The Chairman of United Bank for Africa (UBA), Mr Tony Elumelu, has been in good spirits lately. And it’s not hard to see why this is the case. As an accomplished businessman as well as a proven philanthropist, he has every reason to feel good about himself.
Therefore, whether he is sharing Instagram pictures of himself working out, hanging out with his billionaire friends and global leaders, or at movie premiers, he’s always made it very known that he is currently at a really good place in his life.
Now, Mr Elumelu is also hanging out with young professionals and giving them important pointers to accomplishing success in life.
In a recently shared lengthy post, he said he hung out with five outstanding and young bankers, rubbing minds with them on a whole lot of issues ranging from family, career, and the Nigerian economy.
“It was so much fun to share stories and trade perspectives with them, while gaining insights and useful suggestions from their experiences working with us. In order to build to last, an organisation must cultivate systems and feedback mechanisms to encourage this type of dialogue. Open, frank discussions to listen, learn, inform, engage and educate.” – Elumelu
Writing further, Mr Elumelu said he had to answer questions that were asked by the young bankers. These questions bothered around childhood, early banking days, his family, faith, exercise routine, and more.
He also gave them very important career tips. These important tips he felt compelled to share publicly because it will most definitely benefit people. So here we go – Mr Elumelu’s career tips just for you.