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Vital Information To Know Before Starting A Business

On this day, 15 years ago, a 20-year-old Harvard dropout Mark Zuckerberg had just developed theFacebook, an app which helps college students to connect with friends across their schools. Today, it is worth N24.7 trillion ($68.5 billion).

Here is something to inspire you:

Your dreams are valid

Zuckerberg claims he only wanted to solve a problem in college when he started out. Today, Facebook has over 2 billion monthly active users. Whatever the mind can conceive, it can achieve.

Find a motivation

In 1962, Bill Clinton, a senior secondary school student met with John F. Kennedy in Washington, D.C. at a special youth leadership conference. This experience left an impression on him. Not everyone will meet with the president. Read up on success stories of the greatest achievers in your field. Find out their strategies and challenges.


Create value

In simple terms, be a problem solver. What is it you want to fill? People want a simpler life. Re-evaluate your processes.


Building a network is as important as the business itself. Develop sustainable relationships with authorities in your career path as they will be useful in terms of recommendation and knowledge.

Embrace opportunities

Talent is good but if not groomed properly will become mediocre. For every idea thought out, there are five or more people around the globe with the same idea. When if you feel like giving up, remember excuses abound because opportunities dress up as challenges. While you are at it, devise ways of working smart.

Maintain Integrity

It is easy to derail if you are not self-disciplined. However, businesses that have outlived their owners is not because of any magic but because one of the main criteria for their success is integrity. When people identify you and your business as one with integrity, advertising becomes easier.

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