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3 Easy Tips on How to Grow your Small Business

Honestly, there’s no blueprint for entrepreneurship, but these 3 hacks will help you get the correct foundation to grow a small business: 1. Use mentors, trainings and networking to grow your business profile. When I began, I was fully committed to going at it alone. ...

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African Storytelling I Binyavanya Wainana

The death of award-winning author Binyavanya Waianna has brought to play a number of conventional issues. As a challenger of status quo mentality he embraced difference. Once hailed as one of Time Magazines 100 Most Influential People in the World in 2014, Binyavanga become one o...

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Knowing When To Quit

I recently read a review on Mel Robbins “5 second rule”. It mentioned that a human’s natural urge to quit is its way of protecting themselves. As humans we are not designed to do things that are uncomfortable or scary, or difficult because our brains are designed to protect...

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Legalize It – The Marijuana Debate (pt 1)

10 states in the United States of America have legalized recreational cannabis consumption; an 33 have legalized medicinal use. The rules vary in terms of its possession, distribution and cultivation on how it can be consume. Uruguay and Canada are other sovereign states that ...

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Employee vs. Entrepreneur

Do you have entrepreneur characteristics or do you have the characteristics of an employee? From what I have noticed, most employee's find it hard to develop the characteristics of an entrepreneur because they have to think differently. To identify I shared a list below on...

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5 Lessons I Learned From Farming in my 20s

I am 26.  I was 24 when I thought of opening a business. Given my millennial entitlement, I thought there was very little I hadn’t read about my business that I needed to know about. I knew about the yield phase, and proper planting techniques, I learnt about mushroom sensitiv...

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5 Lies about Agribusiness and Farming!

Farming has been an interesting journey. Truth is, there was a lot I heard about it at the beginning that happened to be the furthest thing from the truth! Here are 5 lies I heard about farming. 5. “Farming is not involving. You never have to be there” As much as this the...

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TAKING STOCK I May-Day, May Day 2019

These last 2 months have been a rollercoaster! Seems like every month is. Ha-ha!!! Trying to be a super human is surprisingly draining. With the cold season kicking in, I decided to use my time in bed to catch you up to speed and take stock of my motions this past month. Grate...

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Top 5 Profitable Crops in Kenya

From what I’ve heard, one of the hardest things to do in Agribusiness is decide the – what to grow? How to grow? When and where to grow it?! As much as disposable income and other contributing factors affect this decision, the ultimate goal is to make as much profit as po...

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