Leadership lesson from the Royal family

Sometimes it is difficult to keep all the jewels in the crown. The lesson from the UK Royal family The royal family do not get enough credit for their strategic and management decisions skills. The current upheavals affecting them in the last few months have brought out the best in Continue Reading

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

Consulting- Helping entrepreneurs to fulfil their dreams

One of the biggest challenges that entrepreneurs face is being able to review and get feedback on the ideas or opportunities that they are considering. Most entrepreneurs have several ideas on a daily basis, what they sometimes need is a critical and experienced reviewer to help them to shape and Continue Reading

Management consulting for small businesses: The vision of the future

More than 95% of businesses are classified as small to medium sized companies. These groups of companies have the highest rate of business failure, probably due to lack of appropriate resources to take them to the next level. Large corporations on the other hand can afford to augment their resources Continue Reading

The environment is big business

It is not only the rise in the Extinction Rebellion campaign that has brought the issue of the environment to the fore front of global news. Scientists have been warning us about the impact of our activities for many decades. Entrepreneurs have been looking at different ways of using alternative 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

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

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