“Every Smile makes you a day younger”
Smile: one word that carries uncommon ability to cause changes.
Smile: one word that triggers hope of a future.
Smile: a word for a generation of people who change the world.
Smile: an act and reflection of compassion common with world changers; those who go extra miles putting smiles on people’s face.
We’re excited to introduce to you Smile Magazine, Nigeria’s first premium entrepreneurship magazine birthed with unflinching passion to celebrate successful and renowned entrepreneurs in our community using their experiences on the job to inspire young entrepreneurs in order to educate, encourage, motivate, develop, promote dignity of labour and generate wealth.
Dr. Goodie Ibru, founder of Ikeja Hotels in an interview with “Applause Magazine” says “The Future of Nigeria is in Entrepreneurship.”
Government and individuals must therefore rise to the occasion to save the economy of our dear nation from wrecking in the ocean of poverty by supporting entrepreneurs and creating enabling environments for their operations.
Smile magazine in response to this national call hereby features products, services and creative innovations of corporate organisations in Nigeria, promotes and showcases corporate social responsibilities of companies and individuals who affect lives and communities around them positively. It also create platforms for entrepreneurs to meet investors.
This edition features DR. Sola Obabori, a Savvy corporate titan, CEO of Red STAR Express Plc who has had a fulfilling career working for his current company for the past 21-years. He shares tips on how budding entrepreneurs can make it big doing business in the tech age. Our columnists, Samson Makinwa writes on… Professional Life-Coach, renowned conference speaker and Managing Director of Techo Quip Ltd. Dr. O. Onakoya of Lagoon Hospital writes on Doctor’s Helpline, while Barrister Chukwudi Anslam Agim writes on The Entrepreneurs and the Law. Turning Point column features Engr. Nnamdi Ezeigbo of SLOT Nigeria. Bukky George of Health Plus shares her thought on Entrepreneurship lessons while other contributors communicate their thoughts and experiences across our Agriculture, Investment, Mentoring, Personal Health, Fashion and Trends, Money, Diaspora Insight and Education columns. We also bring you the giant strides of the Lagos State Government in empowering entrepreneurs.
A Chinese proverb says, “Every Smile makes you a day younger.”
Let’s make you a bit younger as you flip through the pages of this magazine with smiles. And before I go, you have my personal pledge to constantly bring you the most relevant and useful information we can. We look forward to growing with you over the years and we are excited about Smile Magazine. Please relax and Smile!