Several years of grossly deluded leadership have seriously crippled the productivity of the vast natural resources and the capacity of our endowed human resources in Nigeria.
Interestingly, mouths are gabbing all over the world about the huge market potential in the country; investors are quickly shifting to Nigeria (and Africa as a whole); and the government is also busy wooing investors.
What is the handwriting on the wall?
Even though homegrown Nigerians are not empowered to exploit their God-endowed business potentials, they have learnt to get going when the road gets tougher.
Despite a lack of proper business framework or support, people are still running various multi-million naira businesses. Remarkably, Author Robert Neuwirth did not fail to capture this strength of human will among Nigerians when he visited Lagos. Continue reading
Like Bob Proctor said in a video, The Secret, the Law of Attraction works whether you are aware of it or not. Just like the law of gravity, it rules your life even if you don’t know a law like that exists.
This is my story…
When I woke up this morning, I went over to my bookshelf to return some of the business books I just finished reading.
As I was rearranging my books, I came across my University yearbook, Vet. Class 2009. I picked it up to look at the beautiful faces of my former classmates, but I observed something quite magical as I read through our plans written in the yearbook.
Life is treating everyone of us just the way we asked… Continue reading
A marathon never meant anything to me until my friend returned from an over 40 kilometers race to tell his story, and how small business owners can learn from it.
His story reminded me of what Brian Tracy says,
“To be successful in life, it is good to engage in some form of athletic competition in order to develop a competitive mind.”
Let me tell you how the story impacts my life as a small business owner.
Being his first time in a marathon, my friend prepared extra-hard to win the N2 million (about $14, 000) prize for the winner.
He competed with over a thousand people running through hills and valleys, rough and smooth roads, straight and winding paths with one purpose – to win the prize. From the very start, he was determined to give it all it would take.
Unfortunately, he did not win the prize, but he returned with the following timeless tips for small business owners. Continue reading