Abijoe

I am a strategist, business executive, pharmacist and a Christian, with more than 15 years experience in the healthcare and pharmaceutical business sector.

5 Ways to Curb Collaborative Overload in the Workplace

collaborative overload

Collaborative overload is real. It’s a term that is fast becoming a workplace terminology arising from the network approach to work. The seamlessness of working across borders virtually has opened the doors for collaboration at a global scale. According to data collected by Harvard Business Review, over the past two decades, the time spent by …

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6 Exciting Benefits of Working from Home in 2023

Working from home

Introduction Working from home is a great way to increase productivity, reduce stress, and save money on gas, car maintenance, travel, and office attire. It’s also beneficial for the environment by reducing congestion on highways and roads. Of course, not all jobs are amenable to remote working, especially jobs on production floors, research, etc. The …

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5 Toxic Workplace Habits to Steer Clear of!

workplace habits

Introduction A workplace is a tricky place. You may have great intentions, but there are people you work with who can make or break your career. It’s important to know what they’re looking for in order to stand out from the crowd—and avoid toxic workplace habits that could derail those ambitions. Here are five common …

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7 of the Best Work-from-Home Jobs

work-from-home

Introduction Work-from-home is becoming more popular than ever especially sequel to the Covid-19 pandemic. People who once only worked from the office are now combining work-from-home with office work. And because you can spend more time with your family while working at home than if you were commuting to and from an office every day, …

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Want to choose an Amazing Career Path? Try this!

amazing career path

Choosing a career path sometimes creates dilemmas not just for greenhorns, but also for “experienced” people who suddenly find themselves in limbo, in the middle of their chosen career. I remember back in pharmacy school, I was this brainy student that mainly was top of the class and even graduated top of my class. There …

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8 Ways to Boost Employee Retention – A Community Pharmacy Study

employee retention

Employee retention is a business challenge that not just big corporates grapple with, it is also a considerable challenge for Small & Medium Enterprises as well. In a 2017 study, Extent of employee turnover in Nigerian SMEs: Employees’-owner/managers’ standpoint, employees’ and management’s responses indicated that Employee turnover still pervades the Nigerian SMEs surveyed with most …

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How Unconscious Bias Leads to Familiarity Blindness in the Workplace

Unconscious bias

What is the link between unconscious bias and familiarity blindness? A friend shared with me, a few years ago, how blown away she was by the feedback she was getting from her new colleagues in the new organization she joined. She pointed to the fact that she received a lot of positive feedback which was …

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How to Set Up an Online Pharmacy – The Complete Guide

Online Pharmacy

1. Introduction Setting up an online pharmacy has never been easier than today. You can actually, without writing any code, set up your own Online Pharmacy by yourself, and without the help of techies. Online pharmacies or E-Pharmacies as they are sometimes called, are a growing trend in healthcare currently catalyzed by the ongoing pandemic. …

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Don’t be Ignorant! 4 Revolutionary Retail Pharmacy Trends in Nigeria

Retail Pharmacy Trends in Nigeria

Before I go into the details of retail pharmacy trends holding sway in Nigeria, I will tell you a story. A couple of weeks back, a Pharmacist colleague was sharing with me how another colleague running a retail pharmacy became aware of a retail pharmacy trend that was threatening to leave her practice behind. She …

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