Opportunity is a favourable time, occasion, or set of circumstances for doing something. The effective and maximum use of opportunity results in success. We must learn to recognise and convert to advantage the opportunities that God will bring across your path this year. Time itself is an opportunity. It is a convertible resource. It can …

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Everyone has challenges. The problem is not the problem, but the problem is the person confronting the problem. It starts with the person. The size of the person is more important than the size of the problems. Attitude is more important than fact. A problem is a fact, and your attitude is more important than …

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I saw an advert on CNN some time ago. It said, “A man who refuses to advertise is like a man who winks in the dark. He knows what he is doing, but nobody else does.” You can have a powerful product or services to offer, but if nobody knows what you are doing, you …

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Marketing is a course in which people earn degrees. However, our approach for this discourse is not on theoretical but practical aspects of marketing. Marketing is focusing on your customers’ needs rather than on your product or services. Marketing experts will say that marketing is about advertising, branding, and promotions. A whole lot of the …

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About fourteen years ago, a lady was jailed by a court in the United Kingdom for obstructing the child’s attendance at school. I was quite surprised to learn that keeping a child away from school could be an offence against the state. I have since confirmed that child education is compulsory in most developed countries. …

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In 1952, Edmund Hillary attempted to climb Mount Everest, the highest mountain then known to humans, 29,000 feet straight up. A few weeks after his failed attempt, he was asked to address a group in England. He walked up to the edge of the stage, made a fist and pointed at the picture of the …

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One of the major goals you and I have in life is financial independence. However, the subject of money is a source of frustration to many today. This largely because we do not understand the laws that govern its flow. The law of cause and effect affects money just like it affects every other area …

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In addition to helping your staff to understand the vision, mission and core values of your organisation, training will strengthen the establishment of a unique culture of your organisation. Every organisation has a soul or an attitude. If you are a business owner, you must jealously guard the building of the soul of your organisation …

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I read a book some years ago entitled, “The Soul of the Firm,” by William C. Pollard, the Chairman of the Service Master Company in the United States and he relates an experience that they had when they invited management guru, Peter Drucker to a new two-day meeting with the board of the company. Peter …

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Recently, I wanted to buy a brand of bread which had been my favourite for several years. Unfortunately, there was none at the usual spot where I bought it before. When I asked the vendor about my favourite bread, he informed me that the owner of the bakery was dead. The way he said it, …

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