You might have read it almost all over the internet -and in several books- that you will need at least 10.000 hours of experience in learning a new skill in a new area of expertise. And unfortunately, people keep reading and repeating that hugely erroneous peace of misinformation. So, what...
First National Bank has appointed Hannah Annobil-Acquah as Head of Retail Banking. Hannah brings on board a wealth of experience in retail banking, having worked in various functions in the sector for over a decade. Until her appointment, Mrs. Annobil-Acquah was Head, Personal Markets at Stanbic Bank Ghana Limited, where she...
The Ghana Standards Authority (GSA), under the auspices of the Ministry of Trade and Industry, has called for strict enforcement of legislations on second-hand goods such as handkerchiefs, underpants, mattresses and sanitary-ware. A statement from the GSA reminded all importers and the general public that Legislative Instruments (L.I. 1586) of...
Recent research suggests that married women are more likely to be successful entrepreneurs than single women. The assumption is that, because married women – or women with partners – have more financial support and help with family and household responsibilities, the pressure and demands of starting a business are easier...
 The Guinness Osagyefo Campaign earned Vizeum Ghana, together with the Dentsu Aegis Network Sub-Saharan Africa Hub team and Guinness Ghana, two Leader Awards.  An African media first, the teams were awarded the Leader Awards in the Mobile Marketing and Social Media categories at the Assegai Integrated Marketing Awards which...
Aliko Dangote of Nigeria, the richest person in Africa for the seventh year in a row. Buoyed by rising stock markets and commodity prices, Africa's billionaires are collectively wealthier than a year ago. The 23 billionaires that Forbes found in Africa – up from 21 billionaires last year -- are...
....Commits to 100% climate screening for all Bank financed projects The African Development Bank achieved a 100% investment in renewable energy in 2017, a major landmark in its commitment to clean energy and efficiency. Power generation projects with a cumulative 1,400 megawatts exclusively from renewables were approved during the year, with...
A few weeks ago - in our December 21st article (https://thebftonline.com/business/the-net-promoter-score-nps-what-is-it), we have talked about NPS (Net Promoter Score) as the de facto standard for measuring Customer Loyalty. In 2008, the CCC (Customer Contact Leadership Council) a division of the Corporate Executive Board (CEB is now part of Gartner) created...
Notwithstanding our best intentions, it’s almost the end of the year and most of us haven’t run a marathon or fixed those uncanny challenges of businesses. 2017 is on its way out, and while much remains the same a lot has changed for the better. What has changed in...
First National Bank has appointed Hannah Annobil-Acquah as Head of Retail Banking. Hannah brings on board a wealth of experience in retail banking, having worked in various functions in the sector for over a decade. Until her appointment, Mrs. Annobil-Acquah was Head, Personal Markets at Stanbic Bank Ghana Limited, where she...