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How To Tap Into Your Personal Productivity Style

How To Tap Into Your Personal Productivity Style

Do you ever have one of those days when everything seems to go right? You wake up feeling refreshed, breeze through your tasks for the day and even have time to email all those people on your list? When you have these perfect days or even just a few hours, it tends to be because […]

7 Agreements You Need to Make to Ensure Your Success

7 Agreements You Need to Make to Ensure Your Success

Accomplishing the things you want to do requires performing at your highest standard, but getting there–and staying there–can be challenging. One proven technique involves making an agreement with yourself. Tell yourself that you choose to be a certain way and agree to yourself that every decision, every choice, every challenge, will be met from the […]

10 Mistakes to Avoid When Starting an Online Business

10 Mistakes to Avoid When Starting an Online Business

Starting an online business begins with filling a need and building credibility, but the factors that go into making your online business a smashing success don’t stop there. While the barriers for setting up a company are low, the majority of people starting an online business fail largely due to mistakes that seem obvious in […]

Gambia: Wig Poised to Create Alternative for Women to Improve Income

Gambia: Wig Poised to Create Alternative for Women to Improve Income

A Gambian local initiative called Women’s Initiative Gambia (WIG) founded and run by Gambians exists to creating job alternative to women by providing technical skills to Gambia women and girls to gain self-employment to be financially independent and become self- reliance in The Gambia with a stated goal of increasing their income, and thus improving […]

The 7 Rules of Personal Productivity

The 7 Rules of Personal Productivity

In Real Leaders Don’t Follow, Steve Tobak explains how real entrepreneurs can start, build, and run successful companies in highly competitive global markets. He provides unique insights from an insider perspective to help you make better-informed business and leadership decisions. In this edited excerpt, Tobak explains the 7 rules he follows every day in order […]

5 Things You Don’t Need To Tell Successful Women

5 Things You Don’t Need To Tell Successful Women

We are in awe of the world’s most accomplished. From the outside, they make the extremely difficult look effortless. Looks can be deceiving. One of the greatest illusions is the notion, success comes easy. Not everyone will have the same opportunities, resources and access afforded to them. However, time is the great equalizer. No matter […]

10 Amazing Tips For Women Entrepreneurs

10 Amazing Tips For Women Entrepreneurs

After women started joining the work force, they had two choices – to stay at home and manage their families or to become part of the workforce and manage their jobs. Things have undergone a significant change and nowadays, women are increasingly choosing the third path – staying at home and managing their work independently. […]

Why You Need to Learn How to Speak a Leadership Vocabulary

Why You Need to Learn How to Speak a Leadership Vocabulary

In leadership, as in most fields, there’s a specialized vocabulary. But, unlike the language of most fields, the words that mean the most in leadership aren’t technical jargon. They reflect the kind of language that virtually everyone knows and uses–a series of everyday phrases, affirmations and mantras. Our leadership vocabulary is designed to guide people […]

50 Sources of Funding for Women Entrepreneurs

50 Sources of Funding for Women Entrepreneurs

Access to capital is a real problem for women and all underrepresented entrepreneurs. Capital just doesn’t flow well (yet) to those who often need it most to grow great ideas into healthy companies. As I’ve built Change Catalyst over the last couple of years, I’ve tried to keep track of the many resources I encounter […]

SMEs Big Losers In Chase Bank Mess

SMEs Big Losers In Chase Bank Mess

Businesspeople have been left in shock on learning that they cannot access their money in Chase Bank. For an institution that marketed itself as “the relationship bank”, Chase was the bank of choice for young entrepreneurs and Small and Medium Enterprises mostly run by women and youth. The bank’s popularity was fuelled by its vibrant […]