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New Worker, Workplace

How to Support a Colleague while Respecting their Privacy

A few days ago, I had an interesting chat with a colleague and we really talked about the workplace and respecting privacy. No doubt, maybe because I’ve been blogging about the workplace for quite some time, such conversations seem to interest me.

Most workers are lucky to have found true friendships with co-workers. All the same, one must remember to treat the workplace as such and not get carried away with growing friendship, especially, so that you don’t feel somewhat disappointed when you notice the slightest hint of competition at a later date.

Generally speaking, it’s not uncommon for colleagues to grow great bond and fondness especially if they share similar views and opinion to certain areas of interest. And let’s not forget that most workers spend an average of thirty-five hours a week at their various workplaces. 

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New Worker, Workplace

Are Entrepreneurs also Employees?

In high school, I started my first business. I was finally going to call myself an entrepreneur!

I was in JSS. 3 at the time, my third year in junior high. Typically called ‘secondary school’ in Nigeria. I’m not sure what that’s called in Canada, but if you are non-Nigerian reading this, I guess you understand what I mean.

We were a group of friends. Somehow I’ve always had a clique of friends all through my schooling years.

Anyway, three of us decided to start a retail business. We were going to buy cookies and sweets in dozens and sell them in units. By the time we started selling the first set, we were barely making 4 cents in profit.

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New Worker, Workplace

Personal Time Management

This week, I’m sharing practical ways to save time on weekends so that you can make the most of your work week. Next week, I’d share time management tips that may be of help at work.

Please let me know how you manage time personally, I’d love to hear from you.
I hope you love the tips shared in this video.

If you want me to make a video on any particular topic, please feel free to let me know.

Meanwhile, leave a comment below! I’d love to know your thoughts.

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New Worker

Making a Good Impression on your First Few Days at a New Job

I’m sure many of you know that I’m in my early twenties at least for now before October approaches. At that time, I’d most likely edit this post to read “in my mid-twenties”.

Or maybe not.

No, I won’t.

I want to remember that I really wanted to grow old in the past, get a job, etc. But now, I’ve realized that adulting is not an easy feat. And I want to go back to being a ‘mommy’s girl’.

Or better still, I want to remember my younger days.

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Magazine, New Worker, Workplace

Communicating with Dami: Cyber Security Specialist, DJ & Lecturer!

Communicating with Dami was interesting and inspiring. I’ve known him for some time but I’ve never really had these deep discussions, so this was great to do.

Damilola Adenuga-Taiwo fondly known as ‘DJ Damiger’ started out his career wanting to be an Engineer. He went to the University, graduated from Systems Engineering and not long after, he branched out into Information Technology ‘IT’.

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New Worker, Workplace

How to Deal with a job you Hate/ Career Change – Q & A

In this week’s video, I’m answering a reader’s question on how to deal with a job you hate while transitioning to another career.

If this topic is of interest to you, I’m sure you’d like the points I’ve raised.

Please don’t forget to let me know your thoughts in the comment section and please remember to subscribe to my YouTube Channel.

Have a splendid week ahead!

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Inspiration, New Worker, Workplace

No Motivation to Go to Work? Find it Here (Easy Peasy!)

Everyone loves to talk about how they lack motivation on their jobs. Okay, not everyone, but almost everyone.

Sometimes, I think some workers have become so used to complaining  so much that they don’t realize that it’s become the norm. Like, one can even hear their thoughts.

In a previous article, I discussed how to discover if you lack motivation, because I was of the opinion that that was the first step to take. But, I also feel that inspiration has a way of influencing motivation.

That explains why I started out the inspiration category on the blog. I was of the opinion that we all need something or someone to inspire us to seek out the best in life, which of course, would include our jobs!

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New Worker, Workplace

Does Culture Affect Your Writing or Communication at Work?

Before I relocated, I was the type that would send a casual email, write or communicate in this format:

“Dear Sir/ Ma,

I hope this email finds you well?

I am sending this email because I am….”

And then, of course, I’d end the email with a “Yours sincerely”. Actually, I think I frequently used “Best regards” Haha!

Did you notice that there was no form of abbreviation or nada?! I’d read and re-read my email to be sure that I had made no errors and to ensure that the email depicted me to be a formal person.

Maybe it was the culture, now that I think of it.

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New Worker, Workplace

Never Say “No” to Work Assignments (even if you don’t know how to do it!)

Hi Guys, in this week’s vlog I’m sharing a fun fact about my past and why you should never say “no” to a new assignment at work.
It’s pretty interesting and my alter ego came visiting! Haha.

Let me know what you think and please leave a comment behind. Will you ever say “no” to a new assignment?

Please let me know what video you would love to see in future!

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