Category: Career

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Indra Nooyi: The 5c’s of Leadership

Indra Nooyi: The 5c’s of Leadership

I had an AHA moment on Monday… I was at an event, Mentors Connect, organized by The Light House Network in collabortaion with TW Magazine. In a video that was played during the event, the CEO of Pepsi, Indra Nooyi, was asked what skills are essential for future leaders. In about three short minutes, she was...

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Become The Next Chimamanda

Become The Next Chimamanda

Writing your first novel can be very hard, and if you must do it successfully there are four qualities you must possess: connection to your subject matter, the ability to make the best of your resources, originality, and the willingness to sacrifice the time required to complete your novel.   How did I come to...

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Do You Prefer Male Bosses To Female Bosses?

Do You Prefer Male Bosses To Female Bosses?

Do you have a preference for male bosses over female bosses? If you don’t, then you are just like me, but if you do, then you are like the millions of people around the world who have made the male boss vs female boss issue a hot topic around the world. Why is this issue...

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4 Ways To Avoid Arguments In The Workplace

4 Ways To Avoid Arguments In The Workplace

In a place where there are many different personalities, viewpoints, and opinions, it is almost impossible to avoid disagreements in the workplace. If these disagreements escalate into something an all-out argument, it can be devastating to your future at the company, as well as your co-worker’s, and the company as a whole. Here are some...

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Do You Want To Be Successful?

Do You Want To Be Successful?

We all want to be successful, don’t we? We all want to get promotion after promotion and eventually reach the pinnacle of our careers. But sadly, some of us may never get there because we miss out one crucial factor: We do not dress well! I have had the privilege of working with four CEO’s...

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How To Find And Do The Work You Love

Do you wake up in the mornings filled with dread because you hate your job? Well you are not alone. According to 2013 report by Forbes, Unhappy Employees outnumber Happy employees by Two to One worldwide (survey carried out on 231,00o workers in 142 countries). Also, in 2015, London Business School conducted a survey which showed that 50% of UK...

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7 SPLENDID CAREER ADVANCING MOVES

Photo Source: www.pridemagazine.com Once done with getting an education, many of us just cant wait to get that ideal job and get started on our career, aiming for that great promotion that will land one at the top! While some do achieve their aim and are happy, we know quite well that there are others...

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FIFTEEN CARRER TIPS EVERY YOUNG WOMAN SHOULD KNOW

  Great tips for the corporate savvy lady at the start of her career, or the mid-level executives in need of a career attitude change. Be willing to take criticism because it’s crucial to the learning process Understand that you’re never beneath any kind of work, and you’d be surprised what you can learn from...

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WOMEN WE LOVE: AISHAT RAUFU OF AEESHA COLLECTIONS

Our Woman Crush today is Raufu Aishat, a Nigerian female shoemaker extraordinaire. Aishat is the CEO of Aeesha Collections, a brand that she has established against all odds, in a male dominated market. Her beauty and easy-going demeanor is a best-seller among her clients, who are always impressed by the craft manship and detail that...

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WOMEN WE LOVE: THE WARDROBE MANAGER

  Our woman crush this week is Oluwatosin Agboola of The Wardrobe Manager. Tosin is the brains behind TWM, Nigeria’s foremost bridal styling company. Wardrobe styling is important for anybody who wants to look their best with the help of a professional…how much more a bride, on the most important day of her life? TWM...