Social media personality and businessman, Acie Lumumba has shared the 2nd part of his life story as an entrepreneur and some of the struggles he encountered along the way as he tried to keep his business afloat.
Acie Lumumba, who is the owner of Platinum Fuels, in the first part of his story, chronicled what caused his booming business to go on the verge of collapse.
Continuing with his story, in a series of posts on his Instagram, Acie Lumumba revealed how he lost everything as his business collapsed.
He claims that he lost all his cars, cash, credibility with funders, and customers.
He said after losing it all, things took a turn for the worst after he tested for Covid-19 in July this year.
He claims that due to the fact that he has Type 2 diabetes, his battle with Covid-19 was a difficult one, as a result, his health deteriorated.
Lumumba revealed that while he was battling Covid-19 in July, his business totally collapsed. Since he was now broke, it is at this juncture that his girlfriends started leaving him for other richer guys.
While he was down and out, he claims that people started to mock him. To add salt to the wound, critics came up with humiliating terms as they talked about his downfall.
The famous saying; “when days are dark, friends are few” came into play in Acie Lumumba’s life. When he was down and out, some of his employees whom he treated as family started to desert him one by one.
” Next it was the ones I needed the most. I had helped so many feed their families, the extent I rode for my team is so seed. I starved and they ate.
When I fell….One by one I watched Leave. Lesson here was treat employees as employyes, they are not your family.
Before ending his eye-opening story, Acie Lumumba went on to share some words of advice. He penned down a list he termed “10 lessons about munhu”.