How to Become a CEO

Occupying the corner office is a hefty and ambitious dream, but it’s possible. After all, every company needs a leader. CEOs (chief executive officers) are the highest-ranking people in organizations. They make the decisions, make the most money and have the most responsibilities. Do you have the skills to work your way up the ladder?

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Strengths Use Predicts Performance at Work

A wealth of evidence highlights the potential gains of a strengths-based approach both for the individual and the organization. Research in workplace settings revealed that identifying and strengthening one’s character strengths, and using them more and in new ways, can lead to various desirable outcomes, such as positive and supportive social networks, lower stress levels, improved work performance,

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Going out of your mind at work? Here’s how to get it back!

Although Mental Health Week is just wrapping up, mental wellbeing is a concern every day. Stress, anxiety and depression have become office fixtures. We’re feeling bashed day in and day out. “The modern workplace has become very stressful as we have evolved into a 24-hour society. Fewer and fewer people have a healthy work-life balance,”

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Motivational Personality of the Week – Mr. Godwin Emefiele

Profile of Mr. Godwin Emefiele Godwin Emefiele, a lecturer and an icon in the Nigerian Banking and Finance sector.  He is currently the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) – the apex bank in the country.  Prior to this appointment, he served as an Executive Director responsible for Corporate Banking, Treasury, Financial Control

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FINTECH AT A GLANCE

What Is FinTech? FinTech, or Financial Technology, refers to new technology or innovation that disrupts traditional ways of conducting financial transactions. This includes digitizing processes that were previously handled with paper money and human interaction. Key Areas of Impact The rise of the smartphone has massively changed the behaviour of consumers. Whether it’s checking to

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Motivational Personality of the Week – Ommo Clark

PROFILE OF OMMO CLARK Ommo Clark is a Nigerian (NG) and United Kingdom (UK) groomed software designer.  She is the Founder and CEO of iBez Nigeria.  Her Company – iBez Nigeria provides software development and training services to organisations and individuals located in emerging and underserved communities. The aim of the Company is to grow

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Motivational Personality of the Week – Babajide Ipaye

PROFILE OF BABAJIDE IPAYE Babajide Ipaye is a dynamic, results-driven Nigerian Social Entrepreneur, CEO and Founder of Keexs, an Africa inspired footwear brand based in Lagos Nigeria.  The brand is the first of its kind in Nigeria and Africa. The footwear brand is an Africa inspired range of casual footwear aimed at bringing out the

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A 5-step Cash Management

Step 1. Determine how much you need to cover operating expenses for a normal month. Look at your income statement for each month of the year. You can see what you’re averaging per month in operating expenses. Step 2. Determine how much you owe for inventory. If you’re tracking accounts payable on your books, you can find that

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Motivational Personality of the Week – Olajumoke Olufunmilola Adenowo

PROFILE OF OLAJUMOKE OLUFUNMILOLA ADENOWO Mrs. Olajumoke Olufunmilola Adenowo is an award winning African architect, entrepreneur, philanthropist and Principal Partner / Founder of AD Consulting Limited, an architecture and design firm head quartered in Nigeria. She is also an author, a motivational speaker, radio host and lectures on architecture, issues affecting women and strives to

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Motivational Personality of the Week – Oscar Ekponimo

PROFILE OF OSCAR EKPONIMO Oscar Ekponimo is a software engineer, a social and technology entrepreneur.  He is the Founder and CEO of Chowberry Inc, a cloud based software that reduces food wastage and simultaneously alleviating poverty in the community by making good and nutritious food available to consumers at a discounted price. Oscar has championed

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