Risk and Return: A journey of entrepreneurship and self-discovery in Africa
At a crossroads in life or your career and searching for inspiration to go after a dream, or the courage to stay the course in the face of so much uncertainty?
Then Risk and Return is just the book for you.
"Short, succinct, unforgettable life lessons of how to capture tomorrow today. This book comes highly recommended not just to the youth in search of meaning but also...more
In a refreshingly conversational (and surprisingly honest) tone, Yomi takes us on a journey sometimes fraught with disappointment (but often filled with hope and good fortune) that teaches us that through finding the right “family” and holding ...more
In 277 pages, Jemibewon tells his captivating story without airbrushing the doubts and struggles he faced once he decided to move back to Nigeria and start an enterprise with 3 partners.
It felt like I was listening to a ...more
If you're at a point in your life where you feel in your gut like something isn't right, if you're contemplating a career switch, thinking about starting a business, about taking any kind of risk - this book is for ...more
He documents key business practices that his team learned from moguls such as co-founder of GTB, Fola Adeola, and furthermore lists key take aways from the lessons learned in his journey.
I gave four stars ...more
An engaging read on an entrepreneur’s journey. I laughed, cried and nodded my head recognizing many of the situations that Yomi has read. This book is for the young African trying to find their place in a new adopted home. It is for the individual who is looking to make a difference and a reminder that what may be trivial to us can be impactful for others. CardinalStone are one of the trailblazers and Yomi as one of four founders tells an inspirational story of their challenges and ...more
It’s real and engaging. Part blueprint, part personal backstory and I think that’s what makes it endearing. It’s a story told in Lagos, Nigeria. It’s really an “anywhere, Africa” story.
Yomi dated to be vulnerable and this is what makes the book a really good and quick read. I couldn’t put it down.
It shows the good, bad and ugly and still leaves you ‘realistically optimistic ‘ about Africa and African opportunity; and I think that’s the point.