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SBP 013: How To Choose A Good Name for Your Business & Products

By |2020-07-08T11:32:47+01:00July 3rd, 2020|Listen to the Podcasts|

How important is the name of a business? Does it make any difference what you call your business or name your products? Will anyone really care? You will be surprised. Choosing a good name for your business or products brings in much more than commercial benefits. It has strong psychological benefits too. Like a child [...]

SBP 012: Should You Quit or Keep Your Job To Start A Business

By |2020-07-06T14:49:09+01:00June 26th, 2020|Listen to the Podcasts|

What do you do when you have a good, well-paid job, but still feel an unstoppable itch to express your entrepreneurial potential? Can a job and a business co-exist, or do you have to choose one and leave the other? Should you keep your job and run your startup as a side business, or should [...]

SBP 011: Top Reasons Customers Don’t Buy & What To Do About Them

By |2020-07-06T14:49:20+01:00June 19th, 2020|Listen to the Podcasts|

You're excited. After weeks of planning and strategizing, your business or new product is now ready for launch. After all the time, sweat and money you've spent developing your concept, the day to earn your big reward has finally come. And sometimes when you're idle, you can't fight the urge to open the calculator app [...]

SBP 010: How To Sell More And Make More From New And Old Customers

By |2020-07-06T14:49:30+01:00June 12th, 2020|Listen to the Podcasts|

A customer at hand is worth two or more in the wild. The first time a person or company spends money on your product or service is a monumental event in your business. Still, many entrepreneurs miss opportunities for additional sales from existing customers and leave a lot of money on the table because they're [...]

SBP 009: How To Know When It Is Time To Shut Down A Business

By |2020-07-06T14:49:38+01:00June 5th, 2020|Listen to the Podcasts|

Making the decision to shut down a business is one of the hardest and most emotional decisions an entrepreneur will ever make. After all the time, energy, passion, and money you've poured into the business, some entrepreneurs delay or postpone the crucial decision even when they know the business has become a sinking ship. While [...]

SBP 008: What To Do When You Have A Business Idea But No Money

By |2020-07-06T14:49:48+01:00May 29th, 2020|Listen to the Podcasts|

Lack of funding is one of the big reasons why many people with ideas and dreams cannot act on them. But really, is lack of capital a valid reason or just an excuse in disguise? How can aspiring entrepreneurs and passionate people with bright ideas get past the funding problem? In this interesting episode of [...]

SBP 007: 3 Powerful Ways To Carve A Niche For Your Business

By |2020-07-06T14:49:55+01:00May 22nd, 2020|Listen to the Podcasts|

What exactly is a niche and why should you think very seriously about carving a niche for your business? Is it better to be a generalist in business or a specialist? In starting or growing a business, should you try to grab a little bit of everything and capture a big share of the market, [...]

SBP 006: How I FINALLY Overcame My Fear Of Selling

By |2020-07-06T14:50:02+01:00May 15th, 2020|Listen to the Podcasts|

Selling is a superpower skill. The ability to sell, persuade, and influence other people is the most important skill any human can have. If you're good at selling, you're very likely to go far in life, business, relationships, politics, or any sphere of your existence you choose to excel in. In this interesting episode, John-Paul [...]

SBP 005: How To Attract Investors And Banks To Fund Your Business

By |2020-07-06T14:50:10+01:00May 4th, 2020|Listen to the Podcasts|

There is a lot of capital floating around in the world today. Still, many entrepreneurs on the African continent struggle to attract funding to start, grow, or turn around their businesses. Why do many entrepreneurs think funding is scarce when, in reality, the opposite is true? In this eye-opening episode, John-Paul Iwuoha discusses 5 important [...]

SBP 004: Is Capitalism The Best Option For Africa?

By |2020-07-06T14:50:18+01:00May 4th, 2020|Listen to the Podcasts|

With a population of 1.2 billion people that is expected to double by 2050, Africa's future is threatened by two dangerous realities: growing poverty and a widening gap between the rich and poor. What is the best way for Africa to create enough wealth to eradicate poverty and distribute the wealth equitably to close the [...]