If there is anything to learn from this pandemic, it should be the fact that there’s no security in any job. Another lesson to learn is the fact that Nigeria’s social security system is messed up. Therefore, depending on the government or your company to secure your career future is like waiting for another doomsday to happen. “Where does security now lie if I can’t trust the government or my… Read More »SECRETS YOUR BOSS OR COMPANY DOESN’T WANT YOU TO KNOW
The axiom that, “Ideas rule the world,” has been over flogged by many who don’t seem to know its significance in the real sense. These words are mostly uttered by people in the marketing field or advertising discipline as they make efforts to sell their new or existing products in the economy. The bone of contention which is the idea they clamour for in the actual sense is lagging. Rather,… Read More »EVOLVING WORLD OF IDEAS
Before you trash that small idea, read this. Have you ever been undecided about implementing an idea? You had that flash of insight or inspiration which at first seems brilliant but you ended up saying, “What’s the point? There’s no need working on this idea, it is too small! It is very common.” You might even feel the market is too saturated for that product or service you intend to… Read More »SMALL IDEA, BIG RESULTS
This article focuses on the career achievements of Madam C. J. Walker who was an American entrepreneur, philanthropist, political and social activist. Despite the challenges faced at her formative years coupled with strong racial discrimination and slavery in her time, Madam Walker became the first ‘female’ (not first black female) self-made millionaire in America as recorded in the Guinness Book of World Records. EARLY LIFE Sarah Breedlove also known as… Read More »MADAM C.J. WALKER’S SUCCESS STORY
Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola, popularly known as MKO Abiola GCFR was a Nigerian Yoruba business tycoon, publisher, politician and aristocrat of the Egba clan. He was the Aare Ona Kankafo XIV of Yorubaland. M K O Abiola was born in Abeokuta, Ogun State to the family of Salawu and Suliat Wuraola Abiola on August 24, 1937. His father was a produce trader who primarily traded cocoa, and his mother… Read More »WHY JUNE 12?
There is not a soul that is not aware or ignorant of the field of political power. It is known on every continent, nation, city, state, town, institution, business organisation, societal group etc. Everyone has, at least, an understanding of what this thing called “Political Power” is all about. It is what the high and mighty in every society strives to have in order to rule over others. It is… Read More »POLITICAL POWER AS A TOOL OF GOVERNANCE – A SOCIETAL RISK OR NECESSARY EVIL?
Nigeria, the giant of Africa, is a highly diversified nation. A land filled with opportunities and resources for development and investment. It is a multi-ethnic environment and consists of individuals from various tribes & tongues. Nigeria is a great and blessed land. Yet, with all the abundant socioeconomic potential, resources and opportunities, she is yet to find purpose, achieve change and maximise resources for its people’s welfare. Many have theorised… Read More »NIGERIA – A LAND DESPERATELY IN NEED OF CHANGE
“SUCCESS” is a word everyone wants to be associated with. Success is a friend to everyone as all desire to be successful. It is often said that, “Success has many fathers but failure is an orphan.” Success has a larger-than-life image. It has a glittering and attractive exterior but most people do not know the harsh reality that goes on ‘behind the scenes.’ Many are not aware of the toil,… Read More »THE REALITY OF SUCCESS
A ladder is a frame of wood, metal or rope used for ascent and descent. It is a series of stages by which one progresses to a higher or better position. Life is a journey. As you progress in life, you would face challenges. There would be hills and mountains poising as hurdles on your way to success. And as you overcome one, another is waiting for you ahead, as… Read More »DON’T RUBBISH THE LADDER
One sunny Friday afternoon, I took an excuse from the daunting tasks on my desk, and turned to the solitude of the common room. I occasionally retired to the common room to meditate while I listened to some classic information about greatness from a few of my senior colleagues. But this fateful day, it was Stephen I met sipping a drink and reading as he plopped on a couch near… Read More »LEARN FROM THE EAGLE