Episode 26: How to build self-belief in business, with Aaron Munetsi

Self-belief in entrepreneurship is not just about being a confident person. It is about believing in your abilities to start and run a business successfully even when faced with failure. In this episode, I speak to Aaron Munetsi, a pioneer in aviation on the African continent. Starting from the Wrights Brothers who pioneered the aviationContinue reading “Episode 26: How to build self-belief in business, with Aaron Munetsi”

Episode 23: How to lead, manage strategy, and execute, with Dr. Alex Granger

Entrepreneurs are often building the plane, cleaning it, and flying it all at once. They must plan and execute their strategies all at the same time. How do they become excellent at leading themselves and their teams without losing sight of their vision? I am joined by Dr. Alex Granger – a global speaker andContinue reading “Episode 23: How to lead, manage strategy, and execute, with Dr. Alex Granger”

Special Episode: Nuts and Bolts Book Review

We are doing a book review and you could be a winner! Dr. McLean Sibanda is the author of Nuts and Bolts – a book about strengthening the innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystems of Africa. It is about lessons from his journey in innovation including as CEO of The Innovation Hub – one of Africa’s largestContinue reading “Special Episode: Nuts and Bolts Book Review”

Episode 22: How to spot new opportunities, with Kwame Bekoe

Entrepreneurs discover or create opportunities that ultimately lead to some of our favourite products and solutions to real pressing problems. But how exactly do they spot these opportunities in the first place? What is the mental alertness and type of thinking that allows entrepreneurs to continuously move the world forward? In this episode, I spokeContinue reading “Episode 22: How to spot new opportunities, with Kwame Bekoe”

Episode 21: How high growth entrepreneurs think, with Jito Kayumba

Do you have a high growth mindset? High growth enterprises are rare and their founders have a unique way of thinking. I spoke to Jito Kayumba, a Private Equity investor and partner at Kukula Capital in Zambia. We spoke about the unique ways in which the entrepreneurs of high growth businesses think and how youContinue reading “Episode 21: How high growth entrepreneurs think, with Jito Kayumba”

Episode 19: How to become an entrepreneurial leader

As the world continues to experience change, leadership becomes more important now more than ever. A certain type of leader – an entrepreneurial leader is needed to navigate change and find new opportunities in a new world. I spoke to Charles Washoma, a seasoned board director, entrepreneur, and former CEO of Sanlam Life Insurance inContinue reading “Episode 19: How to become an entrepreneurial leader”

Episode 14: The history and future of entrepreneurship in Africa, with Dr Charles Sinkala

Very little is known about the first form of trade and entrepreneurship in Africa.  Today the African continent is one of the poorest continents in the world. But history shows that trade and entrepreneurship happened in Africa in the early 500s. In this episode, we explore the mindset of entrepreneurship that existed in Africa inContinue reading “Episode 14: The history and future of entrepreneurship in Africa, with Dr Charles Sinkala”

Episode 13 – The mindset of transitioning from corporate to entrepreneurship

Many large companies have shed jobs driven both by digitalization and Covid19. For the first time, full-time employment is becoming less and less of a normality. In this episode, I spoke to Adi Kaimowitz on the type of mindset that employees looking to make a shift to entrepreneurship need to have. You may watch ourContinue reading “Episode 13 – The mindset of transitioning from corporate to entrepreneurship”

Episode 12 – How entrepreneurs should think about technology in their businesses

If you are an entrepreneur in more traditional sectors such as farming, tourism, fishing, and others, you may be wondering how you can start to take advantage of technologies shaping the Fourth Industrial revolution and digitalization. I believe technology presents an exciting opportunity for all entrepreneurs whether they are already in the technology sector orContinue reading “Episode 12 – How entrepreneurs should think about technology in their businesses”

Episode 10: Increasing your creativity, brand consciousness, and telling your story – with Joanne Augustin

Creativity is a competitive advantage in entrepreneurship, and yet it remains a fluid concept for many people. In this episode, I spoke to creative entrepreneur, brand, and content strategist, Joanne Augustin. She is the founder of “All Things Content” – a brand content strategy firm based in Atlanta, United States. We spoke about the conceptContinue reading “Episode 10: Increasing your creativity, brand consciousness, and telling your story – with Joanne Augustin”