John-Paul Iwuoha

About John-Paul Iwuoha

John-Paul Iwuoha is a business transformation specialist and founder of Smallstarter. Through his signature training courses and private programs, he has worked with hundreds of African entrepreneurs and business owners to overcome serious challenges with starting, growing, or turning around their businesses. His work and opinions have been featured in several local and international media, including CNN, Business Day, and The Huffington Post. He was named by LinkedIn as one of the Top Global Voices on Startups & Entrepreneurship. Click here to learn more about his signature programs.
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SBP 044: Do THIS Before You Quit Your Job To Start A Business

By |2021-02-19T12:59:20+01:00February 19th, 2021|Listen to the Podcasts|

It’s not easy to give up a job with a steady income. Life is easier when you know for sure that money will come in at the end of the month. The money may not be enough, but it’s something. But what if you want more? What if you believe that you are worth more [...]

Special Feature: John-Paul Iwuoha speaks with Andrew Evans on the Ace Weekly Podcast

By |2021-02-12T12:39:06+01:00February 12th, 2021|Listen to the Podcasts|

In this special feature episode, I had the chance to speak with Andrew Evans on his amazing Ace Weekly Podcast. Andrew is a serial entrepreneur who is doing a lot of great work in promoting the mission of entrepreneurship. I am honored to have shared the stage with him as we discussed several important topics [...]

Special Feature: John-Paul Iwuoha speaks with JLD on the Entrepreneur On Fire Podcast

By |2021-02-12T12:31:31+01:00February 12th, 2021|Listen to the Podcasts|

I've listened to the Entrepreneurs on Fire Podcast for almost 7 years and I'm a big fan of John Lee Dumas. Entrepreneurs on Fire is an award-winning podcast that has featured many of the big names who work with entrepreneurs and people who are working hard to change the world. It was an honor to [...]

SBP 043: How to Turnaround A Business That No Longer Makes Money

By |2021-02-19T12:53:23+01:00February 5th, 2021|Listen to the Podcasts|

How do you turn around a business that no longer makes money? Sometimes, the problem is with the external environment. It could be that your market has changed, or your competitors have gained on you, or it could just be that your customers have moved on because they want something you don’t offer. Sometimes, the [...]

11 Big Business Opportunities in Africa to Watch in 2021 (and beyond)

By |2021-02-05T16:52:10+01:00February 5th, 2021|Business ideas, Get Inspired!|

The top business opportunities in Africa. Every crisis creates two things: problems and opportunities. As the world fights COVID-19 and its devastating impacts on human life, the economy, businesses, and jobs, we are often too distracted by the problems to notice the growing opportunities around us -- especially in an interesting market like Africa. Surprisingly, [...]

SBP 042: How To Handle Rejections As An Entrepreneur

By |2021-01-29T14:58:04+01:00January 29th, 2021|Listen to the Podcasts|

Human beings don't handle rejection very well. For most people, rejection is emotional. We feel insulted, angry, and heartbroken when other people push us aside like we don't matter. But when it comes to business, rejection can be a huge blessing in disguise. And every smart entrepreneur understands this. You will often face rejection when [...]

SBP 040: Should You Give Away Free Samples of Your Product?

By |2021-01-15T11:56:55+01:00January 15th, 2021|Listen to the Podcasts|

Email is free. How come? If you’re reading this, it’s likely you don’t pay a dime to Google or Yahoo for mail services. Yet, both are multi-billion-dollar companies. If you watch YouTube, it’s free. If you use Facebook, Twitter, or any other social media, that’s free too. If you backup your photos and files online, [...]

SBP 041: How To Use The Right Message To Sell Anything

By |2021-01-22T12:59:44+01:00January 8th, 2021|Listen to the Podcasts|

Nobody can read your mind. That’s why what you say, and how you say it, matters. This is especially true when you’re trying to communicate your ideas or trying to convince someone. Sometimes, it’s what you say and how you say it that makes a customer buy your product. Sometimes, it’s what you say that [...]

SBP 038: The Amazing Power of Doing Small Things in Business

By |2021-01-22T13:28:06+01:00January 1st, 2021|Listen to the Podcasts|

Happy New Year! I’m very grateful for the gift of a brand new year. If anything, last year reminded me that life, good health, and family are the most important assets any human can have. As you prepare for 2021, I’d love to share an important lesson with you. And I need you to pay [...]