Inspiration, Published Articles, Spirituality

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…

 

Inspiration, Interview, Published Articles

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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entrepreneurship, Published Articles

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…

Published Articles, Relationships

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…

Published Articles

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…

Inspiration, Interview, Published Articles

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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entrepreneurship, Interview, Published Articles

Meet The Boss: Eghe Osadolor, Platinum Touch Interior

Eghe Osadolor is an entrepreneur whose business is making living and work spaces beautiful. There was nothing in her arts and social sciences background to suggest that she would one day run an interior décor business, but gifts and talents have their way of shining through. I interviewed her about about her journey to entrepreneurship and her interior decoration business. Click HERE to read it.

Family Life, Published Articles

5 Questions To Ask Yourself About Your Toddler’s Tantrums

Toddler tantrums can be a nightmare, especially in public. One minute everything is fine and the next, your little one is screaming her head off, crying and twisting and writhing. You’re embarrassed at this behaviour, and you’re wondering whether you’re actually raising a spoilt brat. Take heart; you are not alone. Here are a few questions that will help both you and your child navigate this phase. Continue reading…

Literature, Published Articles, Social Media

Would You Attend a Silent Book Party?

The first time I ever heard of a silent book party was in a Twitter poll. The question was, “Would you attend a silent book party?” I didn’t vote yes because I wasn’t exactly sure what that was and why it would be pleasurable for me.

I made a note in my memo pad to remind me to find out more about it, and when I finally did, I had to admit it was a good idea. I had never thought of such a thing before! Read more…