Archive | October, 2013

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How to Safely retire into Self-Employment (A True Story)

31 October 2013

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A client once told me how the first boss he worked for often told him: “Look Alooya, if you work 8 hours in a day for an employer, start making effort to work one hour per day for yourself as well. Think of things you can do for yourself to earn income that will benefit […]

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Proven Strategies for Preventing Infidelity (Hint: Why do men cheat on their wives or girl friends?)

30 October 2013

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On 22nd Oct. 2013, at 4.50 p.m, Edentu Oroso wrote…are men by their nature promiscuous? …Why do men cheat on their wives or girl friends?” See original post/thread at: www.tinyurl.com/edentufbk2 This is Issue No. 2 in the series on “My Ideas for Making Nigeria Better”. For past issue(s), click here. [For a society to achieve […]

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Succeeding With Social Media: The Required Mind Set

29 October 2013

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Top performing sales people often succeed by painstakingly building trust in the minds of their prospects. They rarely adopt pushy sales strategies or hype. Yet, over time, those they approach loyally buy from them, and even tell others about them without being asked. That’s why I’m a believer in letting things happen naturally. Be it […]

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No. 113: A Best Practice Strategy That Solves ANY Problem

28 October 2013

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Success comes via learning from when things go wrong, to be able to get them right more often. This applies to the expert-speaker who gets stopped before he can finish his “talk”, because he over-shot allotted time. Just like it does to the freelance writer, who misses agreed deadlines for submission of completed pieces. Such […]

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An Eye Cannot See Itself (Hint: Are men by their nature promiscuous?)

26 October 2013

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“An eye cannot see itself. That’s why it’s best to look in the mirror often!” – Tayo K. Solagbade I always try to look in the “mirror” – literally and figuratively speaking – as often as possible. By this I mean FREQUENTLY doing a hard and honest self-evaluation. It helps me identify areas I need […]

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Generate Ideas to Solve YOUR Country’s Problems (Hint: Time for a female president in Nigeria?)

25 October 2013

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Quick Take-Away: Come up with practical, ready-to-use ideas to help make YOUR country better. I practice what I preach – so this post announces the maiden issue of a PDF series I’ve decided to periodically publish, regarding making MY country of origin better. I am passionate about influencing positive change in Nigeria. And I have […]

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Is Your Job Straining You?

24 October 2013

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Quick Tip: This article ends with a download link to the MS Excel template for my 10  item Employee Morale Guage Quiz, which you can customize for your use. People who don’t love their jobs are likely to feel this way (i.e strained) more often. But I’ve also met others who love their jobs, but […]

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What Video Interviews Don’t Reveal About What It Takes to Succeed

23 October 2013

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I have a deep passion for analyzing success stories, and extracting useful learning points from them. My most recent obsession has been ESPN’s video about how a guy, born without arms, rose to world class success as a vehicle engineer. The video however lasts only 7 – short – minutes. But It Actually Took That Guy 22 […]

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My Pineapple Peel-Based Drinks Production Project UPDATE: Pilot Scale Shelf-Life, and Variable Cost-Reduction “Trials”

22 October 2013

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This is an update on progress with my Pineapple Peels based drinks production project. I’ll also be posting an update on my Quick and Dirty Guide to English/French soon. [NB: That next post will include details of how I’ve now partnered with a 2-man Beninois team of language experts to produce chapters 2 to 10 […]

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No. 112: Change Your Environment to Succeed – If Necessary

21 October 2013

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“America’s environment is what makes achievements like Richie Parker’s possible”.  That’s a paraphrased version of the comment made on Facebook, by someone who watched the ESPN profile video (on this facebook profile) of the armless 30 year old vehicle engineer’s life. I believe that statement to be quite right. No society is perfect, and America […]

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