Planning and leading in a time of uncertainty
In this uncertain season, leadership contribution is key if we are to go on with the daily business. It would be a disaster if uncertainty prevented us from planning for what we do know and can control.
Finding Hope in the Holidays
At last the holidays are here. Traditionally this is a season of hope, so what better time to re-connect with the ultimate source of hope in your life especially if you are in leadership.
Creating an emotionally healthy and resilient team
Fostering respect, understanding and genuineness amongst teams will go a long way to sustain and grow your company.
AMI’s December Entrepreneur of the Month
Meet Claire Mongeau, our AMI Entrepreneur of the month. Claire is the CEO and Co-Founder of M-Shule. M-Shule is the first adaptive, mobile learning management platform designed to improve performance for millions of primary school students across Kenya and Sub-Saharan Africa.
AMI’ November Entrepreneur of the Month
Meet Udekwe Kenneth Uche, our AMI entrepreneur of the month. Uche is the CEO of Natal Care, a social enterprise that was recognized by the Ghanian president H.E Nana Akufo-Addo, for their work in providing an all-inclusive innovative solution to prevent and reduce maternal and infant mortality rates in Africa.
The thought-habits of resilience
The Covid-19 crisis, while not to be underestimated, too shall pass in one way or another, writes Jonathan Cook, co-founder and chairman of AMI.
AMI’ October Entrepreneur of the Month
AMI's October Entrepreneur of the Month
Why Women’s Day is for men. No, really
A column by AMI co-founder Jonathan Cook, written on National Women’s Day for men who are not sexist, because we still have so much to learn. I believe Women’s Day has a message for men who run businesses.
5 things African SMEs need right now
AMI's CEO and co-founder, Rebecca Harrison, reviews the results of our recent survey of entrepreneurs showing that 87% of business owners are worried about surviving the current crisis, while 67% say business has been hit hard since the introduction of social distancing, lockdowns and curfews on the continent.
How to open doors during Africa’s COVID-19 small business slump
AMI's Rwanda country manager explores how AMI's tools can help you take control of your business, make cost and revenue forecasts, open your eyes to new revenue streams and show you where you can cut cost.
Measures provide relief to businesses as part of Kenyan government COVID-19 response
With the Coronavirus (COVID-19) posing challenges for economic growth in Kenya, President Uhuru Kenyatta enacted a number of interventions to reduce the financial burden on the country's businesses and entrepreneurs.
Entrepreneurship training is broken. Now what?
Entrepreneurship is often touted as the silver bullet for Africa’s youth employment challenge. If we can strengthen small businesses, they will create jobs, and more young people will find dignified work. Simple, right? The problem is that most entrepreneurship training is failing.