THE 3 J’s OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Success is always around the corner, always hidden in plain sightClueless about what business to start? Entrepreneurship opportunities are hidden in plain sight. There is no such thing as a crazy idea in the world of business. With the right guidance, an idea can flourish into a successful business. Businesses like Airbnb and Uber revolutionized the hospitality and transport industry respectively. Had their owners thought that their business ideas were too crazy to succeed, they would not be making the millions of dollars they are making today. If you are at the first step of trying to come up with a business, the three J’s below will guide you as you start the journey of entrepreneurship. They will enable you to be successful. The three J’s are Jiamini, Jitokeze and Jiinue. More is explained below:
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DAISY NYAGA: ADVOCATING FOR HEALTHY LIVING

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Daisy Nyaga Njagi – Founder and C.E.O of Elyama Foods Kenya Ltd.

Daisy Njagi’s upbringing exposed her to the numerous benefits of healthy living. While a young girl in Embu County, she witnessed numerous people come to see her mother, a nurse, for medical advice and medication. “My mother stressed increased intake of fruits and vegetables,”she recalls. To Daisy’s surprise, the same guests would return a week later to share the large improvements that they had noticed after changing their diets. It was at that point that Daisy realized diet had a direct impact on people’s health. Years later, Daisy’s firstborn daughter developed childhood asthma because she was unable to exclusively breastfeed for six months. As a flight attendant of a local airline at the time, she had a very busy schedule.
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DAPHINE OKONJI: BRINGING SPACES TO LIFE

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Daphine Okonji – Founder and Managing Director of Elle Interior Designers

Armed only with interior design knowledge learnt online, Daphine Okonji made the big leap to start her own interior design business. Her passion for making spaces come alive drove her to launch her business, Elle Interior Designers. She has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Strathmore University and also has a diploma in Human Resource Management. How does somebody move from the world of human resource to interior design you may ask? It is simple. You follow your passion. Daphine had a gateway home that she managed with two other business partners. They furnished this house by themselves. It is at that point that Daphine realized she loved to make spaces brighten up. Her friend saw the good work she had done with furnishing the gateway home and suggested she take up design as a career. “I had a lot of fun seeing spaces transform. After the suggestion, I went and registered the business,” she recalls

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DISCOVER THE PATH TO MAKING A DIFFERENCE

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Do you ever find yourself wondering what your true purpose in life really is? It happens to everybody and is commonly known as being in ‘a slump’. You have struggled to get out of this slump and tell yourself negative thoughts. You may have an idea that you want to follow but are not confident enough about it and this puts you down. You want to earn good money but also want to realize your full potential. Does this description speak to you? Continue reading

WHY STARTUPS STRUGGLE TO GET CLIENTS

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You have chosen to follow your dream. You took a bold step to venture into the world of business. You are finally your own boss. The only downside is that you are struggling to get clients for your just started business. Business owners in the early stages usually hope for numerous clients because this equates to increased profits. If you are in the position of getting few clients as a business owner, these factors below are probably the reason why:
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MOSES NJATHI: EARNING FROM MAN’S BEST FRIEND

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Moses Njathi is a dog trainer who runs a business called K9 Training in Kiambu County, Kenya

Moses Njathi grew up around dogs and always had a special place in his heart for them. He would soon start earning a living from man’s best friend, canines. The PassionBiz Academy student always loved dogs but never thought about training them for a living. Growing up in Muongoiya, Kiambu County, the idea to start a dog training business came to him through his sister. “We had gone to a relative’s place for the first time and they had many dogs. Once we got there, the dogs all came around me,”recalls Moses.  His sister noticed how good he was around dogs and suggested that he should start working with them.
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PASSIONBIZ ACADEMY TEAM OUTING

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PassionBiz Academy team members having lunch yesterday at Spuds Restaurant in South C, Nairobi (KENYA)

Yesterday afternoon, PassionBiz Academy team members attended a team Outing at Spuds Restaurant in South C, Nairobi. The team left the usual office surrounding for a two-hour bonding session over lunch. This event was aimed at promoting team spirit.
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HARNESS YOUR BRILLIANCE COURSE

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Your passion should make you money. You do not have to do something you do not love for the sake of getting money to pay your bills. You can earn from your passion and let your talents get money in the bank. Did you know you can grow a high income business from your passion, brilliance or expertise in 90 days or less? Yes! You can do this simply by going through the Harness Your Brilliance® course offered at PassionBiz Academy.
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BECOME A BETTER MARKETER TALK (RECAP)

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James Karundu speaking to participants at the ‘Become a better marketer’ free talk held at Kasuku Centre, Nairobi last Thursday.

Last Thursday, James Karundu hosted a free talk titled ‘Become a better marketer: How to find, get and keep high paying clients’. The talk was held at Kasuku Centre, Kileleshwa last Thursday. The free talk targeted service providers, entrepreneurs and startups.
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MARKET WITH CONFIDENCE COURSE

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When you have a good product but it is not selling as much as you’d want it to, you often try all means to lead you to a breakthrough. There is no need for hot pursuit whereby you follow clients desperately all the time. You can simply improve your marketing by attending the ‘Market With Confidence’ course.
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