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Chioma Nnani: Business is not a Shakira Song
26-10-2015 | 12:30:00
So, at the end of September 2015, I launched my blogazine. Prior to that I'd made a conscious decision to stop blogging for a while, because the platform I'd been using was a free one – in other words, it wasn't mine. Meaning I had no control over a lot of things.
Chioma Nnani: The Nigerian Business Mindset – a real piece of work
01-10-2015 | 11:12:00
Nigeria is a place where people who can see opportunities in problems and even hilarious situations, can and will thrive. As long as someone needs it, or can be convinced that they do, they will buy it.
Chioma Nnani: Remembering my First Job in England
17-09-2015 | 13:50:00
While it's true that some people abuse the civility and kindness of their employers, it is also a fact that your employees are some of the most crucial assets of your business. If your employees are liabilities, you're a terrible businessperson.
Chioma Nnani: Ego for Hire
07-09-2015 | 09:55:00
There's this (rather unfortunate) thing that a lot of Nigerian business-owners do in an attempt to prove to themselves and to others how successful they are. They get office space that they cannot afford.
Chioma Nnani: Mirror Mirror on the Wall – Who stole my Customer?
25-08-2015 | 10:54:00
As is 'customary', people accuse others of 'stealing my customer'. In Nigeria, voodoo is always the alleged tool of stealing customers. It's hilarious. It's never anything to do with your attitude, or the fact that your services are below par … or just horrendous.
Chioma Nnani: What’s God got to do with Business?
20-08-2015 | 12:16:00
In a previous guest-blog post here, I mentioned how that Nigeria is a hyper-religious place, and how that is definitely not a compliment. From a socio-political point of view, it is ridiculous. From a commercial one, it is even worse.
Chioma Nnani: Lost Opportunities in the Abuja Market
04-08-2015 | 09:50:00
Anyone who's been to Abuja knows that it's what some call an effizy place. That's a way of saying appearances matter more than substance. Personally, I find some of it laughable. But it's very difficult to laugh at the lost business opportunities inflicted by the 'appearance over substance' mentality.