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 [...]
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 [...]
Do you spend more than you earn? Have you learnt a skill in order to get a financial balance? There is always lot of demands to be met, I know.
Some individuals venture into business on the tale of profits they heard about. Individuals like this end up leaving the business space as hurriedly as they came in.
With the millions of graduates leaving school and dashing to the job market and the constant change of industry and consumer behaviour due to technology, internet, and innovation it has become a matter of survival for you to standout from the crowd or be ignored. In the years that lie ahead of your career, most jobs will be replaced by a robot or AI (Artificial intelligence) Today there are driverless cars operating in some parts of the USA, in fact the CEO of Volvo Hakan Samuelsson said ”In 2019 Volvo will only manufacture electric cars, and by 2021 it will roll [...]