How to write a blog

How to write a blog

When I visited our Lab in Lagos in February, I engaged in a serious discussion with some digital markers as they auditioned to join our team. Btw, yes we are still searching for a competent digital marketer! My major approach for the audition was to find out how skilled each one was in their digital marketing strategies. So I asked…

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Startup Nigeria. Developing a growth mindset.

We keep hearing that there are 2 types of mindset – the growth mindset and the fixed mindset. Well before I explain how you can choose the later and begin to develop your idea, lets shout out to this platform, startup Nigeria. Startup Nigeria is an incubator program designed to provide Entrepreneurs and individuals in Nigeria who are solving big…

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7 ways to protect against Covid-19.Pt. 1 

*Pardon me because this blog has to be very long! This blog article is long and I have divided it into several parts.  As we face these pandemic crises and our healthcare centres begin to get jam packed with critical respiratory problems, I believe the most important thing now master ways to protect against CoVid-19. To find out what each…

What is CoVid-19 a.k.a Coronavirus?

What is CoVid-19 a.k.a Coronavirus?

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a new Coronavirus which is spread primarily through contact with an infected person when they cough or sneeze. It also spreads when a person touches a surface or object that has the virus on it, then touches their eyes, nose, or mouth. And unfortunately the virus can stay on surfaces for…

global health challenges - malnutrition, CoVid-19

Global health challenges: Flu, water, malnutrition, now CoVid-19.

The new COVID-19 has led to more than 454,000 illnesses and more than 20,550 deaths worldwide. While we fight the CoVid-19 pandemic, we should also not forget that we have other global health challenges which have been evident to cause even higher deaths within the past years. 785 million people lack even a basic drinking-water service, including 144 million people…

How to capture your best business ideas

How to capture your best business ideas.

Life in Africa is beautiful, especially if you have financial resources and access to a profound social network. But what if you come from a background where you might have to create your own blueprint to success. You might be the first to get higher education and everyone expects you now to shoulder the whole family. This is when you…

Blueprint To Succeed in 2020

Blueprint To Succeed in 2020

2020 came in a rush for many of us. We barely wrapped up 2019 and here we are almost 3 week in. Nevertheless, I am very excited because I have a whole lot of exciting results I want to get this year. Have you set the results for 2020 straight? Are you aware about what your entrepreneurship path, your personal…

7 entrepreneurship steps to get great things done!

There is greatness in simplicity.

I grew up in a very complex culture where you have to be super creative which on the other hand even leads to more complexity. At the end of the day you are overwhelmed with so much ideas and things to do that you end up not actually taking one single action. This is a no go if you want…

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Find your power and the secret to success.

I am not going to list out a step or guide as the secret to success. No, I would rather want you to understand how to develop a lifestyle that would bring you lasting success, in your personal life as well as in your professional life. There is only one secret and that is “knowledge”. Knowledge is power. Knowledge is…

Secret-to-wealth. Start a business with what you have

Start a business with what you have

I keep getting people write me saying they do not have capital to start a business. Some even send me these kind of one liner questions – business to do with 100k, best business to invest in, small businesses to start in Nigeria. First of all, let me say that these phrases are not proper questions. If you cannot send…

10 things to include in your business plan!

10 things to include in your business plan!

Anytime we hear business plan, the name alone could scare us and make us feel like this is going to be a very tedious and non-rewarding process. No it would not! So many people do not really know where to start from. And hell yes, they are justified. How do you start creating a business plan for a business that…

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10 lucrative business ideas in Nigeria.

Finding the right business idea is all about finding a problem you are passionate about to solve. Look deeper into the service industry as there are many opportunities there. Service industry does not really require high capital, and your fixed cost could be as low as zero if you work from home. Ok, maybe internet cost and transportation, some advertising cost and setup of company.

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Fashion industry business ideas in Nigeria in fashion

In the first blog episode in this series “business in fashion”, I expanded a lot about the diverse opportunities in the fashion industry without actually focusing my attention to tailoring. Because tailoring is just one aspect in the industry. This automatically explains why a real fashion designer must not know how to sew, nor must they know how to make or assemble…

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Business in fashion. 35 careers, which is for you?

Now, it is important not to forget that fashion is all about the unique aesthetics you create. Also that the fashion industry offers you a great opportunity to explore different jobs, services or professions.
Being smart means you have to carve out your own niche and build a business around it. And guess what, there are a couple of ways to actually start this business from home, with very little investment needed.

How to achieve that dream

How to achieve that dream or vision of yours.

Remember, number 1 is to identify the next logical thing or action to take. Number two is to create an action plan for yourself. Take a pen and paper and outline all the activities for that action. So now, let’s say you vision is to be the best fashion designer in Nigeria. Great. Simply wishing or visioning that will not Katapult you to become Nigerians number 1 designer.

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How to find a great business idea

The first approach to finding a great business idea for yourself is to know what you are passionate about. It is time to tap into your own mind, to dig deep and recall those activities that make you feel like you are on top of the world.

How to start a fashion business with less than 80K!

How to start a fashion business with less than 80K!

Starting any kind of business requires determination, endurance and dedication. But the fashion business required even more than ten times of these qualities, especially now that everyone is a designer, right? The fancy idea of parties, creativity, runway shows is all a huge lie. In fashion business, you will spend less than 10% of your time actually designing or having…

How second-hand clothes disrupt Africa

$ 46 billion worth of clothes is stuck in Britisch wardrobes Contrary to the British who stuck an unbelievable $ 46 billion worth of clothes in their wardrobes, here in Austria we love to send our used clothes, which was meant to be disposed, to Africa. Why? To reduce textile waste in Europe and to give clothes a second life.…

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Building freedom with Osato

Over 22000 Migrants have lost their lives on the high sea trying to migrate from their home country to Europe. Because these migrants cannot tell their stories anymore, does not mean all is well. Many were children, fathers, mothers, brothers, sisters, uncles, aunties, friends. They all had someone they left behind, they all had dreams to achieve. May of us…

Joadre business training

Stay focused to your goals

The information we consume, generates a perception in our minds. Very often we lose control over ourthoughts. Our minds begin to  ponder on things that would not bring us any value. If we dwell on thesethoughts, it will influence our ability to act. We get distracted from our goal. How do we stay focused? Take for example social media postings –…

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Ordering directly from the makers. The impact!

If you have been following our work since we founded our organisation EXIT in 2006, you will know that our sole vision is to prevent disadvantaged Africans from falling victims of human trafficking. That is why we launched  the Joadre project in 2014. But we have come to a point in our engagement that demands us to expand our social…

secret to success. sustainable impact joadre verein EXIT

Find your power and the secret to success

I am not going to list out a step or guide as the secret to success. No, I would rather want you to understand how to develop a lifestyle that would bring you lasting success, in your personal life as well as in your professional life. There is only one secret and that is “knowledge”. Knowledge is power. Knowledge is…

What if Africans are half the world’s population?

What if Africans are half the world’s population?

As an entrepreneur, your first duty is to care about what happens outside your world. Observing the view from a foreign perspective is an essential action that allows you even come up with business ideas to increase your income. Do not sit lamenting about Africa’s poor infrastructure. While you do that, western companies are strategically planing how to enter into…

Fast fashion problems

21 billion shoes made and yet people are poor.

Who actually feels more comfortable in heels than barefoot? Gone are the days where shoes were worn just for functionality. Shoes are fashion. They tell you a story about the wearer.  With so much technological and industrial revolution, one would think that most of our shoes are made by robots. If you mean human robots, then yes! But hell no,…

7 entrepreneurship steps to get great things done!

Before you start a business idea, do this!

If you live in places like Lagos, Nigeria or some mega city with a very dense population, there is so much going on. Both positive and negative. There are challenges that you see and wonder why on earth are things this way. Get stuck in a traffic jam on the Lagos third mainland bridge and you will understand what I…

Empowering african women joadre

How to raise funds for your project, Pt 1

If you intend to start any business or a project, there is almost no way around having money, right?.  But how do you raise the money you need? When you do not have a water proof business plan, then topic of  investors, business angels and venture capital money can not be on the table. Our brand is a sustainable one with the…

Its our right to demand equality!

Its our right to demand equality!

Women should earn less because they are less intelligent? Weaker? Dumb? I guess Korwin-Mikke never heard of Valentina Tereshkova who visited space while he was still struggling to understand his masculine privileges or neither has he heard of  Liala Ali who could definitely rehabilitate his mind with one left-hand punch.  I must say, he bluffed me. When you hear something like this, you might say…

Applied knowledge is powerful.

Knowledge is the key to your own freedom. even at that said, what value does knowledge have if it is not applied? Applied knowledge is powerful! Every successful entrepreneur today invested in becoming a key person of influence, what we call a KPI. I would teach and write about how to become a KPI in your industry in future tutorials…

Plan to travel out? Take care!

I recently met people who were so keen about travelling out of the country because of one reason or the other. You might think it is unfair to watch your friends fly in, fly out, like they are boarding a bike to the junction to get barbecue. Well for some, the west is a ticket away and for others a…

WHY YOU NEED TO PLAN

Imagine you had a very clear idea or picture of who you want to be in 10 years, but when you look at where you are now, you are overwhelmed about the possibility that you will become that person. Being overwhelmed might come from your not being able to see a clear route that would take you to become that person in 10 years.

5 businesses to start with less than 100K in Nigeria.

What business to start? This is a hot question! Very Often we are not satisfied with our 9 to 5 jobs because we know that we have more potential and probably the job environment will not allow us develop and grow this potential. And maybe the salary we earn is not actually sufficient to cover our expenses. Or you might be craving…

More Than Ever, 45 Million People Are Slaves! Pt. 2

But for who do they have to work for?. Who are they salves to?. Who do they produce for or render services to?. Apart from the person or network directly profiting from their work by forcefully taking the money they earn, the products they make and the services they render, finds its way into our global retail and consumer industry.…

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