Bimpe is a hands-on person. She has an eye for things she can do with her hands and learns by watching another person do it. This fascinating fact about her has earned her the words SKILLFUL in the mouth of many. Despite having a degree in Accounting and loving numbers, everyone believes she would be limiting herself if she decides to take up a career in Accounting. She is pretty good at baking, tailoring, shoe-making, photography, hair styling, make-up and a lot of DIY. The praises and words from people has Bimpe confused about what to do. She can do virtually [...]
Ever heard the words ‘Hard work beats talent’. Let’s rephrase that to ‘Consistent hard work and smart work beats talent’. To become a success within the industry of your skill, one cannot downplay the power of consistency. Consistency is an essential, irreplaceable ingredient for success. Consistency is your commitment to keep giving your best even when it doesn’t look like it is yielding much. One can have the best knowledge about a skill but if the right effort is not put in (hard work and smart work), the knowledge is as good as useless. Also, having the best knowledge and putting [...]
It is no news that many people have made great careers from things they did out of pleasure or love. Things named hobby! Most times, making a career out of a hobby can pose as a difficulty, especially because most hobbies never align with what a person might have studied in the University. Also, these hobbies never seem to be what families or friends would like to call a profession or career path for their loved ones. Furthermore, having a handsomely paying 9-5 can make it more difficult too, especially having to explain how rewarding one’s hobby can pay off over [...]
Did you know it is possible to know all the rules to create wealth and still not be wealthy? To create wealth requires a person’s input combined with knowledge that needs to be rightly channeled with time. Though, time is overlooked and rarely considered a business resource because it seems overly available and one does not have to source hard to get it. Still, its role in wealth creation cannot be overlooked. Time is needed to create the wealth an individual wants. That is why people sometime say, ‘Leave it to time’. That effort, hard work, pain or healing, time has [...]
Very similar to every country in the world, Social Media has its own currencies. Every space that hosts a number of persons has its generally accepted use of words (language) and currency. For spaces that don't foster physical touch e.g. Social Media, their language is easily known compared to their currency. This does not change the fact that the currency does exist. While the use of every country’s currency can be restricted by location, Social Media’s currencies is not and when rightly spent and invested, these currencies can generate affluence that can be spent in the real world, anywhere in the [...]
One of the amazing things about the earth is how it changes every second yet looks the same. Every second the earth goes through a change, there are ceaseless, mostly untapped opportunities. These opportunities require expertise and the frequency of the change requires one to be on his/her toes all the time. This is one reason you cannot afford not to be up the scale at your skill set. With technology very prevalent and dynamic in this century, you can daily get better at your skill set without going overboard with your finances or travelling through many miles. Leaving you with [...]
Hope you have been able to let off the steam of the postponed election. Hope the act by a body we expected to deliver will not stop us from observing one of our major rights as a Nigerian citizen. You should not only encourage others to vote while you personally stay aloof about voting. We are positive that in the next two days, we would cast our vote for candidates we personally believe will move Nigeria forward. While at it, don’t forget that: Your vote has value, cast it right. Your single act of voting that would not exceed a couple [...]
The circulated popular believe that December is the month to spend and January is the month to manage can be changed. You can have abundance in January.