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Being productive these days seems like a herculean effort. There are so many things that can take our attention off what we ought to be doing. This by no means reduces our deliverables by the way. This means that we have to fight to navigate managing our time and managing our focus.

Most employees are interrupted every 3 minutes and it takes 23 minutes to get back to focusing on what they were doing.

The internet in offices is used for so many things other than work. Facebook alone costs employers $28 billion every year.

How can we be productive…


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Getting people or entities to back your idea is never easy. Whether you’re looking for an angel investor or a venture capitalist, you need to bring your a-game throughout the process. The success of your business depends on it.

We now know that only 50% of small new businesses survive after five(5) years in business, and the businesses in this percentile get a couple of things right, from the initial stages.

From making sure your business idea will hold water, getting the right people interested in it, and convincing them to invest, there are many areas where things could go…


The aim of automotive financing companies is to avail people of products and services that help them purchase vehicles, even when they can’t pay for them upfront. They are typically offered by banks, credit unions, among other financial institutions.

Auto financing services could range from payment instalment packages to offering full loans for vehicle purchase. At the moment, the industry is going through a transformation.

Industry research reported that the automotive finance market size was valued at US$232.09 billion in 2020, and is expected to continue to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.0% from 2021 to…


Transportation systems and their efficiency or inefficiency have a significant impact on society. This is why efforts from engineering experts are always focused heavily on improving these systems.

We are now in a time of unprecedented advancements in transport technology. These forays are truly something to be excited about. With the transportation services market tapped to reach $7.8 Trillion by 2027, safe, affordable, and efficient transportation is now a goal for companies across the globe.

A few of these technologies have been placed ahead of the pack. …


Youngsters (Gen z’s) crossing the street
Youngsters (Gen z’s) crossing the street
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Gen Z is a general term used to refer to people born between 1997–2012. As it is, they are typically within the age of nine to twenty-four (9–24). Gen Zers in Nigeria are often characterized as being averse to stressful situations, as they are always on the lookout for ways to make life easier for themselves and others; hence, their keen sense for innovating.

We talked to a few Gen Zers about what their daily transportation routes are like; below is a summary of our survey:

  • Fifi, a nineteen-year-old UNILAG student:

Choosing a means of transportation personally is based on…


There’s always a bit of confusion when it’s comes to how to obtain a motorcycle license in Nigeria. A lot of people get confused about the difference between the National Driver’s License and the Rider’s Permit. Let’s clear that up.

The Rider’s Permit is a separate entity from the National Driver’s License (NDL). If you own a KeKe or a Motorcycle, you need a Rider’s Permit as well as a National Driver’s License (NDL) to operate your vehicle on Nigerian roads. It is important to have an NDL, as an NDL serves largely as a database collection for the authorities.


Woman making a presentation
Woman making a presentation
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Giving a speech or making a presentation is never easy. There is an immediate pressure that comes with delivering it well. It could be a simple speech at a friend’s wedding or a presentation to a potential client. Whatever the situation may be, having and using a few tools and strategies before the presentation, can be a big help.

The good thing is that there has been a bit of research that has gone into the field of public speaking. And learning how to impress people from the stage can be achieved by applying simple tools. …


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Electric Vehicle. Pixabay
Electric vehicle. Pixabay

Popular electric vehicle(EV) producing companies have been in the news of late, mostly for their meteoric rise since their inception. One company, in particular, has propelled its leader into becoming one of the richest men on the planet. As more sectors continue to see the value in a green economy, a lot of inquisition has gone into what it would cost to produce more green products, systems, and infrastructure.

Many countries are already ahead of others in terms of adoption as the percentage of electric vehicles on the road. In Europe, for example, as of 2020, about 1% of cars…


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The emergence of ridesharing services and mobility as a service (maas) platforms, came alongside a new stream of reimagined transport technology. In large cities around the world, ridesharing and automated travelling have become engraved in the popular transport culture. This has availed everyday users access to a variety of technological services that were unprecedented a few years ago.

Now users can focus on any number of things without having to worry about organizing their commutes to work, to events or to meet with friends and family. …


Byrdie

The lockdown was a new experience for most people in this generation. Although they were under unfortunate circumstances, the lockdown period was the first stay-at-home days’ many people had in years.

Several professionals have found ways to efficiently work from home and have continued to thrive in stay-at-home work situations. On the other hand, many people have gone back into the full swing of things, with normal work and living situations resuming. …

MAXOkada

MAX is a mobility company that uses technology to make moto-taxis safe, affordable and accessible to underserved communities in Africa.

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