Month: May 2020

Dear sis, how are you?

Dear She-human, how much attention are you paying to your mood, feelings, emotions, beliefs ,perceptions and behavior? Do you know that your mental and emotional well being are linked with other aspects of your well being such as financial, social, physical, occupational and environmental? Your mental well-being determines how much of your ability you realise, how you cope with challenges, difficulties and the adversities that life presents, it also influences your productivity as a business …

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The alpher mentorship program

As an organisation committed to gender parity and the development of women and girls, Union Bank has flagged the αlpher initiative to support the growth of women and female-owned business. The αlpher initiative was created to enable women to be the best versions of themselves. Its aim is to help women on their respective journeys whether your aim is to start or expand your business, meet new people, build new partnerships or develop capacity for …

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BOOK REVIEW: THE PSYCHOLOGY OF SELLING BY BRIAN TRACY

Have you ever underestimated the act of selling? I used to think it simply involved approaching someone and telling them about your product, they buy (or maybe not) and you move on to the next buyer. This book totally changed my mindset as I realized selling was deeper than I gave it credit. I heard about “The Psychology of selling” while listening to Dupe Akinsuin (Head, Leadership and Capabilities Center of Expertise, Coca Cola Hellenic …

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2020 Forbes8 Digital Startup Accelerator (Nigeria) Application

Forbes8 announces Nigeria’s First Resilience Digital Startup Accelerator program. The free virtual accelerator will welcome 100 top companies from Nigeria. Founders selected for the program will undergo 4 intensive weeks of digital training to help build and scale their companies for the future. Applications are now open and close on May 26th. Apply Now Forbes Magazine is an iconic brand that has graced our business culture for over a century (since 1917). Forbes recently launched …

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5 photo editing apps for small businesses

Good pictures can greatly boost post engagement on social media, blogs , websites and other digital platforms. Today, I share a list of some of the apps that I use to fine tune pictures (especially for my food business Fitcafé by MF8 on my phone before posting online. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Have you joined our community of digitally savvy business women? We share digital skills tips, business tips, motivation, funding and other opportunities. …

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SLA- Womenwill pitch competition

What will a cash prize of $300 or $200 do for your wealth-building idea? If you have an idea, concept or plan of how to make money during COVID-19, we want to hear it! With the support of Women Will, we will be giving away $300 and $200 to two Motherland Moguls, to support their ideas, and help them get started. After the pitch session, we will also be sharing an E-book filled with industry …

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COVID-19: How I am Staying Debt-Free

Today, I called to cancel my birthday photo shoot. It was a difficult decision to make because I had spent the last 361 days planning it! What’s a girl to do when she has to choose between having great pictures and being financially ‘responsible?’ It’s no news that our lives and plans have been forever changed by the Corona virus pandemic. From less working hours to pay cuts and massive layoffs, our finances have taken …

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