5 START-UP SECRETS FOR NIGERIAN WOMAN

-SIMPLIFY YOUR MISSION

Invest time to defining and breaking down the structure and goal of your business to the simplest form. Be specific about what it does and what it represents.

-DO NOT OVERTHINK IT

Unlike men, women are much more likely to ask the question “what if”? Overthinking breeds fear which can stop you before you begin. However, the biggest risk is not trying. You will never know what you are capable of until you jump off of the edge entirely.

-ARM YOURSELF WITH PATIENCE

Patience is a virtue that can be learned. It may take a much longer than expected to achieve your goals but it is important to remain passionate and patient.

-NEVER UNDERESTIMATE THE IMPORTANCE OF HAVING ROLE MODELS

Try to learn from their experiences and how they managed to survive during the most difficult times. This gives you strength and motivation.

INVEST IN A GOOD WATCH

The aim is not to look chic, but more on showing how important time is to you. Your greatest asset is your time. Time management is essential to the success of any startup. A founder has to determine how to best employ each hour of the day to make the biggest impact on her brand. Wasted time means wasted efforts in building the brand of your dreams.

DO NOT TRANSFER AGGRESSION

Why it is essential to surround yourself with an awesome team. It is important to also remember that you are going to need them to overcome all the obstacles that can come with starting and maintaining a company .

HAVE A FIRM GRIP ON YOUR EMOTIONS

Stay away from transferring the aggression that comes from strong emotions like fear and anger to your team while managing them.