Doing business in a volatile, low growth world.

Here are the notes – slightly edited – based on my impromptu speech on Effective strategic thinking and planning for a Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous (VUCA) environment. Sharing in case it helps other corporates and entrepreneurs to better navigate this challenging but ever so exciting world of business we live in. The conference (in Johannesburg) […]

Africa: a playground for entrepreneurs

by York Zucchi (edited by Pete Guest) I live and invest in sub-Saharan Africa and I am passionate about its potential, but I am not unrealistic. African countries are, in many ways, inefficient markets. They often lack transparency and accountability in their institutions. However, they present many opportunities that are simply not as easily available […]