Poem: Gather Up the Fragments …by Funmi Adebayo

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… he said unto his disciples, Gather up the fragments that remain, that nothing be lost. Therefore they gathered them together, and filled twelve baskets with the fragments of the five barley loaves, which remained…John 6:12-13 (KJV) There is POWER in LITTLE THINGS … The bit that remains after all is lost The little change you have left… Continue reading Poem: Gather Up the Fragments …by Funmi Adebayo

Resolution: Why You Must Choose Courage this New Year

(Featured Image from Pixabay) (I wrote this piece few years ago, and it is even more relevant today. When others succeed where you’ve failed, they ain’t luckier than you, probably just more courageous. So, what’s so special about COURAGE? ) You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor. – Aristotle (Reposted from … Continue reading Resolution: Why You Must Choose Courage this New Year

COVID-19 in 2021: Facts, IPC protocols and the reality in Nigeria – an interview with Dr. Adewale Agosu

The global battle against the COVID-19 pandemic has been fierce and exhausting. With no particular end in sight, but the newly developed vaccine, which offers a flicker of hope amidst conspiracy theories and doubts, global economies have devised coping mechanisms by way of precautionary measures such as codes of conduct, operational guidelines and intermittent shutdowns to help flatten the curve and curb the spread of … Continue reading COVID-19 in 2021: Facts, IPC protocols and the reality in Nigeria – an interview with Dr. Adewale Agosu

‘Big-Day Syndrome’ – A Poem by Funmi Adebayo

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The Unprofitable Servant feels grossly disadvantaged Heavily plagued by the ‘Not-Enough-Syndrome’ “I’m not good enough Not rich enough Not connected enough…. This venture doesn’t look profitable enough… So why try?” Thus he scorns his treasures Short-changing his destiny unawares Waiting for… That One BIG Day That GREAT One-Shot That Million-Dollar Deal Ever wondering why it’s soooo late in… Continue reading ‘Big-Day Syndrome’ – A Poem by Funmi Adebayo

Home Made Beef Suya by Olaoluwa Jeje, Men Who Cook Africa

We always thought cooking, good cooking, was exclusive to women, until we ran into some amazing male professionals who cook so well that they could easily pass for chefs. One of such amazing cooks is Olaoluwa Jeje, an entrepreneur, food journalist and amateur cookist. “I cooked since my mother’s kitchen.” Olaoluwa enthused. Olaoluwa Jeje is also the founder and coordinator of Men Who Cook Africa, … Continue reading Home Made Beef Suya by Olaoluwa Jeje, Men Who Cook Africa

[VIDEO] Exit Classes in Secondary schools to resume on 4th August. Are we set for this? – Taiwo Alalade on TVC News

The Federal Government of Nigeria has given the directive for exit classes to resume on August 4, amidst concerns about the health and safety of the students and teachers, to enable them write their final examinations. This followed the issuing of Guidelines for the reopening of schools. However, in the face of the economic realities in various affected quarters, are we really prepared for this? … Continue reading [VIDEO] Exit Classes in Secondary schools to resume on 4th August. Are we set for this? – Taiwo Alalade on TVC News

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Bankole Williams teaches ‘7 Strategies for business continuity in tough seasons’ in New Book – FORTIFY

The COVID-19 pandemic doubtless came with loads of threats and challenges. Many startups and professionals have had to swim upstream by repositioning their brands and working at changing customer behaviour in order to stay afloat. And while some have so weathered the new season well and are thriving, most are still paddling hard, trying to navigate the murky waters. In response to this, Africa’s Leading … Continue reading Bankole Williams teaches ‘7 Strategies for business continuity in tough seasons’ in New Book – FORTIFY

Delusions… A Poem by Funmi Adebayo

Greatness is not a function of circumstance. Greatness, it turns out, is largely a matter of conscious choice. – James C. Collins,Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap… and Others Don’t “I won’t join that contest.I won’t apply for that job.Why should I bother to pitchFor that business grant? Do I stand any chance Among more qualified AfricansIn their thousands?Would it ever get … Continue reading Delusions… A Poem by Funmi Adebayo

How to Develop an Innovative Spirit

Innovation, a vital requirement for (aspiring) key players in the business world, has been defined in several quarters. For example, according to Concise Oxford Dictionary, Innovation is the introduction of something new, i.e. the act of changing something established by introducing new methods. Business DictionaryTM defines Innovation from a business standpoint as follows:  Innovation is the process by which an idea or invention is translated … Continue reading How to Develop an Innovative Spirit

“My vision is the complete defeat of terrorism in Northern Nigeria”, Chineye Ochem – author, Our Land is Red

In our country today, it is not uncommon for brilliant professionals to openly express their convictions and opinions about vital issues affecting the society. Areas of interest include politics, entertainment, crime, feminism, gender inequality and the likes. There are no holds bared as courageous Nigerian speak out against rape, pedophilia, racism, injustice, corruption, terrorism and other ills of our society. Sadly however, very few flesh … Continue reading “My vision is the complete defeat of terrorism in Northern Nigeria”, Chineye Ochem – author, Our Land is Red