All posts by Jemila Abdulai

    In Transition (The Fear of Failure)

      Seven Months Ago “There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.” ― The Alchemist. A quote from Paulo Coelho I have referenced many times, but quite frankly, never truly appreciated. Until now. There’s something about youthful abandon that allows (or permits) young people or young souls …

            Want to Start A Business? Do This First.

              By JEFFREY MANU Let me tell you a story about two businesses I started that failed and how I would do things differently. As you read, you will see which pitfalls to avoid in starting your own business as a creative entrepreneur with passive income. In my first business, we created one of Africa’s …

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                      Café Kwae: For the Love of Cozy Spaces, Simple Food & Ghanaian Ingenuity (II)

                      In October 2015, Yvette Ansah started Café Kwae; a neighborhood coffee shop near Accra's Kotoka International Airport with warm tones and wooden fixtures that is helping jumpstart Ghana's coffee culture. Photo credit: Circumspecte.com.

                      Part II of our two-part conversation with Café Kwae founder Yvette Ansah. Missed the first? Read here. — There’s a throng of new coffee shops in Accra and leading the pack is Café Kwae, a one-month old business started by Yvette Ansah that is quickly becoming the preferred “chill” spot for Accra’s professionals, creatives and globetrotters.   Well-Being & Lessons Learned Registering …

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                        Café Kwae: For the Love of Cozy Spaces, Simple Food & Ghanaian Ingenuity (I)

                        There’s a throng of new coffee shops in Accra and leading the pack is Café Kwae, a one-month old business started by Yvette Ansah that is quickly becoming the preferred “chill” spot for Accra’s professionals, creatives and globetrotters. I found out about Café Kwae (pronounced kwˈaɪ), or rather its USB wall sockets, three weeks ago. My curiosity about the Ghanaian establishment pushing the envelope on meeting customer needs got the best of …

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