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How To Find A Job In Nigeria

Recently, the Nigerian newspapers and blogs carried the story of a young Ph.D. student who took to the streets of Port Harcourt with a placard outlining her academic achievements in an attempt to beg for a job as a lecturer in a university, or any other tertiary institution (Footnote A). This act was perceived as […]

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Why Assets Not Time Equal Money

You and I have been told lies about making money. The biggest lie sold is that “Time Is Money”. Well, If that were true then why aren’t lawyers, consultants and other professionals who bill on an hourly basis, not centimillionaires and billionaires? The best of them are  millionaires at most. The really shrewd ones of the lot […]

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Success Requires Courage

When you study successful people, businesses and organizations i.e.  tech startups,  thriving nonprofit organizations, and superstar entrepreneurs making an impact in the world, they all have one thing in common. The founder once made a courageous decision. There’s no doubt that it takes guts to start any worthwhile venture. The building, operating and scaling any […]

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The Physics Of Action

How do you create the life of your dreams? How do you start that dream business or strike up a conversation with that fine girl or handsome guy? It all starts with Action. Action is a self-perpetuating force that is inexhaustible. In order to create something or become someone you need to take action. Life […]

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3 Business Lessons From Olympic Gold Medalist Park Sangyoung’s Fencing Bout

  The Rio 2016 Olympics is turning out to be one of the most memorable sporting events in recent history. With legendary upsets and spectacular exhibitions of athleticism, viewers and sports enthusiasts alike can’t seem to get enough of the suspense, drama, and intrigue. As I’ve watched with rapt attention over the past few days, […]

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How A Former Monk Created A Business School And Made Millions In His Spare Time

Meet Marko Saravanja, the former monk turned entrepreneur who’s extensive resume includes stints as a development worker, author and adventurer to name a few. Marko is the  Founder and Chairman of the Regenesys Business School, a Sandton South Africa-based private higher education institution. In this episode, Marko shares advice and gives us meaningful insights on […]

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The Rise Of The African Super Hero With Roye Okupe

Ever wondered what it would be like to create a Superhero? Well, wonder no more. Today’s guest had the same questions while growing up as a teenager in Nigeria and finally decided to do something about it. Roye Okupe is the creator of one of the first Africa-centric superheroes “EXO | The Legend Of Wale […]

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Mira Mehta’ Startup Takes On The Tomato Industry

Part 1   Part 2   While on a routine business trip, on behalf of the Clinton Health Access Initiative in Northern Nigeria, Mira Mehta observed that there were tremendous amounts of tomatoes wasting away on the side of the highway. Ever inquisitive, she asked around and soon learned that there were several easily mitigated […]

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How A Chance Encounter Between A Young Aliko Dangote And The Late Rev. Benson Idahosa May Have Affected His Destiny

The name Aliko Dangote needs no introduction in any circles. The wealthiest man in the black race as at today and consistently so for a few years. This excerpt from the book “The African Apostles ” authored by Leke Beecroft tells a true story you’ve probably never heard. This is a validation of scriptures. alhaji-dangote […]

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Thank God They Stole His Bike

In this episode of the Chi Odogwu show i talk about why you need to love everything that happens to you. The trajectory of your life and the course of history can be affected by the seemingly mundane and pedestrian events that occur in daily life. Billy Crystal’s Ali tribute.

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