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

Entrepreneurship and the Extinction Protestors

The organisers of protests like the those trying to save the environment have a great point and I believe more should be done to protect our environment. There are several ways that we can achieve the same objectives. At the moment, the organisers have managed to bring attention to this Continue Reading

Why entrepreneurs are needed

Over the last 30 years, the importance of entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship has come to prominence. Prior to that the dream  has been for many people to get good paying jobs and settle down to a great career. The internet, advent of and development of startups like Facebook, Google, Amazon, Apple Continue Reading

Lessons from the G.O.A.T’s

The term GOAT ( Greatest of all times) is normally reserved for the very best in their fields and there is a good reason for that. These great people have broken records and managed to out perform all mere mortals. These are the greatest of the greats. They are head Continue Reading

Humility in Business

In one of my internet searches, I found a speech by Mr Mahindra of Mahindra Rise group. The speech was delivered to a group of graduates but attracted me because it was about what they don’t teach at business schools. As a teacher on the MBA course, I wanted to Continue Reading

The business of entertainment- Alton Towers experience

One of the most difficult businesses  to have is that of entertainment, there are variations in time and place of what entertainment can be and to different age groups and people. As it’s sometimes the case, it is good to change the way we learn and take learning out of Continue Reading

Is Fulfilment By Amazon the latest scam?

  Is this the latest scam or it is for real. The Fulfilment by Amazon ( FBA) and other online scams- step forward with caution. The road ahead can be full of danger, so investigate opportunities carefully. It is not the first time people will use great companies and turn Continue Reading

The challenge of entrepreneurship- making use of what you have

In August 2019 on a visit to Nigeria, I had the pleasure of travelling between Abuja and Makurdi by road. The trip took me across several states. The stretch of road was still mostly under construction and people with the knowledge of the country will tell you that there are Continue Reading

Continuation of the book “Entrepreneurship” by Bygrave and Zacharakis.

This book is full of ideas and steps for aspiring entrepreneurs and as previously mentioned in my other blog, definitely worthy of a read. There are different types of reasons why people turn to entrepreneurship, from being tired of being told what to do or just not being able to Continue Reading