Me on Entrepreneurship

As featured on the Talk Africa Podcast I had the good fortune of being featured recently on Entrepreneurs’ Talk Africa podcast, in which I was interviewed by Jason Delorie. I had the opportunity to reflect on the challenges of entrepreneurs’ dealings with government and how I have navigated these challenges, in the couse of my …

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3% Tax on turnover is a terrible idea.

A tax on Turnover is a tax on investments. One of my favorite computer games is CitiesXXL, a strategy game in which one builds cities from scratch. The challenge of the game is that you have to grow the city, all the while maintaining a balance in production, population, traffic, infrastructure etc. The game is …

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The bespoke business: why they should succeed

bespoke/bɪˈspəʊk/ . adjectiveBRITISH adjective: bespokemade for a particular customer or user. “a bespoke suit” Let me tell you something about me. I am a decidedly big bespoke customer. I like all of my services to be tailor-made to me. I will not for example go to a doctor or lawyer who will make me wait …

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I make my interns and mentees wash cars – here’s why.

(Featured image, courtesy Kwalimwar) As a leader in my organisation – well, as a leader in general, I am passionate about mentorship and passing on what I know to others in generations that follow mine. I think it is tragic that so many people, older than me, retire or pass away, with information and experience …

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Will the real Jeff Koinange come back?

I have beef with Jeff Koinange. It has taken me time to pen this because I wanted it to be a considered commentary on how I feel. I had to sift through my feelings and find a balanced and respectful approach to deliver my thoughts (there’s such little attempt to do this in this instant …

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