We are delighted to introduce you to one of our Women’s Business School graduates Vicky Omifolaji, founder of The Global Achievers.
When did you start your business?
I started my business in 2010 after I completed Masters in Social Work.
What was the inspiration behind starting this business?
Helping people to be the best they have been created to be is what I love doing the most and that motivated me to set up my private practice.
What are you most excited about in your business?
Watching the growth and the success of my clients excites me.
What has been the most challenging thing about starting your business?
I found it so lonely.
What advice would you give to other women thinking about starting a business?
- Do a due diligence.
- Do not be in a hurry to sign any documents without a review of them by a legal practitioner.
- Get second and third opinions.
- Pay professionals to be your front, e.g., business analyst.
- Do not trust blindly in business. Trust is earned.
- Do not put all your eggs in one basket.
Why did you choose to do the Women’s Business School Programs?
I wanted the opportunity to network with other women and add to my knowledge.
What did you enjoy the most about being part of the program?
Networking with other women in business.
What surprised you most about the program?
Tthe caliber of the participants – numerous successful women participated.
Which module was the most helpful and why?
Module 2 – Expert status
How did the program help you in your business?
Knowing my numbers and how important it is for the growth of my business.
What has been the best thing about starting your own business?
Being in control.
Would you recommend the Women’s Business School to other women starting a business? Why?
Yes and the reason is that they will have information to set up their businesses properly from the beginning and receive support from others who are already running their businesses.
What’s happening next in your business?
What are your big plans for the future?
I plan to establish sites in Africa, North America and Europe within the next 5 years.
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