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Do You Really Want to Get Wealthy?

Do You Really Want to Get Wealthy?

Life is based on principles and practice. If you could know the principles and practice them diligently, there is a high probability that things would work out for you the way you want it. Two things that bring a difference is that people are different with their uniqueness and time changes. We live in a world of changing times and changeless truths. You might have read how to become wealthy, now I’m asking you, do you want to become wealthy? Are you sure about that? If yes, read and act on this information Continue reading

₦3 Million Grants to ICT Businesses in Nigeria

Diamond Bank’s Building Entrepreneurs Today (BET) programme, an annual capacity building and business education project aimed at generating interest in entrepreneurship has began accepting applications for its fourth season.

 
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Launched in 2010, the programme is designed to train 50 budding entrepreneurs over a period of six months after which the top five entrepreneurs are awarded N3 million grants to grow their businesses.

 
While previous editions of the BET programme were open to entrepreneurs involved in diverse economic sectors and businesses, the 2014 edition was open to only entrepreneurs involved in Agriculture, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and Renewable Energy.

 
The programme is one of Diamond Bank’s Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives with partnership from the Enterprise Development Centre (EDC) of the Pan Atlantic University where the entrepreneurs are trained and their businesses nurtured under the BET programme.

 
To participate, interested applications will need to create and upload a 60 seconds video pitch about their business that is fun, creative or innovative on YouTube, fill the BET online application here, including the YouTube link and get all of their friends to vote for the video.

 
Applications for the programme have already begun and closes July 23, 2015.

 

7 Areas of Constant Growth for an Extraordinary Life

All of us have gap between where we are and where we want to be. As achievers we know that whatever we focus on, we will find a way to achieve. The challenge so many of us face is in finding balance. If you want an extraordinary life, there are seven areas of constant growth you must master: Physical Body, Emotions & Meaning, Relationships, Time, Career & Mission, Finances, and Contribution & Spirituality. Like spokes on a wheel, if one or more of these areas is out of balance, you are going to experience pain. Continue reading

VISA Financial Soccer: Develop Your Financial Knowledge while you Play Soccer!

One of the things I do daily is to update my financial knowledge. One of the tools I use is the VISA Financial Soccer. I came across a game several months ago. It’s a game made by VISA (an American multinational financial services corporation). Visa Financial Soccer is a fast-paced, sports-themed game, but it’s also a learning tool. The game is divided into three (3) categories. Continue reading

10 Important things to Know about Personal Finance

Money is what we all use. We all have our personal finances to take care of. One thing you need to know is that money is a tool. You are meant to use it for things. You are meant to control it. You are to make money, manage money and multiply money. To do this effectively, you need to be well informed about personal finance. Here are the 10 most important thing you need to know about personal finance. Continue reading

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