[My] 7 Top Articles Helpful to Entrepreneurs in Admitting and Dealing With Anxiety and Depression

[My] 7 Top Articles Helpful to Entrepreneurs in Admitting and Dealing With Anxiety and Depression – From all levels of start-up to big success in entrepreneurship, there exists a dark cloud often not talked about. It is anxiety and depression.

At worst, I’ve read stories of very successful and unsuccessful entrepreneurs committing suicide.

Entrepreneurship can be gruesome. Read more

EBC business model checklist canvas

Go here to a download PDF of canvas. EBC stands for Essential business components, its detailed in my book Forget The Business Plan Use This Short Model.  Go ahead check it and learn the analogy I make below (a magician’s business model).

EBC business model check list - updated

The EBC business model canvas points out 6 components which are crucial for entrepreneurs to focus on; they fit most business types, and serve as guideline of what is vital in running a profitable, sustaining and growing business.

The EBC model is not limited to venturing by entrepreneurs; it’s usable by other value providers such as consultants, freelancers, photographers, musicians, designers, engineers and others.

  • In one sheet, crucial business essentials are pointed out, to easily remind you
  • It helps you to create products of value, purpose and efficiency to users
  • Helps you prioritize marketing effort and spent to generate cash flow the quickest
  • Helps you diagnose weakness in the venture processes quickly
  • Instills a quick progressive decision making mindset (sanity)
  • Readies your mind to distribute/deliver products efficiently

Wikipedia says: “A business model describes the rationale of how an organization creates, delivers, and captures value (economic, social, cultural, or other forms of value).”

Therefore a business model is primary for entrepreneurs to understand. As it’s the magic of creating and/or innovating value in products, turning revenue (profit) on the value and growing your venture.

Think the TV series Breaking The Magicians Code, the business model is the trick (not actual magic) which the magician devices, hoping it will give people transcending entertainment. I guess a good magician comes up with new tricks or innovatively recycles.

Us the audience, see the trick in its final form, now as magic (oh such joy and intrigue). The EBC canvas is meant to help you create that magic.

Business plans are long, tedious to manage and frightening to aspiring entrepreneurs. More-and-more experienced entrepreneurs and startup experts are joining the say: ‘forget the business plan’. Without mention of names, Google the phrase.

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FREE LIVE MASTERCLASS: INNOVATE NEXT BY TIISETSO MALOMA – 9 PM ON 3 JUNE 2020

Join me on Zoom, Instagram Live and Facebook Live, at 9 PM to 10:30 PM on Wednesday the 3rd of June 2020, as I host my Innovate Next Masterclass.

The masterclass is an adaptation from my upcoming 6th book called Innovate Next, and a build-up from the last lecture I gave at Wits Business School titled How To See Into The Future.

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QUARANTINED LEARNING: Understanding How Innovation Works Through the CORONA VIRUS and thus be an INNOVATOR

It is day two of the 21 days of the corona virus country lockdown in South Africa. Lets’ stay safe and follow the recommended precautions.

Scientists around the world are working tirelessly to find a cure for this *ucken flu.

I am not a scientist. I am an entrepreneur and writer and I love breaking down innovation patterns, and so I thought let me get a class in session while we are at home quarantined.

This post teaches how the innovation of manmade things works and how any of us can have a mind for it and thus do it.

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365 THINGS YOUTH #1. You have to Google shit you want to learn yourself

365 Things Young is a series of short posts dedicated to young people.

It is a list of things young people around the world need to be able to do, so to survive and thrive in these new economies: To incite in themselves skills, intelligence (for Industrial Revolutions), innovation, creativity and productivity.  It is written either by me, Tiisetso Maloma, or by a named guest contributor. Sometimes the posts rant, and sometimes they are soft.

Here goes the first one.

#1. You have to Google shit you want to learn yourself

You cannot be asking people how to create a CV, a business plan, an email account, etc.

We are no longer in that age.

Google how it’s done, and do it yourself.

Letter to My Son on How to Become Acquainted With Girls Without Acting Frivolous: Attracting A Network

How to Become Acquainted With Girls Without Acting Frivolous – This is an extract from my latest and fourth book, THE ANXIOUS ENTREPRENEUR.  It is available on AmazonApple iBookstore and Kobo.co.za.

How to Become Acquainted With Girls Without Acting Frivolous

After my stint at Bopedi Bapedi High School, I moved to St Marks College. One of my class mates was a guy named Tshepo. He was a bully to an extent, but had an impressive following and was known by virtually everyone.

He was a jerk when he needed to be and sweet when he wanted to be. He was harsh to those he didn’t like and those who didn’t like him. Actually, he was sweet to some that didn’t like him because he had figured that he’d need them someday.

What amazed me was that he had a girlfriend. I never had a girlfriend throughout most of my high school years; my first kiss was in Grade 11.

Most of the girls spoke to Tshepo nicely, including those that talked smack about him behind his back. They spoke to him nicely anyway. No one talked to me. Read more

Tiisetso Maloma public lecture at Wits Business School on 13 August 2019: How to See Into the Future – Innovation, Human Inclinations & the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Hello there.

Tiisetso Maloma will host a public lecture at Wits Business School titled ‘How to See Into the Future – Innovation, Human Inclinations and the Fourth Industrial Revolution,’ on the 13th of August 2019.

RSVP here https://buff.ly/2JCp12i

The lecture will examine the patterns that innovation follows, and how to forecast it and participate in it.  It further goes into how novel products and novel skills form.

The lecture is based on a series of essays Tiisetso Maloma has written on innovation, industrial revolutions and The Human Greed Pyramid (which he devised). The Human Greed Pyramid is an illustration of how innovations interrelate with humans’ consumption patterns and natural inclinations, the ecology, culture and cognition; and how to plot innovation that works on humans.

Hope to see you there!

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A Timeline Of Industrial Revolutions Versus South Africa | DID YOU KNOW: The 4th Industrial Revolution Is The First Industrial Revolution South Africa Is Experiencing As A Free And Democratic Country

Understanding the 4th Industrial Revolution & Innovation Easily book is available for sale on Amazon.

Timeline Of Industrial Revolutions – The Fourth Industrial Revolution which is also known as Industry 4.0 or 4IR – is the first Industrial Revolution that South Africa is experiencing as a free and democratic country. So, in this piece of content you’ll get information related to Timeline Of Industrial Revolutions.

It does not however mean that other economical revolutions did not happen in South Africa and the rest of Africa in the past. I will get to this later.

N.B.

  • Because the demarcation of the summed up area that now is South Africa was colonised in stages, starting with the Cape by the Dutch and later took over by the British, I will call it ‘Project Colonise South Africa.’
  • Industrial Revolutions’ dates are estimates – i.e. of when one industrial revolution starts and the other ends, and they serve to capture an era of when significant revolutionary innovations happened in the world. And although different researchers have different dates, they do not vary significantly.

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How Moses in the Bible demonstrated and marketed that he was the authority to take the Israelites to The Promised Land: A marketing lesson

This is a derivative from this article: The Two Most Important Quotes in Marketing – One is Obviously By the Late Maya Angelou: Becoming an Authority and Expert in Customers’ Eyes – Tiisetso Maloma Blog https://buff.ly/2BLtwTY

To sell to people, they have to view you as an authority in your field.

As the pickup artist – teacher and hypnotist – Roff Jeffries said: You want to establish that you are an authority in the world of the other person. People will not accept that you are an authority on where they should go or what they should do unless they first accept that you are an authority or an expert on where they are at. If you want people to accept that you are an authority on where they should go, you must first demonstrate that you understand where they are at.”

How do we portray that we are an authority? Read more