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Reversing the trend

It was a Friday evening, I was sitting in a lovely café restaurant in beautiful Milan. The place was so packed that I ended up having to share a table with another lady who was also a party of one like me.

The business of business

It is quite inspiring to be around people who are pursuing their goal with zeal and energy. It is actually beyond inspiring; it puts a little fire under our own aspirations and gets us going.

A tale of 2 economies

I am in Lagos, Nigeria this week and had the pleasure of reconnecting with friends and colleagues here. Whenever I come here I learn something, often times I have some of the most interesting conversations on all topics. Whether it's politics or literature, Nigeria had some of the leading thinkers and doers. 

When faking it goes wrong

I watched an interesting documentary this week which relates to a young woman who established a huge startup in the medical field.

Defining a woman... 

It is not often that my line of work is part of a social discussion, but these past few months it has been the case.

Your text is your bond?

I, like millions of people with a phone, use many of the messaging applications to keep in touch with family, communicate with colleagues for work and much more.

Is it or isn’t it…African?

There has been a big debate concerning the “nationality” of a large technology company that is preparing to get listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). Let me start from the beginning.

Living in a time of climate change

I am in Cairo this week and the hotel I am staying in is right by the Nile River. Boats with all types of Mlights and loud music going up and down give this River that’s the livelihood of many a beautiful color.

The future is right…

I was listening to a podcast on the topic of left and right brain people. The brain is has to main sides and research has shown that the role of these two sides differs.