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Building A Good Connection

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#BuildingAGoodConnection

It’s may be easy to connect with a person or a people but it is a greater task to stay connected… I will be sharing the importance of building your network: this was a topic I shared with members of Job and Career Whatsap group October 8th 2017.

I must say it’s a privilege to be here again to share…. I hope to use my career story to inspire someone here reading. Kindly comment belong this post if you were inspired or you have any contribution to make as this will help subsequent post…

Like I normally will just summarize
Simply put:

Stella Adu is my name. I am fondly called Prolific Stella: I am a serial entrepreneur, training coordinator, a skill acquisition trainer(I help youth and stay-at-home women acquire entrepreneurial skills to startup their business through my skill acquisition training) and a social media crusader ๐Ÿ˜€ about.me/stellaadu

Hobbies/Skills: I am passionate about helping people achieve success ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿป I love traveling, helping (charity) volunteering, gisting, teaching and cooking. Most importantly, I love being a women. lol๐Ÿ’ƒ

To start with, it is important to say here that in your career path, a strong network of connections will make everything accelerate.๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿฝ

No matter what profession youโ€™re in, networking is the fuel that accelerates success. ๐Ÿ”จ

Not only is it useful for learning directly from individuals you meet, but the benefits of association and growing your authority are just as powerful as networking. I can’t tell how many network that I have built that has given me a strong authority in my career path.

Hear this: it is not enough to meet people and exchange pleasantries but what have you done with them…rather what value has it added to you?!

Let me say there that:

The best networking comes from genuine relationships, not a business card exchange. ๐Ÿ‘Œ

– No matter whom youโ€™re trying to build a relationship with, it is important for you to treat it or that person personal as a friend rather than just as a business contact; this will take you much further with the relationship and open more business opportunities for you.

โœ”๏ธSo, think about how you would approach a potential friend.
Find something you have in common with, keep it light, make jokes, and above all, show that you care. โœ…

If you have not set up your own personal connections, youโ€™ll need to divide a portion of your time to do this. Are you aware that there is treasure in people?๐Ÿ˜ณ So you don’t want to miss your treasure box this time๐ŸŽ There is everything you need in People! Connect well and you will be glad you did.

We have had it over and again that your network determines your net-worth. The level at which you value people will determine the level at which you go farther in life.

It’s important to say here that people will only do business with you and refer you for better opportunity when thy know that you truly care….

The reason why some people will only do business with you once and will never want to come back is because you have not really build a good relationship…, no feedback no level of pleasantries….
For entrepreneurs, you need to know that your Clients want to be sure that it is not just about their money that you are after, but how well you have bring able to solve the problem they brought to you!

One of the ways to building a strong connection with clients and even prospects is:
Cultivate the habit of sending text, email to know their experience after meeting with you or after doing business with you (feedback ); and update them on your products and services. Let them know they you have improved because of their consumption- to give them a better satisfaction. No one will know that you are working for their good and will not be willing to stay put (connected).

I need you to know that a strong network of relationships, can enable you:

โœ”๏ธcontact smart friends, and learn their opinions on all issue,
โœ”๏ธget information and knowledge that are difficult to obtain on your own,
โœ”๏ธhelp the company/brand/ your business look for more potential partners, investors, sponsors, etc.
โœ”๏ธIncrease your income generating opportunities

Thus, go get to know your work colleague or boss very well…

*If you are an entrepreneur,

your network connections will be your early customers,๐Ÿ˜ณ just like is working for me now๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿฟ

Do you know that everyone you meet are a source of capital…? ๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€. yea

Again, rather than go home, or going to a bar, you should find some inner circles…

There are many small groups which are highly relevant to your career, so you don’t want to joke with joining a social groups especially online…๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘งโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ like the one we are in …

You should try to integrate into these circles-learn to interact with people and get to know them personal!

Be genuinely interested in people because everything you ever need is in people!!!

However, in your quest in meeting people, find a way to add value!

Don’t always look for want to gain first! A value added individual will natural get value in return!โœ…

To be continued….

It’s an awesome Wednesday for you.๐Ÿ˜˜๐ŸŽ

Thank you all for having me.
@prolificstella
#AddingValueMyCore
I-Train
I-Inspire
I-Celebrate
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Celebrating A Phenomenal Man๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ

#AwesomeWednesday
#HappyBirthdayToAServantLeader

I must say, it’s an awesome Wednesday bright morning here in the city of Abuja…๐ŸŒž it’s being a while I wrote here…#BusinessTrip Lol

Just a quick recognition…, In my little spiritual journey; I have been privileged to come across men of God and servants of God committed to the course of the kingdom of God and in total obedience to the will of God but this rare gem excels them all!๐Ÿ‘Œ my spiritual father, a mentor, an apostle of indefatigable faith, a man of enviable success in ministry & career, a teacher, a pastor: Bishop David Olaniyi Oyedepo! Indeed, the story behind your glory simply explains Matthew 6:33 “Seek first the kingdom of God and every other thing (that others are dying to get) shall be added…” -as this is your favourite scriptural quote. ๐Ÿ‘Œ

We your children and protรฉgรฉs call you blessed, favoured, a man after God’s heart…

As you turn another year today, I pray that God will continue to honour the word of your mouth speedily in Jesus! More grace, fresh oil, strange works strange acts in Jesus name!
Happy 63rd birthday my pastor and prophet! ๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜๐ŸŽ‚๐ŸŽ‚๐ŸŽ‚๐Ÿฐ๐Ÿฐ๐Ÿฐ๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ

@prolificstella๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿป
#AddingValueMyCore๐Ÿ‘Œ
I-Train๐Ÿ‘
I-Inspireโœ…
I-Celebrate ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ
I-Support ๐Ÿ’ช

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Hear Success Stories Sent to Prolific ๐Ÿ‘‚

Hear The Success Stories sent to Prolific ๐Ÿ‘‚

What a Great God we serve! ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿฟ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป

Prolific Stella Skill Acquisition Training July Edition was incredibly awesome๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ˜€ as trainees have started sending in their testimonies already!

Hear these:

“Tired of waiting for my Aunty to get me a job! I’m going back to Ibadan next week to start out with making & selling Ankara bags. Also, I already have a market for air freshener… Now I have what to do. No more idleness! Prolific thanks for this training๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป”~ Martins

๐Ÿ‘‚”What an eye-opener to a good & easy streams of income for me as a student! I didn’t even know that making palm slippers is that easy!๐Ÿ˜ณI must say that I’ve learnt a lot from this timely training & guess what I’ve started making sales from what I produced already! Lol๐Ÿ˜€… and now I have clients demanding I make bags for them at a cost!
Thank you Prolific for this awesome training!” ~ Toni( a student from Covenant University-year3)

“Prolific guess what? My colleagues at work will be paying me to train them too on what I learnt from your training! Thank you so much for organizing this training, it’s really another streams of income for me o.๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿฟ” ~ ChichiLady

What can I say: To God ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿฝalone be all the glory!๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป๐Ÿ˜‡โœ…๐Ÿ‘
Stay connected for another impactful empowerment edition of Prolific Stella Skill Acquisition

#IamApeopleLover๐Ÿ˜˜
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@videtz_makeover๐Ÿ‘
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#HangoutWithProlificStella๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿป

Hangout with Prolific Stella was a huge success! ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ
Thank you all for coming…I met some of these my fans for the first time at the hangout. I got loved ones traveled down from Ibadan, Agowoye, etc for this… Thank you so much for your time. Thank you all for confirming that the time worth it.๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป
You like to know that 21 amazing people showed up to hangout with me even though I planned for 24 people only, and guess what they didn’t even come empty handed (lol ๐Ÿ˜€: ๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ๐Ÿฐ๐Ÿฐ๐ŸŽ‚๐ŸŽ‚๐ŸŽจ๐Ÿ’ฐ๐Ÿ’ฐ)
Here are what we took home from the hangout about from the physical merriment & souvenir; we learn how to be an entrepreneur not leaving out the challenges and the the way out, choosing a mentor in your career path and your attitude…, leveraging on the social media for branding (enough of using your data for unproductive chat…be deliberate about what you do online) SEO via automatic social media platforms without paying google! ๐Ÿ‘Œ ๐Ÿ˜€ How to add value to your business without loosing your money, fans shared their stories of connection with #ProlificStella and lessons learnt.
No doubt, the time spent at the hangout worth it as testimonies has started coming in that the networking session has turned to real money-business for some! ๐Ÿ˜€ In fact, one of us suggested that “Hangout with Prolific Stella should be a weekly thing as 40k*4people for his business a daily is not a small money! Thank You Holy Spirit for prompting my heart to organize this hangout ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป To God alone be all the glory.
I will like to specially thank @norahshouseofglam for clothing me for taking care of my outfit including jewelry, shoes, etc for FREE! You a indeed an amazing woman๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜ And @goshencateringservices @osegheomolara for the venue & the cake๐Ÿ˜˜ No doubt you are a phenomenal woman๐Ÿ˜˜and a big thank you to @deewisequeen for another cake too๐Ÿ˜˜ God bless your kind heartโค๏ธ
Thank you all for your presence and your kind gesture ๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜ @adunegbenose @aduyetundeesther @exponent_sam @mabobrand @the biggest Thank to God for the gift of life, more opportunities to impact my world, Thank You Jesus for your love, grace, Favour, blessings upon my life๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป To God alone be all the glory!

@prolificstella๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿป
#AddingValueMyCore ๐Ÿ‘Œ
#IamApeopleLover ๐Ÿ˜˜
I-Train โœ”๏ธ
I-Inspire ๐Ÿ‘
I-Celebrate ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ
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#CelebratingProlificStella

#CelebratingMe ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿป

Do you know that September is your month of perfection for real? ๐Ÿ˜ณ๐Ÿ‘Œ

๐Ÿ’ Like the other months, its name comes from the ancient Romans. It comes from the Latin septum, meaning “seven”. This might strike you as odd, since September is the ninth month of the year but that’s why it is a perfect month having 9 letters of the Alphabet Originally, though, when March was the first month of the year, September came in at number seven. Therefore, God shall perfect all that concerns you in Jesus name! AMEN!๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป

Good news!!!
September 1st is my Birthday! ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ˜€
So happy new month to you and Happy birthday to Me!๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜

So I chose to impact my world instead of throwing partying…lol

***Hangout with Prolific Stella come September 2nd Saturday and “Learn how to leverage on the social media for branding” among other things that will be unleashed by Friends of Prolific Stella! Yea ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿป

To attend is FREE but you must send name, phone number and email address to 0706 469 4711 saying “I want to hangout with Prolific Stella” limited space available!

Venue: Block 37 flat 1 LSDPC Phrase 1, beside Agege Secretariat, Agege Stadium Bus/stop, Agege, Lagos.

#HappyNewMonth
#HappyBirthday2Me๐Ÿ™ˆ #IamPlus1๐Ÿ˜€
#Grace #Love #GratefulHeart #ThankYouJesus๐Ÿ˜˜
#GodsFaithfulness #FavourAllTheWay
#IamApeopleLover ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ’šโค๏ธ๐Ÿ’™

@prolificstella๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿป
#AddingValueMyCore๐Ÿ‘Œ
I-Trainโœ…
I-Inspire๐Ÿ‘
I-Celebrate๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ
I-Support๐Ÿ’ช

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The Business of Building People

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#BuildingPeople

In the journey called life, you need to know that everything you may ever need can be got through “People” Think about anything and I will tell you that it’s in person! ๐Ÿ‘Œ
~Money, connections, Favour, hubby & wifey: Everything you need is in people as Mr Stephen Akintayo will always say, so treat PEOPLE well. be careful what you say to PEOPLE whether you are happy & sad because it’s will count!
~Build and invest in PEOPLE including yourself and you will be happy you did.

***Last year, I read a reply from a woman below my post that says:

“ProlificStella, each time I read your post I get inspired not to give up on my dream/career seeing that entrepreneurship is not a child’s play …because seeing the way you push especially the joy and the dedication that comes with it even though there are not much you have done…I say to myself: ‘if this young lady that doesn’t have all that is available for me in business is moving…she hasn’t even perfected all I think I have….so what’s delaying is simply me!’ I think I am the one delaying and giving up on my career from seeing the limelight!”

~Reading this gives me a scene of joy that I am a force for someone and a few others not to give up on their dream!

What about you? Keep doing what you know how to do well and be deliberate about it! start from where you are with what you have, and you will surely not remain where you used to be! As you work towards your future, the most important thing you will need to achieve your dream is not money but PEOPLE

My advice therefore for you is Love PEOPLE value PEOPLE and most importantly build PEOPLE

~ Jesus had to build 12 men for three and half years to take over the world for Him and don’t forget not everyone you build will be useful. Judas Iscariot was built by Jesus but he was not useful to the Kingdom” Sometimes building people may not be easy because those you are building up may not even be able to pay you but let the joy of being part of the world changers/influencers moves you.

Guess what? September 1st is here! ๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿป Yea yea

@prolificstella๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿป
#AfricaNo1PassionateSkillAcquisitionTrainer โœ”๏ธ
#AddingValueMyCore๐Ÿ‘Œ
I-Train๐Ÿ‘
I-Inspireโœ…
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“COCONUT OIL” now Trending ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿป

…What’s it about COCONUT OIL?

Probably nature’s most multifunctional oil, COCONUT OIL has a wide range of uses. From babycare to health, skin and dental care(Yes, dental care!) to cuisine to manufacturing, VIRGIN COCONUT OIL provides natural solutions to our body’s numerous demands.

(The same oil?)

YES.

COCONUT OIL is rich in natural Vitamin E which makes it excellent for both hair and skin.

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Did you know?
That coconut oil is digested easily without the need for bile but goes directly to the liver for conversion into IMMEDIATE energy.

COCONUT OIL is over 90% saturated fat and has antimicrobial, antibacterial, and antifungal properties, making it useful in wound care.

COCONUT OIL is perhaps nature’s richest containment of lauric acid. Lauric acid is also found in abundance in human breast milk and converts to a substance called monolaurin in the body. Monolaurin has been shown to be useful in increasing immunity and fighting viruses and disease.

Coconut oil is an excellent eye-make up remover that has been reported to help remove wrinkles and helps restore elasticity to the skin.

On and on it goes…
And, oh… It smells great!

COCONUT HEAD…* ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿพโ€๐ŸŒพ
_Coconut oil has numerous uses and benefits. A number of them are listed below:_

*FOR HAIR*
โ€ข To stimulate hair growth and as a natural deep conditioner
โ€ข Stops hair damage and breakage
โ€ข Softens the hair

*FOR SKIN*
โ€ข Serves as a natural skin moisturizer
โ€ข Used as body lotion and massage oil
โ€ข Rich in Vitamin E
โ€ข As anti-aging skin cream

*FOR BABY*
โ€ข Excellent as baby lotion
โ€ข Used in cleaning of newborn meconium (earliest stool)
โ€ข Helps with treatment of diaper rash, candida, cradle cap and yeast (fungal) infection

*FOR CUISINE*
โ€ข An edible oil used for cooking, frying and baking
โ€ข Serves as an important source of energy in the diet
โ€ข It is cholesterol free, trans-fat free and heart-healthy

*Other uses and benefits include:*
โ€ข As a carrier oil for other hair and skin products
โ€ข Kills bacteria in teeth through “oil pulling”
โ€ข It’s antioxidant, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties make it excellent for wound care.

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