The president of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has been cleared of corruption charges after a review by an independent panel. The US, one of the bank’s biggest shareholders, insisted on a new inquiry in April after an internal review cleared Akinwumi Adesina. Whistleblowers had accused the Nigerian of giving contracts to friends and appointing… Continue reading BREAKING: Special AfDB committee clears Adesina of any wrong doing
Hey, it’s 3:43am in Nigeria and I am excited because I just stumbled on this great piece written by Ken Sundheim on the entrepreneur webpage and I just know you will love it! Enjoy this read: In the majority of cases, it’s not luck that makes people money, nor is it who they know. Rather,… Continue reading 5 Ways Millionaires Approach Their Careers
I periodically read research reports about business failures. I always find them interesting, although often they are depressing. Such as what I recently read. Which was research from Bradley University in Peoria, IL. This research found that 70% to 80% of new businesses fail within their first year. And while this was frustrating enough to… Continue reading MOST ENTREPRENEURS DON’T PLAN TO FAIL, THEY FAIL TO PLAN
Perhaps one of the strongest Brand repositioning that came out after a strong awareness about the health hazards of taking Sugar was the introduction of the COKE ZERO. Promising the same coke satisfaction without the health hazard of taking too much sugar. The problem with this COke Zero philosophy is the fact that the major… Continue reading Why you Should stop Taking Coke Zero
We had just gone to say hi to a neighbor who just moved into our area in Lekki Lagos. My wife and I went to say hi and welcome them to the Area with a cute basked of home made cheese cakes. After the Initial pleasantries and settling down to some of the snacks and… Continue reading Crafting your Elevator Pitch.
Science has done a terrific job of answering some of the world’s most difficult questions, but certain mysteries still elude researchers. How does gravity work? Can your pet fish really predict an earthquake? Why do we yawn so much? Here’s what we don’t know and how close we are to figuring it out. 1. Why… Continue reading Ten Questions Still Baffling Scientists
THIS IS FOR FRUSTRATED DREAMERS I was driving in to work this morning and I started thinking about all the days I dreaded going to work. I was so sick of it… the job, my boss, the people I worked with, the traffic… I would wake up angry every morning. I didn’t want to deal… Continue reading A note to the frustrated Dreamer- Tyler Perry
Seriously, I dove my hat like I have always done to Dare Art Alade for pulling this off! Kim was in Nigeria for a 45sec introduction of the show Darey’s ‘Love Like a Movie’ concert. The laughable matter was in Ghanian actress Juliet Ibrahim Lashing out at Dare for making such a bold move to bring… Continue reading Kim Kardashian and Nigeria’s Visit- The Business end of things
By Brian Tracy Once upon a time, there was a major technical problem at a nuclear power plant. This malfunction was slowing energy generation and reducing the efficiency of the entire operation. As much as they tried, the plant’s engineers could not identify and solve the problem. So they brought in one of the nation’s… Continue reading Focal Point – Essential Management Lesson
Perhaps the most crucial lesson you will ever learn whether in Business or in anything is that nobody Pays you for being effective, people will rather pay more for your being efficient. More often than not most employees demand more pay and an improvement in the welfare package before you merit an increase in fees… Continue reading Why Should I pay you more?