Success is made up of 1% dreams and 99% hard work

TOE

At the age of 20, did you envisage your current self? At the age of 20 I was still on the university campus thinking of parties and academic course work rather than thinking of entrepreneurship! But let’s just say that my life has been filled with a lot of interesting experiences. Deciding to study economics […]

My Keynote Speech at the 2021 Institute Of Directors (IOD) Annual Conference

TOE

On Tuesday, 23rd November, I had the honour of giving the keynote speech at the 2021 IOD Annual Conference, a flagship event attended by captains of industry and directors of both private and public sector institutions. I found the theme ‘Creating the Future: Deepening Corporate Governance Practice Through Multi-Sectoral and Multi-Generational Collaborations’, quite instructive and […]

“They had a National Mainframe” – Quote of the Week

This week, I would like to highlight these searing points made by the Governor of Abia State, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu. In a recent interview, he applauded the leadership of the President of Rwanda, Paul Kagame. He highlighted the need for Nigeria to identify and adopt a national narrative – a mainframe that will spur growth […]

I believe in luck because I’m a product of it

Tony Elumelu

When I started my career, I got a job I applied for despite not meeting the advertised criteria. That was luck at play, but I also believed that I was good enough to make a difference, so I offered myself. Luck was what made my boss at the time read my application letter. Leaders must […]