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[RECOMMENDED] Is Your Child Learning For School Or For Life?

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

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By Tayo Solagbade | Submitted On June 11, 2008 “The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read or write. They will be those who cannot learn, unlearn or re-learn.” – Alain Tofle Preamble Many people today, who have undergone formal schooling, do not have life survival skills, having only acquired learning […]

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[RECOMMENDED] Two Articles That Teach What You Need to Profit from Adversity

Saturday, November 18, 2017

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[Screenshot image of Nov. 18, 2010 Facebook post] “Hardship can be good for you. Adversity will force you to grow stronger + help you develop mental stamina. In contrast, a love of ease will make you INEPT and unable to withstand life’s major challenges – especially when you step out of your comfort zone. People […]

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[RECOMMENDED] Why The Degree is Dying (and being replaced by something better) by Isaac Morehouse – Founder & CEO of Praxis

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

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If I did not know better, I could have sworn the author of this piece spent some time reading my mind before writing THIS excellent piece. Now, don’t get it twisted: The idea being advocated for adoption here is not that classroom based learning is no longer useful. Instead, as the author notes in the […]

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[RECOMMENDED] DIY Africa: Empowering a new Sierra Leone – Kelvin Doe, Self-Taught Engineering Teenage Whiz From Sierra Leone, Wows MIT Experts (VIDEO) – As seen on CNN, HuffingtonPost, Wikipedia etc

Friday, October 13, 2017

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In this special edition of my RECOMMENDED blog post series, I feature previews from high profile news reports about a young African’s amazing achievements – from when he was 13 years old – of using 100% self-taught engineering skills to innovate and invent PRACTICAL solutions to everyday problems in his own community. His accomplishments have […]

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[RECOMMENDED] Magufuli’s Salary One of Africa’s Lowest, If Not World!

Sunday, October 8, 2017

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I invite you to read about the simple commonsense based approach to dealing with corruption by starting from the HEAD, that this wonderful African leader is using. Other African leaders, if they get their egos out of the way, need to take a cue from this great man! Magufuli’s Salary One of Africa’s Lowest, If Not […]

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[RECOMMENDED] The new face of farming: youth making agribusiness ‘cool’!

Friday, October 6, 2017

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“It is important to make agriculture ‘cool’ in order to attract more youngsters to the sector.” – Botswana’s Mavis Nduchwa, 33 year old founder of Chabana (Animal Feed) Farms – a grantee of Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme (TEEP) The above quote, credited to a successful young Female African Farm CEO accurately captures the important need […]

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[RECOMMENDED] Why online courses are trending

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

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This report highlights a reality that people are coming to accept all over the world – including Africa – about the increasing popularity of online courses amongst people seeking tertiary level education. As tuition fees keep rising, those who cannot afford them are embracing the use of remote learning web based resources that a growing […]

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[RECOMMENDED] The importance of key performance indicators for profitability

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

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The article linked below echoes a message I’ve been screaming through my Cost-Saving Best Practice Farm Business Ideas articles (like THIS one – click to view) for over a decade, to my Farm CEO target audience  That’s why my Custom Spreadsheet software are designed to auto-compute and report, in tabular as well as charted format, commonly used KPIs for […]

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[RECOMMENDED] Nigeria has a culture of not paying workers and it’s not about to change anytime soon

Sunday, September 24, 2017

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Many government bodies and private companies in Nigeria can leave workers unpaid for several months. In this 2012 photo are protesting employees of This Day newspaper. (AP Photos/Sunday Alamba) Lagos, Nigeria Taiwo Olatunji is tired. Tired of waiting. Tired of excuses. Tired of not knowing exactly what he needs to do next. He’s been teaching […]

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[RECOMMENDED] The Fourth Industrial Revolution, by Klaus Schwab

Friday, September 22, 2017

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It is my considered opinion that people living and working in my part of the world (Africa), in particular, BADLY NEED to align themselves with (and pro-actively ADAPT to) fast paced technology driven changes sweeping across the globe, if they are to avoid getting permanently left behind by the rest of the world. I believe […]

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