MENTOR JOURNEY

Welcome to the Mentor Journey Blog, where Hani shares observations, insights, and experience from his work with Egyptian entrepreneurs. 

The blog highlights ideas, new concepts, frameworks, and tools to support entrepreneurs on their startup journeys. 

 

Mentor Journey: Ecosystems Notes 2022

2022 has been a very interesting year for our startup ecosystem in Egypt. In this blog, I will share some observations from the field. 1....

Mentor Journey: The Startup Death Loop

Throughout the past ten years, I have witnessed many founders who seek to find personal validation by getting the approval of investors...

Mentor Journey: Ecosystem?

I keep hearing the big plans of support entities seeking to train many entrepreneurs on accounting, marketing, and management topics. I...

Mentor Journey: The QuickSand Effect!

What happens if the entrepreneur’s startup brand becomes more important than the startup’s revenue stream? What if the only thing the...

Mentor Journey: The BIG fish Paradox!

Clayton Christensen, the famous Harvard professor of innovation and one of my personal heroes, talked about the theory of jobs to be...

Are you AFRAID?

Do you feel this paralyzing sensation holding a firm grip on your thoughts and sometimes your actions? Do you feel like you can’t regain...

Mentor Journey: Are You Prepared For 2021?

2020, the year that introduced us to the “new normal”, made us sample the might and power of uncertainty. It made what we took for...

Mentor Journey: Ecosystem Notes 2020

To some, 2020 has been a challenging year, for most, a very humbling one. I am one of those people that saw that very humbling effect...

Mentor Journey: The Real Cost Of Greatness

If you build a unicorn, you reach the highest level of entrepreneurial greatness. It is the ultimate “destination” for any entrepreneur,...

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