Successful Delegation

Enlisting the power of other people’s help Do you feel stressed and overloaded? Or that your career seems stalled? If so, then you may need to brush up your delegation skills! If you work on your own, there’s only a limited amount that you can do, however hard you work. You can only work so… Continue reading Successful Delegation

Making Good Decisions Under Pressure

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

How to Transfer your Retirement savings plan to Stanbic IBTC Pension Managers

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

How CEOs Can Lead a Data-Driven Culture

While businesses across the world are trying to make more effective use of data, analytics, and AI, a key impediment is holding many of them back: The lack of a culture that truly values data/analytics capability and the superior decision making that can flow from it. Yet as we’ll describe, it’s possible to create a… Continue reading How CEOs Can Lead a Data-Driven Culture

BREAKING: Special AfDB committee clears Adesina of any wrong doing

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

Training pitfalls: why so much leadership development doesn’t work

Frequently when it comes to leadership and management development, the skills that are described as ‘hard’ are the ones that are the easiest to teach. So many leadership development programmes focus on these ‘hard’ skills, in their content – for example, the models and theories that offer explanations and insights into how people and organisations work. This… Continue reading Training pitfalls: why so much leadership development doesn’t work

Learnt Helplessness and the Nigerian State

In 1965, Martin Seligman and his colleagues were doing research on classical conditioning, or the process by which an animal or human associates one thing with another. In the case of Seligman’s experiment, he would ring a bell and then give a light shock to a dog. After a number of times, the dog reacted… Continue reading Learnt Helplessness and the Nigerian State

5 Ways Millionaires Approach Their Careers

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