Personal Leadership, Published Articles

10 Things That Are Holding You Back as a Professional

If you follow successful professionals, you’ll notice that there are certain things they have in common, and that there are many similarities in the pieces of advice they share.

The interesting thing is that, from speaking with others, I know that these aren’t peculiar to me.  Every time I sit down with someone to talk about what they could have done differently, and the small moves that made a big difference, it turned out many of us were making one or more of these mistakes that are probably holding you back as well.

Fitness, Food, Health, Published Articles

The Most Realistic Weight Loss Advice I’ve Ever Heard

You know that if you’re serious about losing weight, sugary drinks are a no-no; water should be your beverage of choice. You’re aware that lifestyle changes trump “dieting”, that you need lots of fruits and vegetables in your diet, and that you can’t lose tummy fat alone without losing weight all round.

However, there is one little piece of advice upon which the rest of weight loss hangs. A tiny truth which, if ignored, makes nonsense of all the exercising, intermittent fasting, and dieting in the world. See it HERE.

Interview, Published Articles

Career of the Week – Damilola Oyedele, Senior Product Manager in Training

Damilola Oyedele is in the third and final year of a double master’s program in Business Administration and Public Policy (MBA/ MPP) at the University of Chicago, after which she will be joining a tech company as Senior Product Manager. She got her BSc in Economics from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife. We talked about career decisions, role models, and advice for undergraduates HERE.

Inspiration, Published Articles

10 Questions To Ask Yourself Before That Job Interview

The sheer volume of advice on interviews would be overwhelming if it weren’t such a good thing — everything that puts you in good stead helps — and you’ve probably read it all over the years. The thing is that there’s so much out there it can be difficult to remember everything. Here’s a quick checklist you can use a day before your interview. Continue reading…