Episode 27: Nuts and Bolts Book Review -innovating in Africa, with Dr. McLean Sibanda

Nuts and Bolts is an inspirational book that ignites entrepreneurs, policymakers, investors, and mentors to build an environment that supports innovation and enables entrepreneurs to thrive. In this episode, I spoke to the author of Nuts and Bolts, Dr. McLean Sibanda about the book and how he repositioned Africa’s first internationally accredited technology and science park in Pretoria, South Africa.

Please listen to our conversation here:

Episode 35: Marketing as a strategy for innovative entrepreneurs, with Fiona Kigen Wellness for Entrepreneurs

Marketing is often the last thing entrepreneurs think about when making their product/service and starting their business. But, marketing is a powerful strategy for entrepreneurs and must be part of the product development process right at the beginning. Fiona Kigen – a marketing expert, Ph.D., and Vice President –  shares how entrepreneurs can do this in this episode. This episode is part of our strategy for entrepreneurs series.
  1. Episode 35: Marketing as a strategy for innovative entrepreneurs, with Fiona Kigen
  2. Episode 34: How to develop Strategy as an Entrepreneur
  3. Episode 33: How to deal with burnout as an entrepreneur
  4. Episode 32: Dealing with the fear of failure in business, with Didier Mbayo
  5. Episode 31: Finding opportunity in the tourism sector, with Robyn Christie

We start our conversation with his personal story, his professional journey, and ultimately the impact The Innovation Hub had on entrepreneurs. We are also joined by two avid listeners of the podcast: Terrie Molepo and Benny Maneli.

You may watch our video here: https://wellness4entrepreneurs.com/podcasts-episode-27-nuts-and-bolts-book-review-innovating-in-africa/

We rate the book 4-stars out 5! Please tell us if you agree with us.

Published by Mmathebe Zvobwo

I am a finance professional and a qualified Chartered Accountant. I am experienced in funding startups and developing entrepreneurs. I am also an experienced Executive in finance and Enterprise and Supplier Development with a demonstrated history of working in the retail, financial services, and technology industries. I am skilled in Strategy development, innovation management, building business models using emerging technologies, Investment Analysis, Internal Audit, Analytical Skills, Management, and Financial Accounting. I am also a strong business development professional with a Master of Management focused in Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation.

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