In Entrepreneurship skills are “the great equalizer.”

Written by Evan Carmichael “Every now and then I like to pick up a copy of Time magazine and read every article from beginning to end, not just the articles that interest me most,” says Gates. “That way you can be certain to learn something you didn’t know previously.” Learning is an essential ingredient of any…

#LEAPISPARTOFMYSTORY: David Omololu Aiyeola

My name is David Omololu Aiyeola. I discovered LEAP in 2008, when I applied for the Youth Leadership Program (YLP) and joined the programme as part of the “SILVER-STARS” Team in Lagos. Before then I had been contemplating a career shift but lacked the drive to make it happen. I remembered laughing when we were…

Workforce Readiness: What does it take to enter the competitive workforce?

Whether you are looking for employment or want to own a business as a young person, your success depends on how prepared you are to enter the workforce. A basic education is essential to long-term employment, but it is only the foundation for entering the 21st century workforce. Being workforce ready goes beyond having a formal…