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One Year Ago, I became an entrepeneur..

One year ago, on the 14th of December, I decided to become an entrepreneur. After six years of work and passion  (the sexy word) in one of Cameroon’s biggest FMCG, I quit. During six years, I had worked on nurturing epic brands, I had learnt great life lessons, built some strong  friendships and felt I was ready to move on. It was a Monday, I woke up with a feeling of intense peace and renewed ambition.

Twelve months after, I feel privileged.I am privileged for the lessons, privileged for the additional experience, privileged for the hurdles

Twelve months after, I feel privileged. I am privileged for the lessons, privileged for the additional experience, privileged for the hurdles. One year as an entrepreneur and one year in the family business. Looking at it now, it was a quite crazy challenge: five months- pregnant, taking on two new jobs, one in a field where I had only limited expertise (custom broker and forwarding agent) and another where though I had the technical skills, I needed to manage everything (marketing consulting). Sexy, challenging on paper. In real life, essentially challenging. Below, five business tips learnt from this epic year: Continue reading “One Year Ago, I became an entrepeneur..”

Romantisme.

De ce romantisme qu’il faudrait tuer…

Romantique. Quand on songe au cours étrange de nos vies, de nos jours, il me semble qu’il y a des sentiments qui dénote d’une certaine folie.

Être romantique s’apparente pour moi à ce poil de folie. Pourtant, romantique, il me semble que je le suis envers et contre tout. Continue reading “De ce romantisme qu’il faudrait tuer…”