Craftsmanship has so many different definitions and many people give their own personal meaning to it too.
Although following standard definitions, we see that the Macmillan Dictionary defines craftsmanship as the beautiful or impressive quality of something that has been made using a lot of skill. Also, Oxford Dictionary says craftsmanship is the quality of design and work shown in something made by hand; artistry.
That means what took them from the dawn of time to 2003 to produce in terms of content, is what we produce now in 2 days.
This is an interesting statistic, primarily for two reasons.
- We do not have a problem with the production of content as a society, infact we are overproducing content.
- The fact that we are producing a lot of content doesn’t necessarily mean we are producing a lot of quality content.
So there’s a lot of content out there, and it’s very important that as an afrocentric brand, that you stand out among the sea of content that’s produced.
Tradenigeria.ng Platform Launches For Interactive Business, Entrepreneurship Growth, Product & Services Acceleration and Leads Clients Engagement
The Nigerian small, medium and large entrepreneurs sector has received a boost with the launching of Tradenigeria.ng, an interactive business based platform, anchored on promoting entrepreneurship, business development and market growth in the country.
“With Nigeria’s current economy no longer relying on oil and gas, the silver lining is that this creates more opportunity for innovation and entrepreneurship to emerge. Nigerians are entrepreneurial by nature, and combining this drive with technology is one of the clear ways to ensure that businesses are highlighted and receive the traffic and client interest that they need in order to succeed.” says, Ms. Michelle Smellie – Director of TradeNigeria.ng.
I want to start this article about 5 entrepreneurship lessons I gained working in Mcdonald’s with one of my favourite quotes by Steve Jobs “You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future.”
Sometimes you go through your journey in life and wonder of what use the experience is to your future.
It’s taking me a while to write this article, simply because I didn’t know how to put it in words and translate the journey to an experience that will encourage you. Sometimes we spend so long thinking about doing something and we never get around doing it. Some call it procrastination; I just call it pure laziness and excuses to not do.
I spent over 6 years in the UK for studies right after Secondary School in Nigeria. This is a really long story and as you may know I can talk for Africa, so I will try to keep it short and straight to the point. After spending a year supporting my aunty who I was living with at the time, she finally got me a job working with Mcdonalds (Brimsdown, Enfield London to be precise).
If you have plans to take good care of your natural hair and skin, here are some top 10 chemicals to avoid. I get so many emails from people asking me what chemicals are safe for their hair etc, well below is a list of a few chemicals that are a definite NEVER for black hair! Remember, whatever you use on your hair is absorbed into your body through your scalp. This is why I advocate the use of 100% natural or Organic products, it’s easier than trying to dodge chemicals. That being said, I still advice that you read the ingredients of every product before you purchase it, just because something says it’s natural or organic on the face doesn’t mean it’s safe!
Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing Company (IVM), a made in Nigeria car which was commisioned by the past President of Nigeria, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan at Nnewi. IVM is part of the Innoson Group of Companies founded by the visionary Chairman, Mr. Innocent Chukwuma, Officer of the Order of the Niger (OON). The company carries out optimization design and assembly according to west african road condition so as produce suitable products at affordable prices.
Wohooooo, I’m so excited about this months gemstones D*I*A*M*O*N*D*S. I love me some diamond. Over the years, diamonds have been thought to be the, “King of all birthstones,” This is a great way to celebrate a birthday in the month of April. They make an incredible gift for the receiver!
Here is a quick guide on Instagram Marketing for Nigerian Businesses. People love to share their experiences and memories with their closest friends and colleagues and Instagram is the perfect place to do this.
But as a Nigerian brand or business, having an account on Instagram goes beyond just signing up and sharing pictures. Growing your business on Instagram will require to get your strategies right and avoid unnecessary mistakes.
We have listed a few mistakes that you can avoid on Instagram while trying to grow your audience. This list will keep you ahead of the pack and on your way to a successful campaign.
What can we do with empty bottles? How does one recycle unbroken bottles? What kind of bottles do you find lying around our homes, the areas we reside in and offices. What can we do with bottles? Throw them away or maybe, turn them into valuable pieces, making them useful again.