Willem Gous is an international speaker, trainer and consultant on leadership, innovation and entrepreneurship. He started The Human Entrepreneur after seeing his father destroy himself through his own business and decided to work to keep entrepreneurs in the game with a human-centric approach to developing entrepreneurs.
The Funding Folly
By Willem Gous I have been coaching and mentoring startups and small businesses in my own pre-incubator as well as other programs. I am convinced that the belief that you need funding to start or grow your business is what is holding many back from building a business that will work.
3 Business Ideas That Seem Great When You're Drunk
By WILLEM GOUS I don’t know you, but there is a chance that you are going to end up in a bar or a social event and have a few too many drinks and then you are going to want to start a business based on the amazing ideas you came up with. Here are three business ideas that I 'started' while inebriated that you can start too with little effort or forethought.
A Recipe for Effective Job Creation
By WILLEM GOUS According to a world bank blog post, it costs around $30,000 to create one job In my opinion, this is not sustainable because we might never recover that investment.I dreamt of bringing the cost of job creation down to between $1,000 and $3,000 per job. I believe that I succeeded and want to share what I did to achieve this.
Do Knee-Jerk Business Model Shifts Ever Pay Off?
By Willem Gous: Tempted to turn your petting zoo into a hand sanitiser factory? Read up on why that and other knee-jerk business model shifts are rare;y the best of ideas.
Could You Break Up With Your Business?
By WILLEM GOUS Many business owners were forced to sit back and reflect on their companies during the global pandemic that saw lockdowns in effect around the world. I am sure many have come to the conclusion that their business is simply not working and must make the awful choice of closing down a business.