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Essays placed under this submenu are written by professional marketing consultants, investment solicitors, economist and other diverse experts in entrepreneurship development, money management and business administration.Many people do not believe that the Bible has much to say about money and business management. However, there are over 2,300 verses in the Bible about money and possessions. In the New Testament alone, 16 out of Jesus’ 38 parables are about finances, and there are three times more verses in the Bible about money and possessions than love. The aim of this submenu is simply to encourage the Christian entrepreneur to handle money and business the way Jesus would do. The Word of God is an authority on the subject, and the number of verses about money represents its kingdom importance.

My friends and I, in a jovial mood at a gathering a couple of days ago, discussed the recent statistics of the World Health Organisation (WHO) which reported that child mortality rate in developing countries like Nigeria was on the high side. The statistics were confirmed and supported by a doctor friend. I remarked that …

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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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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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We are living in a world where everything is happening fast. Customers expectations have changed, with delays in supplying goods or services no longer acceptable. The old days of “We will get it to you in a few weeks” are gone. Even though not all businesses can offer instant action, most can improve the speed …

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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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Money is one of those things that is often not discussed but it sticks up its thumb in every aspect of our lives. It seems no one tells you anything about it, but it appears all through your life. As a child, you cannot understand why your parents cannot pay your school fees on time …

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In the last discourse, it was stressed that another avenue where businessmen can build a network of people is by attending conferences, seminars, trade shows, trade fairs, exhibitions and workshops that are relevant to their type of business or target market. Some of us attend functions without gaining anything. Some people even have the habit …

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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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I want to write a few things on money/personal finance in 2018. We are in 2018. Yes, that 2018 that you dreamt of is finally here. From my experience of counselling and consulting, when people are setting goals for the year, 70% of what they write down has financial connotations. It is neither good nor …

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