Resilience – the ability to bounce back when life knocks you down

What do you do when life as you know it suddenly changes for the worse? How do you recover from a major tragedy? Where can you find the type of support you need to get through the difficult times? These are the kinds of questions many of us have been forced to answer in theContinue reading “Resilience – the ability to bounce back when life knocks you down”

Seven ways to cultivate the Entrepreneurial mindset

Just like all great leaders, Entrepreneurs have specific traits that set them apart from regular people. They are resourceful, fearless, and take action when necessary to advance their goals. Entrepreneurs are resilient. They focus on the bigger picture and do not let mistakes stop them from accomplishing their goals.

 The good news is, these are all traits that can be learned and cultivated. Read this article to find out how:

I drink my coffee with sugar and cream

Balanced living requires us to be conscious and aware of everything going on around and within us. The ultimate goal is neither to resist change nor hold on to one way of responding. The ultimate goal is awareness – being fluid and understanding, indulging in moderation (or offsetting excess) and accepting life as it changes moment by moment.

Monrovia – here’s how to manage your weight and budget while quarantined

In these uncertain times, it makes sense to stock up essentials. While that is good, people are hoarding and as a result spending way more than they should on really unnecessary items, like the toilet paper craze. When push comes to shove, can you eat the toilet paper? Please shop smart. Buy things that are lifesaving.

Plan your future in five easy steps

I was recently invited to speak at Smart Liberia’s ” Women Empowerment Session” on the topic “ Planning for your future”. The Women Empowerment Session is a round table capacity building event that brings together young entrepreneurs and professionals to discuss the issues that affect and/or stimulate young people and entrepreneurial success. It was anContinue reading “Plan your future in five easy steps”

Can you start a business with zero initial capital?

Becoming an entrepreneur is no easy feat. It takes time, commitment and capital investment to transform a business from an idea into a money making machine. However, most aspiring entrepreneurs get stuck at the  “how do I find funding for my idea?” stage. While securing capital may be a very important part of starting aContinue reading “Can you start a business with zero initial capital?”

10 things you could learn from Mahmud Johnson, the “Palm Kernel Man”

Mahmud Johnson says: “Pursue excellence in everything. Understand your work so that you are comfortable and people don’t deceive you easily. Network , and I don’t mean the kind where you give out business cards. I mean build good relationships, do good work, be open minded and constantly stay in touch with the people you meet. Constantly share updates on social media about the work you are doing. The important contacts you need won’t be the ones who like or comment on your posts, but trust me they’ll see it and remember you”.