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Over 90 Women, Girls To Benefit From Skills Training Project In Margibi

Over 90 Women, Girls To Benefit From Skills Training Project In Margibi

As part of efforts to strengthen the capacity of women and girls across the country, a non for profit women organization named and styled “Promotional Women for Development or PROWD” has launched a skill training project for over 90 women and girls in Margibi County. The project which is named “Women and Girls empowerment Project” […]

Jobs, Skills, Finance For Youth, Women Launched In The Gambia

Jobs, Skills, Finance For Youth, Women Launched In The Gambia

The Government of the Gambia, the European Union (EU), the International Trade Center (ITC) and the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF), officially launched the Jobs, Skills, and Finance programme (JSF), for youth and women at a local Hotel on Tuesday October 9th, 2018. The JSF programme which is funded by the EU, aims to […]

Vocational Training Provided To Women In Eritrea

Vocational Training Provided To Women In Eritrea

The National Union of Eritrean Youth and Students (NUEYS) organized a two-month vocational training to 25 females in AFABET. The training was provided with the objective of ensuring the economic freedom of the disadvantaged women. In a speech he delivered, Head of NUEYS branch in the Northern Red Sea region Mr. Idris Osman stated that […]

How to Be a Leader Without Having to Act Like One

How to Be a Leader Without Having to Act Like One

It’s been largely assumed that to run a successful business today, good leadership is required. But it’s not the end of the world for leaders who worry that they’re low on charisma or can’t stir employees’ hearts and minds. Maybe they don’t particularly want to, and that’s OK too. Sometimes, it’s more effective for employees to be […]

The One Life Skill You Can’t Afford to Neglect

The One Life Skill You Can’t Afford to Neglect

Thanks to technology, we are without a doubt the most connected group of human beings to ever live on planet Earth. This should be a good thing. As humans, we are social animals. Not only do we thrive on social bonds, but our success as a species can in part be explained by our propensity […]

Unleashing The Potential Of Africa’s Youth

Unleashing The Potential Of Africa’s Youth

Empowering Africa’s youth is one of the most serious challenges facing the African continent today. Although many African countries are experiencing an economic boom, youth empowerment in Africa is at a crisis stage. While we have made great strides in providing access to education, we have not matched this with providing equal access to employment. […]

How To Be Flexible In A Relationship

How To Be Flexible In A Relationship

In 2009, a programmer by the name of Kevin Systrom began working on a passion project that married his interests in photography and social sharing. He called the idea Burbn — a mobile app that allowed users to check in at particular locations, make plans for future check-ins, earn points for hanging out with friends, […]

5 Lessons From CrossFit That Will Make You More Successful

5 Lessons From CrossFit That Will Make You More Successful

If you ever saw me in person you would know right away that I am not someone who spends my time doing CrossFit workouts. In truth, given the opportunity for exercise (which I do not get nearly enough of), I will more likely be kayaking on the Hudson River or cycling. But I was inspired […]

The Science of Persuasion

The Science of Persuasion

When New York Life offers—with “no obligation”—a flashlight and keychain to AARP members who agree to let the company send them information, it’s employing a scientifically proven persuasion principle. Same with TruGreen, when it solicits lawn-care business in a mailer that says “57 of your neighbors have TruGreen lawns.” Ditto for Core Power, when it […]

This Is the Key to a Successful Partnership (and a Successful Life)

This Is the Key to a Successful Partnership (and a Successful Life)

When people ask how we’ve managed to stay together as partners in business and in life for so long without a homicide on our hands, we jokingly reply that martinis help (and they absolutely do!). But a more serious answer is that we learned who we were early on, accepted who we are and made […]

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