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

It is not over unless you give up

” It is not over…” is one of the best motivational speeches I have ever listened to. It was by the motivational speaker; Les Brown, titled ‘ It is not over until I win’.  The speech reminded me of my young niece who had the same attitude. She hated not 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

The education system must change to cater for entrepreneurship in schools

Many people have criticised the current education system as being out of date. Some have gone as far as saying the system is ‘not fit’ for the new ways of working. There is a need to modify the the school curriculum to allow for entrepreneurship to be a part of Continue Reading

Self motivation and Chasing your own greatness

The months of July and August each year are the months that most universities conduct their graduation ceremonies. I read many stories about students overcoming difficult circumstances to achieve their dreams. As teachers, we try to encourage our students, but it can be difficult to touch every student in the Continue Reading