Tradenigeria.ng Platform Launches For Interactive Business, Entrepreneurship Growth, Product & Services Acceleration and Leads Clients Engagement
The Nigerian small, medium and large entrepreneurs sector has received a boost with the launching of Tradenigeria.ng, an interactive business based platform, anchored on promoting entrepreneurship, business development and market growth in the country.
“With Nigeria’s current economy no longer relying on oil and gas, the silver lining is that this creates more opportunity for innovation and entrepreneurship to emerge. Nigerians are entrepreneurial by nature, and combining this drive with technology is one of the clear ways to ensure that businesses are highlighted and receive the traffic and client interest that they need in order to succeed.” says, Ms. Michelle Smellie – Director of TradeNigeria.ng.
I want to start this article about 5 entrepreneurship lessons I gained working in Mcdonald’s with one of my favourite quotes by Steve Jobs “You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future.”
Sometimes you go through your journey in life and wonder of what use the experience is to your future.
It’s taking me a while to write this article, simply because I didn’t know how to put it in words and translate the journey to an experience that will encourage you. Sometimes we spend so long thinking about doing something and we never get around doing it. Some call it procrastination; I just call it pure laziness and excuses to not do.
I spent over 6 years in the UK for studies right after Secondary School in Nigeria. This is a really long story and as you may know I can talk for Africa, so I will try to keep it short and straight to the point. After spending a year supporting my aunty who I was living with at the time, she finally got me a job working with Mcdonalds (Brimsdown, Enfield London to be precise).
Wondering what the whole fuss is all about with the current buzz on ‘Global Entrepreneurship Week’? Well, you need to start by asking yourself these 2 questions. Are you an entrepreneur? or do you have an entrepreneurial mindset?. Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) is a celebration of the innovators and job creators who launch startups that bring ideas to life, drive economic growth and expand human welfare. During one week each November, GEW inspires people everywhere through local, national and global activities designed to help them explore their potential as self-starters and innovators.