Lessons of 2017 (1): Hit the Iron while it’s still RED HOT…

We start our week with our Lessons of 2017 series, and our first ‘lesson learnt’ , also one of the greatest is: Hit The Iron While It Is Still RED HOT, in other words Follow up on your business leads promptly and relentlessly. Follow up on your leads, ideas, opportunities etc. promptly and accurately for greater results in 2018 In our Year-end Review series, we … Continue reading Lessons of 2017 (1): Hit the Iron while it’s still RED HOT…

“Why it is Important to Present your Content Decently and Professionally…” – Poetolu, Award winning Poet and Author

There’s one sweet name that readily comes to mind at every mention of Poetry in today’s evolving literary world. The name even seeps through the nerdy confines of the industry to the contemporary world of groovy people, oldies and millennials alike, who definitely can’t relate to orthodox Shakespearean literature. It’s the name of a very fine young African poet who has brought life, entertainment, storytelling, … Continue reading “Why it is Important to Present your Content Decently and Professionally…” – Poetolu, Award winning Poet and Author

The Mindset Required for Success in 2018

Just anyone can dream big. But while everyone can talk the talk and fake it, can everyone walk the walk? Success doesn’t just happen. There is a make up, a mindset and a set of habits required for success. Talk is cheap. Fake stuffs are a dime a dozen. Besides, they don’t last. They can’t stand the test of time. Aristotle once rightly said, We … Continue reading The Mindset Required for Success in 2018

How a Year-end Performance Review Benefits Your Business

The festive season kicks off in a few days. Therefore, at just about 40 days to year end, there’s no better time to review the performance of your business (or career) for the year than now. “So, what exactly should I review?” someone may ask. Here are few suggestions: What gets measured gets improved – Peter Drucker 1. Retake a SWOT analysis of your business … Continue reading How a Year-end Performance Review Benefits Your Business

Business Tips : When Email Subscriptions become a Headache

Ignorance is not bliss in business these days, especially with millions of free online resources, trainings, webinars, etc. up for grabs, particularly as opt-ins in exchange for your email. And considering that those who need these resources most would rather have a foretaste of anything worth their every cent, and not blindly pay for every nice-to-have in a world where good resources don’t come cheap, … Continue reading Business Tips : When Email Subscriptions become a Headache

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

Originally posted on Funmi Adebayo's Blog:
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

Just A Little Yeast… (Happy Independence Nigeria) – A Poem by Funmi Adebayo

Evil triumphs where good men do nothing! -Edmund Burke When ‘ordinary’ men underrate the power of their ‘little’ contribution, they quit trying. However in Nation Building, little good makes a world of difference… Just… Few good men to buttress the truth Few praying men to stand in the gap… Few upright men to uphold the arm of justice Few hopeful people to dream of a brighter tomorrow… Little … Continue reading Just A Little Yeast… (Happy Independence Nigeria) – A Poem by Funmi Adebayo

When Life’s Rules Are Untaught – (A Poem by Funmi Adebayo)

Originally posted on Funmi Adebayo's Blog:
Proverbs.25:2 (KJV) It is the glory of God to conceal a thing: but the honour of kings is to search out a matter. ? Why am I often lost In the maze of life Making uninformed choices Bumping my head over and over? When life could be sweeter With my burdens lighter My yokes easier And my paths… Continue reading When Life’s Rules Are Untaught – (A Poem by Funmi Adebayo)

“Why African Authors shouldn’t be scared to tell African Stories to a Global Audience…” – Amaka Azie, African Romance Author

Africa is not only about war and political instability, we fall in love too – Amaka Azie We have an eye for beauty at MakeADreamNG.com. Add ‘brains’ to the package, and we are yours for keeps. Such is the magnetic effect of our encounter with the delectable Amaka Azie. I call her a ‘doctor of medicine and romance’. Jokes apart, she truly is a Medical … Continue reading “Why African Authors shouldn’t be scared to tell African Stories to a Global Audience…” – Amaka Azie, African Romance Author

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 pitch For that business grant? Would it ever get to my turn? What chances do I have … Continue reading Delusions… (A Poem by Funmi Adebayo)