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[…]

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[…]

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Debbie was placed on probation as her grades were not looking good and if there is an improvement, she could be withdrawn.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[…]

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[…]

COVID-19 Trends. So you want to be a MENTEE?- 10 rules to check your eligibility

Mentoring is a delicate yet rewarding relationship between two people. It serves the purpose for one person (usually the mentor) to share skills, experiences and professional connections with another person (usually the mentee). A mentor –mentee relationship is one that is built on trust, transparency and collaboration. The benefits of being a mentee can be[…]

Accepting Failure – 5 reasons why failing forward is a struggle.

In the course of developing this content, my thought process was in a state of reflective overdrive. I spent a lot of waking moments reviewing my emotions, thoughts and aftermath reactions from things I have failed in and things I have also seen as being a failure. Part of what I also reflected on was[…]

Women and Leadership : Leadership and Transformation

Becoming a leader begins with accepting responsibility to first lead yourself and then moving on to leading others. There is no telling the huge impact a woman would have on her society who has mastered the art of personal leadership. This is exceptionally true because the bedrock of national transformation is personal transformation just like[…]

WORKING IN FULL TIME EMPLOYMENT HELPED IN MANY WAYS – WANA UDOBANG

Wana is a producer and director of the documentaries Sensitive Skin a documentary film about the skin condition Psoriasis, Nylon a short documentary on memory, trauma and loss and the documentaries-series Warriors exploring the lives of people with sickle cell disease. She is creator of the poetry series Words and Inspirations and the interview series Culture Diaries. She wrote and directed the web series Room313 and[…]

Career tips from the CEO of Nigerian Women Trust Fund

With more than a decade of work experience from the civil service, Olufunke Baruwa shared how she has maintained a successful path to career success. A chat with SLA contributor, Anuli Ola-Olaniyi, revealed Olufunke’s great insights to a sustainable career. Read more at SheLeadsAfrica