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Social entrepreneurship

What is Social Entrepreneurship?

Social entrepreneurship is a transformative concept that blends the social mission of a nonprofit organization with the market-driven approach of a business venture. It seeks to solve societal problems through innovative and sustainable solutions, generating social value while maintaining financial

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Learning Styles

What Are The Different Learning Styles

What Are Learning Styles?   Learning styles refer to the preferred ways in which people process information. Recognizing your learning style does improve your study habits, boosts your academic performance, and makes learning more enjoyable. The three primary learning styles

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Authenticity

What It Means To Be Authentic

Writing this today was heavily inspired by J.Cole in his recent album where he mentioned: “…instead of pretending like I am some incredible person, let them hear all of it, the good, the bad, the ugly, the strong, the weak,

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Build Partnership

How To Build Partnerships for Your Business

They say the collaboration is the essence of life, just like the wind, bees and flowers work together to spread the pollen. In business, I believe great things can never be done in isolation but through a shared forming strategic

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24 hour clock

How to Manage 24 Hours Effectively

Making the Most of a 24-Hour Day   Whether 24 hours will ever be enough or not, will always be a mystery? The “busy” person will always say that the 24-hours is never enough while the “idle” person believes 24-hours

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Sustainable Development Goals

What Are The Sustainable Development Goals?

In a world grappling with escalating environmental concerns, economic disparities, and social inequalities, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) emerge as a beacon of hope and a blueprint for global betterment. Adopted by all United Nations Member States in 2015, these

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Memory Management

How To Manage Your Memory

As university students, we often find ourselves navigating a labyrinth of lectures, textbooks, and endless notes, all in the quest for academic success. The bridge between learning and excelling in exams often lies in one critical skill: memory management. In

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How to Build An Effective Team

The ability to build and lead an effective team is a skill many of us have been pushed to try get to, but, how do you actually build and effectively lead a team?  Whether you’re an upcoming entrepreneur, a team

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How to take better notes

How to Take Better Notes

Note-taking is an important skill that plays a huge role in our academic success, professional growth, and frankly our personal development. As a student attending lectures, in a professional setting, or simply absorbing valuable information from various sources, the ability

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New Year

New Year: How To Make 2024 Your Year

Embracing the Fresh Start   On Monday 1st January 2024 at 00:00 we welcomed in the New Year – 2024. As the calendar flips, with it comes the opportunity for a clean slate. As the New Year dawns, there’s a

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work life balance

What is Work-Life Balance? Is it Real?

The Young Eye International season one podcast came to an end last week! Eight great episodes capped with my interview with Sherry Joy Hugh, the director of corporate partnerships at Canada’s Children’s Hospital Foundations. In our interview we discussed a

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Understanding Mental Health

Breaking the Stigma: Understanding Mental Health

Mental health refers to a person’s emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It encompasses how individuals think, feel, and act, and it plays a significant role in their ability to handle stress, relate to others, and make choices. Good mental health

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Values

What Are Your Values? Find and Live By Them

Earlier in the month of July, I had the privilege of sitting down with renowned Ugandan media personality, Crystal Newman and having an insightful conversation on the Young Eye International Podcast. We discussed a plethora of topics, from her journey,

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10 Best Study Tips for Exams

10 Best Study Tips For Final Exams

What are the Best Study Tips?   As the end of any semester approaches, final exams always feel like an overwhelming challenge depending on the number of exams you have to do. However, with proper planning, organization, and effective study

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Follow Your Passion

What Does It Mean to Follow Your Passion?

The Journey of Following Your Passion   On the Young Eye International podcast, my third guest was the profound, ambitious and charismatic young woman from India, Palakh Khanna. She is the Founder and CEO of Break.The.Ice, a Youth Organization working towards

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Mentorship, Coaching and Sponsorship

Mentorship vs. Coaching vs. Sponsorship

My conversation with Nation Cheong, Vice President of Community Opportunities and Mobilization at United Way greater Toronto, on The Young Eye International was insightful. There were multiple ideas and thought provoking comments he made that got me thinking, from exploring

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Support each other

Why We Should Support Each Other

Power of Collaboration and Support   I recently had an interesting conversation with one of my mentors, Agapi Gessesse, the executive director of CEE Center for Young Black Professionals, Canada. They are a charity that addresses the economic and social

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Reasons why you need a mentor

6 Reasons Why You Need a Mentor

Mentorship for Professional Growth   On this day, May 24th 2023, I can say that with my 10 mentors, I would not be where I am if it was not for their constant guidance. In our personal and professional lives,

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Why Self-Education is Key to Success

The Power of Learning   What does it mean to be self-educated? What are the different ways you can be educated? Formal education is one of the numerous ways to acquire knowledge, but an unconventional way is slowly starting to

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Vision Focus Clarity

Vision, Focus and Clarity

Passion is a powerful driving force that motivates us to achieve great things and make a difference in the world. However, it can be challenging to know where to start and how to put the pieces together to turn our

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How do I perceive education?

Journalist Sydney J. Harris said, “the purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows ‘, loosely translating to with education we can look beyond ourselves and shift our perspective to what is happening in the world, In the world

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CSR

What is Corporate Social Responsibility?

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) goes beyond being a mere responsibility; it entails understanding the importance of supporting causes for the betterment of society and future generations. The concept of CSR encompasses various meanings, as the motivations behind engaging in it

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