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What Entrepreneurs Don’t Talk About

Posted by | Alieu Fofanah, Uncategorized | 3 Comments

I was once told that “to share your weakness is to make yourself vulnerable; to make yourself vulnerable is to show your strength.”

However, as an entrepreneur, when going through that dark lonely road, we are not wired to show vulnerability. This leads to mental health issues from anxiety to the extremes of depression being hidden and not spoken about. Is that a problem? Are we prone to only show our strengths, drive and resilience?

I recently put myself in a bad position. I started mentally isolating myself, I effectively mismanaged my team and I was simply working too hard! I was skipping breaks, staying up long into the night and said yes to too many things. Slowly my focus, concentration and even my physical health started to wear down. I had robbed myself of the opportunity to relieve stress. The team dynamics was becoming shaky and I was becoming more irritable and less productive.

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You have a great idea, then what? 

Posted by | Alieu Fofanah | No Comments

‘I wish’ and ‘someday’ are words which have no definitive timeline, but you have to start somewhere to make it anywhere. When GoGetters was in its fetus stage, I shared a vision of someday Africa rising and us being a part of it not from London but on the ground in Africa. A week later I had created a well thought out proposal of how I believed I could lead a team across 6 African countries. Though it was short, it had all the key information they needed to believe. I started somewhere and you can too. If you are ready to Go Get It, then read on!
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