Sunday, November 27, 2022
“A stitch in time saves nine”… An American proverb (This is a continuation of a series first published in July and August 2014) Hello my Readers, I hope you had a good week and were not too disturbed about the history and list of bank runs experienced over the centuries. If...
"Remember that failure is an event, not a person." - Zig Ziglar (This is a continuation of a series first published in July and August 2014) The MICR cheque book In 1959 a standard for machine-readable characters (MICR) was agreed and patented in the U.S. for use with cheques. This opened the...
One of the main sources of animal protein for many households in Ghana comes from frozen Chicken (Kwadzo et al., 2013). According to the United States development agency (USDA, 2017) , one of Ghana’s most consumed and highly preferred animal proteins is frozen chicken. As much as there is...
"Different skill sets and backgrounds are needed for the different positions you'll want to fill. When you get started, make sure you have hard-working, all-around generalists who can do everything you need them to. When you begin to grow, look at hiring those who are specialised for the roles that...
This week, G7 leaders will convene to discuss Afghanistan. It’s crucial that the G7 leaders think clearly about the important objectives for Afghanistan in order to avoid adding yet another cycle of misery, bloodshed, and mass refugee flows.   Above all, they should use the meeting merely to coordinate policies...
In his review of the economy in parliament in 2003, Mr. Yaw Osafo Maafo described the gap between BoG and the lending rate of the commercial banks to be unacceptably high. He called on the banks to respond positively to the decline in the inflation rate. In 2021, the senior...
I have two friends that always leave me feeling somewhat better after I speak with them. One is always on some cool project that stimulates my intellect so our conversations are great. I call the other one to complain about issues I have every now and then and hear...
 “With the rapid pace of technological development, most employees have realized that they will need to become lifelong learners to remain competitive in today’s workplace. With the continuous emergence of new technologies and new business practices, the skills that were required to succeed yesterday are not the same as...
“The corporate training industry is constantly evolving to accommodate trainer needs and technology advancements. Throughout history, it has proven its importance time and time again.” We are in interesting times. Although I have been conducting virtual training and in-person training sessions separately, I recently had to conduct a combination of both,...
“Let us not look back in anger or forward in fear, but around in awareness”. — James Thurber Last week, we examined various issues that make banks vulnerable to the outside world through various lapses. This is a continuation of various reminders: Cash limits Gone are the days when branch managers preferred...
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