Category Archives: Entrepreneurship

Advantages of Having an Online Business

What are the advantages of having an online business

If you have followed my blog for any amount of time you will know that I am very passionate about online entrepreneurship. I really feel that it can solve a lot of challenges that people are facing because of unemployment.   I have compared having a regular job versus running your own online business in […]

How to make your website add value to your business

An effective website can add value to your business

Do you have a website for your business? Is it adding any value to your business? In today’s digital age having a website for your business is standard practice. However, it is one thing to have a website and completely yet another to have that website adding value to your business.  I have assessed a […]

9 Business Lessons we can Learn from Dr Oliver Mtukudzi

9 Business Lessons we can Learn from Dr Oliver Mtukudzi

Oliver Mtukudzi, one of the greatest musicians to come out of Africa passed away on the 23rd of January 2019. As I write this, he is being buried in Madziva, his rural home. Since the news of his death broke out, messages of condolence have been pouring in from all over the globe. A number […]

Lessons we can Learn From The Zimbabwe Internet Shutdown

Social media is blocked in Zimbabwe internet shutdown

This has been a tumultuous week in Zimbabwe, to say the least. Let me focus on the internet shutdown that occurred from around 11:30 am on Tuesday 15 January and lasted for around 30 hours or so. So, what could we possibly learn from that internet blackout? Turns out quite a few things. 1. The […]

Do Employers Care About Employees?

Do employers care about employees

The recent price hikes have proved that most employers aren’t too concerned about their employees’ welfare. In the last three months, prices have gone up by as much as 300% or more. Whilst companies have been quick to adjust their prices, they haven’t done the same for their employees’ salaries. A friend works for a […]

How to Massively Boost Your Sales by Listing on Google My Business

List on Google My Business for better visibility

Are you aware that 78 % Of Local-Mobile Searches Result In Offline Purchases? In other words, the majority of people who search for local goods and services on a mobile device end up buying within 24 hours!   What is the implication? If you run a local business like a restaurant, salon, bar, hotel, boutique, […]

Are Zimbabwean Entrepreneurs 10 Years Behind Technology?

Zimbabwe internet shutdown has stopped all social media access

Zimbabwean entrepreneurs are not doing enough when it comes to using technology to grow their businesses.   There was a time (especially from the mid-’90s to the mid-00’s) when the statement ‘Zimbabwe is ten years behind technology’ was common. The statement grew out a realisation that the latest technological developments took a long time before […]

IS KEEPING A JOB LESS RISKY THAN STARTING YOUR OWN BUSINESS?

keeping a job vs entrepreneurship

A lot of people seem to prefer looking for and keeping a job to being an entrepreneur. Jobs are seen as more ‘secure’ and starting a business is seen as being very risky. In this post, I seek to show that ‘job security’ is a myth that has been thrown around for too long and […]

Taylor Chiyangwa featured on the Career Pod by Careers Zim

Taylor Chiyangwa on the Career podcast

I was featured by Careers Zim on their career podcast recently and I enjoyed it immensely. In the podcast, I talk about online entrepreneurship and why it can be a viable income generating alternative, especially for young people. I also share a bit of my story on how I got started and the challenges I faced […]