The Modern Boss


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Are you modern in the way you lead the people under you? Remember that meeting the demands of customers/employees starts from the internal before the external. What kind of relationship do you build with your people?

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Give her a voice!


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Women are the fuel of any economy. I read somewhere that a country that promotes women remains a prosperous country with a flourishing economy. In my country, gender equality is still picking up among individuals, in our homes, organizations and government parastatals. While I can’t wait for this to take its full form in my country and see individuals, organizations support and promote the position and stand of every women home and abroad, Let us all learn from these few quotes and why giving them an equal chance will bring the change we desire in our homes, organizations and in governance.

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A woman is human.

She is not better, wiser, stronger, more intelligent, more creative, or more responsible than a man.

Likewise, she is never less.

Equality is a given.

A woman is human – Vera Nazarian

2.
When God created man and woman, he was thinking, ‘Who shall I give the power to, to give birth to the next human being?’ And God chose woman. And this is the big evidence that women are powerful – Malala Yousafzai

3.
Human rights are women’s rights, and women’s rights are human rights – Hillary Clinton

4.
Men, their rights, and nothing more; women, their rights, and nothing less – Susan B. Anthony

5.
I do not wish women to have power over men; but over themselves – Mary Shelley

While most people won’t support the quotes, the question is what are we worried about? Why are you “scared” if I am to sound direct? This is not about giving women more power but for women to have equal voice in our world.

Few days ago, my wife to be (Wink) was mad at me for the fact that I got angry at something she feels I shouldn’t hahaha..Very funny but what I learnt from her that day was the fact that as men choose to share what we feel the women should know, likewise for her and I have no right to be mad.

Well, at first I didn’t see it that way, I took it for lack of patience and ego on her side but come to think of it, she only reminds me that women are smart, confident, family oriented and knows her right from wrong. So if you don’t share with her from A-Z, don’t expect the same from her and whenever she feels like sharing, no point getting angry.

I think I have said too much. Women are worth giving the chance for gender equality. They earn it, they deserve it and we should all support the introduction of such. Women, aspire to any height without looking back. Support equality today the same way you will stand for your daughter, wife and mother. I celebrate you women and salute you all. Lend your voice to gender equality today!

Inspired by you “Candie” – I will never be a stopping stone but a stepping stone to get you to wherever you want to get to in life. I respect you.

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Procrastination, motivational quotes and 15 ways to overcome the habit (Infographic).


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“Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a PLAN, in which we must fervently BELIEVE, and upon which we must vigorously ACT. There is no other route to SUCCESS” – Pablo Picasso

Beginning of every year, we tend to plan our year in advance by penning down what to be achieved. No doubt, this is the best way to start the year. I started this year with loads of goals to achieve in 2016 likewise some of us too. One habit is known to be human beings greatest challenge in achieving their individual goals and the earlier the better you tackle this, or you might have moved deeper into the year before realizing you haven’t achieve any of the goals.

This habit is called PROCRASTINATION. This is known to be a psychological behaviour that affects people to some degree or another. It is also a goal destroyer, a dream killer if not controlled or worked on, it leaves us with guilt, stress, inadequacy, self-disgust or depression. For most of us whenever there’s a goal or task that needs to be done either big or small, important or irrelevant, we answer by saying “I will attend or start later “or rather “postpone it till next day”. This is an habit that should be shun and cast out of our daily lives if we are to ever accomplish our set goals either personally or at our place of work.

Below are 12 powerful procrastination quotes to motivate you & 15 ways to help you overcome procrastination (infographic). So, wake up from your slumber, re-visit those goals or tasks and start work on them right away. Remember, if you don’t start, you wont know that you can. We all can only if we believe and courageous enough to start now. The quotes:

  • “My advice is to never do tomorrow what you can do today. Procrastination is the thief of time.” – Charles Dickens
  • “A year from now you may wish you had started today.” – Karen Lamb
  • “Don’t wait. The time will never be just right.” – Napoleon Hill
  • “You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.” – Abraham Lincoln
  • “The two rules of procrastination: 1) Do it today. 2) Tomorrow will be today tomorrow.” – Unknown
  • “What may be done at any time will be done at no time.” – Scottish Proverb
  • “The best way to get something done is to begin.” – Unknown
  • “Whatever you want to do, do it now! There are only so many tomorrows.” – Michael Landon
  • “Procrastination is like a credit card: It’s a lot of fun until you get the bill.” – Christopher Parker
  • “You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.” – Martin Luther King
  • “The perfect time to start something never arrives, so therefore, start now.” – Unknown
  • Begin while others are procrastinating. Work while others are wishing.” – William Arthur Ward

I hope you find the quotes useful. Here are 15 ways you can overcome procrastination.

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8 entrepreneurial skills you should teach your kids (Infographic)


The world is changing, and we must change with it. Parents need to pay close attention to the leaders (Kids) of tomorrow. The children of today are the future of tomorrow and future entrepreneurs yet to be discovered. Below are 8 entrepreneurial skills you should teach your kids (infographic) for the tasks ahead.

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My 10 preferred quotes on leadership


Leading is about trying to become a better person than who you are at the moment, and helping others discovers who they really are.

According to Jonas Falk, The CEO of OrganicLife, “Leadership is the ability to take an average team of individuals and transform them into superstars. The best leader is the one who inspires his workers to achieve greatness each and every day.”

Here are my 10 preferred quotes on leadership. Read it carefully, let it inspire you, motivate you and empower you to become the best leader you can be.

  1. “As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.” – Bill Gates
  1. “When people talk, listen completely.” — Ernest Hemingway
  1. ” Education is the mother of leadership.” — Wendell Willkie
  1. “Leaders don’t inflict pain, they share pain.” — Max Depree
  1. “Whatever you are, be a good one.” — Abraham Lincoln
  1. “Become the kind of leader that people would follow voluntarily; even if you had no title or position.”–Brian Tracy
  1. “A good leader leads the people from above them. A great leader leads the people from within them.”– M. D. Arnold
  1. “Leadership is not about titles, positions, or flowcharts. It is about one life influencing another.” — John C. Maxwell
  1. “Leadership is lifting a person’s vision to high sights, the raising of a person’s performance to a higher standard, the building of a personality beyond its normal limitations.” — Peter Drucker

10. “Earn your leadership every day.” — Michael Jordan

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7 Terrific Leadership Lessons From Amazing Women


Leadership can be defined in so many ways but here are 3 variations of leadership definitions: –

  1. According to Daphne Mallory of the Daphne Mallory Company, “Leadership is the art of serving others by equipping them with training, tools and people as well as your time, energy and emotional intelligence so that they can realize their full potential, both personally and professionally.”
  1. As defined by Mindy Gibbins-Klein of the REAL Thought Leaders, “Leadership is having a vision, sharing that vision and inspiring others to support your vision while creating their own.”
  1. According to Katie Easley of Kate Ryan Design, “Leadership is stepping out of your comfort zone and taking risk to create reward.”

Lately, women have been seen occupying power positions in various organisations and joggling the leadership seat with men. As stated by Zeneger Folkman, women have been found to be more of a better leader than men. Hence, there are several key lessons that could be learnt from women in leadership positions. Below is an article written by Yasmina Yousfi titled 7 Terrific Leadership Lessons From Amazing Women, which explain further how women perceive leadership as compared to men and how men can be of a better leader by learning from them (women).

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