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 […]
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
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
Very early in my career I realized that feedback is predominantly seen as negative, to the extent that we used to jokingly threaten one another “if you are not careful, I will give you feedback!’. More than 15 years down the line, I have come to see and experience the powerful impact good feedback has
I was in a training/workshop about Leadership a few years ago and a round robin was done focused on defining what leadership is all about. When it got to me, I took a pause to further reflect and later said that “Leadership does not take you to a destination, it takes you on a journey”.
“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
Small and Medium Enterprises are the soul of a country’s economy. As at 2017, the Nigeria Bureau of Statistics (NBS) and Small & Medium Enterprises Development Agency (SMEDAN) report showed that the total number of enterprises in Nigeria registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) was estimated at 41.5 million, spread out across the 36
Infertility has been with man for as long as history has shown us and depending on the cultural settings, individuals and/or couples experiencing this challenge can either get great emotional support from family and friends or face profound stigmatization. In some African cultures for example, the woman is usually, and oftentimes wrongly seen as the