The Entrepreneurial Age of Africa

Feature Article The Entrepreneurial Age of Africa
NOV 10, 2021 LISTEN

What is an entrepreneurial age, where and how it unfolds and how to ride on such waves? The answers hidden in bold and strong narratives, transforming old thinking into new, directing history towards future, projecting mediocrity to meritocracy and national citizenry towards upskilling and reskilling for local grassroots prosperity. These globally proven and tested models are in desperate search of national mobilizations.

How can a nation save itself from repeated mistakes? Why do huge opportunity losses for not having national mobilization of entrepreneurialism as a safety net and not creating highly skilled citizenry occur? The intents are always there but why manage differently? The funds are always spent but in which direction? What are some immediately deployable solutions?

Needed today, an open and bold embracement of the future; trade sectors digitization, SME growth to Midsize-growth and Midsize Businesses to larger size growths, as bundling anything out the mega-big-business as SME is a serious mistake. Women entrepreneurs and harness national youthful creativity into real value-creation-business-models of micro-manufacturing and micro trading across the world.

Demand proof of such thinking and execution amongst all agencies already mandated to foster economic growth and any academic institution selling education to demonstrate authoritative entrepreneurial skills and not some case studies. Such an organized process will create dedicated formatting of talented productivity colliding with innovative excellence under entrepreneurial wisdom to push out global game-changers out of the garage doors.

What did G20 say and COP26 deliver? Mobilize and revolutionize thinking, something beyond words on coffee-mugs, slogans on T-shirts and climate change laments. In reality, an entrepreneurial revolution capable of uplifting the challenge where other mindsets have been almost unsuccessful 25 times… Climate change issues better served by innovative excellence out of job-creator mindsets and not by gazillion dollar PR and case studies proving who is right and who is wrong. They are all confused, while calamity is visible. Is this rocket-science or common sense? Study the history of the ecommerce revolution. How brains and decorum left loose just to build. Open the garage doors wider. The COP26 solutions hidden in entrepreneurialism driving change, study the last 100 greatest entrepreneurs how they tumbled upon an idea by mistake. Mistakes and failures are non-issues to entrepreneurs, as they never hide it, other mindsets do.

Study deeply. Which nations are bold and smart enough to harness their entrepreneurial powers? Leaving them to migrate from nation to nation, will only break and split host nations apart? Which nation has the frontline teams articulate enough on such agendas? Which nations are busier in acquiring more riot gear? What is stopping national debates and realistic assessment of the calamites? What are the next immediate gateways and pathways? On Progress, Africa is not too late; it is just on time, but how?

Such undercurrent entrepreneurial movements are only visible to “job-creators” therefore; now mindsets on fixing the future must demonstrate futuristic literacy. The entrepreneurialism is a proven trajectory for the job-creator mindsets. Job seeker mindsets will grow, build and create harmonious grassroots prosperity. Study deeply how national mobilization of entrepreneurialism creates uplifts on local regions and stabilizes economies.

Who needs to understand mobilization of entrepreneurialism? Nations around the world have tried to create entrepreneurialism but frequently failed. However, these same nations were able to create well-trained armies and high-ranking officers because they all trained in tactical battlefield engagements and by veterans with real life experiences. Soldiers do not draw pictures of battlefields on whiteboards and run around with water pistols. They practice real life situations, repeat, practice and live the battles. The job-seekers mind build organizations but it is the job creator’s mindsets that originate the ideas and deployments necessary to create the existence of that organization in the first place. A massive shift towards understanding entrepreneurialism in on its way, best study Expothon on Google and observe how Excellency Prof. Dr. Ameenah Gurib-Fakim is tabling bold ideas across Africa

Which nations are ready? Are there enough trade-groups, Chambers of Commerce, Trade Associations anxious to play on these digitally advanced and globally friendly market places? Outside a minuscule number, around the world, out-dated trade-groups are in rapid transformation so they too would become shiny butterflies for the new global-age. Urgently needed is a major transformation of extraordinary proportion, to help national imbalance on work-disorder and shifts towards new paths. Needed are openly debated fears of mass upskilling and reskilling and various outcomes.

What are the amazing facts? The world can easily absorb unlimited exportable ideas in unlimited vertical markets. Fact: The well-designed innovative ideas are worthy of such quadrupled volumes. Fact: The entrepreneurial and dormant talents of a nation are capable of such tasks. Fact: The new global age skills, knowledge and execution are now the missing links. Finally, why is national mobilization of entrepreneurialism blocked by whom and for what lack of understanding?

The rest is easy.