How do you handle jealous coworkers?

Like every other professional, you’ve no doubt experienced your share of failures and successes. Lately, however, things seem to be going your way at work. You’re quietly chuffed, but somehow your co-workers seem none too pleased with this rapid turn of events. I remember one time in my previous job when a particularly colleague found

Strategies to increase your chances of getting hired

Finding a job is extremely difficult in Nigeria. Some people get lucky and find their dream job right out of the gate. Others send out dozens or even hundreds of resumes before they land an interview. If you find yourself in the latter situation, you may be wondering what you can do to change your

Beginner mistakes new entrepreneurs should avoid

If you are planning on starting a business this year you are undoubtedly full of excitement. While raw excitement, infatuation and determination are all great, you need to make sure that you proceed with caution so as not to encounter the common pitfalls that lead to business failure. Avoid making these five beginner mistakes many

Did you just get sacked? Read this!

No one ever wants to get sacked. To get sacked from work is never a pleasant experience. In some cases,  individuals who get fired accept the decision by their employers in good faith. However, in certain scenarios, the situation hovers on the extreme to the extent of involving local authorities. Getting fired affects people differently

Improve your memory with these simple tips

We all have times when our memory fails us. We forget the name of an important contact, turn up to a meeting at the wrong time or overlook a vital task. This is hardly surprising at a time of working under intense pressure – but there are practical steps you can take to make sure

Overcoming after making a first bad impression

We’ve all been there — accidentally alienated a new co-worker with a bad joke, underwhelmed the new boss by performing below average on our first assignment, or had a client we didn’t just click with. The trouble is that initial impressions are hard to shake. Humans are quick to “essentialize” the behaviours of others. It’s known

The move from an Employee to an Employer of labour 

It does take a lot to take a decision and make a drastic change that involves finances and everyday survival tactics like moving from an employee to an employer. Moving from a place of comfort to an unknown or a place of security to insecurity. However life itself is filled with risk and only those

Practical ways to create more productive meetings

Our time is a valuable commodity, and it should not be wasted in frivolous meetings. Countless hours are consumed by business professionals attending meetings that produce no valuable results; frustration is often a byproduct of such wasteful meetings. As a leader, you can communicate to your staff that you value their time by planning and

Nigerian engineer among top 50 women in engineering

A Nigerian engineer has been named as one of the top 50 women who are under 35 in Engineering in the United Kingdom Telegraphy. It was discovered that the woman, who was identified as Ozak Esu, is from Okurike area of Cross river state. It was gathered that the list is put together annually by

Chika Ike gains admission into Harvard Business School

You should never give up on your passion, dream or ambition no matter how many times you try or the circumstances surrounding it.  It takes a lot of determination to achieve your goals after 5 years of trying. Actress Chika Ike revealed she has gained admission into Harvard Business School – She shared the post

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