Like most people, I am often conflicted by my deep sense of nationalistic pride. My firm belief in Nigerianess and in the Nigerian spirit even when my belief in Nigeria as an institution is repeatedly tested.
To be Nigerian is truly something special: it’s to succeed in spite of, to learn to take when you’re never given, to rise in the face of. It’s a very powerful thing.
2 years ago, when I launched my blog, it was with the goal to have conversations around marketing that polite society wasn’t having.
As part of that, I have found myself drawn towards other topics that people tend to dance around.
Money is one of those topics.
With economic realities getting more and more daunting, the subject of pay raises is more relevant than it’s ever been. So today on the blog, I’m sharing 13 of my top tips to a successful salary increase negotiation.
Didi: Hey, Hey, Hey! Terver: Because one ‘hey’ wasn’t enough? Didi: Actually 8 ‘hey’s’ are best, one for every month we’ve been MIA Terver: Eisshhh, I thought we were gonna skim past that. You know, toxic ex boyfriend style. Didi: I just want to say this is all Terver’s fault Terver: Awww i’ve missed this….
I entered Uni at 14 and for the first time in my life, I had a (rather large) room all to myself. So, to combat the loneliness, I started watching series to ‘fill the room’ while I slept.
It was always something light: comedy, never drama or horror and so naturally, “Friends” (the sitcom) often made the cut. This backstory isn’t really going anywhere. I just thought it’ll be nice to title the comeback blogpost like I was a main character in one of my favourite sitcoms.
On the blog today, I share what I’ve been up to these past few months, and why I’m ready to blog again.