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An entrepreneur is a businessperson who not only conceives and organizes ventures but also frequently takes risks in doing so. Not all independent business people are true entrepreneurs, and not all entrepreneurs are created equal. – ActionCOACH  VENTURES AFRICA – Today’s post is a little academic as it is a result of a few of […]

“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 […]

“We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort.” – Jesse Owens Many years ago while I was in High School in the city of Lagos, a junior student asked me a pertinent question – “Senior Segun, when you are through with […]

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