Self Help

Do You Have a Business Playbook?

Most successful entrepreneurs know that business is war. If you are yet to understand that the business terrain is a war zone, then you are in the wrong profession. It is a war zone where you will be competing with host of others who are in the same industry. Some

How Not To Be Broke

I have been broke. I mean dead broke without a quarter of a penny. I’ve gone days without food. I have been frustrated, confused and depressed not knowing what to do with my life. Those were the darkest moments of my life. However, in my darkest moments, I had intangible

Quotes From Folorunso Alakija

She was listed among the most powerful women in the world. She was number eighty seven on the list. She is one of the richest black women in the world, the only one who unseated Oprah Winfrey as the richest woman of African descent in 2014. She founded Rose of

7 Steps To Money Making

Are you curious about how you can make money? Yes, I mean cool cash like we casually say to a friend or hear it in those gangsters movies. Okay, let’s get a bit serious about this money making discussion. These days, the phrase “how to make money” is becoming more

Do I need a College Degree?

These days, everyone wants to start a business. Even employees in large, medium and small scale enterprises are thinking of starting their own businesses too. Perhaps being an entrepreneur is what you can be without a college degree or basic experience of running a business. That is the perception of

Don’t Stop Growing

Albert Einstein once said “once you stop learning, you start dying”. You may probably see this quote from the academic perspective of your life alone, but it applies to every area of your life including your business. In business, if you stop growing, there is every tendency that the business

Understand Your Business Terrain

One of my mentees walked through the door of my office after a year. We exchanged pleasantries and got talking about his journey as an entrepreneur. Although, he is still an entrepreneur, a struggling one at that, he had veered off into unknown territory. Maybe the veering off into unknown

Life of an Entrepreneur

Once you declare yourself an entrepreneur, be ready to experience a new phase of your life.  The new phase has nothing to do with luxury, although that will eventually come. But before you start flying a private jet to your business meetings or have a penthouse office that captures the

The Rocky Balboa in You

“It ain’t about how hard you hit; it’s about how hard you can get hit, and keep moving forward”—rocky Balboa The Rocky Series isn’t just one of those Hollywood must watch movies; it is a classic packed with life lessons mixed with Hollywood actions that can change your perception and

How to be a champion

I love the Rocky film Series, especially Rocky III, written and directed by Sylvester Stallone. The beautiful part of the film was when the former champion—Apollo Creed—decided to train Rocky Balboa. Apollo taught Rocky is trademark footwork, speed and swift skill. Not only did Balboa become better, he knocked out