Firm trains young lawyers on entrepreneurial skills
To equip young lawyers with vital information and resources that can acquaint them with entrepreneurial skills, a Lagos- based firm, GreySage Consulting, is set to commence embark on training of young lawyers. The project termed, ‘Do-It-Yourself approach to career development’, the firm said, is aimed at creating a prosperous and fulfilling work life. The…
Entrepreneur platform to empower 5,000 women in Niger Delta
Entrepreneurs Platform Initiative, (EPI) a non-profit female based business membership organisation , says it is set to empower 5,000 women entrepreneurs in the Niger Delta. President of the group, Mercy Bello Abu, said the target would be achieved through providing outlet for startup and business owners across the country to share their experiences, as well…
Inspiring Films Every Entrepreneur Should See Today
There is a level of determination and will-power you need to have to become an entrepreneur, and some days, those motivations are not just there. These movies will motivate and teach you while you are relaxed and, somewhat, having fun. Startup.com Startup.com is a 2001 documentary film that examines the rise and fall of the…
Seven resolutions for the 2018 entrepreneur
It’s a new year and a great opportunity to start afresh with new ideas, new rules and new principles. While a lot of individuals would be making new-year resolutions to improve their health, relationships and finances.....
Entrepreneur canvasses safe cooking during harmattan
Gabriella Oshinubi-Faronbi, the founder of Green Hut Africa, a social enterprise that promotes clean and safe cooking, has urged Nigerian women to adopt safe practices during the harmattan. Speaking with The Guardian on the recent online campaign: ‘KitchenSafetyFirst’, she said cooking safe, as the dry season sets in, is as important as driving safe. “Cooking…
‘Awareness and education about local tourism within Nigeria is super low and quite disheartening’
Nigeria is super low and honestly quite disheartening, the attention from the government as well is discouraging, but in two years of our business and three years of our blog, we have been able to educate and inspire quite a number of Nigerians and...
PHCCIMA tasks government on entrepreneurship, local production
Membere-Otaji in a statement, maintained that Make in Nigeria is a more direct message that Nigerian government is open for business as a country and to discourage capital flight.
My friends encouraged me when I gave up, says Paul Akoni
Creativity and originality are the basic challenges I’ve had to contend with in the business. Funding is also a key point that must be considered. Once those ones are out of it, you are as good as done.
Maybe success is a chameleon, after all
Challenges will always arise - Whatever you become successful at, there will always be bumps and hiccups along the way, things to learn and practice, and most certainly some failures to move beyond.
Managing the transition from fulltime employment to business
When you are planning your exit from 9 to 5, it is key that you place a premium on your time. Use the free periods you have to find out more about the business you are going into, those who are already in it, and what you can do differently.