Easier said than done. This is the instinctive response you will expect from the average wage earner or small business owner when you dare raise the issue of living below one’s means. The argument is simply this: it’s tough to live within one’s means in a tough economy let alone speak of living below them. … Continue reading 13 Easy Ways To Live Below Your Means In A Tough Economy.
Contrary to what some people might think, smartness has got nothing to do with cutting corners, taking undue advantage of others or devising clever ways to cheat and defraud the next person you meet on the street. The people who are really smart are those with the attributes outlined below and even more. 1. They … Continue reading 9 Extraordinary Attributes I Have Observed In Really Smart People.
1. A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. 2. Sow in tears and reap in joy. 3. The early bird catches the worm. 4. Birds of the same feather flock together. 5. An idle brain is the devil's workshop. 6. A thing begun is half done. 7. Procrastination is a thief … Continue reading 12 Old – School Sayings That Continue To Inspire The Ambitious, Even Today.
The renowned sixteenth - century English playwright and poet, William Shakespeare, is said to have stated that we are like players on stage in this world - we play our parts for a limited period and must give way to others to enter and come on stage to play their part. I think that's quite … Continue reading If Life is Like A Modern Stadium, Then Here Are The Players.
As a little boy growing up, I loved to create and build new things. I devoted all of my playtimes to building anything from miniature cars to houses. But I also had this friend. Let's call him Agbeko. Agbeko would always stand by and point to, or laugh at any fault he saw with what … Continue reading 6 Strong Reasons to Overcome Our Fear of Criticism
University campuses can become one important battlefront in the fight against graduate unemployment. These are just a few of many possible ways they can go about it. 1. Teach financial literacy. According to Robert Kiyosaki, author of the bestselling book, Rich Dad, Poor Dad, one failure of the traditional education system is the absence of … Continue reading 7 Things Universities Can Do To Stop Producing Prospective Unemployed Graduates.
When facing obstacles, you have to decide if you're going to let them be the excuse for your failure or if you're going to make them the story behind your success. Travis Bradberry
Name them. Oprah Winfrey, Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Mark Cuban, Elon Musk, Mark Zuckerberg, Winston Churchill, Richard Branson, Henry Ford, Michael Jordan, Serena Williams, Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, Emmanuel Macron, J.K. Rowling, and the list goes on and on. Now, if you happen to be an ordinary but ambitious rural youth living somewhere in the … Continue reading Ghanaian or Nigerian? Why you still need to draw inspiration from Developed World Role Models.
While a few self – employed, micro business operators, for example, petty traders, beauticians, farmers and artisans would reject the idea of taking a loan to support their enterprises due to their fear of the likelihood of indebtedness, many others see such loans as a lifeline to start, grow, or prop up their struggling businesses. … Continue reading 4 Sure Tips To Easily Pay Back That Small Business Loan
If you don't ask, the answer is always no, so goes the saying. Listen to this one too: When you shoot, aim for the moon so that in case you fail to hit the moon, you'll at least land among the stars! That can't be bad after all, can it? Many of us would like … Continue reading 7 Smart Steps To Achieving An Impossible Personal Goal.
I have nobody to help me. My parents didn't pay my school fees that's why I couldn't further my education. My uncle left me nothing so how could I have made any progress in life? These and others are common excuses that many of us give to explain away our lack of progress in life. … Continue reading From Zero To Zeros: 6 Powerful Tips For Personal Growth.
As a non - native speaker of English myself, I'm familiar with the anxieties that many of us go through in our effort to communicate in the English language. Can I speak properly at all? Maybe my tense isn't good enough. What is the next mistake I'm about to make? Who is going to begin laughing … Continue reading Top 5 Tips To Overcome Your English Speaking Anxiety
When life seems to have dealt us a fatal blow and we seem to have lost everything, we have no more than two options: allow our dreams to be buried for good or look up, stare life straight in the eyes and say, I shall rise again. I have observed three things in nature which confirm … Continue reading You Shall Rise Again
Talk of ordinary youth impacting the lives of their compatriots in extraordinary ways. One name that quickly jumps to mind here in Ghana, specifically Agona Swedru is Emmanuel Debrah. The sterling attributes of this affable and determined youth leave no doubt in my mind that young people are capable of bringing positive changes in their … Continue reading Youth leadership in Ghana: The Glittering Example of Emmanuel Debrah.