Entrepreneurship

Business experience sharing and learnings in entrepreneurship and small business start-ups.

8 Ways to Boost Employee Retention – A Community Pharmacy Study

employee retention

Employee retention is a business challenge that not just big corporates grapple with, it is also a considerable challenge for Small & Medium Enterprises as well. In a 2017 study, Extent of employee turnover in Nigerian SMEs: Employees’-owner/managers’ standpoint, employees’ and management’s responses indicated that Employee turnover still pervades the Nigerian SMEs surveyed with most …

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How to Set Up an Online Pharmacy – The Complete Guide

Online Pharmacy

1. Introduction Setting up an online pharmacy has never been easier than today. You can actually, without writing any code, set up your own Online Pharmacy by yourself, and without the help of techies. Online pharmacies or E-Pharmacies as they are sometimes called, are a growing trend in healthcare currently catalyzed by the ongoing pandemic. …

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Don’t be Ignorant! 4 Revolutionary Retail Pharmacy Trends in Nigeria

Retail Pharmacy Trends in Nigeria

Before I go into the details of retail pharmacy trends holding sway in Nigeria, I will tell you a story. A couple of weeks back, a Pharmacist colleague was sharing with me how another colleague running a retail pharmacy became aware of a retail pharmacy trend that was threatening to leave her practice behind. She …

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Wondering How To Make Your Decision Making Rock? Read This!

Decision making

First things first! This is not a decision making process tool that I am about to share with you. It is also not a fail-safe decision-making tool either. However, I think if you are interested in the soft skills that are needed to make great decisions, then you might want to read this till the …

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How to run Retail Pharmacy in Nigeria for Success in 7 Steps

Retail Pharmacy

In this sequel to the post How to Start a Successful Retail Pharmacy in Nigeria in 7 Steps, I will be sharing with you the basic practices, processes, and interventions that need to be put in place, to increase the chances of success in Retail Pharmacy. In general, starting a business is one thing, and …

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How to Start a Successful Retail Pharmacy in Nigeria in 7 Steps

Retail Pharmacy

Retail Pharmacy (also known as Community Pharmacy) practice is a critical arm of healthcare in any country and is usually the first point of contact with the healthcare system. It is usually the first point of health counseling and/or referral for patients when they experience initial feelings of infirmity or unwellness, for 2 main reasons: …

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5 Effective Ways to put your Brick-and-Mortar Business Online

Online Business

It is now a no-brainer that the dinosaurs of tomorrow will be today’s brick-and-mortar businesses that fail to establish an online presence. The ongoing pandemic has also all but put paid to the importance of getting your business online, as we are currently experiencing a global boom in e-commerce in all of its ramifications. The …

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2 Critical Future of Work trends to follow

Future of Work

During the summer of 2019, I was in a WeWork co-working space with some other colleagues, listening to a thought-leader on the future of work. Take note of the timeline here, it was just before the pandemic. This thought leader talked of a future that seemed so far away, more like a fictional story that …

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5 Small Business Mistakes to avoid in Nigeria

Small Business

Small and Medium Enterprises are the soul of a country’s economy. As at 2017, the Nigeria Bureau of Statistics (NBS) and Small & Medium Enterprises Development Agency (SMEDAN) report showed that the total number of enterprises in Nigeria registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) was estimated at 41.5 million, spread out across the 36 …

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