When I organised that crazy clearance sales and locked up my retail store for a short break some months ago, never did it occur to me that I might be kissing retailing a final goodbye (at least as a main-hustle) … This was a venture I had run for over four years, one which I had thought would be my ‘final bustop’; one which I … Continue reading You Can Start Over, Despite the Magnitude of your Loss…
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Beautiful, brilliant, energetic and passionate are words every encounter with vivacious Nonso Olive Nwandu brings to mind. “I have this flashy look naturally, so when I tell friends I have my share of troubles too, they hardly believe me.” Nonso once told me with that spirited smile that is now inseparable from her brand; or have I ever caught Nonso… Continue reading “Three Things That Excite Me”- Nonso Nwandu, Livnoire Klothing Boss Chic
A vital part of the journey to significance is your ability to visualise and ‘taste’ or ‘experience’ the reality of your dreams. This is what I mean. Have you ever sustained the picture of you having achieved your immediate ambitions to the point of feeling the thrill? Have you ever pictured yourself free of your most pressing issues of the moment? OK, let’s do this: … Continue reading Why it is Important to Visualise Your Goals …
Why You Need to Stop Holding Back. Don’t worry about people stealing your design work. Worry about the day they stop. – Jeffrey Zeldman Many creatives withold their expressiveness because they have this fear of their concept being copied or ‘stolen’. That’s the greatest self sabotage on earth. Always remember that ideas originate from God, and He gives them freely to men. No idea started … Continue reading Why Many Creatives Aren’t Performing Optimally and Why You Shouldn’t Let it Stop You.
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)
He is tall, dark and handsome; articulate, soft-spoken, intelligent; and a gentleman to the core. But do not be deceived: behind that polished look lies a great personality, an excellent people manager, a shrewd businessman, a skillful Interior Designer and a ruthless Project Manager. I never knew the difference between his job as an Interior Designer and that of an Interior Decorator, nor did I … Continue reading “I’ve Averted Major Hazards by being Observant…” Nicholas, Dele, Project Manager, CEO Fitted Designs
Beautiful, brilliant, energetic and passionate are words every encounter with vivacious Nonso Olive Nwandu brings to mind. “I have this flashy look naturally, so when I tell friends I have my share of troubles too, they hardly believe me.” Nonso once told me with that spirited smile that is now inseparable from her brand; or have I ever caught Nonso not smiling before? Thinking* At … Continue reading “Three Things That Excite Me”- Nonso Nwandu, Livnoire Klothing Boss Chic