Archive for November, 2016

Does Anyone Miss Being a New Mum?

I have wanted another baby since my son turned 2, but this year I have looked forward to it more than ever before. At a baby shower, we played a game where we had limited time to write down 20 things that go into a baby outing bag. I couldn’t believe how hard it was for me to remember, and how easy it was for the mothers who actually stepped out with diaper bags that day. It’s really been long. Read more

 

7 Questions to Prayerfully Ask Yourself When You’re Feeling Burnt Out

In today’s world, every other Christian woman you meet is almost always in survival mode. She is trying to effectively hold it all together and still be the ultimate “It Girl”- looking, smelling and feeling good. The demands of a job or business, being a wife, raising children, being a daughter, daughter-in-law, sister-in-law, and friend, can take their toll. Add ministry commitments to these and she’s just about ready to collapse. Read more…

What’s Keeping You from Writing Your Book?

As an editor, writer and ghostwriter, I tend to attract people who dream of authoring books on a daily basis. When we get to discussing the reasons why their dream is not yet reality, there are certain explanations that keep recurring.

If you’re someone who wants to write a book but has never gotten round to it, decide here and now that 2017 will be the year you produce your manuscript. The time to start preparing is now, and here are a few things you should keep in mind. Continue reading…

There’s a Thief in Your Life and You Don’t Even Know It!

“At the core of every successful person, there is one common thing: discipline.” ~ Cameron Diaz

Last week, I read a story that made me cry. It was about a young American girl who discovered at the age of 15, near the end of her junior high school year, that she was going blind. I was not ready for how her story unfolded! Read more…

 

Career of the Week – Justin Irabor, Head of Marketing

Justin Irabor holds a BSc. in Agricultural Economics and Extension Services from the University of Benin, and is currently Head of Marketing at Jumia Food. He had a lot of insight to share on a marketing career in this interview.

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3 Myths Small Business Owners Believe

Anyone who has ever started a small business knows that it can be quite a challenge. However, there are certain myths which, when shunned, open the door to profit and fulfilment.

1. I cannot afford to advertise, and I don’t really need it. Read more…

Can You Make Someone Love You?

When Chuks met Isio, he knew he wanted to marry her.

Both Christians in their 30s, they had been talking online for a while, and although they enjoyed the conversations, they both wondered what meeting face to face would be like, and they looked forward to his return to Nigeria so they could find out. Continue reading…

7 Traits Of Outstanding Executives

The most outstanding employees everywhere you look are not necessarily the most hard working ones, but the most effective ones. What does it mean to be effective?

To be effective is to be adequate to accomplish a purpose; producing the intended or expected result; successful in producing a desired or intended result. What qualities set outstanding employees apart from the rest? Read more…

How Much Do You Know About Charles Ponzi And His Scheme?

It’s a Ponzi scheme! It’s a Ponzi scheme! Who exactly was Charles Ponzi and what was this infamous scheme of his that has inspired so many others? I wrote about it HERE.

Career Of The Week – Rita Onwurah, Screenwriter

Rita Onwurah studied Human Nutrition at the University of Ibadan and has been a screenwriter since 2009, writing and co-writing TV shows and movies like Kiss and Tell, Udeme Mii, Dining with a Long Spoon, Damage, Mrs. Somebody, and Love is in the Hair, to mention a few. She talked to me about her screenwriting career and advice she wishes she’d received as an undergraduate. Click HERE to read the interview.

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