Interswitch Boss mentors young entrepreneurs at Cchub

Mitchell
Elegbe, GMD / Founder, Interswitch Group has advised business owners to
identify problems in their environments and find ways to create solutions for
them, noting that businesses earn more by solving real problems.

Speaking
on Thursday, November 28, 2019 during a Breakfast Chat series at the
Co-creation Hub (CcHUB), Yaba, Lagos, Elegbe stressed on the importance of
identifying the reason for embarking on a business venture – to solve a problem
or make money.

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He
explained that to stand out in business, it is important to identify problems
and develop solutions to them. He said: “The key is thinking critically. You will be
surprised at the kind of challenges you will discover and find solutions to.
Problem-solving is what will stand you out and ensure you become indispensable.
That should be your mindset”.

Sharing
tips on building a globally sustainable business, Elegbe advised that
entrepreneurs should run their businesses with the mindset that they can be
fired. He also urged business owners to be disciplined, explaining that there
are some businesses meant for mere survival but cannot scale to the next level.

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Speaking
on behalf of the participants, Francis Sani, Acceleration Programmes Manager at
CCHUB, expressed his appreciation to Elegbe and hoped that the participants
took notes of nuggets needed to push their businesses to a higher level.

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Source:: MediaCraft

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