Why You Need a Consultant

I have always encouraged business owners to meet professionals for guidance before they take major steps. Several years ago, I met a friend who withdrew N500,000 twice from his account, and a bank staff withdrew another N500,000 from the same account thinking that he will not find out. Unfortunately for him, my friend is educated, … Read more

New Products: the Lifewire of Every Serious Business

There was a time Unilever’s Omo dominated the Nigerian detergent market effortlessly. It was so popular that their brand name replaced detergent. At that time, when you want buy detergent, the first brand you would remember was omo. Today, competition is choking life out of omo. There was a time, not so long ago, that … Read more

Grow Your Business with the 4Es Model

Some business owners usually hope that their business will grow by sheer luck. Unfortunately, luck is not a strategy. Good wishes are not strategy. You must be delibrate in your quest for business success.  Newton’s first law states that every object will remain at rest or in uniform motion in a straight line unless compelled … Read more

Factors You Must Consider Before You Go Into Partnership, Merger and Acquisition

I strong believe that you can become very wealthy through partnership, merger and acquisition. Every major corporation acquired hundreds, if not thousands of companies that helped them to become very large. They also merged with other companies to leverage their expertise. Unfortunately, some individuals go into partnership blindly because of friendship or relationship. In fact, … Read more

How to Manage Star Employees In Every Organization

Every company have people that knows the business inside out. They have worked for the company for a long time that they can easily take decisions without a recourse to the CEO. They are known as stars. Stars are valuable assets to every business owner, manager or CEO. Stars make things happen. They generate unimaginable … Read more

The Power of Mission and Values Statements

Few days ago, I posted an article titled, The Intagibles are the Glue that Hold Businesses Together. I am happy that many business owners read it and took practical steps. In order to fully understand the intangibles, I want to show you how powerful mission and values statements are. You may not know it, but … Read more