Avoiding the Superstar Syndrome in your Business

Don’t we all love superstars? Don’t we all want to be superstars? We love the glitz, glamour, influence, and aura they carry with them right? We see them in sports, music, movies, politics, business, etc.

They are the go-to guys…everyone wants to hang around them, what they wear becomes the latest fashion trend, their opinions on issues is sacrosanct, they are the role models and mentors everyone wants.

According to Tim O’Reilly “Success in today’s world, whether of sports or business, requires assembling a team of people who can work together to achieve something extraordinary. And yes, to achieve something extraordinary, it helps that some of those Continue reading

Why Your Business Will Succeed – Conclusion

Part One

In a nutshell, for every Naira and Kobo you earn and expend, do you have the record of it in a journal? If we take the position of, “oh it’s just a one-man business when we expand we would do it”. We have set ourselves up to fail. James Clear aptly captures it this way when he said, “Breakthrough moments are often the result of many previous actions, which build up the potential required to unleash a major change”. If previous actions build up the potential for a breakthrough, so also would previous inactions build up the potential for a major unchanged…NOTHINGNESS.

Growing up, my Mum had a Chemist Shop, (She is a Trained Nurse) and she ensured for Continue reading

Why Your Business Will Succeed

Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago”…Warren Buffet

What is a Business?

According to Business Dictionary, it is defined as, “An organization or economic system where goods and services are exchanged for one another or for money. Every business requires some form of investment and enough customers to whom its output can be sold on a consistent basis in order to make a profit”. http://www.businessdictionary.com/definition/business.html

It was also defined as,” A business is defined as an organization or enterprising entity engaged in commercial, industrial, or professional activities. Businesses can be for-profit entities or non-profit organizations that operate to fulfill a charitable mission or further a social cause”. https://www.investopedia.com/terms/b/business.asp

So you are doing business once you exchange value for money right? Either service or goods, once it’s exchanged you are a businessman or woman. So what is left is to define Continue reading

The Footpath of History Shows the Future – Conclusion

According to reports, most organizations and successful firms are owned by “whites” who employ only their own kind into management but keep “blacks” on the lower rungs of the ladder. But it’s not always the case, we have “blacks” as well in certain organizations doing well in the management level making an impact. So what is the problem again?

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