This is a career|business driven column where we have CEOs and other top Executives of different establishments share their success secrets, challenges, mistakes and pitfalls to avoid as we climb the ladder to a successful career|business. These business moguls teach us how to be on top of our game as employers|employees; how they have grown their businesses and how you too can start (if you don’t have one already) or grow your existing businesses.
To be in business, you must be selling a product or service in exchange for monetary value. That is the definition of business paraphrased.
Overtime, you may have heard, or even said so yourself that “business is not moving”. So many factors could lead to such poor return on business investments – poor communication, no competitive edge over other market share-holders, poor positioning, poor packaging, etc. Continue reading “CEO Memoirs: What Are You Really Selling?”
I personally do not think everyone is cut out to be an entrepreneur, but then they say “Never say never”. When it comes to entrepreneurship, I think it is only fair to give everyone an equal playground and opportunity to awaken the giant/dwarf entrepreneur within them. Continue reading “CEO Memoir: Awakening The Entrepreneur In You”
Every day of your life you will have your integrity tested. Much of the time it is very small things that are almost unnoticeable, but at others, it will require every ounce of your integrity and courage. – Strive Masiyiwa
“Most times, when I remember the works waiting for me, sleep becomes a sin.“
When you interact with any ‘serious’ minded individual – be it a student, teacher, trader, artisan, career/business person, politician or clergy, who wants to get ahead of his colleagues, contemporaries or competitors, you’ll find that such a person rarely spends his/her entire night sleeping. They either go to bed late (sometimes as late as 2,3am) and still wake up early the next morning. Or they sleep early (say around 9,10pm), program their sleep to last a few hours, Continue reading “CEO Memoir: Sleep Is for The Weak”