“People Are Our Most Valued Asset”. How often do you hear this statement? Trust virtually everywhere you go. Every organization loves to appear to the outside world that they believe in, invest in and take proper care of people within it. But in reality, what they do is the reverse.Continue Reading

“I don’t know why exactly I’m paying this guy”, lamented a CEO. He has a good heart, and he believes the pay should be commensurate to the services rendered or actual work done. But he believes this ‘guy’ is just not doing enough to deserve the kind of money heContinue Reading

Empirical research has shown that we spend more than 70% of our waking hours working. It is therefore important that you know where, and especially where not, to put your energy. I offer you three (3) of such places: 1.    A company/employer you do not LIKE. It all starts andContinue Reading

It is commonly said that humans are the greatest assets to any organization – be it a company or a country. But I think the statement is grossly incomplete. My rendition would be: The Right Humans Are the Greatest Assets!  How do I mean? A successful organization is not builtContinue Reading

Growing up, I hear the elders say, “Give honour to whom it is due!” I used to think this is the norm till I began to search into human behaviours, especially as it relates to work. I discovered that Fela Kuti’s Monkey dey work, Baboon dey shop is not applicableContinue Reading

Dogs are a very wonderful breed of animals that so much can be learnt from them. When they are puppies, they are docile and friendly. This gives them the avenue to get used to the owner and other people in the house. As they grow older, however, they tend toContinue Reading

One of the main challenges of adolescents is that they are in a transition: they know they should leave where they used to be and move up to some higher calling, but they are not exactly sure what it is they want, and where exactly they are going. Their rolesContinue Reading

Roll Back. Take out some time to think through how it all started. Ask yourself some heart-searching questions: why did I take up this job in the first place? What where the plans I had from the onset for taking this job? What attracted me to this organization? What qualityContinue Reading

When someone doesn’t have any work (usually job!) to do, he seems depressed, dejected and devastated. He feels something dying in him though he is alive. He hears something crying in him for expression. Rick Warren said: “Impression without Expression equals Depression”. Therefore, the greatest privilege of humanity is theContinue Reading

Innate in each person is the desire for freedom. The broadest definition of freedom (as I think or observe) to an average worker is doing what you like, when you like, how you like, with whom you like, and still get the results that you like. Wow! Freedom indeed. ButContinue Reading