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The S Word

I want to talk about sales…

Or you may call it business development if you prefer – the end game is the same. The term sales can evoke a shudder in many founders, some shy away from it proclaiming “I don’t do sales” which is interesting because if you want to have a successful business selling your products or services is not really optional.

Funding Myths and Realities!

We chatted to Female Founder Chi-Chi Ekweozor, one of the team here at HumanFirst about funding, why it’s not the dream solution it may seem to be, the responsibilities and realities and why it’s not been part of her start-up journey – yet…

You can’t automate human connection

The world is faster-paced than ever, technology can do it all and automation has become a dominant force in our lives – and that’s a good thing! Automation has transformed many industries, improving efficiencies for businesses everywhere, but there’s one thing it can’t do and that’s create human connection. When it comes to establishing and nurturing those all-important business relationships it’s our belief that human connection cannot be replaced.

The Power of Community

One of the most common pieces of advice people will give you whether you’re starting out as a female founder or already on the journey is ‘Network’ and they’re not wrong but I would say it’s not quite as simple as that, I’ve also found that networking is a word that can strike fear in many a founder. So instead I would say this: Find a community.