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Low Hanging Fruits

Low Hanging Fruits -how entrepreneurs can capture a niche market using piggybacking techniques. “Build something 100 people love, not something 1 million people kind of like.” – Brian Chesky, cofounder of Airbnb This is a follow up to an earlier post titled “The Missing Piece” which is the first in

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Retail Location is Gold?

Retail Location is Gold? – Can the Retail Cluster Strategy for fuel stations provide competitive advantage in Nigeria? “It’s not so much about where we’re at, but where we want to go from where we’re at.” ― Craig D. Lounsbrough Using location as a competitive advantage in business is not

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The Missing Piece

The Missing Piece – how the Niche strategy can help entrepreneurs grow their failing businesses. “If it scares you, it might be a good thing to try” Seth Godin Being an entrepreneur has its perks, not only is starting a business important for economic survival, it allows the founder (business

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Prisoner of Fate

PRISONER OF FATE – The mind’s unrest (Chapter 4) “Not many readers on this platform are aware of a fiction story I have been working on for a few months now. The story narrates the mystery that Benjamin has been grappling with since he received a strange call from his

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The Buffalo Hunter Story

Buffalo Hunter – If there is a sacred moment in the ethical pursuit of game, it is the moment you release the arrow or touch off the fatal shot. -Jim Posewitz “Nothing is more expensive than a missed opportunity”  The story in this post was shared with me in 2016

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Bloodied but Unbowed

Bloodied but unbowed -A minute’s success pays the failure of years ““Failure is an attitude, not an outcome” Harvey MacKay Five years ago I considered starting an angel group with a couple of my former school mates and friends. It was an exciting idea (and it still is by the

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The Herd Instinct

The Herd Instinct -A snowflake doesn’t realize that it’s a part of the avalanche. “Unity makes us strong, but does it make us wise?” Anonymous Over many centuries, leaders have benefitted immensely from the herd instincts or mentality. Leaders perceived as having strong influences have wielded power over their followers

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The Love Bank

The Love Bank – Funding the account that keeps relationships sane. “You always gain by giving love”   Reese Witherspoon We’ve all heard or even owned at some point in our lives a piggy bank, cash box or even a kitty. But, have you by any chance heard of the

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The Broken Window Theory

The Broken Window Theory – The idea [is] that once disorder begins, it doesn’t matter what the neighborhood is, and things can begin to get out of control. “If you take care of the little things, then you can prevent a lot of the big things”  Ever heard about this

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A Car in Space

A car in Space – Space exploration takes a stylish dimension “The Space isn’t remote at all, it’s an hour drive away if your car could go straight upwards” Fred Hoyle No Jokes! There is a car in Space and it’s been there since February 2018- more than two years

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A peek into 2100

A peek into 2100 -To change the future, first you must imagine it “The best way to predict the future is to create it.” -Abraham Lincoln Wait, what year are we in? Its 2020! That’s like 80 years away! A quick addition to your age right now, it is pretty

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Eyes on the Prize

Eyes on the Prize – eye contact is more intimate than words will ever be “There is in the eye, a tongue we can’t silence” In one of my previous post weeks ago, I was keen on writing about understanding the non-verbal communication we often give off without even realizing

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A moment of Silence

A moment of Silence – “Silence is the great teacher, and to learn its lessons you must pay attention to it. “A moment of silence is nothing more than a code word for prayer” Is this a waste of time? Some years ago, the tragic news of the passing of

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Memories from Childhood

Memories from Childhood – How the Lead characters from the Sound of Music have fared (Julie Andrew & Christopher Plummer)  “Climb every mountain, ford every stream. Follow every rainbow until you find your dream” T HE MOVIE HAS EVERYTHING: music, romance, kids, spectacular scenery, religion, sentiment, comedy high and low,

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Unleash Kindness in the face of COVID -19 Pandemic

Unleash Kindness in the face of COVID -19 Pandemic – By Newton Post “O kon is currently observing the lockdown directive of the government. He had only just received a text message from his office that he had been furloughed due to the increased level of economic uncertainty and limited

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There was once a city

There was once a city – The worst nuclear disaster in human history  “The truth doesn’t care about our needs or wants. It doesn’t care about our government, our ideologies and our religions. It will lie in wait for all time. And this at last is the gift of Chernobyl.”

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Turning the corner

Turning the corner – Michael’s Story “Nothing about depression is easy” My name is Michael, I am 27 and this is my story. I lost my first love Playful and energetic as always, I woke up one morning 22 years ago and dragged my younger brother out to play. My

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Prisoner of Fate

PRISONER OF FATE From the Duke Of Small Talks PRISONER OF FATE “One meets his destiny often in the road he takes to avoid it.” Benjamin’s  life takes a dramatic twist as he struggles to find answers to unlock the mystery that has turned him into a prisoner of his

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The Power of Listening

The Power of Listening – By Kola Ogunba “H ey Jessica. It’s nice to see you again. How have you been?” Jessica was an amazing human being. She was as close to a perfect personification of energy, class and grace as there could be. During our undergraduate days, she always

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Is the fault in our stars?(Part II)

Is the fault in our stars?(Part II) – “How long should you try? Until.” “The light at the end of the tunnel is your life; it’s the tunnel that is temporary.” Michael Josephson D efiance With drooping shoulders, I sauntered into the 5th floor of the federal ministry of communications

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Is the fault truly in our stars?

Is the fault truly in our stars? – “How long should you try? Until.” “Don’t be discouraged. It’s often the last key in the bunch that opens the lock- Anonymous S tand and Stare The crowd to the information board area at the University of Lagos had a life of

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Chronicles of Jangalla boy Part 5

Chronicles of Jangalla boy – Part 5 “I never came first again after that term” My extra lessons teacher was an extremely brilliant man. I know they say do not speak ill of the dead but that has nothing to do with my assessment of his brilliance. He had a

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Chronicles of Jangalla boy Part 4

Chronicles of Jangalla boy – Part 4 “I became a Jangalla boy” I never thought we were poor. After all we had a VHS player with a selection of the best indian movies at the time. Love in Tokyo was my favorite. We also had a colour TV. Not the

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Chronicles of Jangalla boy Part 3

Chronicles of Jangalla boy – Part 3 “I lost. Again!” I had just lost an election and like everytime i faced a set back i had made a rash and perphaps hasty decision. Politics was no longer for me. I still had a slim but difficult chance to leave school

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Chronicles of Jangalla boy Part 2

Chronicles of Jangalla boy – Part 2 ” I was just more experienced” I was considered a brilliant chap in primary school and i absolutely carried loved carrying that toga. In reality, I was just more experienced than younger kids at doing what they were mostly doing for the first

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Chronicles of Jangalla boy Part 1

Chronicles of Jangalla boy – Part 1 “I should write about this” I always thought i was going to be a footballer which was surprising. The perception of footballers has changed dramatically over time and many parents would, if given a choice, opt for the glitzy thrill of nights at

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The evolution of neosoul music

The evolution of Neo Soul Music – I am not letting go (Part 1) “Neo means new. Soul is timeless.” N ow You Know I discovered this genre of music in early 2000s while staying at my cousins’ during holidays from the university. They were a tad older and were

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Reawake the giant inside

Re-awake the giant inside – what an amazing time to be a writer. “You don’t start out writing good stuff. You start out writing crap and thinking its good stuff, and then gradually you get better at it.” – Octavia E. Butler “T he Kidnap”  I was a little over

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The Rule Of 3

THE RULE OF 3 – Excerpts from the Productivity Project – Chris Bailey The absolute best technique I’ve found to work deliberately and with intention every day is the Rule of 3. I ntroduction Takeaway: The absolute best technique I’ve found to work deliberately and with intention every day is

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Reinventing Management

Reinventing Management – Jyoti Bachani “You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete” – Richard Buckminster Fuller” T he largest taxi company in the world, Uber, owns no cars. The largest hotel in the world, Airbnb,

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10 worship songs in my morning playlist

10 Worship Songs in my morning Playlist “Next to the Word of God, music deserves the highest praise. The gift of language combined with the gift of song was given to man that he should proclaim the Word of God through music.”—Martin Luther B ecause the morning shows the day,

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