Adedoyin Jaiyesimi: Sometimes, it’s okay to say no

by Adedoyin Jaiyesimi ‘No’ is a very interesting word isn’t it? It has the power to completely shatter and shut down a person’s self-confidence. It can also limit someone to a particular level for a very long time. The word ‘No’ can have very devastating effects, beyond what the person who said them originally intended. […]

Adedoyin Jaiyesimi: It’s not a bad thing to start small, you know

by Adedoyin Jaiyesimi I had an interesting weekend. It was a busy one but I had the chance of networking with a number of professionals and start-up founders. My discussion with each person had a similar theme; the get rich quick mentality of today’s generation. I think the issue has been over flogged, yet the […]

Adedoyin Jaiyesimi: Forget hard work, please give me that six-figure salary

by Adedoyin Jaiyesimi

I had an interesting conversation with some people in my church on Saturday. A young man told a story of how he went somewhere and found his classmate from secondary school selling Fanyogo because he could not get a job. He told this to some of his colleagues at work and he was shocked at what the newly employed graduates had to say. They said they could never stoop so low to sell yoghurt. “It was beneath them”, to use his words. The conversation obviously went in the direction of condemning the impatient attitude that many youths display today. Read more about Adedoyin Jaiyesimi: Forget hard work, please give me that six-figure salary

Adedoyin Jaiyesimi: The reality on ground vs The picture in our minds

by Adedoyin Jaiyesimi

Don’t you just love reading the news these days; it’s all gloom and doom. Save for a few stories of hope, everything is just dark, scary and completely disheartening. Come closer home and things just get worse; kidnappings and bomb blasts. Name it, it seems it will happen here. Read more about Adedoyin Jaiyesimi: The reality on ground vs The picture in our minds

Want to stop being mediocre? You need these five steps

by Simi George

I’m glad that my last piece on the culture of mediocrity was well received. You can read it here if you haven’t done so. I believe everybody can imbibe a culture of excellence. It just requires commitment. So how do we do this? There are five simple steps that everyone can take to build this culture of excellence. I call these steps the pathway to excellence: Read more about Want to stop being mediocre? You need these five steps