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African Young People: Do More Than What is Being Required By Javnyuy Joybert

As a young person, have you ever asked yourself questions like "How can I be extra-ordinary? How can I be excellent?" Here is my point, I believe that for any young professional in Africa to be exceptional in the workplace he or she must be willing to do more than what is being required in the workplace, for an entrepreneur to unique in the African market place he or she must be able to do more than what is being [...]

The Case of Succession Planning in Africa By Javnyuy Joybert

Have you ever wondered by African Leaders (dictators) cling to power for so long. The truth is if you have ever asked this question, many at times you get frustrated trying to answer the same question you asked. Handing over power has become one of the most difficult things a president can do in Africa with the worst case in Central Africa Region (Tchad, Gabon, Cameroon Central African Republic etc). Do you remember the strong man of Gambia, Yahya [...]

African Young People: Entrepreneurship Requires 2 things by Javnyuy Joybert

Entrepreneurship these days is now like a song and everyone want to be called an entrepreneur or a CEO. Definitely, am among those who believe that entrepreneurship is the game changer for the Cameroon and African economy. If you are about to venture into entrepreneurship or already have a small startup or business, I want you to understand that success in entrepreneurship requires two things that is Value and simplicity. If you want to succeed in entrepreneurship, add value [...]

BBC Radio News Day Interviews Cameroonian Social Entrepreneur

On the 20th of September 2017, BBC Radio News Day cut up with Cameroonian social entrepreneur Javnyuy Joybert to talk about one of his startups that is addressing the issue of poverty among women and youths in rural areas (villages). CAMMICS (Village Bank) is an innovative rural investment micro finance institution (FinTech Social Enterprise) using mobile technology to increase financial inclusiveness in rural areas among rural and semi-urban women and youths who are considered “unbanked” by formal financial institutions [...]

African Young People: The Most Important Part of Leadership By Javnyuy Joybert

When leadership is mentioned anywhere 99% if not everybody's mind will go to the people they are leading. A lot of us forget the most important part of leadership which is self. You can define self leadership as influencing yourself to achieve your objectives. Do you know the most difficult person to lead is yourself? You now know. One of the most important gifts you can give yourself, your team, your business, your family, your community is to be able [...]

Tony Elumelu: 7 Burning Questions and Answers on Leadership

Tony Elumelu with his wealth of experience in the corporate world provide answers to 7 burning questions on leadership. Enjoy the read. 1) What is true leadership? Leadership is about how we lead people to deliver results. Leadership is about bringing consistency between the internal and the external. Leadership is about instilling confidence in your people, because as a leader, you hardly ever operate on your own. Great leaders deliver through people. 2) The Relationship between Leadership and Purpose: Leadership is more successful [...]

African Young People: How To Achieve Success Before The End Of The Year

One prevalent thing in everyone's life is the willingness to become successful; I haven't seen anyone who doesn't wish to become successful. Perhaps you've been craving to achieve success since the inception of this year, but it seems that dream is far from reality. In this article, I will show you how you can still achieve success before this year is over. However, before I proceed to tell you the first thing you need do to succeed this year, it is [...]

Uganda: CELBMD Africa Graduates Another Batch of Skilled Executives

The Center for Entrepreneurship, Leadership & Business Management Development (CELBMD) Africa - The Pan African Professional Skills Development Center has as mission to make a difference across Africa by providing world class Professional Executive Skills Training, Capacity building seminars, solutions & consultancy that will advance entrepreneurial mind sets, business development, organizational management skills and community development.  Agenda 2063 recognises that the future of the continent, in part, rests on the skills, knowledge, talents and commitment of its young people. [...]

Leadership is the Demarcation Between Success & Failure By Tony Elumelu

Whether in the public or private sector, leadership is the same thing. It is the demarcation between success & failure, development & underdevelopment; poverty & prosperity. So, I welcome every opportunity to discuss & examine this important subject. Today was no exception as I shared with the Nigerian Airforce, Navy a& Army students & the Armed Forces Command & Staff College in Jaji Kaduna State. I will share some excerpts from my remarks this afternoon. 1. Good leaders are [...]

African Young People: Improving Your Entrepreneurial Venture By Javnyuy Joybert

With few years  (6) of experience as Business Trainer/Consultant and as an entrepreneur myself with 3 failed startups I have come to understand that the problems facing African entrepreneurs is not how to start or run their business but, the problem is how to stay successful, productive & profitable in their businesses as years go by. with google, business & entrepreneurship blogs/platforms here and there, we already have more than sufficient information on almost everything about entrepreneurship & business, what [...]