‘Work it Out’- with Vivian: “I am NOT Generation Equality”

I am generation equality: realizing women’s rights – This was the theme of the International Women’s Day (IWD), 8 March 2020. What are these rights? The United Nations women explain, “The emerging global consensus is that despite some progress, real change has been agonizingly slow for the majority of women and girls in the world.

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‘Work it Out’- with Vivian: Tribute to my English Teacher

If you think I write well, late Dr. Ife Ogbonna (AKA Ala Bingo) of the University of Nigeria Secondary School Enugu, Nigeria, was responsible for it. He passed two weekends ago in Enugu. He and our English literature teacher made the English Language and creative writing feel like the highest art to learn. They were

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‘Work it Out’- with Vivian: Yo-Yo

There are certain nomenclatures that are common in the consulting work environment. Expressions like ‘yo-yo’, ‘obote’, ‘PURE’, ‘greenhorn’ ‘lacks presence’ and the likes. They all describe how ‘management’ perceive certain employees. Many organizations appraise employees based on set ‘targets’ or sales levels or certain key performance indices associated with the particular role of the employee,

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