Nigeria’s Health Sector and My Experience – Afeso Akanbi

Although I am not a stranger to the fact that Nigeria is in bad shape, I got the rudest confirmation yet of this truth today, after experiencing first hand what it meant to have a patient in one’s hands, in an emergency situation, and yet be made to wait in the merciless environment we call hospitals in Nigeria today, endlessly in a queue for hours, … Continue reading Nigeria’s Health Sector and My Experience – Afeso Akanbi

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

‘If you’re Weak in Crisis…’ – 3 Ways to Quickly Adapt in Crisis

In Crisis Management, the ability to quickly adapt to change is key. It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change. – Charles Darwin When Life Wouldn’t Cooperate: You’ve worked hard, surfed the internet hard and prayed hard to get financing for your startup, and finally, you’ve … Continue reading ‘If you’re Weak in Crisis…’ – 3 Ways to Quickly Adapt in Crisis

When Life’s Rules are not Taught –A poem by Funmi Adebayo

It is the glory of God to conceal a thing: but the honour of kings is to search out a matter. Proverbs 25:2 (KJV) Why am I often lostIn the maze of lifeMaking uninformed choicesBumping my head repeatedly? When life could be sweeterWith my burdens lighterMy yokes easierAnd my paths brighter Who will solve my riddles?Who will give me the clues?Who will fix my puzzles?Who … Continue reading When Life’s Rules are not Taught –A poem by Funmi Adebayo

How to Make Crunchy Nigerian Buns – Kraft Queen

Golden Crunchy Delicious Buns is a popular Nigerian street snack. It’s usually fried and sold with other snacks like puff puff and egg roll. But the buns stands out from the rest; with its unique rough and jagged exterior but soft and doughy interior, biting into it is pure bliss. To some it’s called the rock buns, and others call it just buns. Whatever you … Continue reading How to Make Crunchy Nigerian Buns – Kraft Queen

We Weren’t Made to Break – Striking Proper Work-Life Balance

Work is vital to human existence. However, working without striking proper life balance could be threatening to our well-being, career, relationships and even destiny. Hence, it is expedient to address the subject of attaining the required balance. Work-Life Balance is essential regardless of whether you are a business owner or an employee; and irrespective of your level on the career ladder or in the actualization … Continue reading We Weren’t Made to Break – Striking Proper Work-Life Balance

“When was the Last Time you Saw a Leper?” – The Story of Doppler Films

When was the last time you saw a leper, that’s if you have ever seen one, or the last time you, at least, heard the word leprosy? Of course, we all know leprosy exists in Nigeria, and as a matter of fact, 5, 000 new cases of leprosy are reported in the country annually. Yet, the very large community of lepers living in shanty isolated … Continue reading “When was the Last Time you Saw a Leper?” – The Story of Doppler Films

Stop Waiting For Milestones to be Happy. You Can Live Your Best Life Right Now!

Are you one of those who keep waiting for the next milestone –probably for COVID-19 to be over– to start enjoying their best life? Then you really should learn to accept ‘what is’ and to start maximising your life RIGHT NOW, while anticipating a better tomorrow. Even if the doors have not opened yet, your expectations are still unfulfilled, COVID-19 wouldn’t go away, and life … Continue reading Stop Waiting For Milestones to be Happy. You Can Live Your Best Life Right Now!