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BILL GATES has absolutely influnced me says MARK ZUCKERBERG

When Microsoft founder Bill Gates took his software company public in 1986 as a 30-year-old — making him a millionaire and one of the richest men in the country — Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg was just a toddler. Gates continued to run Microsoft, at one point the largest company in the world, until he stepped down as CEO in 2000. During those years, a young Zuckerberg, who began hacking together chat networks as a pre-teen, was watching. Zuckerberg says seeing Gates succeed as a technology entrepreneur served as a powerful example for him. "When I was growing up, Bill Gates was my hero," Zuckerberg said in 2013. "I think he is one of the greatest visionaries that our industry has ever had." The biggest lesson Zuckerberg, now 34, took away from watching Gates, 62, was the power of focus. "Growing up, I admired how Microsoft was mission-focused," Zuckerberg explained in a recent interview with Recode's Kara Swisher. "It was a company that had a …


IBM Bangis is back with yet another exciting project called change, Change is his latest installment in his collection of spoken word/motivational videos. The video revolves around the subject matter of CHANGE. How people want change but don't want to change. People are very much averse to change.The irony is everybody want the change but nobody is willing to make a change because no one wants to leave their comfort zone.

To make change happen, one has to work, one has to plan, execute and it will require time & effort which offcourse is not everybody's priority. The prime factor which influence change includes the person's courage, no control on future, more work,threat and may be everything may become failure in the middle. And because of uncertainty involved it becomes general tendency to avoid change. It also involves a psychological part of human behaviour. Change wakes us to consciousness, something difficult, something out of daily routine, looking into the futur…

Six Tips To Encourage Kids To Become The Entrepreneurs Of The Future

Walking into an airport, or a mall, or a restaurant, it isn’t odd to see young children playing with some sort of electronic devices, whether it’s an iPad or a cell phone, or watching something on a television screen. On the contrary, it’s often an even odder sight to see a child playing with toy cars, or brushing a doll’s hair, whilst waiting for their kids’ meal at a restaurant. Recent studies have shown that the amount of time young children spend on electronic devices has tripled in the last four years alone. Further studies have shown that young children eight years and younger, spend on average up to four to five hours per day on electronic devices. These numbers are set to increase as the years progress. As we move onto what is predicted to be a tech-dominated future, how do we prepare our children to acquire the key skills they need to be creative, imaginative, innovative, while staying unique to their individualism? Well, worry not. KidzUnplugged has got you covered. We have…


Undergraduates in tertiary institutions have been told that the most potent tool to fight poverty is entrepreneurship, creatively used in conjunction with substantial public and private sector investment in education, healthcare, skills development and significant investment in infrastructure development. 
This was the position of Goodie Ibru during his lecture on Wealth Creation: A Practical Experience, which he delivered at Caleb University, Imota, Lagos. Ibru who was the former President of the Nigerian Stock Exchange, defined entrepreneurship as the capacity or ability to identify a need that needs to be met; and to meet that need by organising and effectively and efficiently combining factors of production to produce or provide the required good or service and receiving a reward or making gain at the end of the entire process.” Stating how entrepreneurship can promote institutions, as a businessman, he used himself as a case study. 

He said: “I have been privileged to associate wit…


IBM Bangis is back with yet another instalment of his spoken words videos. He went out the spotlight after releasing ‘Better Tomorrow’, a project which focused on giving hope to the hopeless. This new video is titled ‘LITTLE ONES’ and it stems around the poor upbringing of children mostly practised in this part of the world and how parent should try their possible best to see they keep up their appearances when it comes to the growth of their child.  This project is totally different from his previous ones because he diverted the core theme from his usual business motivation to the most common problem been faced in most families. He was quoted saying ‘I want to change the world in whatever little way I can and right now the only way I see fit is to address the issue of wrong upbringing of children around the world’. This project will blow your mind as he was reported to have taken his time and done a good research before penning his words down. Here is the lyrics and after which the vi…


Goal setting is probably one of the hardest things marketers have to do. You've got to choose a goal that's lofty, but not too lofty. And it's possible you have no idea what "lofty" is anyway -- for marketers implementing brand new activities, picking the right goals (and then tackling them) can feel like a guessing game. To help you eliminate the guesswork and set the right goals for your marketing team, HubSpot's put together a free goal-setting template. This marketing goal-setting template will help you set yearly, quarterly, monthly, and even daily goals that are realistic, measurable, and help you figure out how to actually hit those goals with ... you know ... a plan. Then learn how to use it effectively by following along in this post. We'll walk you through every part of the template and teach you how to use it to set yourself up for stellar marketing growth. First, a Brief Message on Setting SMART GoalsGoals are great -- they help us prove how effec…


The hopes of the several tens of thousands who graduate from our various educational institutions each year are dashed due to the limited employment opportunities in the public sector. In order to provide alternative opportunities for the graduates and others who are willing to venture into their own businesses, government continue to provide the requisite support and incentives needed to help them find their feet. One such opportunity is the Presidential Pitch Programme which on Monday supported 10 business start-ups owned by young entrepreneurs, under the age of 35, with a total amount of GH¢350,000 . In addition to the capital funding, the start-ups would be supported through business incubation hubs and mentorship programmes to enable them succeed. The 10 entrepreneurs came top after an initial screening of 2,000 applications during which they presented their business ideas, ranging from agro-processing and agribusiness, technology, greenhouse projects, housing and construction, …