues that might be confronting them.  About five experienced consults will be available

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Free Training Programs for Start-up Entrepreneurs on How to Access Nigerian Government Intervention Funds

(Course Ref: FTP17/01): We have free training programs for start-up entrepreneurs on how to access various business intervention funds from the government of Nigeria. The program includes the following training modules: Moral and legal obligations of debt Needs assessment Nigerian government funding options for start-up businesses Processes and requirements Venues

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Creativity in Business (II)

Continued . . . (Credit: hrtalks.manpowerku) How to foster a culture of creativity in your organization: A number of large multi-national corporations and several quite unknown local companies are extremely good in creativity. You will always recognise such organisations when you cross their path or talk to their customers. Google

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Creativity in Business (I)

A lot of qualities are considered a personal must for the success of the entrepreneur and their organisation. Creativity as one of those qualities however, is unfortunately and wrongly, not given the prominence and importance that it deserves. A creative entrepreneur stands a greater chance of success than one that

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Musbahu El Yakub

Venture Creation Short Course

Mon, Feb 6, 2017, 8:00 AM – Fri, Feb 10, 2017, 3:00 PM WAT Centre for Entrepreneurial Development (CEDS), Covenant University Faith Avenue Ota, Ogun State

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Nigeria Export Workshop

Sat, January 21, 2017 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM WAT Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industries PLOT 10 DR. NURUDEEN OLOWOPOPO DRIVE, BESIDE MARWA/MKO GARDEN Ikeja, Lagos

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Young Entrepreneur Meetup

Sat, January 21, 2017,  10:00 AM – 1:00 PM WAT Capital Square 2nd Floor, The Garnet Building Km 14 Lekki-Epe Expressway Igbo Efon, Lekki, Lagos

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Earn your Leadership Everyday (II)

Continued . . . Communicate and motivate: Human beings have both a desire and need to communicate and be communicated with. You have to be able to listen to others as well communicate to them in a a language that is clear and which further inspires and motivates them. Motivation

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Earn your Leadership Everyday (I)

  ‘Earn your leadership everyday’ – Michael Jordan Success for the entrepreneur requires providing leadership to their organisation. Unfortunately, most entrepreneurs whilst good in their technical areas and commerce are unable to provide the inspirational leadership required to survive and excel over varying challenges the organisation will definitely face in

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Relationship Management for the Entrepreneur

(LinkedIn) In various posts on this blog, we have always stressed that success in business, as in life in general, is a result of several things done right. Nonetheless, there are a few factors that are absolutely necessary if you are to stand a good chance of succeeding in any

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