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7 Quick Tips for Growing Your Business

As an entrepreneur, one secret you can use to grow your business faster is to “tap” the brains of other successful entrepreneurs. Don’t try to always re-invent the wheel. Spend that energy in refining strategies that are already proven to work, and apply it to your business. Assuming that you already have a good product or service, Let me quickly give...

At 21, Kylie Jenner Becomes The Youngest Self-made Billionaire Ever!

So finally on the 5th of March 2019, Forbes acknowledged the inevitable. Kylie Jenner is the new kid on the block. She has dethroned Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg as the youngest self-made billionaire of all time. She can no longer be ignored. Zuckerberg, who dropped out of Harvard to focus on launching the social media network, previously held Jenner's title after reaching...

HOW TO USE DIGITAL MARKETING TO PROMOTE YOUR BUSINESS

FACT: If you are not using digital marketing, then you are risking your business. The reason is simple: more than two-thirds of the world’s population is online, and individuals increasingly research products and services online. Companies are aware that to succeed, they must have a strong, competitive online presence. Entrepreneurs today need to understand digital strategies for their careers, even if...

The Weaver bird and the “Okri” – A tale of two birds

I wonder if you know this interesting story of the weaver bird and the “okri”, am assuming you were born in the era when parents no longer have time for bedtime stories...Lols. Chaii!!! How things have changed. PS Games and social media have taken the place of quality family time. Anyway, let me just tell you this interesting story, and hope...

No one is YOU, and that is your POWER

We allow our self to "fail", because we are striving to become something that we are not. We have this image of someone or something, and we are trying to look a certain way to some people. We define success based on external expectations. As long as we keep on trying to be like someone, we will never truly be successful,...

The Moth That Aimed For The Moon

On a bright sunny day in the land of the moth, all the moths gathered to witness the rebirth of two moths as they emerged from the pupa stage. "Oh what a fine plummage ! We must call this one Flick and that other one Flip" And so Flick and Flip became their name. Flick looked around and saw all...

What you must do, when your life doesn’t bloom….

You just got some rose plant from your friends house. You hurriedly plant it around your house and hope that it will grow and bloom just like in your friends house. You can't wait to see the beautiful red petals decorating your garden. What a breathtaking sight it was, in Tony's house ! But something seems to be wrong with the...

The Secret Of The Millionaire Maize Farmer

A millionaire maize farmer was interviewed by a journalist, to discover the secret of his success. You see, each year, this farmer consistently grew award-winning maize and it followed that he must have a secret that other farmer's don't know about. To the amazement of the journalist, the farmer revealed that his secret was simply in sharing his special seed with...

STOP STINKING THINKING….If you want to be successful.

The greatest enemy to your success is you. I will tell you a very interesting story that changed my life a long time ago, but first hear this: No one intentionally decides to be unsuccessful except maybe the most twisted person. However, although we do not wish to be unsuccessful, our actions and patterns usually push us to become unsuccessful. Let me...

PROCESS…..ACHIEVING YOUR 2018 GOALS (Part 2).

Hello Friends ! So we are already 10 days into the new year. If you traveled for the hols, it's likely that you have returned back to your base already. Don't be deceived, time really flies. Before you know it, months will be flying by. In my first post on the 1st of January, I asked you to do a simple exercise that...

THIS SIMPLE EXERCISE WILL HELP YOU TO REALIZE YOUR DREAMS IN 2018.

So what are your dreams, hopes and aspirations for this New Year? On this very first day of the year 2018, I will like to share a simple, yet powerful principle that will help you realize your dreams for 2018. It may look very simple, but don’t let the simplicity of this task deceive you as regards its efficacy. Now pause every...

7 POWERFUL LESSONS FROM THE RISE AND FALL OF ROBERT MUGABE

On 21st November 2017, 93 year old strongman and leader of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe finally threw in the towel and resigned, after ruling his nation for 37 long years. This article is not interested in neither demonizing nor praising Robert Mugabe, but instead in identifying salient lessons from the life of this colossus. No matter what you think of the man,...

THE RICH MAN AND HIS ILLITERATE SON.

There was a very rich widower who had an only son and they lived in a big mansion. The rich man loved his son dearly, and provided everything for him. There was just one problem, the little kid was spoilt, and like most kids, he hated school. Since he was still very young, the father decided to give him time to...

BUSY vs PRODUCTIVE

One of the most common mistake that small business owners make, is confusing being busy with being productive. This lesson is not only for small business owners, but for everyone. Business Mistake 3: Confusing being BUSY with being PRODUCTIVE SIX DIFFERENCES BETWEEN BUSY PEOPLE AND PRODUCTIVE PEOPLE. Busy people have many priorities, productive people have few priorities. Nobody is ever too busy,...

BUSINESS MISTAKE 101: BROAD VS NICHE

Entrepreneurs by nature are big dreamers. This is a good thing, but every entrepreneur must learn to discipline his/her thought process. BUSINESS MISTAKE NO 2: GOING BROAD VS GOING NICHE A common mistake entrepreneurs make when they open a business is to get carried away by their big dreams, and then try to provide a very broad range of services right...

BUSINESS MISTAKE 101: Love your CUSTOMER not your PRODUCT.

Every time history repeats itself, the price goes up. Entrepreneurs usually do not conduct enough research before launching their businesses and ideas. Most times, a little research would have helped them avert costly mistakes. The mistakes people usually make in business are common irrespective of the industry. In this short business series, I will detail some of the common mistakes...

OTUNBA GHADAFI: How one man turned shit into big business.

An Igbo adage says, “Ego di na Ogwu”. This literally means that “money is in thorns”. This is one way of saying that money is not easy to come by, but another way of interpreting it, is that money is in unpleasant places. I like the last interpretation better, because I have discovered that truly, money hides in unpleasant places....

Not Painful Enough

A man visited his friend, and while they were talking, he noticed that his friend’s dog was constantly whining. At a point, the whining became annoying, and he asked his friend, “ why is your dog whining constantly like that ?” “Oh, don’t mind that dog” his friend replied, “He is lying on my foot mat, and there is a nail...

TRUE WEALTH and THE ILLUMINATI SYNDROME

The subject of wealth and riches is a sensitive one to many people. Most of us have been trained to view wealth from a negative light. When I was in JSS 1 many years ago, I saw a Mercedes Vboot for the time in my life. It was a magnificent car then , and the symbol of obscene wealth. I...

THOMAS SANKARA and THE EVILS OF AFRICA.

Africa is a great continent with great potentials. It has one of the most abundant mineral resources in all the continents, is blessed with fertile arable lands, but most importantly, it has a great pool of human resources. Contrary to what Western media will force us to believe, Africa is blessed with great intellects, original science and art forms. Actually,...

Win 15,000 Euro in AgriHack West Africa 2017 Startup Competition

The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation ACP-EU (CTA), in collaboration with African Agribusiness Incubators Network (AAIN),  Agribusiness TV and innovation spaces including Orange Fab Côte d’Ivoire, CTIC Dakar (Senegal), Wennovation Hub (Nigeria), Suguba (Mali), Etrilabs (Benin), EcoHub (Togo) is launching Pitch AgriHack West Africa 2017. Pitch AgriHack is designed to encourage young startups and entrepreneurs offering business services in the Agriculture value chain. Deadline...

THE SECRET FORMULA ANY AVERAGE MAN CAN USE TO BECOME A SUPER SUCCESS.

 Today, I will tell you a secret formula that any average man can use to become a super success. Whether you believe it or not, doesn't matter.   The law of gravity is real, whether you know about it or not, doesn't matter, but anytime you jump up, it will pull you down.   Before I tell you this law, listen to...

TURNING COAL INTO DIAMOND

Naturally, Diamond is formed deep within the bowels of the earth. The basic building block of Diamond, is carbon. But scientist has found a way to artificially create this precious gem in the laboratory, by simply subjecting coal to extremes of heat and pressure. When you place coal under intense pressure and high temperature, it has only two option, disintegrate...

From $400 Million Dollars to Broke – Lessons From Legendary Mike Tyson

During the 20-year span of his career, Mike Tyson’s income exceeded $400 million. Yet, in 2004, before his 39th birthday, this amazing moneymaker was $38 million in debt…. In the mid to late 1980’s, Mike Tyson bestrode the boxing domain like Julius Ceaser  once ruled over the Roman empire. No man can stand against this beast of Brownsville and hope...

From Tailor to Billionaire – How Razak Okoya built a multi-billion business empire starting with £20.

Razak Okoya was born in Lagos on 12 January 1940. His father was a very good tailor, and Razak Okoya worked alongside his dad. They also sold tailoring accessories. As a young student, Razak Okoya has already made up his mind to pursue business . He said, “In school, I could see my teacher in worn and often shabby clothes and...

Incredible Success Story of Billionaire IFEANYI UBAH

The secret of men are in their stories. In today’s article, we are featuring another colossus in our nation, Nigeria. So many people believe that hard work in Nigeria is not the route to success, but stories such as that of 45 year old Ifeanyichukwu Patrick Ubah continues to disprove this myopic theory. Success is available to anyone willing to...

How 35 Yrs old DON JAZZY Became The Richest Music Mogul in Nigeria.

Don Jazzy born Michael Collins Ajereh, is a Nigerian record producer, singer, songwriter, and entrepreneur. He is arguably the richest music mogul in Nigeria. A common figure bandied about online is $35million as Don Jazzy’s net worth. Although this figure remains to be verified, but we can confidently say that Don Jazzy is among the richest music mogul in Nigeria...

2ND RICHEST MAN MIKE ADENUGA WAS ONCE A TAXI DRIVER & SECURITY MAN

The complete story of the Rise of Mike Adenuga’s empire. Mike Adenuga is the second richest man in Nigeria, with an estimated net worth of $5.8 billion dollars in 2017 according to Forbes. This also makes him the 3rd richest man in Africa. His massive wealth comes mainly from three companies that he founded; Globacom, Nigeria’s second largest network operator after MTN. Conoil,...

THERE WAS A COUNTRY CALLED NIGERIA.

It was a beautiful country, blessed with an over-abundance of mineral resources. Her culture was one of the richest in Africa, and her people were happy, carefree, and industrious. A stranger was always welcomed in any land, and well provided for. They loved their neighbor as much as they loved themselves. (Throwback: Old transportation and Mounted guards in a festival) Her...

THE STORY Of KOOS BEKKER Founder Of MTN , DSTV and MNET

Koos Bekker is the founder and chairman of the African media group, Naspers. The company is located in about 130 countries, and is listed both on the London & South African stock exchange. Naspers has the largest market capitalization of any media company outside the US and China. Koos was born in South Africa on December 14th, 1952. He got his...

JAY JAY OKOCHA VS CELESTINE BABAYARO – A must read tale of two footballers.

The story of these two footballers illustrates our point that even though two people may start at the same position, the decisions they make along the way, will cause them to arrive at very different destinations. Celestine Babayaro is widely regarded as the best Nigerian full back ever to have lived alongside Taribo West. Babayaro set records as the youngest...

PEACE MASS TRANSIT – Success Story Of Chief Samuel Onyishi

In 1994 Samuel started with 2 buses. Today, PEACE MASS has over 3000 buses. How did it happen ? BACKGROUND Born in Nsukka, Enugu State in November 1963, Sam is the first son in a family of nine. Sam’s father was a bricklayer at the University of Nigeria Nsukka. He slumped and died on the last day of February, 1977. Sam...

NIGERIAN AIRWAYS VS EMIRATES

In 1985 Nigeria Airways had 17 planes while Emirates had only 3 planes. In 2017, Emirates has 256 planes while Nigeria Airways has none. The Difference is Leadership.... ----Ben Murray Bruce ( Common Sense )---- Actually Nigerian Airways was dissolved in 2004. Plagued by mis-management, corruption, and overstaffing, at the time of closure the airline had debts of more than US$60...

WHY HATING THE RICH IS KEEPING YOU POOR !

Warning! It has been proved that those that hate rich people are very likely to remain poor. How do you know if you hate rich dudes? If you find yourself laughing at a rich guy having to suffer, you may be suffering from an unconscious belief that is likely sabotaging your success. Pop quiz: Which of the following statements is true? Rich...

23 Ways To Raise Money Fast In An Emergency

The richest man in modern history, John D Rockefeller once said, "I have ways of making money, that you know nothing of". Every one of us, should have ways of making money, especially in cases of emergency. "Mberede nyiri dike, mana mberede ka-eji ama dike" This is an eastern adage, which means that an emergency can overcome a man, but...

Those that reject you today, Will look for you tomorrow.

J. K. Rowling wrote Harry Potter after being sacked as a secretary for ­‘day­dreaming’. She then got rejected by not one, not two, but 12 publishers before the chairman of Bloomsbury brought home the Potter manuscript for his ­daughter Alice to read. Today she is the richest woman in UK. Madonna started her musical career after being sacked from Dunkin’ Donuts...

THE RIGHT TO BE RICH.

Whatever may be said in praise of poverty, the fact remains that it is not possible to live a really complete or successful life, unless one is rich. A man develops in mind, soul and body by making use of things, and society is so organized that man must have money in order to become the possessor of things. There...

HOW DO YOU MAKE SO MANY YOUNG PEOPLE MILLIONAIRES SO FAST?

That is the most common question we get almost every week in Millionaires Academy. Before now, they doubted. But as the evidence kept increasing and the testimonials kept pouring in, they wondered..Is it Networking? or another version of MMM? or are they doing drugs? The funny thing is, they never believe the real answer. "We simply help our students to create...

Top 7 Sources of Money For New Businesses

Financing is a very critical aspect of new businesses, although it is not the only important aspect. However inadequate financing can easily destroy a new startup. In fact most new businesses cannot even fly, without adequate financing. In Nigeria, financing of startups is one of the most challenging aspect of entrepreneurship, and is responsible for the death of many new...

Basic Entrepreneurship Course Module 2.

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sg6uHDw45dw?rel=0&controls=0] This is a sample video from our interesting course: BEC MODULE 2. In this course, you will understand exactly why USA and China has the largest number of billionaires in the world. You will also learn what Africa will do, in order to catch up. This course starts with the definition of entrepreneurship. It will illustrate the benefits of entrepreneurship...

Wow! $4 Billion Dollar Man – Sir Louis Ojukwu.

A lot of people may not know who Sir Louis Philip Odumegwu Ojukwu is besides the fact that he was the father of late Biafran Warlord, Dim Chukwuemeka Odimegwu Ojukwu. But the fact is that he was one of the greatest Business men ever produced in Africa and one of the richest. It beggars belief that Sir Ojukwu went...

How to make over N20 Million from Shell Liquid (CNSL)

Nigeria is blessed with abundant Natural and material resources. Our problem is in two fold. On the part of the leadership, is mismanagement and corruption, while on the part of the masses, is ignorance and laziness. It is obvious to everyone, that the government mismanaged our resources over the years, but it also true that Nigeria is so blessed, that...

How Billionaire Hajia Bola Shagaya Made Her Money

Women in Nigeria and Africa at large usually face peculiar challenges in both career and business. African men seem to believe that women are not supposed to excel in certain careers, and in fact should be restricted to the "other room". Yet many women break out from this glass ceiling, and go on to excel in their chosen field. These...

Incredible ! How Coscharis Built His N250 Billion Empire From N200 !

Cosmas Mmaduka, the founder of Coscharis group of companies, is a well known name in the Nigerian business circle. This is a man that has risen from a humble beginning to become a billionaire and one of the richest men in Nigeria. I first ran into the billionaire some years ago, when he came to minister in a church...

Wow! How Sandile Became SA’s Youngest Millionaire at 24 Yrs

At just 24 yrs old, Sandile Shezi has won the title of being South Africa’s youngest multi-millionaire. This was a young boy that grew up in poverty, but refused to be broken by it. Instead poverty became a powerful motivator, that pushed him to make something of himself. In an interview, he said: “People always say Sandile you are such an...

How 26 yr old Samuel Made Millions From Toilet Waste

Sometime last year, we started an article on converting waste to gold. This is a very powerful way of not only generating wealth from nothing, but at the same time healing the environment. As usual, several people scoffed at the idea that one can turn waste into wealth, and Millionaires Academy continued the project with our sister company and...

12 steps to be a millionaire in 2017

Despite the so called economic recession, you can be a millionaire in one year. In fact, you don't need up to one year to become a millionaire, and this recession is the best time to make money, especially for business people. Follow these 12 steps and you will be surprised at your financial status in the next 12 months. ...

Secrets of the richest man in modern history – John D. Rockefeller

The secret of men, are in their stories. If you want great success, study great men. If you want great wealth, study the wealthiest men (Hey ladies, when I say men, I mean all gender). No man in modern history, is richer than John D. Rockefeller, and very few men in modern history could build a business empire as...

EZEGO (King Of Money) – The Incredible story Of The Richest Man From The East

Mention Victor Okafor and no one will twitch a muscle. But mention EZEGO, King of Money and you will see the eyes of many Nigerians light up with excitement. He would have been one of Africa’s billionaires. He was fair-skinned, spoke softly and warm smiles danced on his chubby cheeks accentuated by a not-too-bushy moustache. He was relatively very...

Bill Gates of Nigeria

The duo of Osine Ikhianosime and Anesi Ikhianosime have rekindled hope in the future of nigeria as they entered their names in the catalogue of application developers when they built a mobile web browser that is already in use globally. When they were 9 and 7 years old, the two of them started their own business called "BluDoors", they were...
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7 Quick Tips for Growing Your Business

As an entrepreneur, one secret you can use to grow your business faster is to “tap” the brains of other successful entrepreneurs. Don’t try to...

At 21, Kylie Jenner Becomes The Youngest Self-made Billionaire Ever!

So finally on the 5th of March 2019, Forbes acknowledged the inevitable. Kylie Jenner is the new kid on the block. She has dethroned...

HOW TO USE DIGITAL MARKETING TO PROMOTE YOUR BUSINESS

FACT: If you are not using digital marketing, then you are risking your business. The reason is simple: more than two-thirds of the world’s population...