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Seven Months, 2360 candles and One Big Idea.

Chloe Grayling, a twenty-year-old university student and entrepreneur, talks following your dreams, working hard and taking the leap in our beautiful city. Seven months ago, I bought some candle making supplies online, and poured my very first pot of joy.  My addiction to having a beautifully scented bedroom was becoming ridiculously expensive for a Uni…

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The Young Alchemists.

Chidi Ugbe, publisher of The Emerge Review recently observed that Nigerians are the ultimate alchemists; not the scientists of old who tried to convert ordinary materials into gold but scientists of their lives who seek to restore the quality of their living to a better state than the country and those in power have left…

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Decepticons

“Knowledge is power” they say, and in like manner, ‘enlightenment saves currency’. Do you in anyway doubt the authenticity of this saying? If yes, I’ll prove it to you and it’s quite simple. Visit any ‘negotiable-prices-commodity’ market near you and purchase a product or service you’re unfamiliar with, come back home and find someone quite…

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One on One with Osas Ojo, CEO Sasjo Clothing Company

Let’s meet you My name is Osasumwen Ojo. I am also known as Osas or Sasjo. I attended CBN Primary School, King’s College Lagos and presently a Mechanical Engineering Student of the Federal University of Technology, Minna. I’m the CEO of Sasjo Wears, a leading clothing company in Nigeria. What inspired your journey into entrepreneurship?…

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Angry Employees

“What type of nonsense is this! How many times have I told you not to do it like this? Are you still a baby!” As madam Caro raged endlessly on her secretary Mr Abdullahi who is suffering from a headache probably due to his son who was supposed to have resumed school the previous week…

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Embracing Excellence

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle “Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren’t used to an environment where excellence is expected.” -Steve Jobs Excellence is a Product of Diligence The most successful people are those who are devoted to excellence. Excellence itself requires…

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Embracing Innovation

My colleague at work, Osas, says innovation means improvement. My other colleague, Solomon, says it has to do with new and better ideas. I’m pretty sure most of us have similar ideas on what innovation means. One thing we can also agree on generally is that most people and businesses that succeed have an innovative…

How to Kill Your Job Interview

Talk Like a Robot “The Problem with Nigeria is Leadership”. We already know that. Can you tell us how you’ve used good leadership to get over a huge challenge. That will be better. Show Your Interest in Being Away from Work “How many week’s leave do I get?” Na you know wetin you dey go…

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Preparation Tips for a Successful Job Interview

Good Grooming the Week Before Good grooming is a key part of the impression you make in an interview, and it starts with your hair, especially men. Getting a cut the week before guarantees you’re not racing to fit in a trim at the last minute. On top of reducing stress about your appearance, the…