Prosperity is in Building Champion Companies
Through deliberate planning, their companies like the English and Dutch merchant companies boosted their nation’s economy in search of business opportunities abroad. Similarly, the Asian Tigers followed suit and created champion companies of their own.
In this episode, our host, John Akhile, author of Unleashed: A New Paradigm of African Trade with the World, discusses what made these past companies so successful and what African countries can do today to follow in their footsteps and create champion companies of their own.
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The author, John Akhile, is a man of varied entrepreneurial accomplishment in several fields. His range of interest includes fields as diverse from one another as; international trade, real estate and restaurants, demonstrating his keen interest in international affairs and in the cultural underpinnings of society. In many respects he is as a true "Renaissance" man because he has great depth of knowledge and command in many diverse fields. However his central passion has been the African continent and people, having concentrated on the issues hindering development and growth in African countries for more than more three decades. It has led to one self-published book and Unleashed.