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HOW TO MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR UNIVERSITY EXPERIENCE  

2021-10-22T15:40:55+00:00

What you do during your days in the university matters a lot and you must make every day count. Balancing your academic, social, and career life should be a priority to you while at the university. Here are a few ways you can spend your time in the university and make the most of it. Participating in extra-curricular activities is important, extra-curricular activities are arguably as important as the degree you have enrolled for. From choosing the right university to experiencing university life, it is only normal for you to fully experience the full ‘package’. Make sure to participate in sporting [...]

HOW TO MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR UNIVERSITY EXPERIENCE  2021-10-22T15:40:55+00:00

How to make mentorship work for you

2021-08-09T13:00:32+00:00

I am a product of mentorship and trust me when I say that I have enjoyed every bit of it. Many successful entrepreneurs attribute their success to mentorship, and I believe that mentorship is a tool necessary for career success. Having a great relationship with your mentors can help your career significantly and take you to the next level of your career. Also, the right mentors or networks can connect you with amazing career opportunities you might not have thought about if you did not have mentors. However, how do you make ample use of a mentorship opportunity? How should you [...]

How to make mentorship work for you2021-08-09T13:00:32+00:00

Are you struggling with what to do next in your career?

2021-07-06T15:48:59+00:00

Hi there, Some of us are on a journey of self-discovery, purpose, and career fulfilment. However, it may seem like you need clarity on some few things, you need direction on what step to take next. Not to worry, it is okay to feel stuck, but the ability to unstuck should be your priority. Are you trying to take the next step in your career? Are you a young budding entrepreneur who has no idea where to start from? D o you want to discover what to do next in your career by creating your own path? Maybe you should answer [...]

Are you struggling with what to do next in your career?2021-07-06T15:48:59+00:00

Self-Advocacy might be the biggest game changer for your career

2021-06-22T16:01:42+00:00

Have you heard about self-advocacy before? According to Wikipedia, the term self-advocacy means speaking up for oneself and one’s interests. It is the ability to say what you need, want and hope for in life. Now, speaking up for oneself, going for what you want in life and expressing yourself might not be easy as it feels like but there is always a first time, to try. It is enough to say that self-advocacy is a skill that is necessary for your personal and career life. However, learning the art of self-advocacy as a skill is crucial to your career success [...]

Self-Advocacy might be the biggest game changer for your career2021-06-22T16:01:42+00:00

Professional Habits You Should Develop in Your 20’s

2021-05-24T15:07:01+00:00

The sooner you learn how to develop yourself professionally, the closer you are to achieving your career goals. There are some professional habits you need to start developing in your twenties as this is a crucial time to build your career. Therefore, creating professional habits early enough will help you achieve your goals and lay a good foundation for your success. You might be wondering, what are professional habits and why is professionalism important? Developing and exhibiting professional habits is the easiest way to show competency in your work and your personal life. Additionally, it helps with your productivity as you [...]

Professional Habits You Should Develop in Your 20’s2021-05-24T15:07:01+00:00

How I Went From Zero Clients to Fully Booked

2021-05-21T10:42:05+00:00

I will tell you a success story of how I went from hoping that clients would find me, to working towards my craft and getting clients back-to-back. Before now, my motto used to be, “I hope people would refer clients to me”, “I hope clients would look for me”. I mean, I am a great copywriter so my skill should speak for me. That was the foundation of my failure as a Copywriter. I thought it would be a walk in the park until fear and panic crept in. How will I pay my bills? I am not getting any job [...]

How I Went From Zero Clients to Fully Booked2021-05-21T10:42:05+00:00

How to Create and Deliver Good Presentations

2021-05-21T10:29:46+00:00

Creating and making presentations are a part of our academic and career path. You may have had the opportunity to create and make a presentation. Maybe during your degree project defence or as a part of your tasks during your first week of resumption at work. But, if you have not, you definitely will soon. Here are a few tips to help you create and deliver unforgettable presentations. Write everything as they come At the start, you may be experiencing a rush of ideas and may be tempted to want to immediately develop a structure. Ignore being perfect, just put everything [...]

How to Create and Deliver Good Presentations2021-05-21T10:29:46+00:00

Is Entrepreneurship for You?

2021-02-27T09:01:49+00:00

Entrepreneurship as defined by the oxford dictionary is the activity of setting up a business or businesses, taking on financial risks in the hope of profit. Entrepreneurs typically identify needs or problems and develop solutions by either creating a product or delivering a service. There is a school of thought that says we are all entrepreneurs. This thought is based on the narrative that entrepreneurship is a mindset and not a business model. So, is entrepreneurship for you? Successful entrepreneurs have common attributes and skills. One of the ways to ascertain if entrepreneurship is for you is to be aware of [...]

Is Entrepreneurship for You?2021-02-27T09:01:49+00:00

Components of Public Speaking

2021-02-09T21:27:19+00:00

You may be thinking “I don’t intend giving a speech to a crowd of people, so why should I even worry about anything that concerns public speaking?”. Let us start by looking at what public speaking is. Shapira defined it as any time you speak in front of an audience of one or more with some kind of goal. That covers everything from a formal address at a podium or on a stage to a small meeting with co-workers -Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI). When you discuss with fellow students during a class session or share a business idea with a [...]

Components of Public Speaking2021-02-09T21:27:19+00:00

Character is a success tool

2021-02-09T20:44:42+00:00

There are talks on the need for people to develop technical and soft skills in other to be competitive and productive in today’s dynamic labour market. This conversation is even more common amongst the young generation, who are either still studying for a degree, or are just out of school and are waiting to land their first job. This group have the odds against them and need to develop in-demand soft and technical skills to stand a chance in the labour market. Beyond these skills, your character can do wonders. Character in this context is referring to fairness, honesty, respect, hard [...]

Character is a success tool2021-02-09T20:44:42+00:00

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