Monday, May 23, 2022
Aggressive competitiveness is the motor that powers the business world. As it accelerates on a daily basis, enormous pressure is put on leaders of organizations and institutions to constantly improve performance and increase output. Success is as fleeting as last year’s annual report. As one milestone is achieved, the...
the journey of Kwabena Agyei AgyepongMany Ghanaians would be familiar with the glorious Ing. Kwabena Adjei Agyepong, having served as Press Secretary and spokesperson of former President John Kufuor from 2001 to 2006. He was the youngest of 17 aspirants who contested for the New Patriotic Party’s (NPP)...
Rand Merchant Bank (RMB), the corporate and investment banking arm of FirstRand Group of which First National Bank is a member, is actively involved in the African power landscape across the continent.From gas projects in Nigeria and Ghana, to large scale utility investment and supporting Independent Power Producers (IPPs)...
“The most dangerous aspect is that when GMO and hybrid seeds are planted and they start producing flowers, the flowers are able to cross-pollinate organic seeds (African seeds) and turn them into GMO seeds. In the process, the GMO cross-pollinated seeds develop GMO or terminator genes to stop African...
Ageing is a natural phenomenon that inevitably happens to all of us. Whether you are on the face of it - ageless or proudly accepting your grey hair - time inescapably passes, leaving us older.Notwithstanding, this next stage of one’s life will be incredible if approached with an open...
The surprisingly challenging path of leading beyond egoLast week we uncovered the one trait that most business leaders around the world have in common: The inherent behavior of leading others with our egos at the forefront. We highlighted how this tendency is such a widely accepted norm in business...
Last Sunday while seated for lunch, I asked my 3 sons: "What advice would you give a friend about how to become a more confident speaker?"The eldest carefully studied his plate of aroni rice and chicken stew.After a few seconds he said: "Focus on the now. The present is...
"Remember that failure is an event, not a person." - Zig ZiglarThis is what one expert says which proves my firm belief that working with ethics is the true pillar of banking success:The four pillars of ethics in bankingIt is evident that ethics in banking is of supreme...
Sovereign and credit ratings are not new. They date as far back as 1906 when Standard Statistics was formed as a company with a mandate of rating municipal bonds, publishing corporate bonds and sovereign debts. In 1941, Standard Statistics merged with Poor’s Publishing to form what is known today...
Corruption er? Hmmm! I have this feeling that everyone is corrupt o, except you. The only person who is not corrupt is the one who is swimming in the swimming pool. Suddenly he feels like passing gas and he comes out of the swimming pool, enters the washroom, drops...
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