Maximizing your Potentials for Optimal Growth

Years ago, I read a book by Dr. Myles Moore on Understanding the Power and Purpose of a Woman. In this book, Myles revealed that a woman is endowed with huge potentials therefore she is very powerful and can create an impact in her world. As women, we have potentials that need to be effectively[…]

6 Tips for Improved Saving Culture

As a little girl, I can still recall vividly how my mother would construct a box for me. This box was meant to be used in saving the extra money I got. According to her, this was to enhance my ability to save no matter how little I got. At the end of the year,[…]

Gaining Mastery of Time

Adaku had to sit for this particular examination during her second year in college. To be successful in it, she is required to provide the right answers to the questions that were asked as well as effectively manage the time given. She was expected to answer 5 questions within 2 hours. This is similar to[…]

Effective Communication Tips

Effective communication according to Ricky W. Griffin is the process of sending a message in such a way that the message received is as close in meaning as possible to the message intended.   Career advancement largely depends on how effective an individual can communicate and this is true of the progress of the organization[…]

Mentorship; a Prerequisite to Professional Advancement

My encounter with Prof Akpan that led to the transformation of my life began in 2014. On that fateful day, he entered my class and introduced him, I am Prof Akpan and I will be taking you Geo 201. Neither did he make all of his classes interesting and enlightening but he ensure that we[…]

Expanding Your Professional Network; a key to career advancement

After the first year in college, Debbie was placed on probation as her grades were not looking good and if there is an improvement, she could be withdrawn. This made Debbie so worried and this was affecting her both mentally and emotionally. Luckily for her, a friend of hers introduced Debbie to Joy who was[…]

Improving the Lot of the Girl Child

October 11th every year is dedicated to celebrating the girl child. This day is meant to recognize the uniqueness of the girl child as well as advocate for rights as she is constantly faced with discrimination and marginalization. This year’s theme is such a distinct one; Digital Generation, Our Generation as it focuses on promoting[…]

Anti Sexual Harassment Bill; How much do you know?

The 7th of July 2020 brought a lot of people great relief as on this day the Senate, the upper legislative chamber passed the Sexual Harassment bill into law. This makes women’s rights activists excited as the incessant cases of sexual harassment of students by their lecturers who were meant to protect them was becoming[…]

Unemployment Upscale: the future looks gloomy for women

For a nation considered as Africa’s largest economy with an unemployment level set at 33.3%, the future looks gloomy. Recent figures by the National Bureau of Statistics have shown that Nigeria is now the second country topping the unemployment ladder globally. This, I must say does not look good for women particularly those between the[…]

The Future of Work- 5 evolving skills required for the workplace.

CHANGE! It is a constant phenomenon, inevitable and progressive in nature and can elude you or leave you behind. Experts have studied change and it’s impact on many areas and find that it is ideal and wise to keep oneself aware of the changing world. You may remember when the smart phone wasn’t this smart[…]