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The stages of learning, and their problems

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I strongly believe in my ability to learn, and that is my greatest asset. The times we live in mean that most of what we know now will soon be useless, and only those that can learn new things will remain useful. The times we live in mean that most of what we know now will soon be useless, and only those that can learn new things will remain useful. Most of the techniques I…

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Why people turn to alcohol when in pain

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So, yesterday, I was sad. Very sad. I lost something I loved, and even if it made sense, it still hurt. However, in that moment, I realised something. I found myself desperately looking for a way to occupy my time not to think of it, and while I did not choose alcohol, it made me come up with another of my many theories (I’ll write about more of them going forward). Lifecycle of pain Emotional…

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5 Marketing Lessons From Annoying WhatsApp BCs

There are many marketing lessons we can learn from annoying broadcast messages. We’ve all seen them, and we hate them. But they are so successful. We keep seeing them recycled after months and sometimes years. Which means that there is something right about it that makes people continue to share it. If only we could have that type of marketing for our startups right? So let’s see what we can learn from it. 1. Appeal…

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Convenience? No one pays for that

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Convenience is over rated. Everyday, there is a new startup promising to help you do something more conviniently. We have to do this because that is what businesses are built on. Making things easier. However, not all things should be made more convinient. The difference between the previous level of difficulty and what you propose should be large enough for the user to be willing to pay. The true cost of convenience You have to…

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Solar Fuels: The future of Solar Energy

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Almost everyone predicts that solar energy is going to be the main source of energy in the future. I don’t disagree. However, instead of solar panels, solar fuels. Despite all the benefits, the fact is, the initial costs make solar panels limited to certain people. In Nigeria for example, a 1.2 million Naira setup will not take you off the grid, and very few people have 1.2 million sitting around. You could say all the…

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