Facing Adaptive Challenges

Changes in societies-markets, customers, competition, and technology worldwide are forcing organizations to clarify their values, develop new strategies, and learn new ways of operating.

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Cultivating Professional Bravery

JOHN McCain, onetime prisoner of war, has defined courage as a brief, singular occurrence: "that rare moment of unity between conscience, fear, and action, when something deep within us (love, honour, duty etc.) fires our resolve."

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WE had an interesting time with our diabetics last week. Wednesdays are the diabetic’s clinic days. We decided to educate the clients on oral anti-diabetic medications. This is a feedback from the Disposal of Unused Unwanted Medicines Programme (DUMP). A client asked why we were focusing on oral anti-diabetic medications. Lack of understanding of the disease and medications contribute to in appropriate use of medications and a drawback to the achievement of treatment outcomes.

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A memo to ECOWAS heads of state

I AM touched by your concern over the Boko Haram issue in Nigeria and your decision to try and help Nigeria defeat the terrorists who have made life so impossible for the residents of North-East Nigeria.

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SUCCESSFUL leaders have a nose for opportunity and a knack for knowing whom to tap to get things done. These qualities depend on a set of strategic networking skills that non-leaders rarely possess, In a study, Herminia Ibarra and Mark Hunter followed managers making their way through "leader- ship transition" - an inflection point in the careers of the managers that challenged them to rethink both themselves and their roles. 

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A Critical Tool in Eradicating Educational Poverty

THE Emancipation Proclamation was signed by President Abraham Lincoln of USA on 22nd September, 1862: The proclamation declared the freedom of all slaves in any state of the Confederate States of America that did not return to Union control by January 1, 1963. 

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