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Emeka Nobis ‘Re-engineering Paradigms and Creating Cultures for Success’ 

The economic future of our nation belongs to those who are daring enough to, not only earn a living, but also create means of livelihood for others. Nonetheless, how easy does it get to quit your paid employment and paddle along the business world (alone) amidst several heartrending and sabotaging distractions like poor infrastructure, inadequate governmental support for micro SMEs, shortage of funds, and of … Continue reading Emeka Nobis ‘Re-engineering Paradigms and Creating Cultures for Success’ 

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

Fiction Fiesta: Yellow Shadows Episode 5 by Fisayo Talabi

“I hope you do like the scenery, at least.” Toba said. He was looking at her and hadn’t taken his eyes off her even for a second. He was acting as though he had never seen her in his entire life. He had told her for the third time that evening that she was beautiful. Yes she knew that she was beautiful but a bit … Continue reading Fiction Fiesta: Yellow Shadows Episode 5 by Fisayo Talabi

Fiction Fiesta: Yellow Shadows Episode 4 by Fisayo Talabi

The band was ministering life at the party. It was one of those bands that played so well you wouldn’t realize that you had joined in on the moves and komoles and Yoruba booty shaking. The person who played the drums truly deserved a Grammy award. Kiky had dragged her from her seat to the dance floor and the two sisters danced together to the … Continue reading Fiction Fiesta: Yellow Shadows Episode 4 by Fisayo Talabi

Fiction Fiesta: Yellow Shadows Episode 3 by Fisayo Talabi

Saturday was her best day of the week. It was because that was the only time she got to sleep, rest, eat and binge watch or catch up on her favorite TV soaps and YouTube series. Her favorite was This Is It on LowlaDee TV. She just found herself falling in love with Dede’s character while secretly crushing on Tomide. Yeah, fine boys were her … Continue reading Fiction Fiesta: Yellow Shadows Episode 3 by Fisayo Talabi

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

Fiction Fiesta: Yellow Shadows Episode One by Fisayo Talabi

The feel of the cool and chilly breeze from the LG air conditioner which was right above her work space awakened the drowsiness in her. It probably did not help that she had just downed a full plate of coconut rice and smoked turkey wings at the cafeteria on the fifth floor. Something beeped. She looked at her computer screen. It was an email from … Continue reading Fiction Fiesta: Yellow Shadows Episode One by Fisayo Talabi

‘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