Making the best of remittances

The World bank estimated that that there are around 258 million people who live outside of countries of births as at 2018. These people send money back to help those left behind in their home countries. These remittances account for a substantial percentage of GDP for many third world countries. Continue Reading

Entrepreneurship and the Extinction Protestors

The organisers of protests like the those trying to save the environment have a great point and I believe more should be done to protect our environment. There are several ways that we can achieve the same objectives. At the moment, the organisers have managed to bring attention to this Continue Reading

Why entrepreneurs are needed

Over the last 30 years, the importance of entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship has come to prominence. Prior to that the dream  has been for many people to get good paying jobs and settle down to a great career. The internet, advent of and development of startups like Facebook, Google, Amazon, Apple Continue Reading

Humility in Business

In one of my internet searches, I found a speech by Mr Mahindra of Mahindra Rise group. The speech was delivered to a group of graduates but attracted me because it was about what they don’t teach at business schools. As a teacher on the MBA course, I wanted to Continue Reading

The beat goes on

There are different ways to make money and with unemployment for young people at its highest in most countries, many are going for self employment. Being an entrepreneur is one of the best ways to avoid unemployment. The best way to make money and improve our standards of living is Continue Reading

Is Fulfilment By Amazon the latest scam?

  Is this the latest scam or it is for real. The Fulfilment by Amazon ( FBA) and other online scams- step forward with caution. The road ahead can be full of danger, so investigate opportunities carefully. It is not the first time people will use great companies and turn Continue Reading

The need to eliminate kerosene and petrol products

The Environment is now a big and contentious issue. In most developing countries, the supply of power for electricity requires the use of different products such as kerosene and petrol, unfortunately, these products have been deemed dangerous not only for the health of the users but also the environment. Many Continue Reading

Self motivation and Chasing your own greatness

The months of July and August each year are the months that most universities conduct their graduation ceremonies. I read many stories about students overcoming difficult circumstances to achieve their dreams. As teachers, we try to encourage our students, but it can be difficult to touch every student in the Continue Reading

The importance of good communication and empathy

On my recent travel to Nigeria, I planned to visit Abuja, but a few hours before my flight, I received an email that my flight was going to be delayed by an hour or so. It was not a big issue, so I quickly rescheduled plans in Abuja. Unfortunately, the Continue Reading

The challenge of entrepreneurship- making use of what you have

In August 2019 on a visit to Nigeria, I had the pleasure of travelling between Abuja and Makurdi by road. The trip took me across several states. The stretch of road was still mostly under construction and people with the knowledge of the country will tell you that there are Continue Reading