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
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
At one time or the other in your lifetime, you have come in contact with ‘Customer Service’. Do you think it influenced your buying decision or loyalty to that brand? *Insert answer in comment section* No matter the size of your business or magnitude of product excellence, good customer service should be at the heart of your business. Customer service could be the deal breaker … Continue reading Customer Service, Why is it so Important?
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
“Oh no! He is going to steal my idea! I can’t share it with him.” It’s funny how you hear stories of how other investors or people made billions from these ideas while the idea generator lived in obscurity, but with no obvious example. I hear this all the time when I speak to young entrepreneurs and businessmen alike. It’s a misconception, a myth. No … Continue reading Your Ideas are Useless Until…
The much publicised August edition of Made In Naija Fair tagged AUGUST RUSH went down last weekend. It was a very grand event which set Ikoyi and environs ablaze with bursts of activity. Our purpose is to encourage the youth to become Job Creators, rather than complain of unemployment. So, what is the Made in Naija concept all about? Another buy and sell gathering out … Continue reading Made In Naija Fair, AUGUST RUSH, In Colour
The statement “Buy Naija (Nigerian made products) to grow the Naira” got me thinking last weekend. Why should I bother? Continue reading Buy Naija to Grow the Naira, So What?
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
We came across this amazing talk by Kasope Ladipo Ajai, the delectable Omoalata brand Boss Chic, in which she Talked about Food at the recent Ted Talent Talk, 2017 held In Lagos, and we were blown away by this amazing Computer Engineer turned innovative food advocate, her innovative startup and her brilliant desire to see to the evolution of the Nigerian food tradition. Oh Great! … Continue reading TED Talk: Watch ‘Talking About Good Food’ by Omoalata Boss Chic – Kasope Ladipo-Ajai
The quest for survival, especially in a city like Lagos, has robbed many individuals and families of quality life. And if you think clean, delicious, healthy and affordable meals as at when due when you think ‘quality life’ then your prayers just got answered. Hey Foodiee – a fast-growing Food Delivery Service is the answer, as long as satisfying your tummy’s deepest appetites … Continue reading Introducing “Hey Foodiee” – A Mobile Catering / Delivery Service