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  • Are You Hauling Buckets or Building a Pipeline?
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    Are You Hauling Buckets or Building a Pipeline? Self-Development

    The story below “From Hauling Buckets or Building A Pipeline”, as told in the opening pages of Robert Kiyosaki’s “The Cashflow Quadrant,” challenges us to critically examine our approach to career building. Though written specifically for entrepreneurs, it is applicable in all spheres of life. For example, an employee who...

  • Equipped for Success – A Thinkpiece
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    Equipped for Success – A Thinkpiece Self-Development

    “We have been equipped for everything that we have need of in this journey of life, but we need to discover the toolkit that we have been equipped with” - Uwem Umana I would like to talk about how we are equipped for life's journey using the duck and other animals...

  • After Compulsory Education, What Next?  - A Reflection
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    After Compulsory Education, What Next? - A Reflection Self-Development

    A conversation with Gavin - Uwem Mbot Umana Gavin looked at his GCSE result for the 10th time. He had done well in most of his subjects. What else could he have asked for. For the core subjects of English math and science, he had aced them. There was celebration in the air...

  • Active Inertia –  Hustling while You Wait!
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    Active Inertia – Hustling while You Wait! Self-Development

    This is an idea closely identified with Donald “Don” Sull, an associate professor at London Business School and rising star in a new generation of management gurus. Educated almost exclusively at Harvard (first degree, doctorate and MBA), Sull worked in consulting (with McKinsey & Company) and private equity (with Clayton,...

  • Finishing Strong in 2019 -  A Lesson from the Racetracks
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    Finishing Strong in 2019 - A Lesson from the Racetracks Self-Development

    As we approach the last quarter of 2019, everyone is understandably apprehensive, some in fact worried about the likely outcomes of their various pursuits since the beginning of the year. Targets, indeed, must be met, salaries paid, and stakeholders kept happy. The question on everyone’s mind right now is “how...

  • Don’t be Distracted - Stay Focused on Your Goals!
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    Don’t be Distracted - Stay Focused on Your Goals! Self-Development

    As electioneering heats up in Nigeria (if you are in Nigeria), coupled with the already crippling economic situation, it is possible for one to lose focus; to, as Yoruba people would say, get carried away by the “noise of the market”. The purpose of this writeup is to encourage you...

  • Becoming More Productive at Work – A Recipe for a Secure and Fulfilling Career
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    Before, during and after the Covid-19 pandemic, the economic situation in Nigeria, and everywhere around the world continues to move from bad to worse. The war in Ukraine is not making things any easier with worldwide disruption in supply chains and a looming food crisis. Every day, the cost of...

  • Positive Attitude Precedes Success
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    Positive Attitude Precedes Success Self-Development

    In our previous write-up titled “Make the Second Half of the Year Count”, we discussed ways and provided tools you can employ to get the best out of the remaining part of the Year. In this write-up, we will discuss “positive attitude” as an essential ingredient to achieving those goals...

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