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Meet Carol Moseley Braun, the First African-American Woman Elected to the U.S Senate

Carol Moseley Braun jokingly describes herself as a “recovering politician” who is on her fourth career. She currently is the Founder and Manager of Good Food Organics, a beverage company specializing in certified organic coffees, teas, cocoa and olive oil. She began her career as an Assistant United States Attorney (Northern District of Illinois, 1973-1977), and […]

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How To Get Rid of the Herd Mentality at Work

Picture this: You’re in an important meeting with senior leadership. The CEO is sharing the firm’s strategic plan, including how the company will “leverage big data to gain visibility into market opportunities producing measurable ROI”. Um…what? You do a quick scan around the conference room. Heads nod in agreement as the CEO concludes. Self-doubt kicks in. […]

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“No Matter How Mundane the Task is, Always Consider it Crucial to the Success of the Project” – Donna Obaseki-Ogunnaike

Donna Obaseki-Ogunnaike is an Energy Law expert, poet, writer and a Partner of ACAS-Law (1st tier Nigerian law firm) possessing over 17 years of experience in Energy and Corporate Commercial Law practices. She consults extensively on a wide range of investment issues for international exploration, oil service and multinational trading companies. She advises on strategy, planning and development solutions to project specific ventures within the oil and gas industry. She was nominated as […]

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“I’ve Never Gone Through Life Looking For Anyone To Make Space For Me. I Try To Create My Own Space Or Fill The Space That Is Available.”- Bose Ogulu (Mama Burna)

Bose Ogulu, mother and manager of one of Nigeria’s biggest Afro-fusion stars, Burna Boy holds more than motherhood as her title. She wears various professional hats that has shaped her career trajectory significantly. With a Bachelor of Arts in foreign languages (she speaks French, Italian, German, English, and Yoruba), and a Masters of Arts in […]

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A Good Leader Shouldn’t Confuse Task Delegation With Giving Orders – 9 Leadership Mistakes To Avoid

Leaders are not perfect, nobody is. However, to be an effective leader is to acknowledge your imperfections and try to correct them. Below, we share nine leadership mistakes to avoid. Using Whatsapp as Your Primary Communication Tool You most likely have heard of/use the popular instant messaging app – Whatsapp. Whatsapp is relatively convenient and smart […]

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“Challenges Have Nothing To Do With Gender. If You Are in Business, Challenges Will Definitely Come Your Way From Time to Time” #LLA Meets Mabel Makun – MD/CEO, Midas Interiors

Rustic,vintage,modern,Picasso,neutrals,marigold yellow,those are the words and world of Mabel Makun- a passionate lover of arts,music,fashion who redefines residential and commercial spaces. CEO Midas Interiors Limited with a portfolio of interior designs comprising of residential apartments fashion boutiques,office/work spaces. The company seeks to bring freshness and top notch quality to delightful customers. She is also well known […]

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“Failure Shouldn’t Mar You, It Should Make You” #LLA Meets Eno Essien, Founder, Rheytrak Limited

Eno Essien is the Founder/Chief Executive Officer of Rheytrak Limited, a Vehicle Tracking and Recovery company licensed by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), which she established eleven years ago at the age of twenty five and with no prior work experience ever. Under her leadership, the company has consistently experienced steady and remarkable accomplishments and […]

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3 Reasons Adaora Mbelu’s This Thing Called Purpose Should Be on Your Bucket List

In living a purpose driven life, it is important to know your identity – not what the world wants, but who you are – what God wants for you. I am God’s Child, Bright Light, Mother, Daughter, Sister, Friend, Entrepreneur, Rapper, Poet, Artist, Songwriter, Actor, Content Producer, Project Manager, Speaker, Entrepreneur, Economist, Writer, Brand Developer, Talent Manager, […]

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Build Your Self-Esteem With These Five Helpful Steps

Many of us recognize the value of improving our feelings of self-worth. When our self-esteem is higher, we not only feel better about ourselves, we are more resilient as well. Brain scan studies demonstrate that when our self-esteem is higher, we are likely to experience common emotional wounds such as rejection and failure as less painful, and bounce back […]

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Offer Your Team Opportunities To Promote Themselves and Gain Experience; You Don’t Have To Do Everything Yourself – 13 Ways to Gain Credibility as a Leader

When it comes to team management, and life generally, we learn gradually the importance of gaining credibility. As a leader gaining credibility works in two ways. You treat others the same way you’d want to be treated and then receive/earn the respect you want. It therefore follows that if we treat others well, it will […]

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