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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.

Research has shown that the population of the unemployed in Nigeria and indeed the world over are becoming higher by the day. According to Adeolu Akinyemi, author of How to Get Your Dream Job, the factors to consider when looking for a job are: Relevance of the job Ambience Remuneration, and Growth opportunities. The job …

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May he give you the desire of your heart and make all your plans succeed (2 Chronicles 15:7). Visualising your future is a challenging but exciting opportunity for you to define the future you wish to create. If you don’t establish a vision for your life, you will probably drift along and let others make …

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Setting your business up so that someone will want to buy it involves looking at your business from the perspective of a prospective buyer from day one. What are potential investors looking for? The obvious answer is that they want to make a return on the money they plan to invest in your business. Below …

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A discovery was made about the pine caterpillar. When several of them are arranged in a circle on a plate, they have the habit of fooling themselves endlessly. In a particular instance, a food was placed at the centre of the plate, but the caterpillars continued to follow themselves until they all died. Likewise, in business, …

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I have discovered that many of us are specially blessed with great ideas and could become great entrepreneurs if only we could work on the spirit of fear and procrastination that hinders us from acting to actualise our dream business. My mentor made it clear to me that the parable of Option B as a …

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A memorandum (or memo for short) is a written message, which is used within an organisation to convey information. The memo is important in keeping the different parts of an organisation in touch. It is a very effective way of communicating because it is a written record of the information and can be referred to …

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“Suppose one of you wants to build a tower. Won’t you first sit down and estimate the cost to see if you have enough money to complete it?” Luke 14: 28 (NIV) It is the dream of every person to be financially independent, and one obvious way to achieve this independence is to own a …

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“People suddenly know how to use money when there is none left.”  ― Bangambiki Habyarimana, The Great Pearl of Wisdom People say a fool with money is one big endless party till the cash runs out, unless you are El Chapo, the Mexican drug king. Planning for your future, financially, may sound ridiculous in your 20’s and 30’s but, as the years go …

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Luke 16:2 King James Version (KJV) 2 And he called him, and said unto him, How is it that I hear this of thee? Give an account of thy stewardship; for thou mayest be no longer steward. The knowledge of basic accounting process is very important for small and medium enterprises (SMEs). Whether your business is …

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Employee to Entrepreneur

Many of us cannot but help celebrate the achievements of some notable Nigerians like Jim Ovia of Zenith Bank, Seye Kehinde of City People, Fola Adeola of Guaranty Trust Bank, Otunba Adeola of FCMB Group, and other successful entrepreneurs. These set of people are motivators and the special species of business owners who the aspiring …

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