Leadership: How to be effective in managing people

Managing people is a tricky endeavour. Humans are complex and diverse. An effective manager of people is one who can get his/her people to respond appropriately to get goals accomplished without leaving those people worse than he started with. As a matter of fact, an effective manager leaves people better than he met them. In this article, I want to address the emotional intelligence aspect of managing people. Come with me. The effective manager must…

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Samuel Ufot Ekekere: Climb on to the stage of life

There is a natural instinct in us that craves for that opportunity to be the one all eyes are directed towards. If you think otherwise, you will be lying. No one entirely loves the very quiet life away from others. We find ourselves with the impulse to conquer, to be the one giving the rules and having others watch or marvel at how well we perform. This is the reason why we have quite a…

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What kind of dreamer are you?

Different people react to different situations in different ways. Everyone dreams. Or better put, everyone has dreams. When it comes to dreams, there are basically four different ways people react to them. Group A: These people have dreams. But they are like, “This seems difficult.“ They dismiss their dreams because they are complacent and comfortable with the way things are with them. Their dreams die in their minds. Group B: When these people have dreams,…

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No Resolutions For Me – Ruth @Olurounbi

“Ruth, what are your New Year resolutions?” a friend asked me. I answered with “I don’t have any.” That was probably the most incredulous thing she’s ever heard in response to that question, considering the look on her face. For three years now, I have resolved not to have a new year resolution. Instead, I have been, like I do every month, putting together a catalogue of experiences I’d love to have. I find that…

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