7 IMPORTANT LESSONS TO LEARN FROM BANKY W AND ADESUA’S ENGAGEMENT

Yesterday’s morning we all woke up to the magical news of Banky W’s engagement to Adesuwa Etomi. It was a like a fairy tale dream come true for a lot of us! I have never seen Nigerians so elated at two people getting married. It was so phenomenal! Even Valentine’s Day would go green with envy at the kind of… Read more »

GOAL SETTING TIPS FOR FEMALE ENTREPRENEURS

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The buzzwords going around this first month of the year are Goals and Goal-Setting! Throughout the Media, Internet and even in the Board Rooms, Goal setting is BIG. It’s everywhere and everyone is talking about how important it is to set your goals. Before now goal setting was considered a masculine activity. Women relish in their ability to multi task… Read more »

THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN GOAL AND VISION

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The buzzword for the season seems to be GOALS and VISION! However I noticed a lot of people use the word interchangeably and not too many people know the difference. Sometimes the thin lines between the two get quite blurry. This article is designed to help you understand the difference between goal and vision. A vision really is a clearly… Read more »

AMAZING AMAZON INITIATIVE TAKE CHRISTMAS TO AJEGUNLE

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Christmas is often a time for caring and sharing and this year, Amazing Amazon Initiative, a non-profit organisation in Nigeria focused on the empowerment of women is taking it to another level with the #feedajegunle project. The project would take place on the 24th of December, 2016 as the Amazons would take raw food stuff to the suburb of Ajegunle… Read more »

Ige Kachi, Uncle Ben and others for Passion and Prudence stage play

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A new stage play which will be performed this November has been described as one with intrigues, suspense, humor and countless life’s lessons. Powered by Mofolusade Sonaike, a renowned entrepreneur, and entrepreneurship advocate, the stage play is set to mark the annual global entrepreneurship week set aside to celebrate entrepreneurs all over the world. According to the producer of  Mofolusade Sonaike:… Read more »

Africa CEO Round-table Conference AR-CSR 2016 to hold in Lagos

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The Board of Trustees and Strategic Partners of ThistlePraxis Consulting and the Foundation for Sustainability and Responsibility in Africa (FSRA) are pleased to announce the sixth edition of the Africa CEO Round-table & Conference on Corporate Sustainability & Responsibility (AR-CSR™), which is to hold on November 11, 2016 at the Best Western Island Hotel, Lagos, Nigeria. Earlier scheduled to hold… Read more »

LESSONS FOR EVERY WOMAN FROM HILARY CLINTON AT THE PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE

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On July 26th 2016, Hilary Clinton secured her spot in history as the first woman to win a major political party’s presidential nomination. Interestingly she still has more firsts to check off her list. On Monday night, she became the first woman to participate in a presidential debate. The first US presidential debate in history to feature a woman as… Read more »

ARE WE TRULY INDEPENDENT???

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It’s another Oct 1 and it’s Nigeria’s Independence. Many Nigerians would have composed the “Happy Independence” message to their friends some days ahead, many would design the independence flyer and flags they would use as DPs, while some may have gone a step further to even buy green and white dresses to adorn them selves today marking the independence celebration…. Read more »

LAGOS AND THE WOMAN CONFERENCE

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The spate of domestic violence reported (as thousands would go unreported) since the beginning of the year has been alarming. There has been a prevalence of spousal abuse and violence resulting in some women being badly maimed while others lost their lives. Everyday we wake up to terrifying headlines that leaves you not only gob smacked but completely distraught and… Read more »

BUSINESS SUCCESS TIPS FOR FEMALE ENTREPRENEURS

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Every time I look through my social media platform, I see a lot of events for the female entrepreneur. Last Saturday, I also had the privilege of speaking to some of these women in company of some other female doing great things. No better time in history to be a woman than now! Even though women who run their own… Read more »

Wake up Nigerians!

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When you step out of the Heathrow airport or you are at the tube station in London, you are alive to an environment where everything is fast moving and people go about their business in a professional and no nonsense fashion. You stop at either a Pret a Manger or a Costa for a cup of coffee and maybe a… Read more »

DON’T WAIT TO BE IN AN ACCIDENT BEFORE YOU WORSHIP GOD – PITA

Last night I was privileged to attend a Praise and Worship event in my church and one of the artiste that stood out for me was PITA! He preached a powerful sermon to us while performing and the few things he said really spoke to me. He told us about his near death experience in a car crash that he… Read more »

THE INSPIRING STORY OF BANKER TURNED HAIRDRESSER – BRUNO OAIKHINAN

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It is no longer news that Nigerian banks have been one of the worst hit by the present economic situation in the country as a result of the stringent monetary policies put in place by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), low oil prices and uncertainty in foreign exchange. In order to cut costs and reduce financial loss in 2016,… Read more »

THE FUTURE OF YOUR BUSINESS IN 10 YEARS!

In 1998, Kodak had 170,000 employees and sold 85% of all photo paper worldwide. Within just a few years, their business model disappeared and they went bankrupt. What happened to Kodak will happen in a lot of industries in the next 10 years – and most people don’t see it coming. Did you think in 1998 that 3 years later… Read more »