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If You Are Comfortable With An Unreliable, Moving Target, Passion Matters

If You Are Comfortable With An Unreliable, Moving Target, Passion Matters

I often ask entrepreneurs to describe what they believe is the single most important quality that investors are looking for.  Their answer: passion. Similarly, with investors, I ask them to describe what they believe is the single most important attribute that they look for in making their investment decisions.  Again, overwhelmingly, it’s passion. After having met and […]

How To Use Your Expertise To Start A Consulting Business

How To Use Your Expertise To Start A Consulting Business

We all reach a point in our careers when we start getting questions about our experience or expertise. Perhaps you’ve been asked if you can do someone a favour and “look something over.” Or maybe someone has even asked if they can pay you for a consulting session. Perhaps you tapped into a new way […]

Up For A Raise?

Up For A Raise?

About six in 10 workers are heading into the holiday season with bigger paychecks than last year, according to a recent survey by MagnifyMoney — and about half of those who received a raise said it was accompanied by a promotion. That’s all well and good, but categorizing the results by gender yielded some disconcerting figures: More […]

How To Get Influencers To Promote Your Brand

How To Get Influencers To Promote Your Brand

In the early days of Jersey Champs, Kelly was enrolled in Rutgers University and running the company out of his dorm room. After seeing a business opportunity in the popularity of sports jerseys, Kelly set out to see if he could sell jerseys with custom designs that weren’t necessarily related to sports. Fast forward three […]

If You Suck As An Employee, You Will Probably Suck As An Entrepreneur

If You Suck As An Employee, You Will Probably Suck As An Entrepreneur

Do you want to make the jump from working for an employer to running your own business? Odds are that if you suck as an employee now, then you won’t make it as an entrepreneur. It sounds harsh, but that’s real talk. As an employee, if you don’t build the skills you need to thrive […]

Moving From Burnout To Balance

Moving  From Burnout To Balance

Until very recently, if you had asked me to make a list of all the things I valued, it wouldn’t have even occurred to me to put myself on it. The list would have everything I always wanted: a super job, a superman and an overall super life. But I wasn’t devoting any time or effort into […]

AW WomenPreneur Series : Meet Omolola Aluko {Creative Director, Leonzora’s Place}

AW WomenPreneur Series : Meet Omolola Aluko {Creative Director, Leonzora’s Place}

Above Whispers WomenPreneur Series is a platform to showcase amazing business women. Young women who have taken the bold step to starting a business and fighting the odds surrounding entrepreneurship in Africa. We share in their journey, share in the challenges and growth process to inspire other women. We believe that when a story is […]

Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative To Boost Female Owned Businesses With $62 Million

Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative To Boost Female Owned Businesses With $62 Million

The Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative (We-Fi) today announced its second funding allocations – expected to benefit 70,000 women- led businesses and mobilize nearly a billion dollars of additional public and private sector resources. The second round allocates $129 million for programs to boost women’s entrepreneurship that will be implemented by four multilateral development banks, expecting […]

AW Women Series : Meet Olabintan Odunola Abiodun, A Crusader For Preventive Medicine Among Young People

AW Women Series : Meet Olabintan Odunola Abiodun, A Crusader For Preventive Medicine Among Young People

 Above Whispers Women Series is aimed at showcasing women who are crusading for vulnerable girls and women in the society. It’s a platform for these women {crusaders} to share their journey with women around the world and inspire them. On this platform, we love to share stories of inspiring  women because we know that women […]

Tips To Effectively Manage Your Side Hustle Without Making Mistakes

Tips To Effectively Manage Your Side Hustle Without Making Mistakes

According to a Bank Rate study, 4 in 10 Americans having a side hustle and earn over $8K annually through that side hustle. More and more people are freelancing, driving in the car share industry and starting their own small businesses. The car-sharing market is set to exceed $11 billion U.S.D by 2024, according to a research report by Global Market […]