Strive Masiyiwa

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The skills of the future (Part 3): What is going to change the future of the world, “even more than electricity”?

Last night a friend rushed to tell me about a news segment she’d just seen on a Sunday news program called “60...

The skills of the future (Part 2): The future is not something we enter. The future is something we create!

Over the next few weeks I want to trigger your imagination to possibilities that exist today (to position you for tomorrow). That...

The skills of the future (Part 1): Training coders at Muzinda Hub

A few years ago I wrote a Facebook Post on what I called the seven most important skills you need to...

If you have an idea, get started. You can make money, or excuses, but not both…

What do you do when you have an “idea”? I made this comment recently and some of you asked me to make it a full post. When you have an idea, first of all, have the humility to appreciate that the probability that someone else has had the same idea, even before you, is 99%.

Learn to use the law to protect you and your business (Part 1)

Plan ahead with wisdom and vision. A few days ago, one of you here wrote a message to another member on this platform who had...

Are you Wired For Opportunity?

“Most people would not be able to recognize an opportunity even if it bit them on the nose!” (A famous statement from one of my aunts). As an entrepreneur, I’m confronted with so many opportunities that I am often just overwhelmed. It’s like a wave that just keeps rolling in!

Opportunities don’t happen, you create them

Twenty years ago, almost to the month, I listed my first company on a stock exchange: Econet Wireless Zimbabwe (EWZ). As I have discussed...

Ideas + no actions = ?

One of our members on this platform commented a few days ago that he thinks “ideas are overrated.” I took a little while to...

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