We are in the middle of 2018 and two great landmarks have occurred. First was Jeff Bezos, reaching the $150 billion mark in personal wealth/assets in mid-July. Second, was Apple, who hit the $1 trillion market value in the first week of August. Both companies, in the tech sector, have built a network effect around …

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Cigarette smoking is a habit that has many people hooked. Some people use cigarette smoking to fight off stress. Unfortunately, this tends to be counter-productive many times. We will be doing a discourse on cigarette smoking and I advise non-smokers to come along with us. The knowledge may not be for you directly, but for …

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About the Author W. Steven Brown, the author of the book entitled 13 Fatal Errors Managers Make And How You Can Avoid Them, is the president of the Fortune Group which has been helping businesses to succeed and managers to manage. The author states that he has seen just about every kind of business situation. …

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a disorder that interferes with the normal functioning of the large intestine. It is characterised by a group of symptoms – bloating, abdominal cramps or pains, constipation and diarrhoea, feelings that you have not completely emptied the bowel, and alternating constipation and diarrhoea. It is a condition that is highly …

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The book, though not an autobiography, documents the business exploits of Tony Hsieh, the CEO of Zappos. Zappos, derived from zapatos (which means shoes in Spanish) is an online shoe company. Tony’s background is that of Asian parents who wanted him to be any of the following; mathematical geek, musical genius or a doctor, be it medical …

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Take away the water, and about 75% of your weight is protein. Surprised? At least 10,000 proteins make you what you are and keep you that way. 20 or so building blocks called amino acids provide the raw materials for all proteins. Because the body does store amino acids, the body continually requires these from …

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In the previous article, I explained how the word “mentoring” came about as a character that played the role of an adviser in Homer’s epic poem. We also discussed a few of the benefits of having a committed mentor who can help you during starting and growing your business and making you become what you …

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If you want to achieve success in life, you must decide what success means to you and set some goals. Make each act of the day successful. This produces a successful day, a series of successful days produce a successful week, a series of successful weeks produce a successful month, a series of successful models …

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Recently I ran into a lady I had known for a while. Though we hardly say much to each other, we had a rapport. On the said date, she was downcast. I noticed her and enquired what the issue was. She told me, it was nothing she could not handle. I told her that I knew she …

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Have you ever come across such maxims like a tree grows from a tiny seed, a tall building arises from a mound of earth, a journey of 1000 miles starts with a step, and so on? These sayings are as old as the earth itself, but their reality is unquestionable. They awake us to the …

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