SMEs play a vital role in the growth of economies and are often described as the engine of economic development. However, SMEs in emerging markets struggle to survive and grow for a variety of reasons, including a lack of finance and management skills. Most of the growth-constraining factors in small businesses can be traced to weak corporate governance (CG) practices.
As a seasoned practitioner in the field of corporate governance, Dr. Almona sees the need to build capacity to enhance sustainability in the SME sector.₦6,500.00
Divine Guarantee: assurance of hope and help through changing times expands on Deuteronomy 31:8, “The Lord Himself goes before you and will be with you; He will never leave you nor forsake you. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged.” (NIV).
This is the ultimate guarantee, Chinyere Almona, explains that when we are on the verge of something new, such as a new year, new job, new relationship, new family, new neighborhood, etc., there is a natural tendency to go beyond excitement and become anxious. She shares her own experiences of venturing into the unknown at different stages in life and desiring an assurance of certainty.₦5,000.00₦5,000.00
I choose to give thanks, expands on the scripture, 1 Thessalonians 5:18 “In everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you” (KJV). This verse is well-used for various purposes including exhortation, encouragement and consolation.
Dr Chinyere Almona, shares some of her reflections on developing and leveraging an attitude of gratitude during a period of grief. She discovered that thanksgiving became her tool to deal with the roller-coaster of emotions that emerged in the wake of the sudden loss of her mum.₦5,000.00₦5,000.00