This week, SuccessDigest looks at the Agric sector focusing on the ever inherent opportunities in cassava – a crop which Nigeria produces more than any other country in the world. But why is our cassava primarily produced for food, especially in the form of garri, lafun and fufu with little or no use in the agribusiness sector as an industrial raw material?
Husbands should love their wives as Christ loved the church. Ephesians 5:25, 28, 29, Titus 2:4 - Wives should love their husbands.
This article is designed to show you how to get corporate sponsorships for your business, ideas, books, events, etc.
At the just concluded SuccessDigest Enterprise Awards, (SDEA) 2013, where Jimoh Ibrahim (OFR) was also inducted into the SDEA Hall of Fame, attendees got more than they bargained for when the business mogul took to the rostrum to deliver his keynote address which became a high level business lecture on company acquisition.....readmore
“Everyone can rise above their circumstances and achieve success if they are dedicated to and passionate about what they do.
Know Your Key People And Treat Them Well
Having been in business continuously for 23 years, and having worked with different people at different levels in my business, I consider the tips I'm sharing with you on this subject as the very best of its kind you can get anywhere.
This week’s story from SuccessDigest is on how Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises [MSMEs] can get funds to grow their businesses. We looked at it from the viewpoint of entrepreneurs in this category who have made use of funds from microfinance banks to grow their businesses successfully. As usual, it is an on-the-field business research story you can hardly get elsewhere. We hope you learn from it.
He is arguably the father of the American petroleum industry. In his heydays he was the richest man in the world and the head of Standard Oil Company (the forerunner of Esso/Exxon). John D.
Is there anything happening that our Creator does not know about? I doubt that. If it be so, then we should be careful for nothing. And if I say we should be careful for nothing that does not imply that we should be careless with our lives. For instance, there is no denying the fact that if anybody jumps in front of a moving vehicle or train, it will surely crush them.
There are three key components in a successful business. Just three. They're 1] great idea; 2] great team of employees to turn the idea into a product or service and 3] great marketing and selling [creating demand and delivering the goods to eager customers].
Every startup needs a dreamer. It's a motivating force in creating the company from day one and a sustaining force every day after. Most CEOs and founders have this characteristic, but it's not exclusive to management. The dreamer inspires, excites, and leads the company from a sky-high view.
YouTube is undoubtedly the world’s largest video sharing website with hundreds of millions of people watching its videos daily.
Word-of-mouth advertising is important for every business, as each happy customer can steer dozens of new ones your way. And it's one of the most credible forms of advertising because a person puts their reputation on the line every time they make a recommendation and that person has nothing to gain but the appreciation of those who are listening.
It is a state of mind that desires strongly things that other people have.
"Yeah, I can do it!" That joyful and exhilarating scream erupted from inside of me as I finished reading Napoleon Hill's perennial bestselling book, Think And Grow Rich. This was December 1983. And, for the first time in my life, I dared to dream of becoming an entrepreneur.
Beyond making money in cultivation, harvesting and marketing of fresh products in agriculture, this week’s edition of SucessDigest looks at the equally wealth creating potential of the post harvest activities of processing and storage.
Henry Ford’s breakthrough has changed the world of road transportation. Ford’s success also bloated his ego to the point that he did not listen to some of his key lieutenants.
Everybody is striving to become somebody in life, no doubt. It is nice to be important, but it is more important to be nice.
When Nigeria stood the risk of being banned by FIFA for an alleged age falsification charge against goalkeeper Abiodun Baruwa in 1996, my company, Complete Communications Limited, perhaps one of the few companies with the most committed and loyal staff in the whole world, was the vehicle God used to avert what could've been the greatest football disaster in the country's history.
Employee engagement is a workplace approach designed to ensure that employees are committed to their organisation’s goals and values, motivated to contribute to organisational success, and are able at the same time to enhance their own sense of wellbeing.
If you get it right, there is plenty of money involved in wholesale distribution of the fast moving products of great companies in Nigeria. This week, SuccessDigest continues to show you how to get involved having broached the issues in a recent edition where great products of nine companies were showcased.
Are you a jealous spouse, or are you suffering from your mate’s jealous behavior? No matter which side of this dilemma you find yourself this write-up will greatly help you. First, I would like to address the jealous spouse and attempt to explain why you are jealous and how to deal with this problem.
EVERY one of us has one hurdle or the other in our lives that we want to scale over. Your hurdle may be different from mine. Your hurdle may be looking for a good job while mine is getting the right type of person to do a particular job for me. Whatever it is that stands between us and what we desire is a hurdle. And unless we jump over them, we cannot make good progress.
7 years ago, I left a church I was with as a resident pastor to start my company and also launch an outreach ministry. I had nothing except the expertise I have developed over the years. I didn’t have a website or business cards and I definitely didn’t have testimonials to show prospective clients.
It is amazing how the Internet has made it possible for anyone to generate income right from the comfort of their home.
The order of life goes like this: From (being a) baby to toddler, toddler to adolescent, adolescent to adult. We become a husband/wife then God-willing, a parent.
SOMEONE asked me an interesting question at one of my seminars: “Can success be guaranteed in every venture one undertakes?” He was a middle-aged man who obviously has had some struggle coping with life's ups and downs.
Several young men and women are willing to launch into the business world, but they often start out underfunded. This tends to make them smaller at the outset and grow more slowly.
Oscar Ofoegbu, a native of Anambra state in the Eastern region of Nigeria, travels to Dubai twice a month to buy shoes and slippers, which she resells to local retailers in the Nigerian city of Enugu. She explains the simple steps to starting out in shoe business in this article.
The growth of a business does not diminish the need for funding to, for example, introduce new products or services; expand into new markets; hire or contract additional help; expand facilities or purchase new equipment and machinery. While it can be quite tough getting the loan, managing it effectively to keep the business on the growth path consistently, is equally challenging.