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Jabu Basopo says there are three main components that contribute to success in leadership.
“When a client is not satisfied it really bothers me.”
“The main problem I see with young African guys is they want to grow overnight.”
“In terms of role models, I look up to the hip-hop guys… these people came from nothing and they created empires.”
Kenyan CEO stresses importance of having a balance between work and family.
One of the major players in Kenya’s tech scene reveals his first job and how he relaxes.
“I have a lot of risk appetite. I work very hard and I apply my creativity.”
How we made it in Africa speaks to Jennifer Riria, the 2014 Kenyan country winner of the EY World Entrepreneur of the Year award.
While other executives relax on the golf course, Jacques Taylor spends time on his farm.
“You don’t need to be tough in this business, you just need to be playing right in the middle of the pitch.”
Gervais Djondo says it is important to surround yourself with the right people.
“I made a career from coming to the continent.”
“If there is a crisis I don’t panic.”
“I am very conservative. I am not necessarily a high risk taker.”
Non-profit fund boss advocates using the principles of business to advance a meaningful cause.