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

By |2020-05-23T20:41:55+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 |2020-05-22T21:39:27+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 |2020-05-21T23:15:21+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 |2020-05-21T23:13:58+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 |2020-05-21T23:12:26+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 [...]

SBP 003: Why You Need A STRONG Mission And Vision For Your Business

By |2020-05-21T23:10:50+01:00May 4th, 2020|Listen to the Podcasts|

It's in almost every business plan you will ever see. You're likely to find it hanging on the wall in the lobby or behind the receptionist's desk in every company's head office. But exactly how much value can a strong mission and vision bring to a business? In another interesting signature episode, John-Paul shares real-life [...]

SBP 002: The #1 Reason Many Businesses Are Not Making Enough Money

By |2020-05-21T23:08:31+01:00May 4th, 2020|Listen to the Podcasts|

Despite growing sales, happy customers, well-paid employees, and satisfied suppliers, many businesses and entrepreneurs are broke. A big reason for this is how entrepreneurs treat profit in their businesses. After paying everybody else, most entrepreneurs are left with crumbs or 'paper profit'. This interesting episode presents an unconventional but very effective way to turn around [...]

SBP 001: How Smart Entrepreneurs Survive and Thrive in Times of Crisis

By |2020-05-21T23:04:48+01:00April 23rd, 2020|Listen to the Podcasts|

The Coronavirus pandemic is the biggest existential threat of our generation (so far). The global economy has tanked, unemployment is rising, oil prices have reached all-time lows, and uncertainty is thick in the air. Is there any way out this? This must be the apocalypse, the end of the world, right? The truth is, every [...]