Budget: what it is and how to create one in excel

I’ve been managing my family budget since January 2019. I keep all my records in an excel sheet. Before I got married in 2018, I managed my personal income in the same way I now manage my family’s income, using excel. I made a budget every month based on what I expected to earn andContinue reading “Budget: what it is and how to create one in excel”

How to start a side hustle the right way

Starting a side hustle as romantic as it sounds is not easy. It takes a lot of time and effort to create something valuable that customers will want to pay for. Read more about how to start your very own side hustle.

Seven ways to cultivate the Entrepreneurial mindset

Just like all great leaders, Entrepreneurs have specific traits that set them apart from regular people. They are resourceful, fearless, and take action when necessary to advance their goals. Entrepreneurs are resilient. They focus on the bigger picture and do not let mistakes stop them from accomplishing their goals.

 The good news is, these are all traits that can be learned and cultivated. Read this article to find out how:

Can you start a business with zero initial capital?

Becoming an entrepreneur is no easy feat. It takes time, commitment and capital investment to transform a business from an idea into a money making machine. However, most aspiring entrepreneurs get stuck at the  “how do I find funding for my idea?” stage. While securing capital may be a very important part of starting aContinue reading “Can you start a business with zero initial capital?”

10 things you could learn from Mahmud Johnson, the “Palm Kernel Man”

Mahmud Johnson says: “Pursue excellence in everything. Understand your work so that you are comfortable and people don’t deceive you easily. Network , and I don’t mean the kind where you give out business cards. I mean build good relationships, do good work, be open minded and constantly stay in touch with the people you meet. Constantly share updates on social media about the work you are doing. The important contacts you need won’t be the ones who like or comment on your posts, but trust me they’ll see it and remember you”.

Wondering why your business is not growing? Perhaps you are doing one of these five things…

If you are doing any of these five things, its probably why you’re not experiencing the type of growth you would like to see. Perhaps it’s time to structure or restructure your business strategies, policies and practices in a way that increases your competitive and comparative advantages. Say no to standing on the sidelines and get your business on board the growth train today. 

Looking for a job in Liberia? Entrepreneurship vs. Employment

Growing up, we are told to pay attention in school, make good grades, graduate and then find a great job. Nobody ever told us “develop your mind and create your own employment”. Because of this lack of balance and perspective, many people are stuck in jobs they were not meant to do and certainly do not enjoy doing, all because this path was the only option they saw for earning a living. In fact, many of us do not understand the difference between the “entrepreneurial path” and the “employee path”.