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Entreprenuership

Most of the choices we make each day may feel like the products of well-considered decision making, but they’re not. They’re habits.

 

A CR12 is an official confirmation by the Registrar of Companies in Kenya as to whom the directors/shareholders of a company are. It also confirms that the company’s records exist at the Company registry.

This is the life story  of Richard Branson and how he came to become one of the most successful people of our time.

 

Akiro Morita is the founder of SONY one of the most globally recognized and successful brands.

Elon Musk is the co-founder of PayPal, Tesla and Space X, some of the most successful companies in the recent years.

In Kenya, the millions of entrepreneurs and workers in the informal sector have long been disorganized and without a voice. Known as the jua kali, the sector faces numerous challenges. Cumbersome laws and regulations tend to inhibit the growth of jua kali businesses, and as business owners are unable to secure ownership over their shops and land, it is difficult to access credit. To these numerous challenges, the government has given a mixed response, largely because of a lack of dialogue between the government and the informal sector.

A small Business can be a success, a small business doesn't have to stay small. Africa like many places is full of small businesses and struggling entrepreneurs, from small shop owners to street vendors. Vusi challenges the African business community as a whole to help grow these entrepreneurs as most businesses need capital and other forms of support from the more well established businesses and for bankers to play their part. As a continent Africa can become an economic giant of the world.

Jason Njoku , is a Nigerian internet entrepreneur, and is CEO and founder of Iroko partners, the largest distributor of Nigerian music and movies online. Jason studied at the University of Manchester and grew up in the UK. Most Nigerians enjoy watching Nollywood movies; however accessing these movies is not easy. Recognising the increased demand and the limited access to quality, legal movies online, Jason moved to Lagos to start Iroko Partners with the aim of bringing Nigerian entertainment online.

Since Branson founded Virgin in 1970, the company has grown from a small record outlet to a global powerhouse.

What connects a bankrupt company, a risky businessman and a great business success? What values ​​are hidden behind this success? The founder of the leading IT company TEMENOS explains the secret of his success.

R. Edward "Ed" Freeman is a prolific educator, consultant and speaker, best known for his work on the topics of Stakeholder Management and Business Ethics. He also teaches Leading with Meaning, helping organizations create a culture that brings out the best in everyone.

A small Business can be a success, a small business doesn't have to stay small. Africa like many places is full of small businesses and struggling entrepreneurs, from small shop owners to street vendors. Vusi challenges the African business community as a whole to help grow these entrepreneurs as most businesses need capital and other forms of support from the more well established businesses and for bankers to play their part. As a continent Africa can become an economic giant of the world. 

R. Edward "Ed" Freeman is a prolific educator, consultant and speaker, best known for his work on the topics of Stakeholder Management and Business Ethics. He also teaches Leading with Meaning, helping organizations create a culture that brings out the best in everyone.

Gaurav Marya is a born entrepreneur. He started his first business at 16 and has started and sold some 15 other businesses ranging from mobile phones, career advisory, restaurants to entertainment business etc. At 24, Mr. Marya discovered his real passion in life — Franchising. He was first exposed to it while on a business trip to the US in 1998 when franchising was the buzzword there and he dreamt of replicating its success in India. In 1999, Mr. Marya started Franchise India Holdings Limited which spearheaded the franchise revolution in India and has gone on to become India’s largest integrated franchise and retail Solution Company.

Pete Russell is a local food advocate, social entrepreneur and founder of Ooooby. After seeing first hand the destructive nature of globalized food and the accelerating demand for local alternatives during his time at a multi-million dollar food business, Pete became committed to working in the local food space. Driven by a passion for developing smart systems for food sales and logistics, Out of our own backyards (Ooooby) is the result of his work - a local food operation delivering to hundreds of Auckland doorsteps each week.

Mark E. Sackett owns 13 related creative businesses, and thrives on being inventive daily as he works in Entertainment, Media, Branding, Advertising, Print, Packaging, Identity, Graphic Design, Interactive/On-Line and Website Design, Film Production, Music, Concert Production/Events, and Television. He has been an award-winning Designer/Director/Producer for over 31 years with more than 1000 awards to his credit. Mark consults with CEOs, Venture Capitalists, Brand Owners, and Entrepreneurs around the world to grow their brands, investments, companies, and profits.

Starting your own business will solve everything that’s wrong about your job, your life and more importantly, about how you feel. Becoming an entrepreneur will give you more flexibility, more freedom, more joy, more recognition, more meaning and hopefully on the long run, more money. Right? The reality of being an entrepreneur is much harder than most people are willing to open up about. In a culture where successful entrepreneurs are idealised like rock stars it's easy to feel like we're not good enough when comparing ourselves to the picture that’s painted by social media.

A Single business permit is required for the smooth operation of any business in Nairobi and other towns in Kenya. The permit is important in ensuring that a business complies with the established rules for that specific type of a business.

The Only start-up book you will ever need.

The book offers common sense approaches to a wide range of challenges facing the new entrepreneur, drawing solutions from the successes and failures of others.
 

 

What can a book written in the 1920s tell modern investors about their finances? A whole lot if it's George Clason's delightful set of parables that explain the basics of money. This is a great gift for a graduate or anyone who seems baffled by the world of finance and a wonderful, refreshing read for even the most experienced investor

Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.

—MARK TWAIN

The next Bill Gates will not build an operating system, the next Larry Page or Sergey Brin won't make a search engine, the next Mark Zuckerberg won't create a social network. If you're copying this people then you aren't learning from them.

 

When you apply The 100 Absolutely Unbreakable Laws of Business Success and you live your business life in harmony with them, you will gain a distinct advantage over those who do not.

Startup success is not a consequence of good genes or being in the right place at the right time. Startup success can be engineered by following the right process, which means it can be learned, which means it can be taught.

Taoist concept of "effortless doing," and pu, the concept of being open to but unburdened by experience, and it is also a metaphor for natural human nature.

The Seven Habits represent a holistic, integrated approach to personal and interpersonal effectiveness, and that, more than in the individual habits themselves, the real key lies in the relationship among them and in how they are sequenced.

Negotiation is the master practice that allows you to move in and out of business situations with confidence and success. Being an effective master negotiator is a critical key to business success.

The Thirteen Steps to Riches described in this book offer the shortest dependable philosophy of individual achievement ever presented for the benefit of the man or woman who is searching for a definite goal in life.

Everyone talks. Everyone communicates. But few connect. Those who do connect take their relationships, their work, and their lives to another level.

The Unemployed Millionaire is designed to teach you how to recession-proof your life. Each chapter will expand your vision of yourselfandwillgiveyoupractical,tried,andprovenstrategiesthat will allow you to give birth to the millionaire that resides within, waiting for you to tap into it.

Robert Kiyosaki is an entrepreneur and the author of “Rich Dad Poor Dad”, the #1 bestselling personal finance book of all time. In his talk, he discusses the power of financial education and how it relates to income inequality.

Radio host Julie Burstein talks with creative people for a living -- and shares four lessons about how to create in the face of challenge, self-doubt and loss.

Phil Drolet believes that the “work ‘til you drop” mentality that exists in the entrepreneurial world is both destructive and counter-productive. It leads entrepreneurs to sacrifice their health and relationships for a lifestyle of exhaustion and overwhelm, which dramatically affects their business results.

To grow a successful business your company must be irresistibly magnetic. The average lose and are left to rot. It’s the most unique- the best- who win
 

 The only way to beat the competition is to stop tryingto beat the competition.

Women’s empowerment will be front and centre of more companies, communities and countries invest in women’s entrepreneurship. Increasingly, they recognise what organisations from the World Bank to Coca-Cola already know: that women are crucial to economic growth around the world.

Women aren't micro--so why do they only get micro-loans? At TEDxWomen reporter Gayle Tzemach Lemmon argues that women running all types of firms-- from home businesses to major factories-- are the overlooked key to economic development.

When a girl knows how to make her own money, she grows into a woman who knows how to make her own money, and when women are financially independent, they have the ultimate lever to control their destiny.

Entrepreneurship is the capacity and willingness to design, develop, organize and manage a business venture along with the accompanying risks. Entrepreneurship is crucial to the growth of a country’s economy.

An entrepreneur is the person who perceives a business opportunity and converts it into a viable business plan culminating into a business venture ultimately.

 

Small and Medium enterprises popularly known as SMEs are engines of growth, vital to most economies. Research suggests that micro businesses and SMEs account for 95 percent of firms in most countries.

The key qualities are traits such as creativity, the ability to keep going in the face of hardship, and the social skills needed to build great teams.

This is a speech given by the well known inspirational speaker Simon Sinek.

In biological terms, leaders get the first pick of food and other spoils, but at a cost. When danger is present, the group expects the leader to mitigate all threats even at the expense of their personal well-being.

When you meet a successful business person, you are indeed meeting someone, who has learnt how to overcome failure. A person who does not get beaten and lose hope in being an entrepreneur. People who take failures as lessons and use the new knowledge to spring back.

Entrepreneurs occupy a central position in a market economy. For it's the entrepreneurs who serve as the spark plug in the economy's engine, activating and stimulating all economic activity. The economic success of nations worldwide is the result of encouraging and rewarding the entrepreneurial instinct.

Simon Sinek - Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Action

Simon Sinek (@simonsinek) created a simple model, The Golden Circle, that codifies what makes the most inspiring people and organizations so successful and influential.

David Beckett talks about how to give the perfect pitch. And if you want your ideas to change lives, you need to make sure that they are heard.

Too many entrepreneurs believe they just need ‘more awareness’ to ace business success, when in fact, they have nothing of value to bring to the market in the first place.So nail your ‘secret sauce’ first using proven startup methodologies and strategies, then scale your sweet-smelling business following these 5 crucial steps:

Architect John Kithaka began his journey in business immediately after high school at age 18. A small farming venture in his rural Kenyan hometown with US$70 as capital from pocket money his parents gave him, built his foundation in business. Today, at 40, Kithaka is the CEO and founding member of the Fountain Enterprise Programme (FEP) Group of Companies. Find out the nine ideas that  Mr. Kithaka  has used for  his business.

As every entrepreneur knows, creating a startup is hard work.A good place to start is with the people you surround yourself with.  A great idea is the catalyst to gets things in motion, but at the end of the day, it’s the team you hire who will ultimately determine the success, or failure, of the company.How then do yu find the right team, find out?

Vusi Thembekwayo sharing his thoughts about business and entrepreneurship, he talks about the struggles and challenges one faces when starting a business and that you need to perseviour to win in business.