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  • Writer's pictureAaron Fu

The importance of onboarding 🤝 and the joy of following through 🥅

Venture for Africa fellows embark on a 3-month experience that usually leads to them discovering capabilities and qualities in themselves they never thought were there.

Angelina Ndungú, part of Venture for Africa's 1st class in Kenya shared in her chat something I really resonate with and have struggled with too, an urge to cut losses and "flee" projects that aren't on trajectories for outperformance or that aren't being wholly being accepted by the organisation.

This phenomenon has actually been studied intently by management and psychology professors with 1 particularly interesting Wharton study on professional tennis players finding that favourites going into a public game tend to quit on adversity at a much higher rate than the underdog.

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