Book review: Kasinomics by GG Alcock
Introduction Kasinomics is a book authored by GG Alcock, which explores the informal economy of the townships in South Africa. Alcock is a social entrepreneur, and he has lived in the townships for over two decades, which makes him well-versed with the dynamics of the informal economy. In this book, Alcock offers insights into how […]
The long road from idea to revenue
(Warning: May not make a lot of sense, also, don’t take personal) First things first: idea is nothing! it is simply that thing we all have in our heads, sometimes even have on paper and that we hope it/they will somehow turn us into multi-millionaires and build us an empire. If ideas were really a thing, you’d […]
Saw a video by Eric Ries in which he explains the ideas he had shared in his phenomenal 2011 book the Lean StartUp. Some of the ideas illustrated in the video (those that resonated with me) are detailed below: 1. StartUps are not miniature big companies (so they don’t have to function like one) 2. […]
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