Foreign direct investment into the country dropped to $214.25m in the first quarter of 2020 from $257.25m in the fourth quarter of 2019. he National Bureau of Statistics disclosed this in its report on ‘Nigerian capital importation’ for the first quarter of 2020 on Tuesday. According to the NBS, the FDI which stood at $247.37m… Continue reading Foreign direct investment dropped to $214.25m in Q1 – NBS
What distinguishes effective leaders from mediocre ones? Is it their ability to make good decisions, their charismatic persuasiveness, or the clarity of their vision? And do the best leaders have these qualities naturally, or were they acquired at college? The good news is that you can learn to be a leader, just as long as you… Continue reading How to develop fundamental leadership skills
People tend to make decisions reactively when confronted with emergency situations or when a disaster unfolds. In these circumstances, the best decisions tend to be those that have been thought-through and rehearsed ahead of time, a good example being the use of a pre-prepared evacuation plan if the office catches on fire. The normal decision-making… Continue reading Making Good Decisions Under Pressure
What is your Leadership style? What are the strengths and weaknesses of the way you like to lead? How can you be a better leader?
Stop saying that you’re the best when making a sales pitch. Stop saying that you’re selling the best product, the best merchandise, or the best service because every salesperson in the world says that. Most sales conversation just lead down to price because the salesperson did not communicate meaningful differentiation. You need differentiation in sales,… Continue reading Disrupting Sales With Differentiation with Lee Salz
Your retirement plan is your future, do not whisk it away, Retirement Planning as an exercise the world over is fraught with many challenges. With insecurities over a lot of payment plans, and the volatile economic situation in Nigeria you need a partner you can trust. Your retirement from work should not mean retirement from… Continue reading How to Transfer your Retirement savings plan to Stanbic IBTC Pension Managers
One of the challenges of scaling for small business owners in Nigeria is finance. Getting funding especially with the ravages of Covid-19 in 2020 and learning to manage your finances well, will go a long way in determining how far your business will go. So I have listed below smart loan apps and companies that… Continue reading How to get up to 1 million naira loan without Collateral in Nigeria in few minutes
Africa is the most profitable region in the world. A report by the UN Conference on Trade and Development states that between 2006 and 2011, Africa had the highest rate of return on inflows of Foreign Direct Investment: 11.4%. This is compared to 9.1% in Asia, 8.9% in Latin America and the Caribbean. The global figure is 7.1%.
Investing in Nigeria: What you should know! Covid 19 is a game-changer. A lot of things happened that might make the brightest minds question their very own judgement: we moved from traditional work plans, to a work from home arrangement, Let me tell you the truth it took me some time to start getting used… Continue reading Before you invest in Nigeria: Here are 3 top things you should know
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The National Pension Commission in a press conference issued by its management has set the 16th of November to launch its Retirement Savings Account (RSA) Transfer System. All RSA account holders can, consequently, transfer their accounts from one Pension Fund Administrator (PFA) to another once in a year – commonly referred to as the Transfer Window. This directive… Continue reading Pension Commission Sets Date for RSA transfer System