The Needless Pursuit of Materialism

Life is in phases. Men are in sizes. Live each phase per size. Whether you arrive the event in a Honda Accord 2012 model or drive the 2018 Benz, the road traffic + potholes hasn’t changed much eh? Whether you ate a full English breakfast this morning or last night’s leftover dinner, the outcome is […]

Stop Relying on Beer Parlour Knowledge

Eagles don’t take advice from vultures on how to catch prey. Neither do wolves don’t take advice on how to howl from dogs. Asking a neighbour or your parents about what they think of your new business idea, network marketing, or career choice when they’ve NEVER done anything similar can be compared to a young […]

The Story of an Old Crocodile

Strategy vs. Tactics

The old crocodile was floating at the rivers edge when a younger crocodile swam up next to him. Ive heard from many that youre the fiercest hunter in all of the river. Please, teach me yourways. Awoken from a nice long afternoon nap, the old crocodile glanced at the young crocodile with one of his […]

Patience & Persistence from a 2 year old girl

You see this picture? 👇🏾 It took us nearly 10 minutes to get it right! Yes I said “us” because it was a combined mission led by 3 people- father, mother & nanny. Baby girl just wouldn’t stay still & smile for the camera despite all the pleading, coercing, coaching, bribing, promises and foolery that […]

Ever Watched a Kettle Boil?

Have you ever watched a kettle boil? Or patiently sat still and watched a lit candle melt in its stand? Now it may seem to take FOREVER! But eventually it does happen- the kettle boils over and the candle melts down into nothing but wax! Knowing the end from the beginning will help you know […]

Getting Change is Hard in Nigeria

Why don’t we have change in Nigeria? “We don’t have change sir”. That’s the regular speech I’m sure every Nigerian will hear on any given day at restaurants, fuel stations, beer parlours and just about any place where service is supposed to be provided. You buy something of N300 meatpie give them N1000 note and […]

You Don’t Always Need a Mentor!

Most times you just need a coach.

My dear people of God, it seems to me like the mantra for many young people in 2019 is “Please mentor me”. Is this like a general mission statement that a G.O of a major church gave instructions on? Please have you guys noticed it? I mean people just throw around the request around in […]

The Bitter Truth!

Getting Feedback from your staff for your self improvement

  So on Monday 7th January we resumed work at the office. We started with the goal setting for the year. And I laid out to my team, the expectations for everyone: areas for improvement, clients to focus on, trainings they must attend, books they must read etc. Then we shifted gears and had what […]

Becoming Triple A

Getting Known, Liked and Trusted!

Work on becoming Triple A in 2019. Be ACCESSIBLE even if you want to be strategically unavailable. Be present across all major medium and platform where your target market might be. Another thing, if you can’t answer the phone calls, respond to social media, Whatsapp or emails because of your work pressures, family obligations and […]

Business Tactics from a Runs-Girl

  Tactic 1: Even though she lives in an off-location down in the suburbs, the smart runs girl will be found in the hottest clubs, 5-star hotel lounges and biggest parties. She also uses a clean Uber, that wayshe looks like she owns the car! Why does she do that? It’s simple! People payhigher basedonimpression. […]