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

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

MOST ENTREPRENEURS DON’T PLAN TO FAIL, THEY FAIL TO PLAN

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

3 Things Start ups should avoid when talking to investors

People who advise entrepreneurs over a decent chunk of time tend to have the kind of world-weary perspective you’d expect from someone who has seen so many startups succeed or fail. They know what can scupper investment opportunities and turn off potential investors. Wayne Barz manages entrepreneurial programs at Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern… Continue reading 3 Things Start ups should avoid when talking to investors