The TEF Entrepreneurship Programme is now open to startup entrepreneurs, with innovative business ideas or businesses that have been in existence for less than 3 years, in any sector, from across Africa however, unlike the previous years, this year’s process looks like GMATHS.
Your first step towards a successful mission is to be completely aware of what your actual comfort zone is. Don’t worry, we all have one. Some of us even have plenty of comfort zones. You need to detect the one you want to escape so badly. It can either be your workplace, your partner or the city you live in. You must know the exact reason why you have developed your comfort zone in the first place. Then, it comes the hardest part.
People are lazy when they don’t prioritize what they are doing. They procrastinate, do other things they are more interested in, and only come back to the task when it becomes urgent, or they finally see a need to get it done. My friend only saw law studies as his priority early on, but after realizing the need for stellar grades, began placing his other subjects as top priority. Everything he did was geared towards fulfilling his dream.
Last time I met him was in 2015 at a popular joint in Awka. Our last meeting was not great. He was hopeless about his life, because of his drinking addiction. I confronted him for the same and urged him to give up drinking. Since this advice had become too repetitive and annoying for him, he just walked away. And that is my last sight of his.