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Nakumatt: What to Learn about Scaling Your Enterprise Entrepreneurship 

Nakumatt: What to Learn about Scaling Your Enterprise

The dream of many entrepreneurs globally is to launch their enterprises to span the whole world. That is a massive aspiration and vision. It is good to believe that you can fly. In fact, a small vision for you as an entrepreneur is not encouraged. It does not put enough fire in your belly to cause ripples around the world specifically in your niche. Recently, American businesses have entered the Great Lakes Region by storm. A good example is KFC, Kentucky Fried Chicken, the one of the famed Colonel Sanders….

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Building World Class Products: Stemming the Tide of Unemployment in Uganda Entrepreneurship 

Building World Class Products: Stemming the Tide of Unemployment in Uganda

We need to challenge ourselves. In the Startup Ecosystem in Uganda, it is time we delivered ventures that can be scaled and be a permanent presence in the world on a daily basis. This kind of thinking and desire is what will go a long way in solving the unemployment scourge in the country. The biggest employers in the Private sector in Uganda are not necessarily Ugandan companies. In fact, the world over, the biggest employers are more and more ICT based conglomerates. This tells us that an open niche…

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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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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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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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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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Is “Rolex Tourism” an Idea well thought out? Entrepreneurship Leadership 

Is “Rolex Tourism” an Idea well thought out?

When a Government official drapes himself in the very colors of the flag of a country, holds a press conference and announces “Government Policy”, we are supposed to take it seriously. By the time the Minister is holding a press conference, common assumption is that many people within the ministry have brainstormed, turning inside out an idea to find the whys and wherefores. Once satisfied that: The Idea is to the greatest positive interest of the country The Idea is viable The idea will create growth in the Sector which…

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