The African Enterprise

Kelvin Obakhavbaye
Not esoteric but also not superficial insights from life and career learning, and curiosities. Written by Kelvin Obakhavbaye
Created 17 Feb 2020
  • The African Enterprise (04/10/2021)
    04 Oct 2021 • 2 min read • 1 1
    Hi friends, Greetings from Abuja. I have two essays to share with you this week. The Age of Implementation: One poignant quote of MLK's many is that "An idea without action is like a bow without an ar...
  • The African Enterprise (27/09/2021)
    27 Sep 2021 • 3 min read
    Hi friends, I published an essay last week: The Age of Implementation: 11+ people in 5+ countries produced, published, or patented the idea of a glowing filament in a bulb of glass. All before Thomas ...
  • The African Enterprise (20/09/2021)
    20 Sep 2021 • 3 min read • 1 0
    Hi friends, Greetings from Abuja. I published a short essay Fix boat or change boat. One that I started after reading Confidence Game - How hedge fund manager Bill Ackman called Wall Street’s Bluff by...
  • The African Enterprise (06/09/2021)
    06 Sep 2021 • 2 min read
    Hi friends, I hit publish on an essay and recorded an interesting podcast conversation last week. The essay is titled when questions trump answers and is based on a Yuval Harari quote that: Questions ...
  • The African Enterprise (30/08/2021)
    30 Aug 2021 • 2 min read • 1 0
    Hi friends, Greeting from Abuja. I'm excited to send this to you just as August fades into September and we get the ball rolling on the final four of 2021. Last week, I visited an Arts and History Mus...
  • The African Enterprise (23/08/2021)
    23 Aug 2021 • 3 min read • 1 2
    Hi friends, Greetings! I have been thinking through an idea for the next essay. I am a big fan of Yuval's 21 lessons from the 21st century and he has a quote in there that's become the filament in thi...
  • The African Enterprise (16/08/2021)
    16 Aug 2021 • 2 min read
    Hi friends, Greetings from Abuja. We've been enjoying the best of August Rain over here. In the small pockets of time I’ve had the last week, I've been reading P.J O'Rourke's Eat the Rich. A wonderful...
  • The African Enterprise (09/08/2021)
    09 Aug 2021 • 3 min read • 3 2
    Hi friends, Greetings from Abuja. Last week, I spent some time watching a video about transforming our trash into energy. As a civilization, we have only begun to learn that our conspicuous and no-end...
  • The African Enterprise (02/08/2021)
    02 Aug 2021 • 3 min read • 2 2
    Hello my friends, Greeting from Abuja. Last month I completed a year of writing on Substack. I didn’t remember at first, but I was invited to a mixer with a couple of other writers who’ve hit similar ...
  • The African Enterprise (26/07/2021)
    26 Jul 2021 • 3 min read • 1 0
    Hello my friends, Greetings from Abuja. It's Olympics season and games are one I enjoy because of the level of competition across sports. There are sports I wouldn't be caught watching on a normal day...
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