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Values: Written or Practiced

“People Are Our Most Valued Asset”. How often do you hear this statement? Trust virtually everywhere you go. Every organization loves to appear to the outside world that they believe in, invest in and take proper care of people within it. But in reality, what they do is the reverse. […]

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3 Strategies to Achieve More Daily

John C. Maxwell said “The secret of your success is found in your daily routine.” It means there must be some things to do daily to achieve more results in less time. To maximize your opportunities in life and especially the workplace, practice these three (3) things daily: 1. Have […]

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3 Strategies to Get More from Your Employees

“I don’t know why exactly I’m paying this guy”, lamented a CEO. He has a good heart, and he believes the pay should be commensurate to the services rendered or actual work done. But he believes this ‘guy’ is just not doing enough to deserve the kind of money he […]

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The Most Important Moment of Life

Ever seen any movie on gladiators? A gladiator is a fighter (in ancient Rome) who fought another combatant in the arena to the excitement of the spectators. One thing is certain every time the arena opens – blood must be spilled. Each gladiator is then left but with only one […]

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3 Types of Companies You Must Never Work For

Empirical research has shown that we spend more than 70% of our waking hours working. It is therefore important that you know where, and especially where not, to put your energy. I offer you three (3) of such places: 1.    A company/employer you do not LIKE. It all starts and […]

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3 Kinds of People You Must Never Employ

It is commonly said that humans are the greatest assets to any organization – be it a company or a country. But I think the statement is grossly incomplete. My rendition would be: The Right Humans Are the Greatest Assets!  How do I mean? A successful organization is not built […]

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Religion: A Terrible Enemy of Productivity

Do you know that the first recorded murder in human history is related to religion? The Christian Bible has a story of two brothers who went to offer sacrifices to God: Cain and Abel. Abel’s offering was accepted while Cain’s was not. This made Cain so infuriated that he killed […]

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Credit Sharing: The Power of Recognition

Growing up, I hear the elders say, “Give honour to whom it is due!” I used to think this is the norm till I began to search into human behaviours, especially as it relates to work. I discovered that Fela Kuti’s Monkey dey work, Baboon dey shop is not applicable […]

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The “OIC” Fever: Organizational Identity Crisis

One of the main challenges of adolescents is that they are in a transition: they know they should leave where they used to be and move up to some higher calling, but they are not exactly sure what it is they want, and where exactly they are going. Their roles […]

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