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Entrepreneurship

Hire a Business Plan writer in 2021

Looking to hire a business plan writer or consultant is often the way to go for most professionals. The truth is if you are like most professionals I have met, you will also prefer to hire a consultant to write on your behalf simply because most Professionals hate writing. So how can you do something you hate very well? So if you are looking to hire a business plan writer or consultant in 2021, you have come to the right place. LET US DEVELOP YOUR BUSINESS PLAN Since 2009 Penexus Consulting Business Plan consulting team has developed business plans for...
Business Plans,Entrepreneurship,Trainings

Penexus Consulting Launches Free Business Plan Training

Business Plan Training by Penexus Consulting In order to help boost the success rate of more SMEs in this year's Tony Elumelu Foundation's Annual SME grant scheme; Penexus Consulting is having an open day for questions and answers on Business plan development and pitching. The program is for entrepreneurs interested in boosting their chances of being part of the winners in this year's Business Plan Competition of the Tony Elumelu Foundation. It will be noted that earlier this year and due to the highly competitive nature of the Business plan Competition and grant, The Tony Elumelu Foundation announced that this...
Entrepreneurship

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 many hours in a day. There are only so many tasks you can complete in these hours. There are only so many people you can help by doing these tasks. And, because the number of people you can help is limited, your success is limited....
Entrepreneurship

How to develop fundamental leadership skills

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 take time to learn fundamental leadership skills. However, your effectiveness depends on how you apply these skills. So, what do you have to learn if you want to be a better leader? And do you need to go business school to learn these things, or can...
Entrepreneurship

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 process generally involves: Defining the problem.Collecting necessary information.Developing options.Devising a plan.Executing.Following-up. However reactive decision-making is, well, reactive. Because of this, there's not usually time to execute this full decision-making process, meaning that it's all-too-easy to make a bad decision when under pressure. What this means...
Entrepreneurship,Leadership and Management,Personal development,Sales & Marketing

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 your aspirations. Stanbic IBTC Pension Managers will walk with you on your journey to RetireWell and provide you with innovative wealth advisory tips along the way. The National Pension Commission RSA transfer window is on. As such if you will like to change your Pension...
Entrepreneurship,Leadership and Management,Personal development,Trainings

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 data-driven culture and accrue the competitive benefits that result. In companies with strong data cultures, important decisions are informed by data and analytics and executives act on analytically derived insights rather than intuition or experience. While digital-native companies like Amazon and Alibaba have strong digital...
Branding,Entrepreneurship,Leadership and Management

BREAKING: Special AfDB committee clears Adesina of any wrong doing

Akinwumi Adesina 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 relatives at the bank. Mr Adesina is set to be re-elected for another five-year term in August. Why the US is targeting a flamboyant Nigerian banker The 60-year-old banker, a former minister of agriculture in Nigeria, will be the sole candidate in the...
Entrepreneurship,Leadership and Management,Personal development,Trainings

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 content may also include how to develop visions, missions, strategic plans and KPIs, as well as how to write project plans, how to set measurable targets and SMART goals, and how to structure organisations. This important knowledge, developed over decades by academics and practitioners, stops...