Category Archives: Innovation

Apple ‘visionary’ dies aged 56

Life of Steve Jobs Born in San Francisco in Feb 1955 to university students Joanne Schieble and Syrian-born Abdulfattah Jandali Adopted as a baby by a Californian working class couple Had a summer job at Hewlett-Packard while at school – … Continue reading

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Tips For Entrepreneurs

Question:  “What advice would you give to a first-time entrepreneur in the planning stage? What are some key areas to focus on? And what areas don’t need as much attention?” Answer: 1) Don’t focus on the business plan. It’s too early … Continue reading

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Small Business Owners in a Nairobi Slum Display Kenyan Resilience – By Brendan Bannon

  Benson Omenda, 48, has been tailoring clothes for residents in Nairobi’s Kibera slum for more than 15 years. “I fear the best days are behind us, especially now that the second-hand clothes markets have arrived, meaning tailored clothes are … Continue reading

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7 Innovative Secrets of Steve Jobs

In 1972, Steve Jobs left his Silicon Valley home and headed north to a small liberal arts school, Reed College, in Portland, Ore., only to drop out after one semester. Like many teenagers, the 17-year-old Jobs lacked direction. “I had … Continue reading

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Kenya’s Informal Sector – Some Great Lessons

Steve Daniels was a “scrawny white kid” from New York when he went to Kenya to study development technology and ended up writing a book about the informal sector that changed the way he viewed the world. More importantly, it … Continue reading

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