#LLACareerQuestionnaire Mimi Irvin, Director, Material Management at Flour Corporation Says It is Okay To Ask For Help

Performance evaluations have cited that Mimi Irvin is self-directed and self-driven, produces positive results, has a unique ability to understand how people’s different backgrounds impact how they function in a team environment.  Her ability to grasp company execution of scope, quality, schedule, cost, concepts and processes allows has made her an invaluable addition to the team […]

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#LLACareerQuestionnaire Group CEO and Co- Founder of the Africa Communications Media Group (ACG) Says Tina Turner’s Strength and Resilience Inspires Her

Between locs, Tina Turner, meditation, Malcom X’s autobiography and a distate for office politics, here is what Mimi Kalinda- Group CEO and Co-Founder of Africa Communications Media Group, has to say to our Career questions. What is your number one hack for dealing with difficult colleagues/bosses? I don’t know, I might be that difficult boss, […]

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#LLACareerQuestionnaire Head of Digital Media and Partnerships at Forbes Africa Says Treating People Fairly in the Work Place is Key

Faith, a renewed mindset towards situations, persistence, treating people fairly, a proven track record of professional milestones undergirded in diligence, resourcefulness and integrity… These are some of the lessons we gleaned from Peace Hyde’s (Head of Digital Media and Partnership/West African Correspondent at Forbes Africa) answers to our Career Questionnaire. What is your number one […]

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#LLACareerQuestionnaire Acting Executive Secretary of the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF) Says Authenticity is Key in the Work Place

Quiet time, authenticity, vacations, people management skills….Here is what Acting Executive Secretary (ES) of the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF) has to say about her Career Journey. What is your number one hack for dealing with difficult colleagues/bosses? Have the difficult conversation.  2 things you do when you are having a bad day?  1. Have […]

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#LLACareerQuestionnaire Country Manager, Android Partnerships for Google in Nigeria Says ’The Alchemist’ Takes Front Seat as Her All Time Favorite Book

If you could summarize all you have learned on your career journey into 3 key points what would they be? And if you could speak to your younger self about career expectations, what will you tell her? What if you could go back in time and speak to yourself about managing your boss, what will […]

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#LLACareerQuestionnaire First Female Managing Director, African Alliance Says Running an Open Door Policy Minimizes Office Politics

Is office politics stirred up by an employee or an employer? How lethal is it? How should you respond to it? Reactive or Proactive? First Female Managing Director of African Alliance group answers these and more in our Career Questionnaire. What is your number one hack for dealing with difficult colleagues/bosses? Two things – patience […]

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#LLACareerQuestionnaire Associate Partner with McKinsey & Company Says She Would Love To Have a Lunch Date With Ibukun Awosika

Should naivety be an excuse for not understanding office politics? What do you do when you are creatively stuck? Pray? take a stroll? How do you deal with difficult bosses? Read Kemi Onabanjo’s answers to our Career Questionnaire. What is your number one hack for dealing with difficult colleagues/bosses?   Prayer is the master key! […]

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#LLACareerQuestionnaire MD, Chrysalis Co. Says She Would Love To Have A Lunch Date With Beyonce!

Nichole Onome Yembra is the Founder and Managing Director of The Chrysalis Co which houses The Chrysalis Capital, a new $15M Africa and Diaspora early stage tech fund and The Chrysalis Advisors, a strategy and investment advisory firm. Previously, she was CFO of Venture Gardens Group. There, she drove the company’s financial progress and actively […]

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