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Everyone Should Learn Marketing

Everyone Should Learn Marketing

"The best gift you can gift your business is the wisdom of UNDERSTANDING MARKETING." - TriciaBiz You can build the best products, design the best websites, offer the best services but if no one knows, it'll all be hard but not smart work. Marketing is smart work. It requires you to understand your industry, to know as much as you can about your customers and to learn how to profer specific solutions to problems. Bad products with great marketing sell. How much more good products? This week, take just one thing you've learnt about marketing and implement it. By implementing, you learn what works best for your brand or business. You can outsource it, but ensure you have a good…
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6 Lessons from My First Paid Online Class (For Trainers, Course Creators & Creatives)

6 Lessons from My First Paid Online Class (For Trainers, Course Creators & Creatives)

I have held multiple free classes and this past weekend, I held the first paid online class as The Skillup School (a community where I share resources to help professionals succeed at work). Here are six lessons from my experience: Partnerships are great - I had planned on hosting the first paid class on my own but soon changed my mind and partnered with Tope Babaoye (my friend who taught on how to successfully switch careers). Every time I felt discouraged about something, I could draw from Tope's strength. She shared the flyers often, used storytelling to push to her audience and that reminded me not to slack as well. After the class, Tope sent this to me and it made…
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It’s Been Five Years Of Blogging!

It’s Been Five Years Of Blogging!

Hey hey hey! (Remember this?) I started writing on omobolaji.com on the 8th of January, 2015 and it's hard to believe that five whole years have passed since then! On the blog, I opened up like I had never done before. I wrote about my struggles and wins. I wrote about the time I had only N145 on me when I returned to Nigeria from Ghana and how God sent me an angel who helped me out. I wrote about the struggle to pay my fees during some semesters and how God told me that He was going to pay it all in full. I wrote about my past and how God's grace rescued me from a meaningless life. Oh,…
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WHAT MY COLLEAGUE’S WIFE TAUGHT ME ABOUT GOD.

WHAT MY COLLEAGUE’S WIFE TAUGHT ME ABOUT GOD.

Hey hey hey! It’s been a long time since I last wrote to you and today I’m sharing something very dear to me today. I started a new job in January and immediately noticed something about one of my new colleagues. He always stepped out to talk to his wife whenever he felt stressed. The first time he did this, I think I rolled my eyes and thought: “abeg, it’s not only you that is married here”. But I later found out that he wasn’t doing this to spite anybody. So here’s the thing, one day, my colleague was feeling really stressed out and instinctively said out loud “I’m going out to call my wife. She always has a way…
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