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Frans de Waal a primatologist gave a TED talk on 'Moral Behaviour in Animals'. "Fairness, reciprocity, empathy, cooperation — caring about the well-being of others seems like a very ...
 
“We are going to relentlessly chase perfection, knowing fully well that we will not catch it because nothing is perfect, we are still going to relentlessly chase it, because in the process of chasing it, we will catch excellence.” Last week, I emphasized on the need to become excellent at the ...
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Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) graduates are amongst the most highly sought after in the job market and have bright futures ahead of them in a range of professions. Join David Bailey (International Development Director) from Nottingham Trent University, Selma Toohey ...
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The Charis Hair live demo kicked off with its pioneer masterclass in Lagos in December 2015. This April, the Charis Hair Live Demo London was held at the Innovation Centre in Canary Wharf with attendees eager to learn from the CEO of Charis Hair, Tola Olayanju. Attendees came from ...
I listened to a couple of business consultants who talked about personal branding in terms of marketing, start-ups and finding your niche. Somehow, the business model (as I call it) of cab men came to mind. When I haggle with the taxi driver over the fare (say from 500 to 400/350, I live in ...
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Forbes Africa 30 under 30 list hits the shelves this weekend, revealing the 30 most promising entrepreneurs from around the continent, across various sectors. These are the billionaires of tomorrow. “This is the most important list of the year for Forbes Africa. If one young African reads it ...
Over the last couple of months, I’ve been spending a lot of time trying to hire new talent for SLA. It’s been brutal. I often hear young people talking about how they can’t find jobs. They always blame the system. They don’t want to hire new people. They didn’t like my face. They don’t like ...
We all know 'He who fails to plan, plans to fail'. This might sound simple, but it can make a great difference in the life of a business. The ability to clearly define what needs to be done, over a specific timescale, can be a powerful factor of success. So why is planning so under-rated? I’ve ...
I recently read a story on James Altucher’s blog where he shared how a friend of his made two million dollars in one morning, without any physical effort on his part. See a short excerpt from their dialogue below: **** Dave: “Oh! I forgot to tell you. I accidentally made 2 million dollars ...
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With just a few days to the close of the application timeline for the She Leads Africa (SLA) Accelerator programme, the countdown has begun for the emergence of the next generation of Nigeria’s brightest female entrepreneurs. Selected young female entrepreneurs looking to grow their ...
So you did it...started that business your ex told you wouldn’t amount to much. Three months into implementing that business idea, you’re getting congratulatory messages from all corners, friends calling you on the phone saying things like “ you that you’re now a big woman”. Your envelope is ...
Ever wanted to shoot a TV commercial or a promotional video and couldn’t afford it? Or you are talented, singer, dancer, actor, or comedian and don’t know how to go about exposing your craft? Now is the time to take matters into your own hands a shoot your own 5 star performance. Award ...
We are all aware of the current price of  petrol N145/liter, tomato N100/ball, Electricity has gone from between N11-N13/kwh to between N21-N27/kwh , our general monthly upkeep cost has gone off the roof, yet salary remains the same. Is this how I am going to continue living? Wouldn't ...
Ijeoma is walking around the street with a bag filled with drug supplements. She is looking for anyone to buy the drugs from her and reduce the weight of the bag. Ekong has hundreds of packets of herbal tea, soaps and creams at home. He is desperately searching for people to buy the products ...
Chemical and Allied Products (CAP) Plc, a subsidiary of UAC of Nigeria Plc (UACN), manufacturers of Dulux paint and the technological licensee of AkzoNobel, world’s largest coatings company has won the 2016 Great Place To Work award as one of the best companies to work in Nigeria. The award ...
Wait…Please don’t shoot me yet. I’ll explain. Not too long ago I attended a seminar presentation organised for final year students in one of Nigeria’s premier universities. I was invited by an old classmate who works there as a lecturer. The venue was packed full with academicians, friends and ...
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Beauty Reports is a must watch for anyone interested in the beauty industry in Nigeria, it's an informative session with industry insiders. According to the creators, World PR Media; "We held interviews with key stakeholders to get their thoughts and perspectives on the beauty industry ...
You can register now for Heritage Bank’s sponsored Entrepreneurial reality TV show, The Next Titan 3.0. Are you an ambitious young entrepreneur? Do you have an innovative and great business idea? Would you like to win N5 Million and A Brand New Car for your new business idea or ...
A wise man said “whatsoever your hand finds to do, do it with all you might; because our skill, wisdom and knowledge will be of no use in the grave.” From crashing oil price to tough business environment, soaring exchange rate, prevalent job insecurity and an impending economic recession, ...
The answer is yes. Don Jazzy needs Public Relations. But does Don Jazzy need a PR agency or consultant? Watch as PR practitioners cringe at this heresy: But the answer is no. You see, every single human being or organisation on earth needs and deploys public relations – whether they know it ...
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