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“In fact, researchers have settled on what they believe is the magic number for true expertise: ten thousand hours.” – Malcolm Gladwell VENTURES AFRICA – This post is a sequel to an article – Are Entrepreneurs Born or Made? – which generated quite a buzz mostly due to the nature/nurture question it posed. Notable among the feedback […]

“Three components make an entrepreneur: the person, the idea and the resources to make it happen.” – Anita Roddick VENTURES AFRICA – I get confused with quotes sometimes – one points at a direction and the other seems to point at the opposite. However, the above quote is meant to set the pace for this […]

VENTURES AFRICA – Who is an entrepreneur? Are entrepreneurs born or made? Are some, more entrepreneurial endowed than others?  I need to know! These questions and many more has kept me pondering for a while now and I had to do an inquiry to get an answer. Though the term,entrepreneur, is often thrown around in the business world today, I had […]

VENTURES AFRICA – I believe many would argue with me on the above caption but instead of putting forth a defence for the caption why don’t you read till the end before you do so! Today’s post is borne out of my experience as an employee with two different entrepreneurial-type organisations. Both had one singular […]

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