[Must Watch] How Africa can use its traditional knowledge to make progress

By |2019-05-07T17:40:46+01:00January 18th, 2018|Get Inspired!, Videos|

  "A is for Apple." This is one of the first sentences every African child (in an Anglophone country) learns at school in early life. But how many children across Sub-Saharan Africa have actually seen a real apple? Not many. Apples are not native to Africa and they are very unlikely to feature in the [...]

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

By |2019-05-07T17:42:40+01:00August 18th, 2017|Get Inspired!, Videos|

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 [...]

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

By |2017-05-02T20:03:38+01:00May 4th, 2017|Get Inspired!, Videos|

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 [...]

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

By |2017-03-24T14:41:37+01:00April 4th, 2017|Get Inspired!, Videos|

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 [...]

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

By |2017-03-27T16:56:12+01:00April 2nd, 2017|Get Inspired!, Videos|

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 [...]

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

By |2017-03-24T12:41:53+01:00March 24th, 2017|Get Inspired!, Videos|

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 [...]

This Interesting Technology Could Replace All The Bad Roads in Africa

By |2017-01-30T13:13:21+01:00January 30th, 2017|Business ideas, Get Inspired!, Transport and Logistics, Videos|

(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 [...]

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

By |2017-03-01T17:21:01+01:00January 12th, 2017|Get Inspired!, Videos|

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, [...]

This Kenyan Entrepreneur Makes Natural Blended Spices for the Local Market

By |2017-03-01T17:21:02+01:00December 29th, 2016|Agribusiness and Food, Business ideas, Get Inspired!, Videos|

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 [...]

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

By |2017-03-01T17:21:02+01:00December 22nd, 2016|Education & Training, Get Inspired!, Videos|

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 [...]