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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...
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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, the people who make the most money in their careers are the ones who display discipline, and who have a definitive sense of purpose and heavy duty resiliency. The positive news is that even if you don’t possess these skills now, it is very possible...
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Crafting your Elevator Pitch.

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 a couple of drinks. The man of the house an avid investment Banker in his Mid 40's threw the question "...So what do you do?" I was sure I muffled some words about being a Strategic Plan Consultant cum Management Trainer and whatever else came...
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Ten Questions Still Baffling Scientists

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 Do We Yawn? Theories about why we yawn are as common as grumpy toddlers at nap time, but two explanations seem plausible after experimental tests. One is that yawns help cool the brain and optimize its performance. Psychologists at the State University of New York...
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Four Questions You Need to Ask Yourself Every Morning

By Bruce D. Johnson When you start work in the morning, what's your routine? Do you turn your computer on and start checking email? Do you review yesterday's list of undone tasks? Do you go through your inbox? Do you check your voice mails? Do you walk the halls, grab a cup of coffee and talk with whomever is already at the office? Do you read the Wall Street Journal? What do you do? What's your routine? Chances are, it's the same thing (or a very similar routine based on the day). Moreover, you probably don't think about it a...
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50 Common Interview Questions and How to answer them

Review these typical interview questions and think about how you would answer them. Read the questions listed; you will also find some strategy suggestions with it. (Excerpted from the book The Accelerated Job Search by Wayne D. Ford, Ph.D, published by The Management Advantage, Inc.) 1. Tell me about yourself: The most often asked question in interviews. You need to have a short statement prepared in your mind. Be careful that it does not sound rehearsed. Limit it to work-related items unless instructed otherwise. Talk about things you have done and jobs you have held that relate to the position...
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Kim Kardashian and Nigeria’s Visit- The Business end of things

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 Kim Kardashian for just a 45 secs intro; she claims she is 100 times hotter and sexier than Kim Kardashian and I laugh! I laughed till I rolled on the ground about the comment. The right question to ask her is can she pull...
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Funny Sales Story

I'm heading to a sales training session about 5 years ago.  It's a major client in Victoria Island and I've been working with them for two years.  They know me as a high energy, enthusiastic and entertaining sales trainer.  In other words I stand up, I move around, I'm engaged, I role play, we learn a lot and people make more sales. I'm running late this one particular day so I grab a chocolate chip bran muffin (These are the best bran muffins made in the world and they are made by my wife Gloria) and a bottle of Schweppes ...
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Focal Point – Essential Management Lesson

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 top consultants on nuclear power plant construction and engineering to see whether he could determine what was wrong. The consultant arrived, put on a white coat, took his clipboard, and went to work. For the next two days, he walked around, studying the hundreds of...