Creating a personal revenue strategy

The Board Member called Ambition In my past life, I was the sales operations manager at a towerco. The job was both tasking and rewarding, and I gained insights into how a company operated. Before taking this role, when strategies, targets, or business objectives were announced, I never quite understood the thought behind them. ItContinue reading “Creating a personal revenue strategy”

Gross Salary Vs. Net Income

Profitability Mindset I remember my first job right out of school, it was for a tech company, and I felt very grateful to be considered for the role. I had done two interviews, and the third one was the salary negotiation portion. Before going for the interview, I figured what the least livable salary wasContinue reading “Gross Salary Vs. Net Income”

Jar or Basket

My father was a storyteller! He would wrap major life-lessons in stories, allowing him to discuss complex issues delicately. I have found this approach to be incredibly helpful in my life, so I will tell you a quick story. Tola and Sade lived in a small village close to the Ogun River. The Ogun RiverContinue reading “Jar or Basket”

Analyzing YOU – Diagnosing your financial deficit

In my last post, we looked at our finances through the eye of a company and scrutinized how we landed on our financial statements. You may be wondering what the exercise means and what insight you can get from it to help you get a better financial girth. In this post, I will give youContinue reading “Analyzing YOU – Diagnosing your financial deficit”

The Company called YOU

Ever wondered why organizations have financial statements? Companies take stock of all their sales, assets, expenses, and liabilities to determine their performance against set standards and then decide to either stick to their chosen strategic path or course-correct. Organizations devote a whole department to financial planning, and CPAs are in short supply in the jobContinue reading “The Company called YOU”

Compound Interest – The Secret to Financial Freedom

When my first salary hit my account, I had two distinct emotions. The first emotion was excitement. Excitement because, after a year and half of accruing no income while I was in school, I was finally earning some coin. All hail the MULA. My second emotion was a little more complex; worry. Worry because IContinue reading “Compound Interest – The Secret to Financial Freedom”