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5 Ways Running a Hobby Is Different From a Business

BUSINESS TIPS FOR MOGULETES - Seunfunmi Bolarinwa - April 24, 2018

Are you running a hobby or a business?

Last week, we touched on some practical steps to take in growing your small business and believe that the post would be incomplete if we don’t write about the differences between running a hobby and a business. The reason is, a lot of small business owners are running their hobbies and think they are running businesses. No wonder there are increased frustrations, poorly structured, and failing businesses as more people step into the entrepreneurship shoes.

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7 WAYS STARTUP BUSINESSES CAN MINIMIZE OVERHEAD COSTS

Starting a Business - Seunfunmi Bolarinwa - April 24, 2018

Overhead costs can make or break a startup. The less money that new businesses spend on administrative expenses, the more resources can be directed towards producing a high-quality product, attracting investments, and turning in profit.

You will agree with me that starting a new business is capital intensive.

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BUSINESS LESSONS FROM AFRICA’S MOST POWERFUL MOGULETTES

BUSINESS TIPS FOR MOGULETES, GIRLS DOING AWESOME STUFFS - Seunfunmi Bolarinwa - April 23, 2018

Wouldn’t you rather learn how to fish from someone who has mastered the hook and the line and is swimming in the abundance of fishes? Who else can teach how to become a successful businesswoman than powerful business magnates who have broken barriers and risen to the top of the ladder?

These powerful women entrepreneurs have lessons to teach every African Business Woman.

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How to Network for Shy People

Starting a Business - Seunfunmi Bolarinwa - April 23, 2018

Someone rightly said, “your network determines your net worth” True. But how can conservative, introverted individuals build a strong network that will be of favorable advantage to their careers and businesses when they’d rather keep to themselves and do their own thing rather than network and build solid relationships? We all have people like that around us.

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After years of struggling with funding and running my start-up, here’s one big secret I learnt about building a business

Starting a Business - Seunfunmi Bolarinwa - April 19, 2018

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To everybody out there building a business or starting a new venture, here’s my candid advice to you: step up your game because the hustle is real. The “no-job-out-there” story has forced most of us into entrepreneurs and because of the pressure to make ends meet financially without well-paying jobs to back up our expenses, a lot of us hurry into the entrepreneurship game unprepared, untrained and half-baked. That is why most times we find ourselves struggling.

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7 Practical Ways to Grow Your Small Business in 2018.

Starting a Business - Seunfunmi Bolarinwa - April 18, 2018

If you run a small business, you will agree with me that growing your business from where it is presently to where you desire it to be, can be quite challenging,  particularly as a result of the current dwindling economy and the high competition that exists in the entrepreneurial space.

You are faced with a range of issues, from honing your skills or perfecting your craft, to setting up systems and

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3 COMMON CHALLENGES EVERY STARTUP BUSINESS IN NIGERIA FACES AND HOW TO OVERCOME THEM.

Starting a Business - Seunfunmi Bolarinwa - April 18, 2018

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Starting a new business is not a task for the feeble-minded, it requires brevity, determination, and persistence in the midst of difficulties. Every new business has its own fair share of challenges and while that makes some stronger, it sweeps others off the market.

However, knowing about the likely challenges you might encounter beforehand fortifies you with the necessary

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I KNOW 20 LEGIT BUSINESSES YOU CAN START WITH 100K OR LESS

Starting a Business - Seunfunmi Bolarinwa - April 18, 2018

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Here’s a quick one for someone who wants to start a legit business in Nigeria but doesn’t have enough capital to start up. I hope these inspire you to start your business immediately

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8 LIES YOU TOLD YOURSELF ABOUT ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Starting a Business - Seunfunmi Bolarinwa - April 17, 2018

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Entrepreneurship is the new game and everybody is playing it!

When it comes to entrepreneurship, people have different opinions about what it is and what it requires. While some of these ideas are great, others are mere lies that should be dealt with fast enough before it limits the entrepreneur from reaching his fullest capacity. Which of these lies have you told yourself or has someone told you before?

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CAREER 101 (FOR STARTERS), GIRLS DOING AWESOME STUFFS - Seunfunmi Bolarinwa - February 23, 2016

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