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6 Things Successful CEOs Do Before Sleeping

Being a CEO is challenging. Did you know that CEOs work ten times more than the usual 8-hour work shift that comes with corporate jobs? Yes, they have the entire welfare of the company on their shoulders. It’s crucial that they work extra hard to keep everything running smoothly and successfully. The key to success is not only about working hard, but the CEOs have to plan and make good decisions too. So, here are a few things they do before bed that helps them keep calm and handle immense pressures… 1. Think over the day: This involves analyzing, recapping, ... Read more

How Pam Chatman Is Empowering Women

Pam Chatman doesn’t take no for an answer. She’s sometimes called the Oprah of the South, and with good reason. Glass ceilings and closed doors might stop some people, but Pam isn’t like most people. Nothing gets in the way of her doing what she loves, which is empowering women. Pam defines the word “Boss Lady”. Pam is the first female African-American News Director in the state of Mississippi. She holds that position for both WABG (ABC) and WNBD (NBC) in Greenville. Because of her prominent position on the news, she ended up starring in Breaking Greenville, a reality show. Her ... Read more

How You Can Market Like Amazon for Free

Amazon.com is an American website that has become the largest internet-based retailer in the United States. Amazon.com started off as an online book-store, but soon expanded to sell a broad range of goods, including DVDs, CDs, MP3s, software, video games, electronics, apparel, food, clothing, toys, jewellery, and more. In recent years, Amazon has gone global, selling in countries around the world. How Can You Market like Amazon for Free? With its booming success, Amazon has set a high bar for online retailers. The good news is that Amazon’s dominance can help you learn how to market your online business more ... Read more

Africa Exclusive: Property Investment in Lagos, Nigeria

Real estate investment in Nigeria is a topic that’s rare to come-by. It’s no secret that the Nigerian economy is booming. With a population of nearly 170 million and a need for 700,000 new housing units every year, buyers from all walks of life are flocking to invest there. According to AfricaRanking.com, Nigeria is the largest economy in Africa and grew by 89% in twenty years from 1990 to 2010. If you’re thinking about renting a property; a one bedroom apartment in Lagos City Centre used go for about $680 per month in 2010, now in excess of $1,100 Buying Property in Lagos, ... Read more

Twyla Garrett: An Amazing Businesswoman Who Overcame Hardship and Gave Back!

Some people have difficult childhoods and never manage to get over it – and some people shine in spite of their troubles. Businesswoman Twyla Garrett falls into the second category. Her story shows that hardships can inspire us to do more than we ever thought we could. Twyla was born in Cleveland, Ohio. As a child, she lived in a troubled home where she experienced sexual, verbal and psychological abuse. At the age of 14, she was separated from her mother and siblings. She went to live with her father, who raised her on his own. In spite of the ... Read more

Marissa Mayer: One of the Most Powerful Women in Business

Marissa Mayer | FindTheCompany No one would suspect that a little girl from Wausau, Wisconsin would grow up to be one of the most powerful women ever to work in the world of corporate business, and with great achievements. Marissa Mayer is the President and CEO of Yahoo and has been since July of 2012. She was born May 30, 1975, to Michael and Margaret Mayer. She was provided a hearty Midwest education that was well-rounded and included learning both piano and ballet. There was absolutely no activity or sport that was off limits for Marissa when she attended high ... Read more

Katie Davis: An Angel in Uganda!

There are very few people that would pick up and leave the comfort of their home as well as everyone they know to travel to Uganda. Eighteen years old Katie Davis of Brentwood, Tennessee did just that in December of 2006. The inquisitive young woman felt an instant bond with the friendly people and simple culture. She enthusiastically agreed to return to Uganda in the summer of 2007 to be a kindergarten teacher at an orphanage. Technology Prevalence in Uganda Over Time | FindTheData Davis was appalled to see so many children working in the field or washing clothes for their ... Read more