Opportunity Is What You Create

– By Mirza Yawar Baig I was in the Anamallais, just married a few months and a lowly Assistant Manager in Lower Sheikalmudi Estate. My wife and I lived in the ‘haunted’ bungalow near the tennis court and I was busy trying to make a career and stand out in

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Mentors, Investors and Philanthropists

A robust entrepreneurial class is a blessing to any society. However, entrepreneurship is challenging and to enhance the chances of success, we all need to support our young entrepreneurs in any way we can. We work with mentors, investors and philanthropists to select entrepreneurs that need the kind of support

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Entrepreneurship Grant

Business Grant Reference: G01 – 18 Amount: N300,000.00 Closing: 27/7/2018 Announcement: 10/8/2018 * Presentation: 18/8/2018 * We are pleased to announce the availability of an entrepreneurship grant of N300,000.00 (three hundred thousand Naira) only provided by a philanthropist. The said maximum amount is to be provided to a Nigerian entrepreneur

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Living Success (Series)

No matter the role you are playing in life, these are indeed very ‘noisy’ times. From distractions to outright wrong information and ‘principles’, we are daily bombarded by people and modern communication tools. Unless, our feet are fully grounded, we run the risk of putting effort and committing resources but

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SAIL YOUR BOAT – Success is a Lifestyle and a Journey

Irrespective of your calling in life, you need to define what success is. Unless this is done correctly, individuals and societies end up working hard on wrong premises and even achieving laurels that end up meaning nothing or only little to them. It is against this background that I wrote

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Pathway to Entrepreneurship (Abuja and Lagos)

Our ‘Pathway to Entrepreneurship’ is an intensive training and personal advisory program for those considering going into and those in early stages of business. Minimum qualification: University students in their final year of study, NYSC members, graduates, junior executives in employment, and those aspiring to leave or retire from paid

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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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