I’m Tonjé Bakang, I’ve been an entrepreneur for 20 years, and I recently talked with two remote work experts, Iwo Szapar of Remote-How and Carole Picou-Katmann of TomTom at The Family’s Work From Anywhere Summit. The full video (along with the rest of the Summit videos) is here, but I’ve included some highlights below on the mindset companies need to successfully work remotely, how the covid-19 crisis made companies live up to their stated values, and more!
Tonjé: In your organizations, what mindset typically blocks a company from going fully remote and being successful at it?
Iwo: Obviously mindsets…
Now is the time to act and redouble our support for our research infrastructure
The coronavirus vaccine development and testing process have just begun, and more work is needed before we know whether it will be successful. We know that good research does eradicate deadly diseases, so we must support science to treat and prevent diseases like coronavirus. Now is the time to act and redouble our support for our research infrastructure and hospital staff for the benefit of all.
Cher(e)s abonné(e)s, partenaires, entrepreneurs et amis,
Le 13 septembre 2017, deux ans quasiment jour pour jour après le lancement du service de vidéo à la demande Afrostream, nous arrêtons la commercialisation des abonnements. Le service ferme définitivement en France, Royaume-Uni Belgique, Luxembourg, Suisse et dans 24 pays africains dont le Bénin, le Burkina Faso, le Cameroun, le Congo, le Gabon, la Guinée-Bissau, le Sénégal ou encore le Togo. Merci aux milliers d’abonnés qui nous ont fait confiance et aux centaines de milliers de fans qui nous ont suivis sur les réseaux sociaux.
L’entrepreneuriat est un jeu de coup par coup…
My name is Tonje Bakang and I am the founder of Afrostream.
Afrostream is a video-on-demand service which provides millions of fans with unlimited access to Afro-American and african movies.
I grew up in France where the representation of black people in the mainstream media is very low.
As a kid most of my friends could relate to the heros on TV. I couldn’t.
I was so frustrated. I felt I needed role models.
It was a real challenge for me to find my place in society where the little that was shown about the black community was, generally…