Faced With A Daunting Challenge? Use Your Creative Abilities.

Photo by Jonatan Pie on Unsplash I'm yet to come across any individual who has never faced challenges. Problems will continue to be a part of life for each one of us. A challenge does not know anything about race, age, gender or creed. As Chinua Achebe, the celebrated Nigerian author puts it in his … Continue reading Faced With A Daunting Challenge? Use Your Creative Abilities.

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Watch Your Political Attitudes – They Have A Huge Influence On Our Lives.

Democracy is gaining currency across the globe. From Azerbaijan to Zimbabwe, from Algeria to Zambia and from the Americas to the lands of the Far East people are either practising or clamouring for multi - party system of government as opposed to one - party rule. Democracy is based on political competition and in this … Continue reading Watch Your Political Attitudes – They Have A Huge Influence On Our Lives.

Of Rising And Falling

Those who wish to rise must be prepared to fall, for in the matter of rising there can be no rising without having fallen first. So, in order to rise one needs to fall. You cannot aspire to become rich if you're already rich. You've got to be without riches first. You cannot just rise. … Continue reading Of Rising And Falling

Sometimes The Only Option Left is To Quit.

Talk of grit, persistence, determination, perseverance, commitment. These and others are the cardinal principles of achievement and success we are all familiar with - be it in self - employment, relationships or other life endeavours. Quitters never win; winners never quit. Never say die until the bones are rotten. Again, without mantras of this type, … Continue reading Sometimes The Only Option Left is To Quit.

7 Creative Ways To Control The Uncertainties Associated With Self – Employment.

Today I wish to confess to you, dear reader. Self - employment is a terribly uncertain territory. There is no knowing how your customers will patronise your product the next day so you can't be sure about the figures. The best we end up doing most of the time is to guess, strategize and hope. … Continue reading 7 Creative Ways To Control The Uncertainties Associated With Self – Employment.

Risk is The Nature of The Game

Great small businesses work to reduce their risks as much as possible. They work at covering every angle so that the risks they do take are prudent, calculated ones. That is what you will need to do too, if you start your own small business - take a prudent, calculated, intelligent risk with a high … Continue reading Risk is The Nature of The Game

Is Self – Employment For Me? Answer These 7 Questions To Find Out.

More often that not, the choice to become self - employed rather than work for someone else also means the choice to become an entrepreneur. This is explained by the fact that most self - employed persons are small business owners who take risks and make decisions to ensure the success of their startups. That … Continue reading Is Self – Employment For Me? Answer These 7 Questions To Find Out.

Achievement Is The Result of Teamwork

Achievement is the result of teamwork. It pays to develop trust in the capabilities of others. This is because more often than not, successful individuals and organizations owe their accomplishments to the contributions made by people with different shades of talent. Whatever position of responsibility we occupy today, we will all need the skills and … Continue reading Achievement Is The Result of Teamwork

You Hardly Need Approval From Others.

Hi there, There are times when I feel like I talk too much. That's on this screen, though. Just come and take a look at yours truly. Very quiet. Well, what I really want to say is that I don't think we need to wait for external approval before implementing a dream business idea or … Continue reading You Hardly Need Approval From Others.

How Does Your Present Stage On The Road of Life Look Like?

It is often said that life is a journey. Of course, it is, but I have bad news for you: The journey of life is not like the short one you make to the grocery shop across the street. If only we were on the journey of life just to buy groceries! That surely would … Continue reading How Does Your Present Stage On The Road of Life Look Like?

7 Great Reasons To Be Self – Employed

I will be the last person to pretend that the road of self - employment is meant for everybody to travel on. No, it is not. I think what matters most is some burning fire inside you, refusing to die down until you step forward and begin to create something you can proudly call your … Continue reading 7 Great Reasons To Be Self – Employed