How leaders conquer fears

December 19, 2016 Sulaimon Olanrewaju

Leadership is quite exciting. It is a platform to transform people and situations through quality service. It is an opportunity to impact lives through the impartation of inspiration and encouragement. But as rewarding as leadership […]

Leaders and excuses

December 12, 2016 Sulaimon Olanrewaju

Excuse is the tombstone of excellence, the incinerator of talents, the furnace of creativity and the cemetery of greatness. It is the avenue for replacing the acme with the nadir, trading the sublime for the […]

Leaders and resourcefulness

December 4, 2016 Sulaimon Olanrewaju

Leaders deploy resources to get results. However, without being resourceful, there is a ceiling to what a leader can hope to achieve with the resources at his beck and call. Without resourcefulness, leadership could be […]

Trump: Lessons for leaders

November 14, 2016 Sulaimon Olanrewaju

Love him or loathe him, one incontestable fact about Mr. Donald Trump, United States of America’s president-elect who defeated Mrs Hilary Clinton in the presidential election held on Tuesday, November 8, 2016, is that he […]

The leader and office politics

October 24, 2016 Sulaimon Olanrewaju

Man is a political animal, so opines Aristotle. The import of this is that wherever there is an assemblage of people, politics comes alive because jockeying becomes unavoidable. Therefore, politics is at play in the […]

Building sustainable businesses

August 29, 2016 Sulaimon Olanrewaju

The Director, Membership Service and Public Relations of the Nigerian Association of Small and Medium Enterprises (NASME), Mr. Nerus Ekezie, recently said that 65 per cent of new businesses in Nigeria die within the first […]

The CEO’s most important task

August 22, 2016

The chief executive officer is an appointee of the board of directors. So, he reports to the board and makes the directors’ expectations his focal point so as to have a successful tenure. Since a […]

How leaders build confidence

August 8, 2016 Sulaimon Olanrewaju

No matter how gifted, passionate, visionary or energetic a leader is, there is a ceiling to what he can solely accomplish. A leader achieves much more than his individual capacity through collaboration with others. This […]

Leaders and power of influence

August 1, 2016 Sulaimon Olanrewaju

Influence is the essence of leadership. Leaders influence others to achieve a predetermined goal. They influence the outcome of a process by providing guidance, support, motivation, inspiration and direction to those they collaborate with. Leadership […]