GOKE ILESANMI

Entrepreneurship

Implementing business plan and strategy in your workplace

By Goke Ilesanmi Planning is very critical to business success. So also is strategy. In short, these two words are believed to be interchangeable or at least go together like Siamese twins. Little wonder that we have the phrase “strategic planning”. What is a business plan? A business plan is a formal document that articulates …

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Enhancing performance with high expectations

By Goke Ilesanmi Economic performance is the basic function and contribution of any business enterprise, and the major purpose of its establishment. To achieve economic performance and results, a lot of (hard) work is required, and the work has to be thought through and done with direction, method and purpose. Peter Drucker, a renowned business …

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Embracing ethics and creativity management in your firm

  By Goke Ilesanmi   Every day, managers and employees need to make decisions that have moral implications. And those decisions affect their company and shareholders. Conducting business in an ethical manner is the responsibility of everyone in an organisation for legal and business reasons. And as a manager, it is important to understand your …

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Creative approach to entrepreneurial empowerment

By Goke Ilesanmi Contrary to the academic notion that successful entrepreneurship begins with possession of viable and innovative ideas, it logically starts with having entrepreneurial or millionaire mentality, followed by having a core desire and identifying one’s specific entrepreneurial personality before considering possession of viable ideas.

Fundamentals of entrepreneurial success

By Goke Ilesanmi  Stakeholders have continued to blame the high rate of unemployment in this country on our school curricula that are not tailored towards making students entrepreneurs after graduation. Consequently, most times, graduates that even want to venture into self-employment or entrepreneurship after a long search for jobs do not know where to start …

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Employing Modern Language of Competition

One word that is very critical and often misconstrued in business circles is “competition”. “Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English” (2005 edition) defines “competition” as “a situation in which people or organisations try to be more successful than other people or organisations”. Probably as a result of rigid and negative interpretation of this definition by people …

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