Managing your emotions in the workplace: Is it that life is so tough?

Merely looking at the face of a cashier resuming her duties behind the counter, you can tell that a whole lot is going on under the skin of this often-exhorted-to-smile-and-help staff. This is the fascade most people have to put up with daily, weekly, monthly, yearly…and uhhh, would it be a lifetime? [Alright! I know […]

Goal-seeking: keep moving forward

Goal-seeking is a built-in mechanism in man; if there’s nothing to strive for, expect, anticipate and achieve, life suddenly loses it’s appeal. You must have a goal that keeps you excited about your life and what you are making happen for others. Every goal is a means of growth. Tony Robbins says there are two […]

Communicating Effectively

I delivered this presentation (and another) yesterday at the JobMag Centre in Yaba, Lagos. The training was organised by @OLUY_ME Patrick Oluyide, MD of Patsway Consulting.   We first have to deal with the illusion of understanding when we think of communication. That’s taking a leaf from George Bernard Shaw, who said, “The single biggest […]

Leadership

Leading yourself in order to lead others When Albert Einstein said, “The significant problems we face today cannot be solved at the same level of thinking we were at when we created them”, he pretty much was echoing a wisdom that predated him for centuries. It says in the book of Proverbs, “Answer not a fool according to […]