I mentioned in a recent blog post that life… would rather run its own course if you allow it… Well, that was the summary of my May. It was all shades of ‘busy’ and overwhelming. I wish I could boast of the kind of ‘busyness’ that comes with some significant value or financial gain. On the contrary, my month was filled with seemingly harmless, (but … Continue reading 7 Productivity Hacks that help me achieve my Goals amidst Heavy Distraction
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
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As at this morning, it would have been close to three weeks since the government of Nigeria declared a total lockdown in two states and the Federal Capital Territory, and advised all Nigerians to stay at home. All over the world, governments, religious leaders, celebrities, scientists, experts, politicians, just name it, everyone is unanimous in advising people everywhere to stay indoors, to stay safe because … Continue reading A Lone Voice for Our Environment from the East – Afeso Akanbi
A few years ago, I decided to go on a ‘mystery visit’ to a certain Bank in Akure. Apparently, this bank had it’s assigned mystery shoppers: people pretending to be normal customers, but are spies sent by the Management. I was not one of them, but as a trainer to that organization, I was merely doing this to assess the quality of the service delivery … Continue reading Goofed! Opportunity has a PhD in ‘Mystery Shopping’ – Bankole Williams
Finally, almost everyone in Lagos, Ogun and Abuja will be required to work remotely (work from home precisely) for the next two weeks (hopefully), as mandated by Mr. President in an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19. Holiday? Not quite! And that reminds me of what I said to my son when he had to start taking his second term assessment online last week … Continue reading It’s NOT Holiday: We’re only Working from Home
Among the over 8,000 jubilant graduands, there was this young man that could not be ignored. Continue reading Meet Oluwaseun Akasoro – The Overall Best Graduating Student at Yabatech’s 33rd Convocation
One of the ‘Rules’ as recommended by Richard Templar in his international bestseller, The Rules of Work (A definitive code for personal success), in fact, the very first, is this golden piece of advice – “Get Your Work Noticed!” In this article, we share a simple way aspiring singers can do just that by venturing into solo acapella singing, and sharing their awesomeness with the … Continue reading How Aspiring Singers can Land Opportunities using Acapella Apps
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? – Uwem Uwemakpan
People often wonder whether success in life is truly earned or happens by chance, and whether accolades are won by luck or truly deserved. However, just one encounter with Sally Kenneth Dadzie in person or through her writings settles the debate, as it gets crystal clear that Sally is a genius indeed, waiting to be more recognised and rewarded. Furthermore, when you consider the fact that … Continue reading Meet Sally Kenneth Dadzie: NWA Fiction Writer of the Year 2017 and OkadaBooks Best Selling Author
I have been writing CSS and HTML for a while (story for another day), but something happened last Thursday morning that gave me a story prompt, and I thought to share it with you fam … So, here goes: I woke up with this strange craving for freshly-made smoking-hot street puff-puff that morning. Something similar to the abnormal craving that comes with pregnancy. The strange … Continue reading ‘Essential Service’ or No? – Another Puff-puff Story…
Here’s wishing you a joyful, peaceful, and prosperous August from all of us at MakeADreamNG.com. Continue reading Welcome to August
Evil triumphs when good men discount the power of their little contribution and refuse to act. These are challenging days in Nigeria, but your little contribution counts. Continue reading Just A Little Yeast… reflections for Democracy Day by Funmi Adebayo
Editor’s note – On Sunday Post column, we feature inspirational and faith-based articles and opinions. Continue reading It’s All Within me! … A Poem by Funmi Adebayo
Through her deep sorrows, she never stopped rejoicing.
She cried her eyes sore, but at the same time, she never stopped laughing… Through the torments, she never quit Continue reading An Endless Wait… Fiction by Funmi Adebayo
… one mustn’t keep complying with every odd life throws at him forever. Continue reading Enough is Enough… A short story by Funmi Adebayo
Welcome to May dear friends. Here’s wishing you a Happy Worker’s Day, and Happy Eid Fitr to our Muslim brothers and sisters from all of us at MakeADreamNG.com 💕 Continue reading Have a Peaceful and Productive May!
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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… Continue reading We Weren’t Made to Break…
Sanya Osha, University of Cape Town Orlando Julius (Orlando Julius Aremu Olusanya Ekemode), who passed on 15 April 2022, lived the sort of life many had hoped fellow Afrobeat star Fela Kuti would. Julius was well-mannered, well-spoken and cultivated a reputation mostly devoid of raucousness and pyrotechnics. Born in 1943 at Ikole-Ekiti, south west Nigeria, his first major musical experience as a boy was serving … Continue reading Orlando Julius, Nigeria’s Afrobeat pioneer, lived for his art
This Christian Fantasy was excerpted from the reviewed version of Stepping Up to be Seen, an innovative blend of fiction and inspiration by Funmi Adebayo. Please enjoy! Continue reading When Angels Party – A Short Story by Funmi Adebayo