Social Media and Customer Service
SOCIAL media, the interaction between people through the Internet, through web 2.0 configurations and programmes is in full swing. At least, as far as many of the social media websites and many of the newer versions of software - browsers, smart phones and the like - are concerned. It has been hyped, pushed, used, improved…
Just the Touch of a Screen
IF you have ever used a smartphone, then you know about using your fingers to navigate the screens. Whether watching the news anchors use them on TV news or noticing that teachers are using touch displays in their classrooms, it seems that replacing the computer mouse in this way is not only stylish, but it is simple and convenient. With touch screen technology, you can do anything from ordering postage at the local post office, to making choices on a computer screen at the local museum, to searching the internet.
Leadership is not a Title
THE receptionist can have a leadership mindset about his or her roles and responsibilities or they can just wait to be told what to do and when and how. The president can have a leadership mindset or stay in a reactionary mode waiting for things to change or get better. Leadership is about leading not waiting. Yes, leadership can have management responsibilities, but real leadership is about a personal vision to excel regardless of roles or responsibilities. Here are a few things to consider when it comes to leading as a function of your position - whatever it is:
In association with TRIPPLEA ASSOCIATES LIMIED
Chalcedony School is a co-educational institution founded out of a need to provide quality and comprehensive education for students. The mission of the school is to cultivate in students, a passion for learning, confidence and a capacity for independent thinking in a peaceful, loving and focused environment using world-class resources and techniques delivered by seasoned professionals. The School Head, Mrs. Gbemi Olowokere is a thoroughbred professional who is passionate about developing children. Mrs. Olowookere took us through the journey to where they are now in this interview with ABIODUN FAWUMI.
Edo politics: PDP not an option
FOR the first time in the last 16 years, there is a new realignment in the country’s political system. It is the first time control would be wrested from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
An impassioned plea to save our youths (1)
Our youths have been entrusted to us and we have to secure and safeguard their futures. Let us “stop the rot” and save our children. The alternative is that they will become so dehumanized and callous and their actions in later years would be far worse than their forebears.
Beyond the euphoria of electoral victory
THE All Progressives Congress (APC), no doubt, can do with some euphoria, some victory dance in the aftermath of their victory in the March 28 presidential election.
Managed float system: CBN lies again
BEHIND us are the elections to the arms of government that are vested with authority to ordinarily shape the economy for the better.
The 2014 National Conference: Looking back, looking forward
THE truth is that we cannot find solutions unless we bid within a common morality. Not a benign one for you and yours, and a pernicious one for others. Assuredly, we can change Nigeria into a liveable space of happy, unafraid, determined, free, loving and creative people instead of having a world that is flat, one-dimensional; a world of only one colour one kind of music, one religion or ideology, in which people have to act against their better selves in order to survive the debilities of so called market forces that have forces but no markets for jobs acceptable to honest citizens.
World Bank lauds Bayelsa's mid-term economic report
THE World Bank Technical Assistance Mission under the Bayelsa State-World Bank Partnership, has commended the state government for preparing a mid-year budget execution report that comprehensively captured the fiscal developments and the short and medium-term strategy. The initiative was scripted to address the development of a new internal audit strategy, detailed chart of accounts and revised finance control and management Act.