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Leads International companies and motivated individuals to success by providing them clear, actionable steps that produce results quickly.

7 Confessions That Saved Me From The Dark Side Of Leadership

I’d love to say that my leadership journey has been perfect and that ever since I stepped into my first leadership role, I was successful, but that would just be an out and out lie.

Not only have I made my fair share of mistakes, but I have probably also made enough to cover for several […]

By |December 29th, 2017|Leadership Secrets|0 Comments

10 Common Mistakes That Prevent Success

When you look at the statistics for failure the numbers are staggering!

70 percent of projects, 80 percent of first business and whopping 95 percent of product launches fail to meet their target. Many of these failures happen for the same reasons. Reasons which can be easily avoided if you take a little bit of care and […]

By |December 29th, 2017|Leadership Mantra|0 Comments

7 Reasons Why Entrepreneurs Should Be Looking At Nigeria

7 Reasons Why Entrepreneurs Should Be Looking At Nigeria
When you hear “Nigeria” many thoughts run through your mind. You begin to think of every possible reason why that name seems to evoke some emotion in those that hear it; for better or for worse. 
Many have come to associate the name of the most populous black […]

By |December 19th, 2017|Leadership Secrets|0 Comments

Five Things My Father Taught Me That I Never Learnt In School

You spend ten to fifteen years studying and gathering an education and learning the skills that are supposed to land you the jobs that will help you create the life you want.

The only problem with that is, the formal education doesn’t really teach you about mindset, dealing with people or about how to react in […]

By |December 18th, 2017|Leadership Values|0 Comments

Top 10 Skills You Need To Have To Thrive in 2018

Ever since I started work, way back in 1985 the pace of change has always been one of the challenges that people have to face in order to remain competitive in the workforce.

The rate of change seems to have increased year on year and it doesn’t look like it’s going to be slowing down anytime […]

By |December 18th, 2017|Leadership Secrets|0 Comments

The Importance of Having Mentors

I  started to create a course on leadership and influence for Udemy, and it got me thinking about my influences and wondering who had had the biggest impact on my career.

Recently I’ve written about my father, and what he taught me about life, dealing with people and how to act and react to situations.

This had […]

By |December 17th, 2017|Leadership Mantra|0 Comments

How to Create a Positive Work Environment

How to Create a Positive Work Environment
A company is only as good as its employees. If you have unproductive, unengaged staff, you can guarantee their attitude and approach to work will be reflected in your products and services. Every employer who wants to flourish and grow must learn how to create a positive work environment.
Workplace […]

By |December 16th, 2017|Leadership Mantra|0 Comments

Beyond The PayRise: How Great Leaders Recognize and Reward Employees

How Great Leaders Recognize and Reward Employees
Pay raises are helpful, but they may not be the biggest motivator to keep your amazing team members on the right track. Money is helpful, but in the grand scheme of things, it’s temporary. Your employees want to reach larger goals and achieve more valuable things. Great leaders […]

By |December 16th, 2017|Guest, Leadership Mantra|0 Comments

The Worst Manager I Ever Worked For

I’ve written lots of articles about the good and bad qualities which can impact how leaders can be perceived, their influence and the success that they can achieve.  Today I thought I would write an article about the worst manager I ever worked for, to give a real-life example of the impacts that bad management […]

By |December 10th, 2017|Leadership Mantra|0 Comments

Start of My Leadership Journey

One of the most common questions I get asked is, “what was it that got you interested in leadership, what started your leadership journey and why?”

It might seem hard to believe, but my first experience, and what I believe to be one of my defining experiences happened when I was just ten years old, and […]

By |December 9th, 2017|Leadership Mantra|0 Comments