The Intersections of Life

Driving down many towns and cities in many countries, you are liable to find points where two or more roads meet. There can be a small island in the middle known as a roundabout and sometimes there are traffic lights, traffic marshals, yellow boxes as well as signs. All this…

Invest Wisely: Health Bar

This week, we explore an investment idea that feeds heavily and directly from the agriculture value chain. I'd like to define a health bar as a café outlet that serves healthy meals and drinks, whose ingredients are whole (cereals), organic farm fresh or dried and processed for storage. In a…

Let the Zeros Sweat

It is normally said by financial advisers that the best way to ensure you make the best of your working life is to make your money work for you. What is not normally clear is if you need a lot of zeros against a certain digit to put them to work, or…

Building yourself as a Brand

As we take a look at you being a brand, let us evaluate two questions. If ten people from the different facets of your life (i.e. professional, social, from the bank, your family, your neighbors etc.) were asked to describe you, what one word would they use? Would those words…

What makes a great entrepreneur?

Even the best dictionary may not be in a position to capture the entirety of an entrepreneur. So our deliberations within this article are not exhaustive but I believe it will bring out some important aspects that you need to consider if you are to be defined as an entrepreneur. From…

Turnaround of a Family Business

From – $10,000 to $0 Net Profit In the large scheme of things in entrepreneurship, the biggest things are profit and return on investment. If your books are showing none of these, then you know, things are bad and bordering on worse. When your business is strongly on the left…