Episode 30: How to build the mindset to disrupt yourself, with Nicky Verd

Nicky Verd is the author of “Disrupt yourself or be Disrupted” – a book about how disruption is not only happening to businesses, but also to individuals.  In this episode, we speak about the mindset required for you to assess your skills, your business, and to be proactive in responding to the disruption brought aboutContinue reading “Episode 30: How to build the mindset to disrupt yourself, with Nicky Verd”

What a fantastic season so far!

We’ve had incredible guests who have igniting our entrepreneurial minds this season! I look forward to sharing more conversations with these world-changers over the next few weeks. We will be releasing new episodes every 2nd week. Please feel free to listen to all the episodes so far in Season 2 here:

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

Episode 25: How social innovators create lasting change, with Daisy Kopolo

Social innovation has become part of our normal world. According to the World Economic Forum, social issues such as Climate Change, inequality, health, and poverty are problems that need urgent solutions. This episode is brought to you in collaboration with Eagle Wings Consultancy – a pan-african networking and consultancy firm founded by Candy Kansokomona. YouContinue reading “Episode 25: How social innovators create lasting change, with Daisy Kopolo”

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 15: How to develop a disruptive and innovative mindset

Disruptive companies are industry game-changers. They redefine the rules of the industries they disrupt and move the world forward. In this episode we spoke to Dr. Nik Eberl who is a scholar and practitioner in innovation. We explored how entrepreneurs can develop a disruptive mindset and the tools and strategies they can use. Innovation andContinue reading “Episode 15: How to develop a disruptive and innovative mindset”

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”