“Note to Future Self…”

“Great things are done by a series of small things brought together.”– Vincent van Gogh Dear Future Self, About 8 months ago, you embarked on this entrepreneurial journey. The intellectual growth and unceasing lessons thus far are amazing. To my future self, I have had many experiences and ‘Aha’ moments that I am telling you… Continue reading “Note to Future Self…”

Selling Experience (part 2) at a Trade Fair

I had an amazing experience of another trade fair. Unlike the previous fairs which were held at Kingston University, this was at Eden Walk shopping Centre, Kingston town outside the university. Because of the unfamiliar environment and access by the general public, this particular Fair was more nerve wrecking. The idea of holding the trade… Continue reading Selling Experience (part 2) at a Trade Fair

Sprint Weekend – part 2: The Value Proposition

This is a continuation of my ‘Aha’ moment and experience at the crush workshop discussed in the immediate past blog. The focus here is on another interesting concept I learnt; the value proposition.  Simply put, this is a statement which identifies clear, measurable and demonstrable benefits consumers get when buying a particular product or service.… Continue reading Sprint Weekend – part 2: The Value Proposition

Sprint Weekend – part 1: The entrepreneurship Process

I was privileged to attend a crush workshop organized by Enterprise Kingston University London specifically for young entrepreneurs with impressive start up ideas. The course had several mentors and judges to help participants build their start up ideas in preparation for the ‘Bright Ideas’ competition. As a budding entrepreneur, I learned a number of things… Continue reading Sprint Weekend – part 1: The entrepreneurship Process

What entrepreneurs need to know about the Design thinking process

Many times, entrepreneurs come up with solutions to societal problems without the input of the ultimate users of the idea. They operate on the hope that the idea will work, which is fine until it does not. I am personally guilty of this. The time and energy spent on ideas which become a non-starter or… Continue reading What entrepreneurs need to know about the Design thinking process