Video | “I’m Never Scared of Getting to Zero,” SHADE Ladipo Shares Business Tips on How She Established Nigeria’s LEADING Destination Company

It is always interesting to hear about the challenges present in countries in Africa, yet there are many in Africa that are building success stories one company at a time. If Shade Ladipo can do it, you in Africa can, and needless to say you in the diaspora can definitely do it too.

Ladybrille fashion business owners, Ladipo has some key points in the clip below that you might find helpful:

1) Time management: manage your time well.

2) Create a business that can survive you: Your business should not go down the drain if something happens to you.

3) Never be afraid to fail. In her words, “I started at zero. I will get back to zero and still rise up again. I’m never scared of getting to zero. I’m not scared of failing, because I have failed and I didn’t just stay on the ground. I failed, I got up and I’m doing it again.

Watch below and be inspired.

-Uduak Oduok

“Shade Ladipo, founder and CEO of Avienti Ltd, an established destination company based in Lagos shares her background in media and transition into the travel industry and how she turned her passion and interest and travel into a profitable business venture.”- Ndani TV

Ladybrille Magazine

Founded in 2007, Ladybrille® Magazine is a California based pioneer digital publication demystifying the image of Africans in the west through contemporary African fashion and celebrating the brilliant woman in business and leadership, with an emphasis on the African woman in the diaspora. Our coverage includes stories on capital, access to markets, expertise, hiring and retention, sales, marketing, and promotions.

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