Advantages and Disadvantages of Direct Real Estate Investments

First things first, what is real estate? The most basic definition of real estate I can give is that real estate is a piece of land with bricks and mortar. However, we can fancy this definition up and say, real estate is considered to be buildings and buildable land. This is a tangible asset that [...]

15 Digital Quotes For Blogging Success

15 Digital Quotes For Blogging Success

All quotes are accredited to activecampaign.com who originally compiled them “Content is fire; social media is gasoline.” – Jay Baer“Quit counting fans, followers, and blog subscribers like bottle caps.Think instead about what you’re hoping to achieve with and through the community that actually cares about what you’re doing.” – Amber Naslund“Don’t say anything online that you wouldn’t [...]

What is a Leader?

What is a Leader?

For the longest time in my life, this is a question that has always bothered me, I have been looking for the answer for so long without getting any closure. You find when I was in Lower Six, a few friends of mine and I started the school newspaper club, this is in 1999 when we had to write down the articles on paper, ask one of the day scholars to take the articles to town and get someone to type the articles for us. To pay the typist we had to organise cake sales and host a few functions to make the project sustainable.

Rest If You Must………….

Rest If You Must………….

I have had a very busy week and I am very very tired. I am really thankful that its Friday. Its quite logical really, when someone came up with the calendar, they slotted the weekend in because they knew that people needed to rest besides the fact that God also told them to put in a day of rest. It was actually an exciting week when one considers, my highlights;

Be a person of value

Be a person of value

From the moment we are born, it’s a race, it’s a race in this game called Survival of the Fittest. Have you ever noticed how parents are always bragging, “My baby is the smartest baby in any room”, “ Mine is the best pooper, great digestive system this one”, “Mine can walk upside down”...”Up side [...]

Burn The Boats

Burn The Boats

"A pioneer and his crew travelled to an unknown island. When they got there, the pioneer ordered his men to remove everything from the boat. After the boat was clean he ordered his men to burn the boat" this is the summary of a story I read in Think and Grow Rich. After further research, it gets attributed to Spanish conquistador Hernán Cortés who ordered his men to burn the boat when they got to the battlefield.

What keeps women from dominating the workplace?

What keeps women from dominating the workplace?

I recently read that women do not get ahead in the workplace as much as men because they fail to self promote. And that got me wandering whether society has much to do with this. This is something I rarely like to admit but truth be told, society is generally patriarchal, men have the final say in the house, in the companies and in governments.