Driving and management styles in Nigeria

Driving in Lagos (and Nigeria) is quite something. The daily challenge on my way back home is to access the road: this requires crossing two lanes densely populated with cars, and then turn left. Once there, you have to watch for pedestrians who run across, vans loaded with people that overflow, and other cars aggressively…

Five Entrepreneurship Urban Legends that We Need to Let Go Of

I’ve been working with entrepreneurs in Europe for the last 10 years and I have heard time and time again a series of “facts” about European entrepreneurship that are closer to myth than anything else.  Mostly they are urban legends.  An urban legend is a form of modern folklore consisting of stories that may or may…
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