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9 Things Successful Women Never Do

9 Things Successful Women Never Do

Often I was the only female FBI agent on my squad. I learned how to be successful amidst a variety of situations and circumstances. Most importantly, I learned what not to do if I wanted to compete in a male dominated environment. I learned that my success was inexorably linked to the choices I made […]

How ICT Is Influencing The Rise Of Entrepreneurship In Nigeria

How ICT Is Influencing The Rise Of Entrepreneurship In Nigeria

Nigerians are widely famed for their entrepreneurism and drive and it is easy to see why. With traders peddling wares from wheelbarrows and devising innovative ways of calling your attention to their wares, putting up comedic and musical displays; others hawking their wares in the all too popular stand-still traffic that has come to characterize […]

Anthropology In Business: Using Insights Into Human Behavior And Culture To Improve Your Business

Anthropology In Business: Using Insights Into Human Behavior And Culture To Improve Your Business

“To succeed in the business of the future, we have to become the very people we’re trying to reach.” – Brian Solis Anthropology is the study of people or the human condition in order to gain insight into patterns of behavior or culture. Anthropologists have been practicing the art of cultural immersion for many years. […]

Code Club Senegal, Where Women Are Leading The Way

Code Club Senegal, Where Women Are Leading The Way

Buying land to build on in Senegal can be a nightmare. There are plenty of empty-looking plots in desirable areas, but woe betide the novice buyer. Scams abound, and any one plot might have five “owners” – each of whom has paid and thinks it is all theirs. “Not for sale” is scrawled on walls […]

The Message You’re Really Sending With ‘I’m Too Busy’

The Message You’re Really Sending With ‘I’m Too Busy’

  Based on our most common conversations, busyness today is an epidemic–even more so than it was for previous generations with less technology available. In fact, it can be a point of pride. The truth is that we are not too busy; we just have too many choices to make clear priorities. One of the […]

The Real Goal of Time Management Is the 25-Hour Day

The Real Goal of Time Management Is the 25-Hour Day

One of my favorite maxims in this world of non-stop entrepreneur motivation is “everyone has the same 24 hours in a day.” Think about how many times you’ve seen something along those lines pop up on your Facebook page or Twitter stream. How about your Instagram feed? You, like me, probably see it about a […]

7 Things Your Work Can Never Take Away From You

7 Things Your Work Can Never Take Away From You

Whether you’re just having a bad day at work or feeling unsatisfied in general, you’re not alone. The most recent Gallup employee engagement data shows that less than a third of American employees are engaged at work, with only 28.9% of millennials (the least engaged cohort) reporting they feel engaged in what it is they’re […]

“Airbnb’s Sheryl Sandberg” Is The Valley’s Quiet Superpower

“Airbnb’s Sheryl Sandberg” Is The Valley’s Quiet Superpower

Belinda Johnson knew a decision needed to be made quickly. She pulled her boss, Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky, into a small conference room in the company’s highly designed downtown San Francisco headquarters. At issue was a new local rule requiring hosts to register with the city; most had ignored it. Now San Francisco supervisors planned […]

The Power Of Chunking

The Power Of Chunking

How much free time do you have these days? Did that question just make you laugh out loud? These days, we are pulled in so many directions and we have so many demands placed on our personal and professional lives that the idea of free time usually stays just that — an idea. But what […]

All You Need to Know About Performance Management Without Ratings

All You Need to Know About Performance Management Without Ratings

A lot of changes are occurring in performance management. A 2015 Bersin by Deloitte survey of more than 7,000 business and HR leaders from around the world found that more than two-thirds of companies surveyed said they were redesigning their performance management practices. And one aspect many of those organizations said they were rethinking was traditional performance […]