We live in a world where everybody wants to look attractive, beautiful and something different from others. In order to do this, people do different things such as wearing designer clothes, visiting gyms and spas, going to beauty parlours among others. Though everybody has the propensity to look alluring, some...
The Ghana Project. President Nana Akufo-Addo declared on Twitter that anybody who is as committed as he is to this, could not have an ‘Ethnic Agenda’. He has failings, he admits in the same Tweet, but being a tribalist is not one of them. Laudable. Election year is ripe for particular...
(managing outsourcing risks) Last week, I started another series of some tips in managing internal fraud. This was triggered by Bank of Ghana’s publication of the 2019 Banking Fraud Report. Most of the data report was not too new but what hurts is the fact that history continues to repeat...
A few years ago, I met a brilliant young lady. I had just finished a group coaching session when she walked up to me and asked me to help her. She had had her eye on a promotion in the company she worked for, and the fourth year had...
Quick Announcement! The Writers & Readers’ Grotto resumes this Sunday, August 30, 2020, at the Bambu Centre at Adenta. This Edition, dubbed the Authors’ Edition, will feature conversations about writing and publishers. There will be a lot of authors to share their experiences. It will be quite the reopening after...
Passion is the difference between having a job or career and it is beautiful when passion comes together with a career. Most people have spoken about how they built their career based on their Choices, Chances and Changes. In effect, you make a choice and take a chance to...
Time really flies. It seems like just a few months ago that we heard our then newly-elected president give his maiden speech as President of the Republic. It is surprising that that event is a couple of months shy of four years. On that day, President Nana Addo Dankwa...
Failure has been described on many global stages as a great teacher. Failure is only a great teacher when you as its student learn what you should from experiencing it. Failure in some instances may not be needed at all but in many cases, it is a necessity. "It...
“Start with good people, lay out the rules, communicate with your employees, motivate them and reward them. If you do all those things effectively, you can't miss” Lee Lacocca Dear readers, the latest Bank of Ghana Fraud Report for 2019 sent shivers down my spine. “Not again”, I muttered to myself....
A year ago, the Ghana Association of Restructuring and Insolvency Advisors (GARIA) had a grand celebration to usher in the new Companies Act, 2019 (Act 992)! GARIA had been on the frontline of advocacy efforts to create a new modern, fit for purpose Companies Act reflective of our globalized,...
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