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Mobile Money Is Driving Africa’s Cashless Future

The evolution of African markets faces significant barriers: cost, distance, and a lack of infrastructure. Less than 30% of the population have bank accounts, and even fewer have credit cards. Informal retail and cash purchases are the norm, and ...


The Unexpected Consequences of Success

Everybody loves a winner, right? No, unfortunately, not always. In my coaching practice, many executives and entrepreneurs vent their frustrations with the unexpected negative consequences of their success — such as their anxiety over being able to..


What to Do When Anger Takes Hold

I had just sat down to look over my calendar and plan my day when the phone rang.

It was my contractor. Several of his workers were at my apartment ready to finish some work, but the building management company refused to let them in.


Managers Can Motivate Employees with One Word

Human beings are profoundly social — we are hardwired to connect to one another and to want to work together. Frankly, we would never have survived as a species without our instinctive desire to live and work in groups, because physically we are.....


Why We Humblebrag About Being Busy

We have a problem—and the odd thing is we not only know about it, we’re celebrating it. Just today, someone boasted to me that she was so busy she’s averaged four hours of sleep a night for the last two weeks. She wasn’t complaining; she was proud ..


How to Negotiate with Someone More Powerful than You

Going into a negotiation with someone who holds more power than you do can be a daunting prospect. Whether you are asking your boss for a new assignment or attempting to land a major business deal with a client, your approach to the negotiation ....


Business Wisdom from the Commencement Speakers of 2014

Commencement speakers face an impossible challenge: to inspire, advise, and entertain, without overstaying their welcome. In the age of YouTube, there’s the added pressure to craft a speech that could go viral, and perhaps even inspire a book.


With N3m (£15,000), you can build your own house in Nigeria

If you have been dreaming of building your own house and thought with the high cost of living and your wages its impossible? I have good news for you, it is possible. With as much as just N3M you can. To find our how read this article from PUNCH


Conflict Strategies for Nice People

Do you value friendly relations with your colleagues? Are you proud of being a nice person who would never pick a fight? Unfortunately, you might be just as responsible for group dysfunction as your more combative team members.


Majority of e-business platforms in Nigeria have security flaws – Survey

A new survey by Akintola Williams Deloitte has revealed that majority of e-business platforms springing up across the country have security flaws.