Assertive communication for success
An assertive person is confident and direct in dealing with others. Assertive communications promote fairness and equality in human interactions, based on a positive sense of respect for self and others.
Sheri Hamilton, COO leverages on the power of effective communication
How do you manage a category 5 hurricane like Grant Cardone all day, every day, 24/7? You need some serious organisational muscle,” Sheri Hamilton laughs. Sheri brings almost 30 years of corporate operational experience to her executive role in Grant Cardone’s Enterprise of companies. Reflecting on how their working relationship came to be, she explains,…
Communicating better with your spouse - Part 1
One of the greatest, but often ignored challenges marriages face is incessant arguments and quarrels borne out of either a breakdown in communication or the inability to communicate effectively. The marriage that was once sweet, full of courtesy and understanding suddenly becomes a battlefield of words and sometimes of fists. Truth be told, communication doesn’t…
5 Times A Text Message Is Better Than A Phone Call
Although there are many disadvantages to using a text message as a way to communicate instead of a phone call, text messages also have their own advantages over a phone call. Find below five times you can send a text message instead of calling. When you are finding it hard to be clear When you…
Evidence of wrong relationship 2019 - Part 15
A relationship where there is no compatibility: it is usually said that opposite attracts, but the Bible, in Amos 3:3, tells us that two cannot walk together, except they are in agreement. Lack of compatibility can be a major problem in any relationship. Indeed, it is of one of the common reasons for divorce today.…
Why Nigeria must deploy brand, communication experts to boost reputation
Ikem Okuhu is a journalist with a bias for brands and marketing reportage. His love for the media and brands made him resign from jobs at ExxonMobil, United Bank for Africa (UBA) and Ecobank Nigeria where he headed the External Relations Unit. His company Reliks Media Limited, birthed brands and marketing magazine, BRANDish.
Ofurum-Omeike on Raising Smarter Kids
Ogechi Ofurum-Omeike is the author of Raising Smarter Kids, a book that aims to address the gaps in parenting. “With the current innovations in the technological space and the role of artificial intelligence in making the world smarter...
Mental health: Advocate, experts task parents on communication with children
Damilola Agbola, a mental health advocate and sufferer of schizophrenia, (a mental health condition) characterised by abnormal interpretation of reality has called on parents to bridge the communication gap with their wards to avert the menace of diverse social vices like bad peer influence and drug abuse, among others.
How to handle conflicts in the home - Part 2
Today scriptures make a classic study on how to resolve issues in the home. Abigail was married to Nabal (meaning fool) and David and his armed men were on the way to teach Nabal a lesson for breach of the agreement.
World Radio Day: Experts highlight community radio as tool for development
As the world marks the World Radio Day today, communication experts have advocated for more focus on radio, particularly community radio, as a tool for development and fostering of peace and unity. In his message to mark this year’s celebration, which is themed ‘Dialogue, Tolerance and Peace,’ the United Nations Secretary General, Antonio…
Averting crisis through effective communication
We are living witnesses to various crises in the country, especially triggered by ethno-religious conflicts and socio-political sentiments which could have been prevented through crisis communication strategies. At a recent training workshop organised by the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture, it was discovered that there is no way one can talk about crisis communication…