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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 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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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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Musbahu El Yakub

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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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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