Days Are Expensive 1

Just yesterday, we got a call from home. After the initial pleasantries, she breaks the news: my wife’s Big Aunt has passed! And I am reminded of the saying, “You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late” Gratifyingly, Big Aunt lived a good and fulfilled life. …

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Wants to start a new business? See How to pick a profitable idea

A new research reveals a surprisingly common feeling among people who fail or make mistakes at starting a business: they think they it’s because they are deficient in some ways.  Not  true.   When it comes to starting a business, it’s best to start with the fundamental – come up with a profitable idea. But …

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I’m Tired of This!

We are constantly bombarded with increasingly sensational claims to get rich in the social media and on the radio – all overnight with little efforts. “Just bring your money,” they say,  “and you will get a steady flow of good returns”. Then they proceed to associate the schemes with some industrial sector in a laundering …

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It’s Id el Kabir Special

And I’m thinking…. you deserve a little something for this holiday. So, I like you to break some bad holiday habits: Pretending to feel very merry, when you are not. I have found that just being honest with yourself tends to actually make you experience the real essence of the holiday period. Falling for instant gratification …

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A LESSON FROM AN EXPERIENCED PROFESSIONAL

Just this last weekend, I got talking with a childhood friend of mine back in Sapele Delta State. We were also undergraduate students together at the University of Calabar. Now, an experienced professional, he just retired from a corporate organization. “After given them my good years, they turned round and said to me, ‘We’re downswing’”! …

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