Rejection is A Blessing in Disguise…This is Why

I experienced rejection multiple times by every blog I applied to as a contributor. I just couldn’t find out why they didn’t hire me and it made me crazy. What I did, I didn’t give up on being a...

Work in Your Time Zone

For in your time zone Kenya is 2 hrs ahead of Nigeria, but it does not mean that Nigeria is slow, or that Kenya is fast. Both countries are working based on their own “Time Zone.” Some one is stil...

I am a Quitter, I have Records to Show For it

I know some who know me would say I am very hardworking, which I am, when I want to be, while I’m at it.. but then I quit… a lot. And since my record of being a quitter has become so long,...

9 Signs You’re Doing Better Than You Think You Are

As a reminder that everything is going to be okay, here are 9 signs you’re doing better than you think you are: You’ve got a roof over your head… Now, you may not have the means to splurge on th...

“It is better to Be with yourself, Not by yourself” Life Lessons from Iyanla Vanzant

At the youthful age of 63, Iyanla Vanzant has so many words of wisdom and life lessons that every teen, twenty-something and thirty-something need to live by Please read below excerpts from her interv...

10 Choices I Hope You Don’t Regret in 10 Years

Here are 10 choices  that ultimately lead to this phrase of regret, and how to elude them: “If only…” These two words paired together create one of the saddest phrases in the English language. ...

Finding Diamonds in the Rubble: The Story of Elikem and Pokello

I remember Elikem and Pokelo when they were both on Big Brother Africa. Elikem was a struggling tailor while Pokello was a boss lady, owned her own premium shoe store and was from a rich home. It didn...

Don’t be afraid of your flaws, Acknowledge them: The Story of The Water Bearer – Ben Carson

A water bearer had two large pots, one hung on each end of a pole which he carried across his neck. One of the pots had a crack in it, and while the other pot was perfect and always delivered a full p...

How much is your salary? – Building wealth as an employee

Not everyone can be an entrepreneur but you can build steady and gradual wealth with discipline and precise decisions. See below my experience while I was in paid employment: 1. Invest: I invested my ...

It’s Time to Get Serious About Money

I know some of you would rather pack your suitcase and move to Timbuktu than discuss your money management skills. Me too, sometimes. Especially when my accountant says its time to file for taxes. I g...

Solange Knowles: Out of Beyonce’s Shadow, Straight to the Number One Spot

A Seat at the Table”, Solange’s 3rd Album is one of the raving albums right now. And the only one out of the three that has reached Number 1 spots on music charts and gained critical acclaim all o...

Why You Should Start Your Own Business Today

I know it may be scary to want to start your own business. However, a lot of people are tired of the rat race but fear what may be out there waiting for them if they set out on their own. This post is...

Surviving The recession

1. You need to get a grip! Don’t get paranoid like everyone and assume the world is falling apart just because you have an irresponsible government. Take a deep breath, don’t buy into the nagativi...

70 Year Old Folorunsho Oyewo’s Life Lessons

My name is Folorunsho Oyewo. I am 70years old, it is poverty that made me look like this o. I worked at Wema bank in the funds transfer/FX department. It was part of Odua Investments back in the day...

Yahoo, Previously Worth $125 Billion Dollars in the Year 2000 was Today Sold for $4.8 Billion to Verizon

Lesson to Learn: This shows that you have to continue reinventing yourself. Your success is not permanent unless you find ways to renew and reinvent your content, service and brand Bye bye Yahoo, Goog...

Mo Abudu

Mo Abudu is a TV host and the first woman on the African continent to own a pan-African TV channel (Ebony life TV). Nigeria is a tough place for the media, I can only imagine how hard and tirelessly s...

Uche Pedro: Smart, Innovative, Forward thinking

My Woman Crush Wednesday is Uche Pedro. Founder and managing director of Bellanaija.com Uche started Bellanaija as a hobby in 2006. when the website started growing, she could have remained docile and...

Inspiration: Aliko Dangote

Your net worth is what you would have in cash if you sold every significant possession and paid off all of your debts After calculating all Aliko Dangote has, (Please google him for detailed biography...