Episode 20: How to deal with rejection in business

There is an old saying that goes champions eat “no” for breakfast. It is true for entrepreneurs. I recently spoke at an incubator – Women Enabled Enterprises – celebrating the entrepreneurs who had graduated from that incubator. I was encouraged by these entrepreneurs that despite having so much on their plate, they had put inContinue reading “Episode 20: How to deal with rejection in business”

Episode 18: Staying motivated as a change Agent

Entrepreneurs are constantly re-inventing things and other entrepreneurs start businesses that solve complex social problems. The path in entrepreneurship is hardly ever linear – it is more of a zig-zag. Motivating yourself on this journey is one of your most important resource. Zukiswa Mqolomba who is been effecting both social and economic change in placesContinue reading “Episode 18: Staying motivated as a change Agent”

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 08: A psychologist’s view on entrepreneurial wellness with Clinical Psychologist, Batetshi Matenge

Entrepreneurs often do not have the resources to commit themselves to long term psychotherapy. This could be resources either in time, money, or both. In this episode I interviewed a dear friend and a clinical psychologist on the importance of psychotherapy, mindfulness, and self-reflection for entrepreneurs. We spoke about how entrepreneurs who have had toughContinue reading “Episode 08: A psychologist’s view on entrepreneurial wellness with Clinical Psychologist, Batetshi Matenge”

Episode 06: Emotions in entrepreneurship – managing your emotions for better outcomes

Today, we launched our first Thursday of the month feature on emotions, fear, and entrepreneurship. In this episode, we gain an understanding of all the different ways in which our emotions impact our thoughts and ultimately business success. There are enough tools to help entrepreneurs think through technical aspects of their businesses, but few toolsContinue reading “Episode 06: Emotions in entrepreneurship – managing your emotions for better outcomes”