Tuesday, August 16, 2022
A year ago, the Ghana Association of Restructuring and Insolvency Advisors (GARIA) had a grand celebration to usher in the new Companies Act, 2019 (Act 992)! GARIA had been on the frontline of advocacy efforts to create a new modern, fit for purpose Companies Act reflective of our globalized,...
I don’t know whether US President Joe Biden, Chinese President Xi Jinping and their foreign-policy advisers have read Robert Axelrod’s classic book on international relations, The Evolution of Cooperation. But they should heed Axelrod’s central insight about how countries can benefit from cooperation and punish cheating. Through countless simulations, Axelrod...
"Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars." –Les Brown Yaw and I were famished after a long day's activity. We had closed from Church. I visited his church, not as a guest minister and they were not running a ‘special service’. I was delighted...
“When you befriend a chief, remember that he sits on a rope.” – Ugandan proverb Once upon a time, life had a meaning. It was centred on “loving each person as much as we loved ourselves.” That is why the teachers of old, embraced the vocation to educate the young...
“Quitters never win, and winners never quit” ****This article was first published in February 2020*** Whenever I watch how some local entrepreneurs’ businesses collapse, causing loss of jobs and reputational damage, I find myself filled with mixed emotions. However the interesting thing about famous successful personalities who “fail” is, THEY LEARN...
“Nothing is impossible, the word itself says I'm possible"! -Audrey Hepburn It seems heart-warming to see how opportunities are being taken amidst the COVID 19 crisis. Living in this era brings with it, mixed emotions- the good, the bad and the ugly. For every venture that institutions are undertaking, it...
Learn How to Embrace Failure and Make Your Startup Thrive In the start-up world we often hear phrases like ‘fail fast,’ ‘celebrate failure’ and that failing can be the best thing that ever happened. But let’s be honest: failure sucks. At the very moment “the failure” hits you, often the last...
The Deputy Finance Minister, John Ampontuah Kumah, has urged the youth and potential business owners to take advantage of government’s support policies to enable them build their careers, especially in terms of entrepreneurship, in efforts to make Ghana and Africa become what they want to see. The Deputy Finance Minister...
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