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The Street Deal About Getting A Mentor

The Street Deal About Getting A Mentor

Getting a mentor is at the heart of succeeding after college. Wrangling a mentor is a major career boosting event. By wrangling, I mean to conjure up images or wrestling with a person’s Gcal in order to get time, attention, and energy. Mentorship is such an emotionally charged topic. Some common questions I will attempt to […]

Women Abandon Sex Trade For Fish Business

Women Abandon Sex Trade For  Fish Business

 A group of 250 former sex workers in Busia District have found solace in fish business after years of peddling their bodies for survival. Ms Sarah Wesonga, the team leader, says the new venture, where they are given fish on credit to vend has changed their lives. “We are happy because our lives have changed […]

The Lunch That Could Make Or Break Brexit

The Lunch That Could Make Or Break Brexit

On Monday, Dec. 4, British Prime Minister Theresa May will sit down to what could turn out to be the most expensive meal in history. Her lunch date will be Jean-Claude Juncker, who as European Commission president has a powerful role in determining progress toward a Brexit deal. Over seasonal dishes and vintage wines in […]

Global Entrepreneurship Week – The Lessons Ahead

Global Entrepreneurship Week – The Lessons Ahead

This month marks the 10th Anniversary of Global Entrepreneurship Week (November 13-19., the world’s largest celebration of innovators and job creators, now observed with 35,000 events in 165 countries. But, what’s most fascinating is not the magnitude of the occasion but the interactions that it has stimulated within what has become a community of entrepreneurs around the world. No […]

Sarah Gellar Shares Her HollyWood To Business Transitioning

Sarah Gellar Shares Her HollyWood To Business Transitioning

Everyone wants to be an entrepreneur. With a turbulent economy, companies cutting jobs and employees fearful they’ll be replaced by robots, people of all backgrounds are looking to take control of their financial future and pursue their passion, including celebrities. Jessica Alba, Gwyneth Paltrow, George Clooney and Victoria Beckham are just some of the stars […]

Saudi Corruption Purge Snares $33 Billion of Net Worth in Riyadh

Saudi Corruption Purge Snares $33 Billion of Net Worth in Riyadh

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s crackdown on some of Saudi Arabia’s richest and most powerful men has put $33 billion of personal wealth at risk. The stunning series of arrests has implicated three of the country’s richest people, including Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, who’s No. 50 on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index ranking of the world’s […]

You Need These Five Peeps In Your Network

You Need These Five Peeps In Your Network

As much as I struggle with networking, I constantly remind myself that it’s one of the most effective ways to build connections, influence and bandwidth in the business world. Meeting other people in your industry (and elsewhere) allows you to create relationships that can benefit your professional long-term success. However, a small professional network with a few people […]

MTN Takes on Vodacom as Africa’s Biggest Digital Bank

MTN Takes on Vodacom as Africa’s Biggest Digital Bank

MTN Group Ltd. is seeking to challenge rival Vodacom Group Ltd. as Africa’s biggest digital bank by tripling its customer numbers within three years. Already the continent’s biggest mobile-phone company by subscribers, Johannesburg-based MTN is adding about 500,000 active banking customers a month, Chief Executive Officer Rob Shuter, 50, said on Wednesday. About 20 million people use […]

Return Policy Could Hurt Your Store’s Holiday Sales

Return Policy Could Hurt Your Store’s Holiday Sales

According to the National Retail Federation 2017 Retail Holiday Planning Playbook, three-fourths of holiday shoppers check a store’s return policies before making a purchase. They don’t always like what they find: 22 percent of shoppers have decided not to buy something because they weren’t happy with the return policy. Return Policy Mistakes It’s tough enough competing […]

Reasons Why You Should Consider Soft Skills Before Experience

Reasons Why You Should Consider Soft Skills Before Experience

It’s no secret that business owners are struggling to find good employees these days. According to Patrick Valtin, a talent acquisition and retention consultant and author of No-Fail Hiring 2.0, the problem is not that there aren’t enough qualified candidates—it’s that employers are defining “qualified” all wrong. The Importance of Soft Skills “Many small business owners are […]

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