entrepreneurship, Interview, Published Articles

Meet the Boss, Chidiadi Madumere, Black Purist Media

Chidiadi Madumere is the MD/CEO of Black Purist Media Ltd, a fast growing integrated communications agency in Nigeria. She started her career with EbonyLife TV as the Head Writer for Season 3 of the Naija Diamonds documentary series before moving into full event, TV, stage & film production. Chidiadi, who studied Law at Abia State University, currently sits on the board of directors at Small Business Owners Initiative Limited. I interviewed her last week; read it HERE.

Inspiration, Published Articles

5 Things Everyone Can Learn From Mo Abudu

Yes, it’s not just entrepreneurs who can learn a thing or two from Mo Abudu. Everyone, including career people and stay-at-home parents, can learn valuable lessons from the life of this remarkable woman who turned 52 on the 11th of September 2016.

My favourite?

A CEO is not groomed in one day: I recently saw a joke about people adding “CEO” to their LinkedIn profile as soon as they start a blog. Many are eager to be CEOs and while that is not a bad thing, work experience is always a good idea. Read more…

entrepreneurship, Inspiration, Published Articles

12 Things Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Betty Irabor, CEO Genevieve Magazine

Whether you’re just starting out as an entrepreneur, or you’ve been running your business for a while, there’s a lot you can learn from Genevieve Magazine’s CEO, Betty Irabor:

  1. Work experience is never a bad idea. Before Genevieve, Betty Irabor worked as a journalist, starting out at The National Concord. She also worked at Haisha Investment Company as a Public Relations/Administration Manager for 2 years before teaming up with her husband as CEO of Ruyi Communications.
  2. Always be working on your main thing. Even while running Ruyi Communications, Mrs Irabor continued to find expression for her writing flair, freelancing for newspapers including This Day, Vanguard and The Guardian.

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