Archive | August, 2013

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Creative Writing Boosts Kids’ Learning

30 August 2013

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Do your kids write outside school? Come to think of it, maybe I should start by asking if YOU have been writing since leaving school (?) I mean creative writing, and not school related stuff, of course. Do you do any such writing? Does your spouse? Your kid(s)? If you said NO, read this article […]

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Writing In Different Genres Succeeds (If You’re Made for It)

30 August 2013

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(NB: My posts on writing/blogging normally go live on Saturdays, but I’m publishing this a day early). Do you do "cross-over" writing (that’s how I like to think of it!)? In other words, do you write in multiple genres? If yes, you likely know you’re one of very few. Most of the advice I’ve encountered […]

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When Off Duty, Stay Off Duty?

29 August 2013

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Depending on the kind of work you do in paid employment, this can be a tough question to answer. In Dr. Ben Carson’s “Gifted Hands”, he provides vivid insights into the many long hours and years of sacrifice that he and members of his team often gave, to save lives. And We’re All Grateful That […]

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Mutual Benefit Proposition for Sponsorship (Low Cost Microbrewery Drinks Production from Peels of Pineapple & Other Fruits)

28 August 2013

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[mpoverlay]By Tayo K. Solagbade – www.tayosolagbade.com | www.tksola.com | COTONOU, 22ND AUGUST 2013 @10:00a.m Your organisation needs to market/sell your products, while building brand loyalty and long term repeat customers. What I propose below can positively influence your target customers, while also advancing your marketing objectives. NB: See download link to a FULL PDF version […]

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Many Great People Were Laughed At Before Succeeding

27 August 2013

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If you’ve ever been laughed at in public, you know it can hurt badly. When I was much younger, I readily took offence if people laughed at me, or my ideas. Today, I’m completely immune to laughter or mockery directed at me . How? Because I’ve found it can never stop me achieving my intended […]

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No. 104: Your Audience Needs Truth – Not Flattery

26 August 2013

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When a public speaker tells an audience of struggling business owners that “evil spirits”, and “enemies from the village” are the reasons they fail, s/he sets them up for longer spells of avoidable hardship! (NB: This issue of my newsletter features a priest, who – for 3 decades now – has provided world class Agri-business […]

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If You Really Want Success, Lack of Money Won’t Stop You

25 August 2013

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Success in freelance writing – or indeed any other area of life – requires passion, backed by effort, commitment, diligence – and most importantly, relentless persistence. Except you want to cheat – your way to success (and some do!), the foregoing are a reality you must face. But what if you lack money? This article […]

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Wise People Disagree With Tact

23 August 2013

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A facebook friend – Dauda Ayodele – recently shared a status update posted by a friend of his. It featured responses posted by two groups of people to the same potentially provocative statement. One group (which I’ll call “A”) was from a society in which freedom is highly cherished. Not just freedom of speech or […]

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Play for Your Workplace Team…and Not to the Decision Makers Gallery!

22 August 2013

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Ambitious career persons sometimes get carried away by their desire for career advancement. So they do things more to impress decision makers, than to make useful impact in the workplace. Unfortunately, many end up sabotaging the careers they seek to progress in the process. This article offers ideas to help you avoid such a fate. […]

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Succeed Even When Nothing’s Working

21 August 2013

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Does it feel like nothing is working the way you want? Can’t find (or keep) a job or client? Bungling important assignments at work? Or having problems with your partner? This post offers ideas you can use to succeed, in spite of negative situations in your life. Those Who Seek Success, Must Embrace Hard Times […]

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