Being Legal or Moral

Being Legal or Moral

The rain lashed on the windscreen of my car as my driver steered it clear of Ikeja chaos as we headed for the main Ibadan highway. Lagos had seen a lot of rain this month, but today was different. The road was fortunately clear and we hoped to reach our meeting place within quarter of…

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What habit is your business reshaping?

What habit is your business reshaping?

Our daily chores is a sequence of things that we are used to perform every day; majorly repetitive and often executed subconsciously. It would not be wrong to say that we are slaves to the power of our habits which we have formed over the years influenced heavily by our society, culture and immediate environment.…

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Hope is not a strategy!

Hope is not a Strategy

Nigerians were once branded the happiest people on earth. The situation is rapidly changing but till now; they are just about “Suffering and Smiling.” Nigeria comes across as a nation where there is too much hardship and yet the people bear it with a certain inexplicable equanimity. In the midst of suffering, they would be…

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Back to School!

Back to School

Our car entered the narrow lane of the overcrowded Yaba area in Lagos as we proceeded to meet our prospect; a mid-size business into outdoor media. My colleague who accompanied me, had explained to me that the prospect was one of the leaders in the vertical and was in dire need of a suitable automation…

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Oga! You are welcome!

Oga! You are welcome!

The frail figure in front of me offered me a hand and spoke in a heavy voice. “Good morning sir!, You are welcome”. I gathered myself hurriedly, least expecting the blunt welcome. I struggled to put on a smile and reciprocate his greetings. He led us to a dimly lit conference room and offered me…

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Addicted to money?

Addicted to Money?

Money is a part of human nature and has an intense addictive quality. It is no surprise that people want money and their success in earning money directly relates to their behavior in our society. Though economists argue that money is the most useful tool to attain power in the business world, they fail to…

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Your Culture is your Brand!

Your Culture is Your Brand

The method of building a brand today is very different from what it was 10 years ago. Gone are the days when a few people got together in a room, decided what the brand positioning was going to be, and then spent a lot of money buying advertising telling people what their brand was. Their spending…

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Sustainable Happiness

Sustainable Happiness

We all are in pursuit of an elusive goal called ‘sustainable happiness’. We all want to be happy, yet so few of us seem to know exactly where sustainable happiness comes from. We try to define happiness in many different ways – life’s good work (or even no work at all), good friends, materialistic measures…

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