Fatal Flaws in Your Business Plan

Vinson

A business plan is the blueprint that guides aspiring entrepreneurs as they build their new business ventures. From 2008 – 2010, I taught a 20-week business plan writing course at an SBA-affiliated women’s business development organization. We met for three hours each week and students wrote their plans week by […]

Youth Crime Reduction Through Enterprise Development

Vinson

In 2008 alone, the country lost $20.7 billion in oil profits due to militant violence in the oil-rich but volatile Niger Delta region1. A Presidential Technical Committee report to the Nigerian government attributed the fiscal loss to armed militant activity on oil installations that resulted in shutdowns and spillages. The […]

What’s it Look Like When Leaders Don’t Lead?

Vinson

Nothing hurts an organization more than a leader who doesn’t lead. Where there is no vision the people perish, the Scripture says, and where there’s no action the people pay the price. It isn’t pretty. When leaders don’t lead several things inexorably result: No one knows where the organization is […]