Self Development

Career self development tips and learnings backed by more than 15 years business experience in sales, marketing, business analytics & insights, agile methodologies and contribution to business as a people manager as well as an individual contributor.

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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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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Wondering How To Make Your Decision Making Rock? Read This!

Decision making

First things first! This is not a decision making process tool that I am about to share with you. It is also not a fail-safe decision-making tool either. However, I think if you are interested in the soft skills that are needed to make great decisions, then you might want to read this till the …

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2 Critical Future of Work trends to follow

Future of Work

During the summer of 2019, I was in a WeWork co-working space with some other colleagues, listening to a thought-leader on the future of work. Take note of the timeline here, it was just before the pandemic. This thought leader talked of a future that seemed so far away, more like a fictional story that …

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5 Tips for Trust Building in the Workplace

Trust Building

It is herculean, stressful and emotionally nerve-wracking to try and lead or thrive in a workplace environment that is devoid of trustful relationships. It breeds so much toxicity that it is difficult to be sustainably productive. You are most often than not, second-guessing one another in engagements, whether they are one-on-one or team related. By …

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5 Basic Steps to Advance your Career

Career

Career growth and development is craved by everyone, not just because it gives the opportunity to climb up or across the hierarchical ladder, but also because of new learnings, exposures and experiences that add value. Personally, I start craving for the next learning, role and experience after 1-2 years in a role.  There might have …

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Thought Provoking – Like Leaders Like Followers?

Leadership

“Our leaders are corrupt! Our leadership loot the national treasury with impunity! Our leaders now embezzle in billions! The major problem we have in Nigeria is that of Leadership! Corruption in Nigeria is systemic!…….” These are some of the infamous complaints about the leadership of our dear country, coming mostly from those of us the …

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