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WHY AN ENTREPRENEUR SHOULD BELONG TO A GROUP Growth Strategies Personal Development 

WHY AN ENTREPRENEUR SHOULD BELONG TO A GROUP

It is said “If you want to go fast, go alone but if you want to go far, go together.” in the startup world, I look at it from another perspective; “if you want your startup to die sooner than predicted, run it alone. But if you want to build an empire to last generations, carry along others”. It’s super important that an entrepreneur belongs to a community of fellow entrepreneurs. It could be a SACCO, Investment Club or an Entrepreneurial club – as long as it has like-minded people….

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Ban the fossil fuel industry from Climate Change negotiations Social Innovation 

Ban the fossil fuel industry from Climate Change negotiations

Big Impact of Big Fossil Led by old king coal and petroleum, fossil fuels kick-started the industrial revolution in the mid-1700s, essentially the beginning of “civilization” as we know it today, driving stratospheric improvements in quality of life and life expectancy, globally. However, the burning of fossil fu2els has been a double edged sword, one which simultaneously launched an astronomical rise in the levels of greenhouse gases, in our atmosphere, that trap heat, catalyzing climate change and a catastrophic rise in surface temperatures across our planet. By 2015, various studies highlighted…

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DOING A SIDE HUSTLE? HERE ARE 3 WAYS TO BALANCE IT WITH YOUR DAYTIME JOB! Business Entrepreneurship New Thinking 

DOING A SIDE HUSTLE? HERE ARE 3 WAYS TO BALANCE IT WITH YOUR DAYTIME JOB!

It is becoming common for Ugandans to rely on more than just their daytime jobs. They are doing this to make sure they diversify their income streams. But, not everyone finds it easy to keep the scales balanced. As the old adage goes, no man can serve two masters at ago. It indeed applies to the case where your daytime job and side hustle are fighting for your job. Are you being more loyal to your side hustle or the daytime job? Would you like to balance the scale and…

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A Toast to Uganda General 

A Toast to Uganda

Dea-tráthnóna agus Lá Shona Fhéile Pádraig! My dear Cherubim and Seraphim who grace this Blessed, most beautiful land we all live to love more and more with each passing moment; A stunning country it is, with the loveliest of climes, scenery so amazing and a delightful mélange of flora and fauna. Taking one on a journey most enchanted, from Simba‘s Shea pride-lands in Kidepo, sailing past the Nile’s waters thundering ferociously over Murchison Falls; fluttering by Queen Elizabeth National Park’s ornithological marvels, swinging through Tarzan’s hangouts dotted about from the…

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Impact of climate change in Uganda and the importance of COP21 Social Innovation 

Impact of climate change in Uganda and the importance of COP21

So, what’s COP21 and why does it matter? Conference of the Parties (COP), also known as the Climate Conference, is a gathering of the countries that signed up to an international treaty, called the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC or “UNF-triple C”) in 1992. Last year’s COP in Paris was the 21st conference –COP21, and in 2016, Marrakech will host the 22nd conference –COP22. At COP21, a legally binding commitment called the Paris Agreement was adopted by 196 countries which are parties to the UNFCCC, with the aim…

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How To Rewrite your Ending… Personal Development 

How To Rewrite your Ending…

…and see opportunity when its logical to see failure Seated in a matatu (taxi-public transport van) for what seemed like the longest ride of my life, I decided to start reading a book on my phone. I was looking out thinking about the philosopher’s stone in The Alchemist, when I realized the young girl seated in front me was staring. She had a puzzled look on her face. So, I tilted the phone so that she’d see what I was doing. She immediately realized that I had noticed her interest…

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Another Gold-Mine in Uganda: How a Startup Fosters Parents’ Engagement in Education Education Entrepreneurship 

Another Gold-Mine in Uganda: How a Startup Fosters Parents’ Engagement in Education

In one year, your child spends only 3 months with you and the rest of the 7 months in school. You get information from school approximately 3 times in those 7 months. By the time you get this information (Read Report Cards), there is nothing you can do to contribute to the child’s performance for that term. Daily Feedback About Work Vs. One Feedback in 3 Months about your child! On the other hand, you get actionable information about your business (if you run one) on a daily basis. If you…

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