Episode 37: Closing Season 2 with Mindfulness

It’s the end of the year and it’s time for some reflection. This episode closes Season 2 of the Wellness for Entrepreneurs Podcast and also helps you to practice mindfulness techniques that are useful for you as an entrepreneur. Please take some time out for yourself to nourish your mind as it is your mostContinue reading “Episode 37: Closing Season 2 with Mindfulness”

Episode 36: How to make sense of a changing world in business

Happy Global Entrepreneurship Week! We are living in a world that is constantly changing which makes planning for business strategy very difficult. In this episode, we speak about how you can sharpen your sensemaking ability that will help you find direction in a chaotic environment. Sensemaking is useful for entrepreneurs as a strategy for entrepreneursContinue reading “Episode 36: How to make sense of a changing world in business”

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

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 thisContinue reading “Episode 35: Marketing as a strategy for innovative entrepreneurs, with Fiona Kigen”

Episode 34: How to develop strategy as an entrepreneur

Strategy for entrepreneurs is more critical than the product/service that they offer. Strategy is about creating a plan to win right at the beginning of starting your business. In this episode, I talk about how Entrepreneurial Orientation is useful for entrepreneurs as a strategy. Stay tuned as this is a series. I also suggest toolsContinue reading “Episode 34: How to develop strategy as an entrepreneur”

Episode 33: How to deal with burnout as an entrepreneur

Entrepreneurs face a high risk of burnout due to their passion, uncertain environments, and conflicting demands. But the “hustle-culture” has promoted an inability to recognize burnout in entrepreneurs. This episode helps entrepreneurs to recognize burnout and recommends strategies for coping.  You may listen here: You may watch here:

Episode 31: Finding opportunity in the tourism sector, with Robyn Christie

The travel and tourism industry has been one of the hardest-hit and disrupted by recent changes that happened over the last year and a half. For entrepreneurs in the travel and tourism industry, it is time to take stock of these changes and find opportunities to grow your business! Robyn Christie shares how you canContinue reading “Episode 31: Finding opportunity in the tourism sector, with Robyn Christie”

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”

Episode 29: Balancing family and identity as an entrepreneur

In this episode, Edzai Zvobwo and I speak about how to navigate family as an entrepreneur and how to design synergies and boundaries that help you thrive in your entrepreneurship journey. We talk about the importance of maintaining balance such that you stay centred while navigating the challenges of growing and starting a business. EdzaiContinue reading “Episode 29: Balancing family and identity as an entrepreneur”

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‚Äôs first internationally accredited technology and scienceContinue reading “Episode 27: Nuts and Bolts Book Review -innovating in Africa, with Dr. McLean Sibanda”