Entrepreneurs lead by examples

Not every leader is an entrepreneur and not entrepreneur is a leader. But entrepreneurs must have good leadership skills. Great leaders also need to possess good entrepreneurial skills to deal with issues in their organisations; such as encouraging innovative solutions, developing great strategies and being able to get teams of Continue Reading

Entrepreneurs solve problems and do good in the process

Transportation Most cities have problems of transporting people without gridlock. This problem is worse in most mega cities with rising population. In cities with population in excess of 10-20 million, governments and the private sector try a combination of ways to get the cities moving. In London and other large Continue Reading

Education fit for kings and queens

The current system of education was designed over 100 years ago. Of course there have been many changes and updates but the basic elements of the way we teach or what we teach have remained the same. What do I mean by the same system in place over many years? Continue Reading

The 2020 vision

The year 2020 should signify more than just your ability to see clearly into the future. It is either the end of a decade or the beginning of a new one. This should not be of great concern. It is another opportunity for a new start. For many business owners, Continue Reading

The importance of education for children

  The World Bank believes that over 265 million children under the age of 10 are unable to read and write. Not surprisingly, 90% of these children are in the poorer countries. Education is key if we are to eradicate poverty and break the circle of underdevelopment in poor countries. Continue Reading

Economists and Poverty Eradication

In October 2019, the 2019 Nobel prize for Economics was announced. The winners were AV Banerjee, M Kremer and E. Duflo based on their book titled “ Poor Economics: A radical rethinking of the way we fight global poverty”. The book immediately went to the top of my reading list. Continue Reading

Making the best of remittances

The World bank estimated that that there are around 258 million people who live outside of countries of births as at 2018. These people send money back to help those left behind in their home countries. These remittances account for a substantial percentage of GDP for many third world countries. Continue Reading

The beat goes on

There are different ways to make money and with unemployment for young people at its highest in most countries, many are going for self employment. Being an entrepreneur is one of the best ways to avoid unemployment. The best way to make money and improve our standards of living is Continue Reading

The need to eliminate kerosene and petrol products

The Environment is now a big and contentious issue. In most developing countries, the supply of power for electricity requires the use of different products such as kerosene and petrol, unfortunately, these products have been deemed dangerous not only for the health of the users but also the environment. Many Continue Reading