The word “entrepreneur” is being thrown around on the continent of Africa in almost every third sentence. This word has gained much popular consciousness in Africa over the past 15 years. So let’s define what the word “Entrepreneur” means. According to the Oxford Dictionary, entrepreneur is defined as “A person who sets up a business or businesses, taking on financial risks in the hope of profit”.
Rise Above it…[On Ash Street] By Ashley Thekiso
There is a whole lot of noise in the air when it comes to entrepreneurship so much that it has gotten to be a common word amongst the unemployed; to set things straight you are an entrepreneur if you are in constant pursuit of changing the economy for the better by innovative business means and you are always thinking of ways in which to develop and set a foundation for those that will come after you.
Africa Is Not Poor, Perhaps It Has A Poor Workforce
After spending the whole month in and out hospital due to complications following an operation to extract two impacted wisdom teeth I decided to take some time away and go recharge my batteries. Packed my work and off I went to the warm heart of Africa, Malawi. For those who don’t know Malawi formerly known as a Nyasaland is a small country landlocked in Mozambique, Zambia and Tanzania.
“Your NOT YET, is greater than your right now!”
– Dr. Eddie M. Connor, Jr.
I recently spoke at a youth event, promoting financial literacy and personal wealth. After my speech, one of the youngest attendees in the audience came up to me. As the little boy ran to me, he gave me a high 5 and said, “I want your shoes.” After discovering the boy was 6 years old and realizing that it would take him years, to grow into my size 12’s…I sarcastically said, “You don’t want my shoes little bro, you’ve got the money to buy your own.” He replied, “I can’t buy any shoes right now, because I’m not a millionaire yet.”