Ideas That Helped This Black Tech Leader Battle Dyslexia and Build a Digital Marketing Agency

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Being labelled anything is a challenge. Though some labels are heavier to bear than others, categorising people based on sweeping generalisations doesn’t bode well. Learning Impairments are no different and present issues that can be managed in our younger years.

In some cases, problems carry over into adulthood that could…


Lessons From a Former Scientist on How To Think Like an Entrepreneur

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The life of an entrepreneur can be lonely.

We often overlook the self-sacrifice involved to glorify the “CEO” and “Founder” avatar’s we see in the media. The lessons and wisdom of CEOs are now widely available. …


One Entrepreneur's Journey From Mozambique to Hull, Changing The Region For Good

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Stability and chaos are both necessary ingredients for personal and professional growth. Healthy balances of both help to create strong members of society, and in cases where there are imbalances, it may disrupt a person’s prospects for happiness and self-sufficiency.

The aftermath of the Mozambican Civil War coloured Antonio’s childhood…


3 Key Events that Helped the CEO and Founder of Diverse and Equal Turn Her Story Around

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Two ways to make a stand for a cause is to engage in consistent action and be accountable for your actions and inactions.

Having spent an hour with Annette Joseph, I learnt that being promoted through an organisation and assuming a position of authority doesn’t mean that you will get…


3 Tips On Perseverance From CodeandStuff Founder Fey Ijaware

What is Perseverance?

Perseverance is defined by a continued effort to do or achieve something despite difficulties, failure, or opposition. Given the year we’ve all had, difficulties are left, right and centre. 2021 may very well present fertile ground for these challenges to take root. Fey Ijaware, Senior Software Developer and Founder of…


Actionable Insights from The Life of Black Tech Sales Network Founder and Consultant, Niall Simpson

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2020 was a year that helped us all reflect, and hopefully approach 2021 with a sense of gratitude and drive.

Though this should be something we do every year, the result is often more than we expect for those who made time to do so.

I spoke with Niall Simpson…


Open Thoughts after speaking with Mosh Balogun, Founder and Creative @ SOFT

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The connection between Art and ideas is as old as time. Paintings and sculptures are not mere impersonations of objects. Instead, there’s a deep philosophical undertone confined in each work of Art.

After speaking with Mosh Balogun, Contemporary Creator @ SOFT, about his creative processes, I thought it would help…


Keji’s Story to Find Herself and How She’s Helping Founders Keep Cool

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Being a startup founder is stressful and disconcerting, especially if you’re looking for venture capital investments. A Harvard study shows that these entrepreneurs are in the highest risk category for burnout and mental health issues.

But amidst this cold, data-driven environment, some people recognize investments in wellbeing as of utmost…


The Story and Wisdom Behind the All Black VC Group Changing Diversity & Inclusion

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There’s lots of noise out there about what it takes to become successful in business.

Not that I have all or any of the answers, but I think that its easier to get lost in an information overload than it’s ever been.

Readers are crying out for concise real-life experiences…


A reply from Executive Producer, Dijian Eccles, as we share new thoughts on his journey through personal identity.

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Meaningful conversations are the fast track to worldly insights. Dijian Eccles shared his thoughts with me in an earlier post, where he opened up on his journey through 2020 and the techniques he used to cultivate peace of mind.

Here we talk about acceptance and the road towards a stronger…

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