Episode 6

Episode 6 – Time to Scale   Everyone was excited, sounds of joy, laughter and celebration in the atmosphere. It had been three months! Three months of rigorous business training with seasoned business experts covering topics like business plan, marketing strategy, business model, finance, team building etc. Though exhausting it was indeed a very fruitful …

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Episode 5

Episode 5 – The Business Grant Tola arrived at the venue twenty minutes before time, and it almost looked like he was late, because the hall was already full, and everyone was sited eagerly waiting for the event to start. He was eager as well eager to hear what they had to say. It was …

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Episode 4

Episode 4 – The Hustle is Real The loud sound of an angry honking car jolted Tola from his trance-like meditative state.  He was sitting at Ndubuisi Kanu park Ikeja thinking about his fashion business and the progress he had made over the last 6 months since he left his organization to start his own …

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Episode 3

Episode 3 – I Quit “Wake up! Sleepy head” said Azuka, as he tapped Tola on his leg “you will be late for work!” he exclaimed!  “What is the time?” Tola asked wide eyed as he dashed to the bathroom picking up his brush and hurriedly brushing his teeth while checking if the shower was …

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Episode 2

Episode 2 – closing the deal Tola walked into the manager’s office, with a clenched fist, he was ready to give him a piece of his mind, finally, he was tired, he has had enough of this and was ready to quit or get fired. I will just go and face my business he thought …

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ALAYE – Adventures of a Lagos Aspiring Young Entrepreneur Episode 1 – Big Business The cheerful and calm atmosphere in the office was suddenly and rudely interrupted by the loud roaring voices of two angry men arguing, “Out of my Office!” was the last thing they all heard before the door swung open and a …

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