16 Aug The Hustling City
The past few months I spent in Jos, the capital city of Plateau State Nigeria, taught me patience as an entrepreneur. I learned how to’wait’ and ‘hope’ that customers would buy the necklaces I made, how to be careful in my interactions with clients and how to act like a simple business woman. I got carried away with the simple, peaceful and quiet lifestyle of business owners until I got back to Lagos, the city of hustlers, some days ago.
There is nothing as facinating as seeing budding entrepreneurs in action, seeing young people engaged in positive actitivities while trying to make a difference in thier immediate environment or individual lives. I have read articles that say the road towards entrepreneurship is very tough. That the people who become entrepreneurs in the end are the few lucky risk-takers. Though i agree with the statement, i believe that luck is not the driving force. Passion, Vision and Hardwork is. When people have a vision to accomplish, they work hard and become passionate about what they do and thats what makes them excel.
Like citizens of the hustling city, won’t you rather work hard to make a difference in your life and your immediate environment?