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How to know your worth and get paid for it [Must Watch]

Most people are paid far below what they're truly worth. And that's because nobody will ever pay you what you're worth. They will only pay you what they think you're worth. This can be hard to accept, but it's true. Anybody you deal with -- customers, clients, employers -- will only pay you what they think [...]

By | August 18th, 2017|Get Inspired!, Videos|

How do we change the negative perceptions about Africa? You really should watch this!

Perceptions are very powerful. In fact, they can be more powerful and far more influential than reality. Why are there a lot of misconceptions, flawed perceptions and negative stereotypes about Africa? In fact, some of these perceptions are not just sad, they're downright shocking. You see, the largely negative portrayal of Africa by the mainstream [...]

By | May 4th, 2017|Get Inspired!, Videos|

Dr. Martin Luther King was definitely talking to today’s young Africans in this video

Today -- April 4, 2017 -- marks the 49th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr's death. Just after 6 p.m. on April 4, 1968, Dr. King was fatally shot while standing on the balcony outside his second-storey room in Memphis, Tennessee, USA. He is one of my biggest personal heroes, and I consider him [...]

By | April 4th, 2017|Get Inspired!, Videos|

There is nothing uniquely African about corruption. Here’s why…

What exactly is corruption? Formally, it's described as "the misuse of entrusted power for private gain." But as we have seen from some of the world's monumental corruption scandals -- such as Enron, HSBC and FIFA -- corruption is both a function of greed and poverty. It doesn't matter if it happens on Wall Street [...]

By | April 2nd, 2017|Get Inspired!, Videos|

I listened to this speech 42 times in 24 hours. You need to see this!

The short video you're about to watch could change your life. If you can -- and you most certainly should -- watch it at the beginning of every week for the rest of this year. You know, it's only been a few weeks since this year started. January 1st feels just like yesterday. I can't [...]

By | March 24th, 2017|Get Inspired!, Videos|

This Interesting Technology Could Replace All The Bad Roads in Africa

(photo credit: Realm Africa Safaris) In many parts of Africa, 85% of roads are unusable during the wet season. And even at the current level of investment to improve the continent's road infrastructure, estimates show it could take Africa up to 50 years to catch up with the developed world. Moving goods across distances is [...]

By | January 30th, 2017|Business ideas, Get Inspired!, Transport and Logistics, Videos|

Meet Elon Musk, The Serial Entrepreneur Who Wants To Build A City on Mars

Born in Pretoria, South Africa, and now a US citizen, Elon Musk is one of the most visionary entrepreneurs alive in the world today. The most special thing about Elon Musk is his daredevil appetite for risk. At 45, Musk is responsible for several multi-billion dollar companies including PayPal (sold), Tesla Motors, SolarCity, Zip2, SpaceX, [...]

By | January 12th, 2017|Get Inspired!, Videos|

This Kenyan Entrepreneur Makes Natural Blended Spices for the Local Market

Chibundiro is a brand of natural blended spices in Kenya. This range of natural spices is an interesting alternative to the large volumes of artificial seasoning that has flooded the African market. The brain behind this business is Anzazi Kiti, a professional accountant who still works a day job and runs her business, Taste Afrique [...]

By | December 29th, 2016|Agribusiness and Food, Business ideas, Get Inspired!, Videos|

This Secret But Powerful Strategy Will Help You Learn Anything You Want

Almost everybody wants to learn something new. It could be a new skill like speaking a foreign language, or knowing how to play a musical instrument like the piano, guitar or trumpet. However, despite our interest in learning something new, most of us face the same challenge: We don't have time. Our lives are just [...]

By | December 22nd, 2016|Education & Training, Get Inspired!, Videos|

Meet Green Buds, the South African Startup that Connects Farmers and Consumers

Africa actually produces more than enough food to feed itself. The common problem is, many farmers cannot find markets for their produce even in the face of overwhelming demand. This structural weakness in Africa's food supply chain means it can be really hard for farmers to find buyers, and as a result, a lot of [...]

By | December 8th, 2016|Agribusiness and Food, Get Inspired!, Videos|