Many entrepreneurs share specific qualities that are vital for starting and growing a business. They are passionate, resilient, focused on opportunities and comfortable with risks. But the quality that might have the most influence over an entrepreneur’s success is confidence - the belief in one's ability to succeed. One may...
Kirani Ayat (‘Kirani’) tweeted on 27th September, 2022 that: “The president of Ghana has used my video ‘GUDA’ in this ad to promote Ghana. I was actively reaching out to the Ministry of Tourism in 2018/19 to use this video to push tourism in the North and got a...
Stress is part of life and no one is exempted from it. In one of my group coaching sessions for young and upcoming entrepreneurs, there was an interaction session where the young entrepreneurs were tasked with making presentations after which they would answer questions on what they presented. There...
...Social mission, service quality, and brand image Gone are the days when business was all about making money. Gone are the days when the archetypal businessman was the epitome of corruption and avarice. Up to this day, many cartoonists still portray a corporation as the fat man with wads of...
Standard Bank’s inaugural African Wealth Report 2020 brings to light a highly relevant segment of the global wealth market, which to date has been largely left out of international studies. With the help of leading research house, Intellidex, we have produced a profound body of insights that will go a...
The evidence is clear: Ghana’s food insecurity has been greatly increased due to climate change causing prolonged dry seasons, rising temperatures across all ecological zones, and low rainfall. Modelling its implications on food security is therefore crucial for reducing the agriculture sector’s vulnerability to climate change and mitigating its...
The stakes could not be higher. The hackers who shut down the US Colonial Pipeline in May 2021 used ransomware-as-a-ser vice that others can attain via the dark web, posing risks to critical organizations throughout the economy and society at large. At the same time, the individuals who infiltrated...
Once you graduate from school and start working, family and friends will often advise you to save money and build. They tell you to buy land; no matter how far away it is, those locations will all develop with time. Once more, they'll encourage you to keep some cash...
Emirates is proud to support It's a Penalty's campaign's newest global film "What is Human Trafficking?" launched in collaboration with actor Liam Neeson. The short film is designed to educate the world about the misconceptions and the reality of human trafficking and exploitation happening globally. By airing this special message on...
IMF meetings signal Africa financial support  The IMF at its annual meetings in Washington this week indicated increased support for economic recovery in Africa. The IMF wants to speed up long-delayed debt restructurings for Zambia and Chad to institute by year-end. In Zambia, a combination of tighter monetary and fiscal policies...