Abdul Samad Rabiu

Born in Kano Nigeria, Abdul is 55, worth $1.2 billion as of 2016. the founder of BUA Group, Chairman of Nigerian Bank of Industry and founder of BUA Foundation. He is married with four children. At 24, he returned from Capital University to run the family business after his father, a renown industrialist, was detained … Continue reading Abdul Samad Rabiu

African oil producers showing the largest capacity growth

African oil producing countries growth in capacity 2012-2015 from Annabel Onyando on Vimeo. These growing changes in capacity, mean great business opportunitie for entrepreneurs who want to get into the industry. Most opportunities for small business are downstream - after refining, and include; Event management in the sector Recruitment Offer outsourced services like transportation, aintenance … Continue reading African oil producers showing the largest capacity growth

5 ways to effectively create value with time

"What You Do Is Not Valued Until You Do It" We all want to create value in our business and lives - it is the only way we get paid so we can continue doing what we do or do the things we would love to do - stress-free. Without creating value chances are you … Continue reading 5 ways to effectively create value with time

6 Ways to Determine Your Personal Time Input In Your Business

If you are employed and looking to start a business you know there is a need for you to put some hours in your business.  Your involvement in the daily grind is important as you will understand your business and customers better. You also will be able to influence the culture you want to project … Continue reading 6 Ways to Determine Your Personal Time Input In Your Business

Effectively Setting & Achieving Your Goals In 2016

Making It Happen For Your Business As with any other business, when you start a small business you need to be very clear about your objectives. Are you meeting these objectives or are you stuck? Goals help you get the ball rolling.Being the leader in your team and the size of it is dependent on how much … Continue reading Effectively Setting & Achieving Your Goals In 2016

6 Ways To Be An Effective Leader

People have for a long time felt great leaders are served drive big cars and have lots of money to spend. Before you shake your head, proof is the people we continually install as leaders in our countries and communities who end up doing nothing to improve our condition. Sometimes we vote for people who are not rich but become rich when they get to power. Then they become like all the other leaders before... how did they sneak past our watchful eyes?

Happy New Year 2016 – We Killing it!

Hey, Everyone! Trust you had the best holiday ever!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Glad to be back and trust we all have a plan to kill it this Year. Planning to have 3 books published on Kindle this year. 🙂 Can I hear an Amen right about now ... and promises to buy?! What is your big plan??? Let's … Continue reading Happy New Year 2016 – We Killing it!

Ensuring Market Acceptance Of Your Product

A good business model should result in market acceptance. If the market accepts the product and your distribution method, it should be easy for you to not only sell but remain relevant in the long run. Often entrepreneurs start off charged with a great product that may launch really well but in a short while, … Continue reading Ensuring Market Acceptance Of Your Product

Starting A Call Centre Business

A call centre is one of the many services that fall into Business Process Outsourcing. As companies continue to want to focus on their core business, there is a need for outsourced services and this includes call centres.  Outsourcing improves effectiveness and efficiency of an organisation. Resources are better focused on areas both the outsourcing … Continue reading Starting A Call Centre Business

Six Factors To Consider When Selling Through Distributors

The Business Of Capitalising On Established Distribution Systems Being in the retail sector is a great business given that the African consumer markets are one of the fastest growing after China. The retail business has many sub-sectors from supermarket hawking and building of markets. The choice of distribution method is influenced by the business model … Continue reading Six Factors To Consider When Selling Through Distributors

Business Opportunities In Disability

Redefining Normal; Creating A World For All Abilities through business With over 80 million disabled or differently able people in the continent the market and needs for the disabled cannot be considered a small market. When this group is broadened to include people with 'small' disabilities then the number goes up to 40% a whopping … Continue reading Business Opportunities In Disability

Outside Catering Business

Making Events Worthwhile Eating places keep mushrooming;  wherever there are people there is often a need to provide something to eat and drink that is hygienic. It's difficult to think of a place where there are people but no need for food or drink (not even in the middle of a fast! Given this, the … Continue reading Outside Catering Business

Network Marketing / MLM

Benefit From Franchise Models Minus The Downside Network Marketing / MLM (Multi - Level marketing) is a great way to build your business or get into the business. There are two ways to get into network marketing. a. As the network marketing company b. As a distributor In this page, we discuss getting into the … Continue reading Network Marketing / MLM

10 Points To Consider When Replicating & Innovating To Ensure Success

​​​Not Everyone Is A Natural Innovator But You Sure Can Learn How To Be One The Bible says there is nothing new under the sun. I sure believe this. There is no 'original idea' I ever had in my head that I did not find someone else implementing - and my friends say I am … Continue reading 10 Points To Consider When Replicating & Innovating To Ensure Success

Branding; Ensuring You Stick Out From The Crowd

Faced with a selection, you and nearly everyone else opts for the safe choice. And the safe choice is the one you’ve heard of (awareness), the one that makes you feel good (emotional connection), the one with uniquely positive attributes (distinction), and the one you can rely on (credibility and trust) A brand is what … Continue reading Branding; Ensuring You Stick Out From The Crowd

Six Ways To Get Your Curiosity Back

Remaining curious is crucial for the advancement of humanity and innovation.  Children are said to ask an average of 300 question a day however by the time we turn eighteen this number has significantly reduced and we then believe the adage; 'curiosity killed the cat.' However, for any level of self-development and innovation, you will need … Continue reading Six Ways To Get Your Curiosity Back

Running a Butchery Business

Providing Africa With Its Favourite Cuts  Meat is a favourite in most African countries and dependent on where you live the type of meat can be varied. Options range from beef, goat, lamb and chicken which are favourites and in some areas, there  is growing interest in rabbit and other birds.  When setting up your … Continue reading Running a Butchery Business

Twelve Ways To Be Your Greatest Fan and Motivator

In business, you will always find you often do not have enough cheerleaders to get you through some of those dreary days. Worse still others are dependent on you to encourage them along be it your own staff, children or spouse. A trait to have is being your own cheerleader. A positive disposition goes a … Continue reading Twelve Ways To Be Your Greatest Fan and Motivator