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Un-Clutter Your Day

Do less and achieve more – starting today. Adopt some of these easy habits to make it happen.

Success tends to create clutter: more meetings, more projects, more decisions, more items on your to-do list. But often doing more can mean achieving less.

That’s why subtraction can be the best addition, especially when you streamline your workday and, in the process, your professional life.

Instead of doing a total professional makeover, the easiest way is to start small.

Try a few of these:
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Gauging 2013 Nigeria


It’s New Year Day 2013. Various stakeholders peer into the mint New Year and express significant optimism on its prospects for the Nigerian state, notwithstanding the multi-hued crises of the preceding 2012. This write-up gauges and presents a montage of positions by experts and ordinary folks. Continue reading

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Come 2013, Organise Your Finances

In 48 hours from now, the yuletide will be over and you will be in a New Year. Little wonder, January is always considered a tough month financially and many are simply at a loss on how to survive the dry month without having to go borrowing. What do you do?

Create a budget

If you are serious about organising your finances you must start by creating a budget, including your incomes and expenditures. This helps you first understand the amount of disposable income that your salary produces each month. Make sure that all of the information included in your budget is accurate. This way, your budget has a greater chance of succeeding.

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Must-have Job Skills in 2013 By Ruth Mantell

The ability to quickly respond to an employer’s changing needs will be important next year as organizations try to respond nimbly to customers.

Even as employers remain cautious next year about every dollar spent on employees, they’ll also want workers to show greater skills and results. Continue reading

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Value and Volume up at NSE

The volume of shares traded on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) appreciated by 60 per cent on Tuesday, with turnover also growing by 176.21million shares.

Investors exchanged 472.01 million shares worth N3.8billion in 4,978 deals.

This was against the 295.80 million shares valued at N2.1 billion traded in 5,180 deals on Monday. Continue reading

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NSE Kick starts market-making process

The management of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has concluded arrangements to hold a market-wide workshop on September 11, 2012 as part of activities marking the kick-off of its Market Making initiative.

This initiative will formally commence September 18, 2012 on the Nigerian bourse. Continue reading

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Nigerian Capital Market: Urgent Need For Bail-out!

As the country’s capital market approaches the last quarter of 2012, many operators have expressed worry over Federal Government’s delay in rolling out the intervention initiative it promised the capital market to stimulate confidence in the sector.

The market community had long awaited government’s promise forbearance package to stockbrokers as part of measures to stimulate confidence in the Nigerian capital market and increase liquidity. Continue reading

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