7 Business lessons from the Romance Novel – ‘A Chance Awakening’

Why does it seem easier for women to walk away from a job, business or career when faced with deep personal and emotional issues. E.g A relationship with a co-worker goes south, a male colleague breaks up with her and maybe starts seeing another colleague and the brokenhearted woman

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Self Made Review: The 10 excuses Madam C.J. Walter didn’t let hold her back

Absolutely no one has money lying on the floor waiting for you to pick it up. There is no free money anywhere. Even grants aren’t free money. You have to do something to get money, even free money.

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Back to Blogging

Its been a while since I have produced any form of content for my blog and for those who got used to reading what I had to say, I'm sorry with 'cherries on top' for falling off the consistency wagon. After much reflection I can truly say I have located the root cause of

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Conference Review: Leap Africa’s 11th annual CEOs forum

What I will get however is another call to convene at another venue and a requirement to cough up upwards of N5,500 for another 'impact-full' conference. (not to forget the ever so charming text message sent to me by Leap Africa 'hoping' I learnt something but refusing to ask me the participant for feedback which can help make next years conference better for all the stakeholders.

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The Durability Test: What to remember when packaging your products

Also, heavier objects or products like 'yam tuber' can be placed on the product, to see its impact on the packaged product. Checking if a waterproof packaging is actually waterproof, by submerging the product under water is also a good idea. 

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101 Nigerian Business Ideas (81-90)

82. Tech/Healthcare: One of the most annoying things about going to a hospital is having to wait for a long time to see a doctor and/or being told that the doctor you want to see is not available. How about creating a platform that enables patients to see the schedule of their doctors and book their appointments.

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101 Nigerian Business ideas (71-80)

72. Dating site: Many young Nigerians are not strangers to continual pressure from parents to get married. While people in the West have not been subject to this kind of pressure, they have been able to create dating platforms that make it easier to meet people.

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101 Nigerian business ideas (51-60)

54. Food/Confectionery: The last time I checked, Nigeria was still a producer of Cocoa. Cocoa is the main ingredient for chocolate. We should start producing our own chocolates rich in cocoa and stop patronizing these big international brands that do not produce authentic quality chocolate. 

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101 Nigerian Business Ideas (41-50)

44. Tech/Events: Many Nigerian wedding invitations are designed for physical printing; after the event the card is tossed in the bin. Physical prints aren't the only option. A platform can be created that allows the couple to design their own wedding e-invitation card

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101 Nigerian business ideas (31-40)

36. Education: The days are long gone when the only place a person can learn is in the confines of a physical classroom. There are many online educational channels where people can learn all manner of subjects. You can own your own online school and avoid all the administrative, regulatory and financial requirements that come with opening a physical educational establishment.

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5 Insights from 5 young Nigerian Entrepreneurs

In finding a Co-Founder, find someone willing to take the kinds of risk you are willing to. (I definitely can relate to this: Shout out to Lola, the only one who comfortable scaled school with me to source for sponsors, #2010LawFair; and to my Jcooks #Asisterneverforgets)

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Business lessons (1-10) from Sam Walton

He is known as one of the greatest American entrepreneurs, and through M.I.A, Sam shared many life stories from his Wal-Mart journey that contributed to the growth of Wal-Mart from one (1) store on 7th July, 1962 to one thousand nine hundred and sixty (1,960) stores at the time of his death in April 1992.

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Insights into Hotels.ng’s Business Model

Hotels.ng’s cost structure is not unlike most other startup companies. Her costs include legal fees (which include: one-off company registration fee, rent, legal/contractual agreements), office fixtures, utilities, and staff salaries (which is the biggest cost driver for Hotels.ng).

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