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Entrepreneurship: Are You Doing it Right? Entrepreneurship Personal Development 

Entrepreneurship: Are You Doing it Right?

One of the greatest rewards of what I do is that I get to talk to real people about real problems. Its one thing reading about challenges, its another hearing real life experiences of what it means to be an entrepreneur. Entrepreneurship is often portrayed as a grueling nightmare filled with many late nights and early mornings, so early that many entrepreneurs seem to be shoved into day light unwillingly. There is always so much to do and very little time to get to it. Burnout categorized by failures upon…

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Mark Zuckerberg in iHub Kenya: What Can we in Uganda Learn? Business Entrepreneurship Social Media 

Mark Zuckerberg in iHub Kenya: What Can we in Uganda Learn?

Forbes Magazine has reported Marck Zuckerberg to having declared that “Africa Will Build the Future”. That is a story that is good for us, and obviously, it is not the first time that such an utterance is made about Africa. Mark has been on a visit to Sub Saharan Africa for the very first time in his life. Obviously, what he saw is what made him say what he did, especially after touring Nigeria and Kenya. Facebook was on 1st September 2016 awash with photos of the founder Mark Zuckerberg…

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5 Secrets to Crushing it as an Entrepreneur in Africa Entrepreneurship 

5 Secrets to Crushing it as an Entrepreneur in Africa

I have the privilege of working with entrepreneurs everyday. While listening to their journeys and understanding the support they need to take their BIG IDEA to the next level, I realized that there were identifiable patterns that led to the success of some and the downfall of many. I have watched over and over again as people say, “I wish I had known that then” whenever the patterns were shared. The businesses that have integrated the secrets below have known quicker growth and longevity. I have broken down them down…

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What is the Hallmark of Disruptive Innovation? A Focus on Mandulis Energy Uncategorised 

What is the Hallmark of Disruptive Innovation? A Focus on Mandulis Energy

In a previous post, we intimated that innovation is more than just the development of software or apps. Information Technology is a powerful driver of innovation in so far as it is no more than a tool for innovation, as ultimately, not every problem can be solved by an app. Innovation is defined as a new idea, process, product or business model that can also have an impact, meanwhile an invention is simply a novelty which may or may not have an impact. Innovation in entrepreneurship is a manifestation of…

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3 Principles To Help You Increase Your Speed of Execution in Innovation Business Entrepreneurship Ventures 

3 Principles To Help You Increase Your Speed of Execution in Innovation

You spend months or years researching your hot idea, build prototypes, have endless brainstorming sessions (even if you are a lone ranger), and you have done exhaustive market research. The dream is taking shape, you go a step further and get patents or the necessary Intellectual property on your prototypes. You are passionate but you don’t have the finances, partners and credibility to take your product to mass production as you envisioned. What do you do? The Financing Conundrum Now you face a challenge beyond the idea: Execution. The world…

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