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 086: The 6 Types of Businesses I Never Want To Do In My Life

By |2022-02-22T11:39:28+01:00February 25th, 2022|Listen to the Podcasts|

Some businesses are just deadends by design. They may look exciting on the surface, but the reality is much worse than your eyes can see. After investing your time, money, and efforts in them, you’re very likely to regret your decision down the road. But what if you could identify these kinds of businesses in [...]

SBP 085: The Amazing Power of Building Redundancy In Your Business — 🔥 Hot Topic!

By |2022-02-22T11:30:19+01:00February 22nd, 2022|Listen to the Podcasts|

Surprises and change are a constant in business. If the ups and downs of the economy don’t shake you, your customers, employees, or suppliers may disappoint or destabilize your business. Unfortunately, you cannot plan for most of these surprises and changes before they happen. That’s why you need to build redundancies into your business. In [...]

SBP 084: How To Export Products From Africa To The World — Insights from Maxwell Adew, Founder @ Kuueza

By |2022-02-15T12:29:17+01:00February 15th, 2022|Listen to the Podcasts|

In this interesting episode of the Smallstarter Business Podcast, Maxwell Adew of Kuueza shares his entrepreneurship story. You will learn how he stumbled on the painful problem that gave birth to the business idea that became his company, Kuueza. Maxwell also shares valuable advice and insights on starting a business, raising capital for business, and [...]

SBP 083: “New Level, New Devils.” Why You Should Be Careful What You Wish For In Business

By |2022-01-21T16:58:08+01:00January 28th, 2022|Listen to the Podcasts|

Almost every entrepreneur wants to get to the next level of growth and success in their business. That next level could be to raise more capital, make more sales, build a bigger team, or expand into more locations and grow the business. But for every new level, there will be new devils.  For every new [...]

SBP 082: Is It An Opportunity Or A Distraction? How To Resist FOMO and SOS In Your Business

By |2022-01-21T13:11:46+01:00January 21st, 2022|Listen to the Podcasts|

Entrepreneurs love to find and chase new opportunities.  It could be a new idea, a new product, a new strategy, or a new partnership deal. But how can you be sure that thing is really an opportunity, and not a distraction? Many entrepreneurs get sucked into distractions that cost them a ton of time, money, [...]

SBP 081: What It Actually Takes To Grow & Scale A Business — Insights from Kristin H. Wilson of Spurt!

By |2022-01-14T10:36:54+01:00January 14th, 2022|Listen to the Podcasts|

Growth is often on the minds of most entrepreneurs and business owners. How can you grow and scale a business to reach more customers, make more sales, and grab more market share? This episode of the podcast is a peek into a Mastermind Strategy Session from our exclusive Insiders community. During this session, Kristin H. [...]

SBP 080: Is It Better To Be Feared Or Loved By Your Employees? This Is What I Think…

By |2022-01-07T12:07:04+01:00January 7th, 2022|Listen to the Podcasts|

What's the best way to manage the relationship with your employees? Is it better if they fear you, or love you? In this interesting episode, I share my thoughts on how to handle the critical relationship with your employees. You're going to learn the upsides and downsides of using fear and love to motivate your [...]

SBP 079: How To Double Your Sales in 90 Days or Less — Insights from Simon Severino of Strategy Sprints

By |2022-01-07T11:56:21+01:00December 31st, 2021|Listen to the Podcasts|

Growing a business is tough for many people who own or run a business. But are there tested and trusted ways to boost the sales of your company?  In this episode, Simon Severino of Strategy Sprints shares some interesting strategies for boosting sales and growth in a business. You're going to learn a lot from [...]

SBP 078: How To Enter A New Market Or Find Customers For A New Product

By |2021-12-20T13:48:17+01:00December 20th, 2021|Listen to the Podcasts|

Some people claim that if you have a good product, customers will automatically find you. Unfortunately, this is not always true. The world is full of great products that cannot find customers. It’s hard to penetrate any market with a new product, especially when nobody knows you or your business. This is a common challenge [...]

SBP 077: 5 Important Things To Consider Before Hiring Anyone in Your Business

By |2021-12-09T14:10:09+01:00December 10th, 2021|Listen to the Podcasts|

People provide leverage in business. That’s why to grow a business, you need to build a team. But building a good team starts with hiring. And when it comes to hiring people, it’s often easy to make mistakes. You may hire for the wrong purpose, or hire the wrong person, or hire at the wrong [...]