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“In Africa, everything is good business. You just have to plan well, work hard and do it right.”
“Whether or not you succeed in life depends on what you make of your experience and attitude.”
Addis Alemayehou answers our questions.
“Be passionate about your idea and pursue it relentlessly. It is not going to be easy, so be resilient.”
“To keep going forward we can’t be held back by this self-bigotry of low expectation.”
“If you like a job, give it your all. If you don’t, then don’t hang around.”
“It’s an exciting time in Africa and the internet is shifting the way we do business.”
“Be honest in your dealings. You will sleep well and will still make the money you require to live in this world.”
“Coming across sceptics in professional life can actually be more useful than advice. It makes me work even harder towards my vision.”
“Thinking back, my biggest lesson was back when I was fired because I was too relaxed and too sure of myself.”
“You need to appreciate most successful business people work really hard to get where they are.”
“I love saying that I am growing an e-commerce company in Tanzania. It’s crazy, it’s tough and its fun.”
“One thing that takes people aback is when they figure out I’m also a DJ.”
Seriously, you can’t learn leadership from books. You have to live it.
“If you are going to do something, do it properly, and you actually need to win at it.”