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Start Your Engines

  1. 1. francismadojemu<br />
  2. 2. START YOUR ENGINESThe greatest economic expansion in the history of the world is about to begin!<br />francismadojemu<br />…with notes from Darrel Hardy, Paul Zane Pilzer, John Maxwell & SeyiOsho <br />
  3. 3. A leading financial services provider in the<br /> industry with an impressive portfolio.<br />Zenith bank<br />GT Bank<br />
  4. 4. WomensInvestment Fund<br />EternaPlc<br />With a commitment to remaining viable and relevant particularly in this challenging economic period our country and indeed the whole world globally is at presently<br />
  5. 5. The economic boom of recent years up and until early 2008 has given way to deep economic slowdown progressing towards possible long term depression. <br /> Challenges in the industry… <br />
  6. 6. Rapidly declining revenue in both the private and public sectors, freezing of bank credits, coupled with increasing concern about the health of our banks in the face of a global meltdown particularly in our new world of a global economic village.<br /> Challenges in the industry… <br />
  7. 7. Consumer confidence is at an all time low leading to some operators under SEC Investigation<br />NATURE OF MALPRACTICE<br />Fraudulent sale of shares<br />Withholding of share certificates<br /> Challenges in the industry… <br />
  8. 8. Unauthorized conversion of shares<br />Non-remittance of dividends<br />Non-lodgment of shares<br />Outright misappropriation of funds for purchase of shares<br />Source:Broadnstreetjournal.<br /> Challenges in the industry… <br />
  9. 9. “Old money” failures give way to “new money” opportunities:<br />Every so often our capital structure “purges” and the existing deck of power, those holding and controlling the wealth, gets reshuffled.<br />Those once-dominant institutions with existing critical mass, whose tentacles are deeply entrenched throughout the supply chain, controlling the market, get busted up.<br /> Another way to look at this… <br />
  10. 10. I’m sure it also seemed like a terrible “crisis” when the dinosaurs died out – NOT for the smaller animals, that’s when they flourished! <br />Pay attention… those that once ruled the earth are dying out and the top of the market kingdom is wide open!<br /> Another way to look at this… <br />
  11. 11. Its like a pyramid or totem pole control by a few now its being reshuffled this great economic opportunities<br />Darrel Hardy 2009<br /> Another way to look at this… <br />
  12. 12. 16 of 30 Dow Companies – started in recession or depression.<br />Procter & Gamble, Disney, Alcoa, McDonald’s, General Electric and Johnson & Johnson.<br />Another way to look at this…<br />
  13. 13. Some of the greatest companies of our time were born during recessions or depressions:<br />Hyatt Corp., Sports Illustrated – recession of 1950s.Microsoft – recession of 1970s.CNN, MTV – recession of 1980s.<br />Another way to look at this<br />
  14. 14. “When others are greedy I am fearful when others are fearful I am greedy “- Warren Buffet<br />Another way to look at this<br />
  15. 15. When asked about the recession Sam Walton in 1991 recession said “I have thought about it and decided not to participate”<br />Another way to look at this…<br />
  16. 16. There is money to be made because there are opportunities in a recessive markets because it’s a redistribution of wealth.<br />Its time to seize the moment by bold innovation!!!<br />Another way to look at this…<br />
  17. 17. In the 20th century, America grew to become the world’s greatest economy because of entrepreneurial innovations. <br />From Henry Ford (cars) to Abraham Levitt (homes) to Steve Jobs (iPods, iPhones), entrepreneurs created new products and services so compelling that consumers had to have them.<br />Americans wanted to work harder than ever to purchase items that hadn’t even existed when they were born. <br />The Greatest Economic Opportunity… <br />The Greatest Economic Opportunity… <br />
  18. 18. Moreover, each of these new products or services created entire industries of support products, such as gas stations, restaurants, furnishings, cell phones, etc. <br />However, for entrepreneurs today, the last decade of innovation stagnation has created the greatest economic opportunity in history because there are so many ready to- be-implemented advances in virtually every sector of our economy. <br />The Greatest Economic Opportunity… <br />
  19. 19. The greatest personal fortunes of 2020 are about to be created by entrepreneurs who either lower the price of existing products or introduce new products and services to our economy. <br />From Wall Street to Main Street.<br />Many people blame today’s financial crisis on Wall Street. However, once the crisis had begun, the crash on Main Street was caused by consumers realizing the emperor had no clothes—that many of the products and services they were buying were simply not worth their cost. <br />The Greatest Economic Opportunity… <br />
  20. 20. As we assimilate the events that led to the great crash of 2008, as well as where we are now, it’s clear there is no better time to step up and be the entrepreneur or intrapreneur who has enough vision and courage to give consumers what they really want: innovation.<br />The Greatest Economic Opportunity <br />
  21. 21. Intrapreneur is the entrepreneur within company: an employee with a flair for innovation and risk-taking who is given unusual freedom to develop products or subsidiary businesses within a company <br />How do you do this? <br />Paul Zane Pilzer<br />The Greatest Economic Opportunity <br />
  22. 22. Consider these strategies:<br />Master your industry.<br />Learn as much as you can about your industry. <br />As you learn more, your functional skills will improve and you will build a network, adding value to your new idea. <br />
  23. 23. Consider these strategies:<br />Focus on the solution.<br />Instead of focusing on the struggling economy, focus on ingenuity. <br />How can you separate yourself from the crowd? <br />Consider these strategies:<br />
  24. 24. Consider these strategies:<br />Hold on to your dream.<br />Don’t let past failures or dire economic forecasts make you a pessimist. <br />Keep your youthful dreams alive and create your own opportunities. <br />Consider these strategies:<br />
  25. 25. Seven<br />Stepsto <br />SuccessJohn C. Maxwell<br />
  26. 26. If you make it your goal to grow a little everyday, it won’t be long before you begin to see positive results in your life, Business, job, ministry or career.<br />You are one skill away from success – Robert Kiyosaki<br />1.Make a commitment to grow daily.<br />
  27. 27. 2.Value the process more than events.<br />
  28. 28. 2.Value the process more than events.<br />
  29. 29. 2.Value the process more than events.<br />
  30. 30. Success is opportunity meeting preparation<br /> — John Maxwell<br />Albert Einstein is quoted to have said;<br />“The challenges we face cannot be solved by the same level of thinking we were at when they were created.”<br />2.Value the process more than events.<br />
  31. 31. The people who go far do so because they motivate themselves and give life their best, regardless of how they feel.<br /> To be successful, persevere.<br />3.Don’t wait for inspiration.<br />
  32. 32. The skill that needs to be mastered here is the ability to delay gratification.<br />This means resisting short term pleasures in favor of long-term goals. If you can’t resist short term pleasures you wont do the work that needs to be done<br />4.Be willing to sacrifice pleasure for opportunity<br />
  33. 33. The potential that exists within us in limitless and largely untapped.<br />When you think of limits, you create them<br />5.Dream Big.<br />
  34. 34. “Every minute spent in planning will save you two in execution” and&quot; If you fail to plan then you plan to fail”<br />You never regain lost time, so make the most of it. <br />6.Plan Your Priorities.<br />
  35. 35. Nothing of value comes without sacrifice<br />Life is filled with critical moments when you will have the opportunity to trade one thing you value for another<br />Be sure to trade up not down.<br />7.Give up to go up<br />
  36. 36. - Life has a way of teaching real valuable lessons. It has a way of allowing humanity to learn from its past and with some hope of correcting its future path.<br />Conclusion…<br />
  37. 37. The assumption is that those decisions made today are influenced by the lessons learned from the past.<br />Conclusion…<br />
  38. 38. The words from George Bernard Shaw come to mind when he said, &quot;A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.“<br />So if life is built upon experiences from the past! <br />Conclusion…<br />
  39. 39. Is it fear? Or is it the feeling of insecurity and the worry of becoming the laughing stalk and being scoffed at by one and all? <br />The message that has been reiterated from ancient times and sometimes overstated is the fact that mistakes are costly. <br />Conclusion<br />
  40. 40. They cost money, resources, and in some cases lives. The bottom-line is simple, the fewer mistakes made the better off everyone will be.<br />But without mistakes, where would the lessons come from? Here is where the secret lies.<br />Conclusion<br />
  41. 41. Success is knowing your purpose in life. Sowing seeds that benefit others.<br />Growing to your maximum potential. The door to your potential is waiting for you. <br />The key is to be on a journey if you are a success today and you’ll be a successor tomorrow.<br />Conclusion…<br />